SmartBond™ SoCs begin shipment for use in TPMS sensors, bringing Bluetooth connectivity to support new automotive safety mandates
Bluetooth SIG Announces Mesh Networking Capability
Bluetooth Mesh brings proven, global interoperability and the mature, trusted ecosystem of Bluetooth technology to industrial-grade device networks
Dialog Semiconductor Ushers in the Bluetooth® 5 Era with SmartBond 5.0 DA14586: Smarter, More Flexible, and Even Lower Power
One of the 1st Bluetooth 5 qualified SoCs, DA14586 integrates microphone interface for intelligent voice control of cloud connected products w/mic & speaker.
TRX Systems’ NEON® Personnel Tracker Solution Used by Houston Police to Ensure Public Safety During Super Bowl
TRX’s indoor location technology delivered seamless 3D tracking of Houston Police inside NRG Park – improving situational awareness and command effectiveness.
Apple HomeKit Bluetooth Dev Kit for iOS 10 and WatchOS 3, from Dialog
Dialog Semiconductor is aiming to simplify smart home device creation with its development kit, promising reduced time-to-market and increased functionality of smart home and other IoT devices.
New Nordic Bluetooth® Smart Component and Module Seek to Revolutionize IoT Development
Wireless component manufacturer Nordic Semiconductor introduces a Bluetooth® Smart system-on-chip that handles complex processes with minimal power use. U.S.-based developer and engineering firm Rigado presents a pre-certified, comprehensive Bluetooth® Smart module using Nordic’s SoC to deliver a secure, cost-effective solution to IoT developers. Nordic Semiconductor’s new system-on-chip is set to revolutionize development for the Internet […]
CSR Applying its CSRmesh Protocol to Other Home Automation Applications
CSR plc (LSE: CSR; NASDAQ: CSRE) announced the latest version of its Bluetooth® Smart solution for the smart home – CSRmesh® Home Automation. The latest software release adds sensor and actuator models to build on the original protocol that was designed for lighting control. This makes it possible for developers to deliver a wider range […]
Bluetooth Developer? Why Reinvent the Wireless Radio… Use the CORDIO BT4 Radio IP
Many developers feel they need to go it alone when inventing a new wireless device, designing every aspect of the device from the ground up. What many forget is that it is often the best approach to buy or license certain parts of the design from other developers who may specialize in just one facet […]
What Good Is Wireless Without the Apps to Use It? – Apps World Germany 2015
Truly, what good is all of the latest wireless technology without the apps to make it all work and do cool things? That’s why we’re excited by great events like Apps World Germany 2015. The event, now in it’s sixth year, is pulling in some real heavyweights when it comes to technology. Keynote Speakers Announced […]
OORT, Bluetooth, and the Open Source Future of IoT
While at CES 2015, I had the pleasure to sit down and have a wide-ranging talk with Radek Tadajewski, CEO of OORT. His company has been working mostly behind the scenes in the burgeoning Internet of Things market. They are making fast advances in directions that deserve attention. So What Exactly Does OORT Do? OORT is […]
Eye Tracking, Gesture Control, Voice-Activated… What Will Become of the Mighty Mouse? Logitech Wireless Performance Mouse MX Review
As mentioned in the title of the article, there are so many options these days for controlling our electronics that it makes us wonder… is there a future for the once mighty and all powerful computer mouse? Of course, this might make you wonder why we are even doing a review. Hasn’t it been on the […]
CSR Set to Release SiRFusion SDK Kit for Android in First Quarter of 2015
Recently, CSR, who is mostly recognized for their GPS chip technology, has announced a software development kit (SDK) for Android to integrate the SiRFusion library into mobile apps running Android 4.4 or later to enable indoor positioning. According to Dave Huntingford, director of product management of CSR, the company realized around four years ago that […]