ANTENNESSA of France has launched the INSITE box, a cheap and efficient electromagnetic-field continuous-measuring box. The INSITE boxs technology allows for continuous selective measuring on nine frequency bands (FM, GSM, UMTS, FM, TV3, TV4&5 and DCS). The box uses EME SPY dosimeter technology (patented by France Telecom and ANTENNESSA), based on a filtering principle that enables the emission bands to be identified. The measurements come to between 0.05V/m and 5V/m.
The INSITE box is much less expensive than a conventional spectrum analysis and enables this technology to be used on a network. The box is equipped with a GPRS modem, enabling reliable data transmission directly to an FTP site. The boxes have up to now been configured by means of dedicated software (measurement cycle duration, period, alarm and transfer), but the website is now able to control all configuration operations directly, thus simplifying management of INSITE box populations.
The INSITE box allows telecoms operators and local authorities across Europe to respond to the general public’s need for information and to establish comparisons with standards recommended by the International Commission on Non-Ionising Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
Kate Ambler | FTPB - Press Bureau
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