Entries by RF Design

Internet of Things: Beyond the Hype

By Pål Kastnes April 26, 2016 – http://blog.nordicsemi.com/ The amount of connected devices is projected to grow from 2 billion objects in 2006 to 200 billion by 2020. That’s the equivalent of 26 smart devices for every person on the planet! The time to sit up and take notice is now, so let’s take a look […]

NB-IoT / CAT M2 standard nears completion

By Simon Glassman – Senior Principal, Strategic Partnerships Courtesy of www.radio-electronics.com IoT is fast becoming a reality, and requirements including narrow bandwidth, low power and reliable connectivity are all issues – hear how NB-IoT is addressing these problems. For the last couple of years, u-blox has cooperated with Vodafone and Huawei to develop and demo the new […]

3GPP APPROVES LOWER POWER CLASS 5 (20 DBM) FOR NB-IOT APPLICATIONS

By Graham Prophet – Courtesy of www.edn-europe.com Wireless and positioning-systems vendor u-blox (Thalwil, Switzerland), together with collaborator and IoT connectivity company Neul (Cambridge, UK) reports success in promoting the concept of an extra power class for devices used in Narrowband-IoT (NB-IoT) applications. As a result, a maximum transmit power of 20 dBm has been approved on […]

Nordic Semiconductor nRF52 Series-based Bluetooth Smart modules offer greater processing power, lower power consumption and better sensitivity

Taiyo Yuden modules employ Nordic nRF52832 SoC – the world’s most powerful Bluetooth Smart single-chip solution – and ease development of wireless healthcare, wearable, and Internet of Things solutions Oslo, Norway 2016/04/25 Nordic Semiconductor today announces that Tokyo, Japan-based electronic component and wireless module manufacturer, Taiyo Yuden, has selected Nordic’s nRF52832 Bluetooth® Smart System-on-Chip (SoC) […]

Spotlight on u-blox

u-blox – Investing in R&D to provide products and solutions for the Internet of Things – and everybody in the world. Courtesy of www.cambridgewirelessblog.wordpress.com u-blox supplies wireless chips and modules for a wide range of applications in Automotive, Industrial and Consumer. In particular, we are focused on the what we call the Internet of Things […]

nRF51822 now available as ultra- thin CSP variant

The award winning nRF51822 is now available as an ultra-thin Chip Scale Package) CSP variant. Measuring just 3.38mm x 3.38mm and with a height profile (including ball grid array) of just 0.35mm it is tiny, tiny enough to fulfill the requirements of the smartcard industry for example. Size matters As the world of Bluetooth Smart […]

Qorvo RF FLEX™

RF FLEX™ Adaptability. Scalability. Ease of use. The Qorvo® RF Flex™ family of products delivers these benefits for 4G LTE mobile devices, to provide regional phone designers with flexible RF front-end architectures targeted for rapidly changing markets. Leveraging Qorvo’s industry-leading product and technology portfolio and deep systems-level expertise, RF Flex integrates core cellular transmit and […]

Teledyne Relays – All Current New Products

Teledyne Relays, over the past year, have expanded our product lines to meet current and future market requirements. Our excellence in engineering ground breaking technology has been extensive for more than 60 years and we have continued this feat with our latest range of products. EMR We have released two new families into our EMR […]

u-blox Centimeter-level precise positioning

Centimeter‑level accuracy by combining RTK technology and u‑blox GNSS expertise High precision positioning can be achieved by combining Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), such as GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and BeiDou, with Real Time Kinematics (RTK) technology. RTK is a technique that uses the receiver’s measurements from the phase of the signal’s carrier wave. These measurements […]

LoRaONE: the LoRa® IoT development board by SODAQ

View on Kickstarter here: www.kickstarter.com About this project Introducing: LoRaONE The one solution to connect all the things, all the time. Small, yet versatile. LoRaONE brings IoT to life. What is it? LoRaONE is all you need to create your own IoT solution. An Arduino compatible board packed with features and sensors, making it the ideal […]