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…

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BBC delivers up to one million micro:bits free to UK school children each employing a Nordic Bluetooth Smart wireless chip

At the heart of the BBC micro:bit is a single nRF51822 Bluetooth Smart wireless technology System-on-Chip (SoC) from Nordic Semiconductor. This integrates the micro:bit’s computer brain (a 32-bit ARM Cortex M0 microprocessor) where the school child-created software code runs, and that also allows the micro:bit to both wirelessly communicate with other micro:bits, and sync to…

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