Solar powered sensor beacon

The Solar powered sensor beacon is powered only by the solar panel. External power management circuits and rechargeable batteries are required in typical solar powered applications, but the Solar powered sensor beacon is designed without this circuitry: making it as small, cheap, and power efficient as possible. The Solar powered sensor beacon firmware is, by...
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Nordic Semiconductor-powered Bluetooth low energy soccer sensors measure player attributes for post-game analysis with interactive coaching videos

Zepp Soccer employs Nordic Semiconductor’s nRF52832 SoC, the world’s most powerful Bluetooth low energy SoC, to support highly-demanding wireless sport-monitoring application Oslo, Norway 2016/05/31 Nordic Semiconductor today announces that California, U.S.-based wearable sports technology company, Zepp Labs, has launched a new wearable soccer sensor that employs Nordic’s nRF52832 System-on-Chip (SoC) to support the challenging Bluetooth®...
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X-Band Surface Mount (SMT) Circulator with low Insertion Loss and Small Package

May 23, 2016 – Tampa, FL – Smiths Microwave Subsystems is pleased to announce the release of the TRAK XBand Surface Mount (SMT) Circulator. This device is a low-cost, true SMT circulator compatible with tape-andreel (pick-and-place) and standard solder reflow profiles. It is designed to replace “drop-in” and microstrip style circulators. This unit provides a 10% bandwidth at X-Band,...
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Bluetooth Smart and Wi-Fi-powered smoke and motion detectors provide networked protection from fire and theft for apartment complexes

sfty Sense employs Nordic nRF51822 SoCs to deliver communication across 2.4GHz low power mesh network and smartphone connectivity Oslo, Norway 2016/05/30 Nordic Semiconductor today announces that Sfty, an Oslo, Norway-based company specializing in personal- and home-safety connected devices has selected Nordic’s multiple award-winning nRF51822 System-on-Chip (SoC) for its sfty Sense all-in-one home safety unit. sfty...
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Taoglas WLA.01 2.4GHz Ceramic SMD Loop Antenna

At just 0.5mm in height, the WLA.01 is a truly miniature SMD Wi-Fi ceramic antenna and is one of the smallest Wi-Fi antennas on the market today. It is the ideal choice when space is limited but compromises cannot be made on efficiency. 2.5dBi 2.4GHz High Efficiency Loop Antenna Low Profile WLAN/Wi-Fi/Bluetooth/Zigbee Dims: 3.2*1.6*0.5mm Product...
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What? Your coffee machine doesn’t have an app?

By Pär Håkansson May 26, 2016 It may be tempting to brush aside such questions as geeky nonsense. But if you're an appliance manufacturer, try rephrasing it like this: Why doesn't the coffee machine that I make have an app? If your customers haven’t started asking already for it already, they soon will. Quality vs Convenience Appliances...
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Nordic Semiconductor-powered beacon provides open-source development platform for developers, makers and hobbyists.

RuuviTag employs nRF52832 Bluetooth low energy SoC in its open-source beacon platform which incorporates temperature, humidity, air pressure, and acceleration sensors Oslo, Norway 2016/05/26 Nordic Semiconductor today announces that Finnish start-up Ruuvi Innovations has selected Nordic's nRF52832 System-on-Chip (SoC) for its open-source Bluetooth® low energy (previously known as Bluetooth Smart) sensor beacon, ‘RuuviTag’. The RuuviTag...
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Taiwan NCC certifies u-blox short range radio module series

Thalwil, Switzerland and Taipei, Taiwan – May 26, 2016 – u‑blox (SIX:UBXN), a global leader in wireless and positioning modules and chips, announces that its ELLA‑W1 and ODIN‑W2 short range radio module series have been certified by the NCC (National Communications Commission), an independent statutory agency regulating the information, communications and broadcasting industry in Taiwan....
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