Agilent Technologies, a developer of advanced measurement systems including tunable lasers, mass spectrometers, gas chromatography, network monitoring, photonics analyzers and pocket calculators, has revealed a wireless connectivity solution capable of linking a maximum of three handheld digital multimeters developed by Agilent to tablets, smartphones and PCs.
The connectivity solution is powered by the U1177A, an Infrared-to-Bluetooth adapter that can be plugged into any Agilent DMM. It includes two Android-platform based mobile applications – the mobile meter applications to enable real-time interaction with DMMs using a tablet on Android-based platform and the mobile logger application for simplifying the remote monitoring and data logging process. Data logging application is also offered for Windows-based PCs. Powered by two AAA batteries of 1.5 V, the U1177A adapter is compatible with the U1270, U1250, U1240 and U1240 handheld digital multimeter series. The adapter can be operated in temperature ranges between –20°C and 55°C.
The Agilent wireless connectivity solution enables remote viewing from up to 10 m and improves safety and convenience for technicians during the troubleshooting of machinery or working in unsafe environments.
The Vice President of the Basic Instruments division at Agilent, EeHuei Sin stated that the scalable solution enables users to save data as a picture or a text and allows users to share files using Facebook, email or other platforms that the Android operating system supports.
Agilent Technologies has a global presence with offices in Germany, Ireland, Sweden, Spain, Denmark, Finland, UK, Netherlands, Israel, Italy, France, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Korea, Japan, India, Hong Kong, China, Australia, Brazil, Mexico, Canada and the United States.