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Custom Product Development

Fully custom development

In addition to the products that you see on our web-site, we specialize in custom electronics development. Areas of our expertise include the following:

  • Microchip PIC line of microcontrollers
  • Silicon labs microcontrollers
  • ARM controllers
  • Segment and graphics LCD 
  • PCB design
  • Testing and troubleshooting
  • USB devices
  • Sensor applications
  • Lowe power design
  • Firmware development in C/C++ and assembler

Services provided

  • Circuit design
  • PCB layout
  • Prototyping
  • Firmware development
  • PC software development
  • Testing and troubleshooting
  • Volume manufacturing

Project handling

If you want to receive a quotation for a project, please forward us detailed specifications. Usually we will work on a fixed price basis. Once we study your requirements, we will provide you with a statement of work and a detailed quote with an explanation of the cost for each component. Customer's data is always treated as confidential. If required, we can sign an NDA.

Custom IR Solution

Ira-3 OEM
Ira 3 OEM
Tira 2.1 OEM
Tira 2.1 OEM

If your company needs an IR remote control interface, whether receiver, or transmitter, (or both), we can help. Over the years we've worked with many companies to help them with IR functions for their equipment. Range of possible applications include Home Theater PC (HTPC), media servers, environmental control for disabled people, home automation, IR control for specialized equipment.

In addition to our off-the-shelf OEM products, we have other designs that we can customize to your requirements. Please contact us with your project details and we'll be glad to help you.

We can customize our designs for you in the following ways:

  • We can respin our boards to fit into your enclosure
  • We can license you our design so that you could fit it into your application, if you need maximum flexibility.
  • We can modify firmware if you require additional functionality. For example, if you need support for an IR mouse or keyboard.
 

Some of our customers

Tira for Bravo Server
 

Meda Systems

Front Bezel Board for Media Server that incorporates Tira 2.1 and VFD module.

 
 

tira-eagle
 

Eagle Broadband

Front Bezel Board for an IPTV set-top-box (Tira-RS design) with a support of IR receiving, capture, transmission and IR keyboard/mouse decoding, with dual PS/2 interface.

 

Ira 3: Remote Control for Home Theater PC

Ira-3 OEM
Ira 3 OEM
Available now

Ira-3 is a compact and reliable Infra-Red (IR) receiver, designed to work with consumer remote controls. It serves one simple purpose: allow control of the PC with a remote control. It employs an updated code generating algorithm which is compatible with a majority of remote controls, has an external trigger connector. Ira-3 has several programmable parameters that can be changed to accommodate unusual IR protocols.

 

Tira-2.1: Remote Control Receiver/Transmitter

Compact and reliable universal USB IR receiver/transmitter. Can receive IR signals from most remote controls and transmit IR signals. Applications include home automation, home theater PC (HTPC), environmental control for disabled people, hospitality, industrial automation, kiosks, media servers.

Tira-2.1 has been in production for more than 6 years. It is a stable, reliable product.

 

Tira-4: The smallest USB IR Receiver

Tira-4 is a result of our attempt to create a very small IR receiver without sacrificing performance.

If you want a compact IR receiver that provides superior reception and is compatible with a vast majority of remote control protocols, Tira-4 is the solution for you.

Applications for Tira-4 include Home Theater PC, media server, home automation.Being a very tiny receiver, you can hide the PC from view, for example, inside a cabinet.

Tira-4am: USB IR Dongle for Amino Set-Top-Box

Compact IR dongle for Amino line of set-top-boxes. Allows you to hide the expensive set-top-box from the guest's view to protect it from theft and tampering. The result is the room free of clutter and superior remote control reception.

Tira 4am is widely used in luxury hotels around the world (and even on one cruise ship!). Its trouble-free performance is field tested over last two years in more than a dozen facilities. Total number of units shipped to date exceeds 10000!

Features

  • Fully compatible with all models of Amino set-top-box
  • Compact design, only measures 0.7x0.9x0.3"
  • Long reception range, up to 50 ft
  • USB interface for plug-n-play operation
  • Designed for reliable operation in the presence of high levels of IR noise
  • Optional red LED light for visual confirmation of the IR signal
  • Firmware can be customized if support for a new type of remote control is required

Custom works

If you want to use a different remote control than the default Amino's remote, we can customize the dongle to work with it.

We have provisions in the design for IR blasting, so we can manufacture the dongle for you with blasting support.

Pricing

For high volume orders the price is as low as $US 9.95. Please call or email us for up-to-date pricing information.

Specification

Computer Interface USB 1.1
IR modulation frequency 38 kHz
Distance from the remote control Up to 50 ft (16m)
Cable length 6 ft (1.8m)