Miniature ADS-B Technology (Transceivers/Receivers) and Drone Tracking Transponders for sUAS & UTM/U-Space

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Aerobits is a specialised developer of miniature avionics technologies for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and drones. Our hardware and software solutions facilitate the integration of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) into civilian airspace, following the guidelines laid down by aviation authorities throughout the world.

Our technology is currently the world’s smallest and fastest implementation of the ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast) air traffic monitoring system, providing powerful parallel computational capacity in an ultra-miniature package.

Plug & Play ADS-B Drone Technology

Next-Generation Miniature ADS-B Transceiver with Integrated GNSS

TR-1A – Drone Detect-and-Avoid Transceiver

TR-1A – Drone Detect-and-Avoid TransceiverThe TR-1A is our second-generation miniature ADS-B transceiver for civil and commercial UAS. Weighing just 14 grams and incorporating a high-quality GNSS receiver and barometric altitude sensor, it requires no external hardware and is ideal for implementation of drone detect-and-avoid algorithms.

The module provides real-time position broadcasting and aircraft tracking on the 1090 MHz frequency, with defined output power levels of 0.25, 0.5 or 1W.

The TR-1A is designed around our patented FPGA-In-The-Loop technology and is capable of receiving thousands of frames per second, with built-in support for MAVLink and AERO communications protocols. The module is encased in a rugged aluminium housing with ESD protection, providing reliable operation even in demanding environments.

Specifications:

Dimensions:35.0 x 25.0 x 8.5 mm
Weight:14g
Carrier Frequency:1090 MHz
RX Sensitivity:-80dBm
RF Output Power:+30dBm (1W), +27dBm (0.5W), +24dBm (0.25W)
Current Consumption:140 mA (average)

ADS-B and FLARM Transceiver with Integrated GNSS

TR-1F – Detect-and-Avoid Transceiver for UAS

The TR-TR-1F – DAA Transceiver for UAS1F is a miniature transceiver supporting both ADS-B and FLARM, providing DAA/SAA capabilities for civil and commercial UAS and paving the way for safe integration of drones into non­segregated airspace.

The module operates on both 1090MHz and 868 MHz frequencies, and allows transmitting and receiving of ADS-B and FLARM data, with defined 0.25, 0.5 or 1W output power for ADS­B and 0.025W for FLARM.

Designed around our patented FPGA-In-The-Loop technology and capable of receiving thousands of frames per second, the TR-1F features an integrated multi-GNSS receiver and pressure sensor, and requires no external hardware. The rugged aluminium housing and ESD protection make the unit ideal for operation in challenging conditions.

Specifications:

Dimensions:35.0 x 25.0 x 8.5 mm
Weight:14g
Frequencies:ADS­B ­ 1090MHz
FLARM ­ 868 MHz
Sensitivity:-80dBm
RF Output Power:Configurable +30dBm, +27dBm, +24dBm
Current Consumption:180 mA

Miniature ADS-B Transceiver with Integrated GNSS

TR-1W – Low-Power ADS-B Drone Transceiver

The TR-1W is a lightweight miniature all-in-one ADS-B transceiver designed specifically for civil and commercial Unmanned Aircraft Systems. Operating on the 1090MHz band, it both receives and transmits ADS-B data with an output power of 1W.

With a rugged aluminium housing and robust ESD protection, the module incorporates a multi-GNSS receiver and a barometric altitude sensor. Featuring patented FPGA-In-The-Loop technology that can receive thousands of frames per second, the TR-1W provides real-time aircraft tracking and position broadcasting.

The TR-1W is ideal for unmanned aircraft airspace integration applications, including implementation of Detect-and-Avoid systems and on-board air traffic monitoring for UAVs and drones.

Specifications:

Dimensions:45.5 x 28.0 x 10.0 mm
Weight:30g
Carrier Frequency:1090 MHz
RX Sensitivity:-72 dBm
RF Output Power:+30dBm (1W)
Power Supply:5V
Current Consumption:130 mA

Plug&Play ADS-B Receiver

Aero – Ultra-Low Weight ADS-B Receiver

Plug&Play ADS-B Receiver for UASAero is the world’s smallest and lightest Plug&Play ADS-B receiver and has been developed for civil and commercial UAS/UAVs.

The Aero module operates on 1090MHz, tracking nearby manned air traffic (equipped with ADS-B technology) in real-time. Simply plug&play with MAVLink devices for easy integration.

The module weighs just 2.8g (with antenna) and has a low power consumption, making it ideal for SWaP constrained UAVs. The unit costs just €159.

OEM ADS-B Devices for Integrators

Micro-ADS-B Receiver with ADS-B OUT

TT-MC1 – High-Performance ADS-B Solution for Ground Stations

Micro-ADS-B Receiver - TIM-MC1The TT-MC1 is a high-performance OEM ADS-B receiver designed for use in UAV ground stations. With improved frame processing rate and the addition of Mode-A/C/S, precision timestamping, extra I/O interfaces and the ability to generate digital ADS-B OUT signals, the TT-MC1 is the most technologically advanced micro-ADS-B solution on the market.

FPGA-In-The-Loop technology, combined with a high-resolution ADC providing adaptive real-time signal processing, results in a powerful aircraft tracking solution capable of receiving thousands of frames per second. RF power measurement for each frame allows distance estimation for Mode-A/C/S operation, and precision timestamping provides multilateration capability.

Weighing just 2 grams and with a surface area of 4 cm2, the TT-MC1 is an ideal solution for a range of unmanned aircraft applications, including SAA/DAA (Sense and Avoid / Detect and Avoid), surveillance, traffic analysis, and unmanned traffic management (UTM) systems.

Specifications:

Dimensions:18.0 x 19.0 x 2.5mm / 22.5 x 19.0 x 2.5mm
Weight:1.8g / 2.0g
Carrier Frequency:1090 MHz
RX Sensitivity:-90 dBm
Power Supply:3.3V / 5V
Current Consumption:220 mA

Miniature ADS-B Receiver

TT-SC1 – Low-Cost UAV ADS-B Receiver