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Tag: ANT+

Bluetooth 4.0, NFC and Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n inside Nexus 7

Nice – for just 199 Bucks I can get a Android tablet that covers nearly all radio links I was talking about at Droidcon in Berlin. Comparison of Radio Links inside an Android Device and Examples for Applications http://m.de.droidcon.com/session/comparison-radio-links-inside-android-device-and-examples-applications?device=mobile The only radio link missed is ANT+. Anyhow, ANT+ can be covered by USB. The first […]

nRF51 Bluetooth Smart – Bluetooth Low Energy – BT 4.0

The nRF51 Series features higher performance, lower power and a new so-called System-on-Chip (SoC) architecture. This architecture supports several protocols: Nordic’s proprietary Gazel ANT Bluetooth Low Energy (BT Smart) It was claimed that the nRF51 will cut the power consumption by as much as half for some applications compared to the current nRF24L Series. The […]

Comparison of NFC, Classic Bluetooth, Bluetooth Smart and WLAN

Presentation at Droidcon 2012 in Berlin 16 slides about short range radio links inside an Android device for download: http://www.box.com/s/d538e0081ff656c3d899 The focus of this presentation is on Bluetooth Smart. Bluetooth Smart was called WiBree years ago. Later on it was renamed to Bluetooth Low Energy also called Bluetooth 4.0. Four names for the same technology. […]

Comparision of radio links inside an Android device and examples for applications

Useful radio links inside an Android Smart Phone Droidcon 2012 in Berlin 14.03.2012 /15.30 – 16.00 Harald Naumann Sensors, Interaction http://de.droidcon.com/session/comparsion-radio-links-inside-android-device-and-examples-applications A lot of people are not aware about other radio links inside a Android phone parallel to 3G and 4G radio link for voice and data communication. To explain the latest technologies we will […]

6LoWPAN, Bluetooth LE, ANT+, GPRS, WIFI, DSL, IP ?

Router, nodes, … this came in today “Harald, the term “router” you are using, would also mean WiFi Access Point , would it not? and the topology here would be a star network, correct? with “router” as a star in this architecture. there is no interconnection between “nodes” , correct” Right now I am talking […]

Android smartphone with ANT+ radio for automatic lock of GSM/GPS tracker

State of the art Android smartphones of Sony Ericsson supports the radio link called ANT+. Sony Ericsson launched five different mobile phones with ANT+ radio inside on the 6th of January 2011 at CES in Las Vegas. The APIs you can download free of charge at http://www.thisisant.com/pages/developer-zone/android-api Below is a list of the existing mobile […]

Invitation to Bluetooth Low Energy user seminar in Berlin – 19.05.2011

Usually I write in English at this web-blog. The test as below is in German language however, as the lecturers at this “Bluetooth Low Energy Seminar” will speak in German on this day. My topic will be: Smart Home by Smart Phone – Bluetooth Low Energy product family µBlue and alternatives I cordially invite you […]

First ANT+ telemedical remote monitoring system could cut health care costs

The i-Residence telemedical and telehealth system is the world’s first fully comprehensive ANT+ telemedical remote monitoring system. Based on Nordic nRF24AP2 8-channel 2.4GHz ANT transceivers and developed by Austrian company, Spantec, the i-Residence is said to eliminate the need for costly human-based health care monitoring. The unit is capable of automatic fall detection, remotely monitored […]

Bluetooth Low Energy versus ANT+

ANT+, Bluetooth, Bluetooth Low Energy, ZigBee – each technology has it market First of all I would like to mention, that I am supporting all RF technologies (Buetooth,Bluetooth Low Energy, ANT+, Gazel and ZigBee) mentioned in the text as below. Every technology has its market. 1. Qualification cost comparison ANT+, Bluetooth, Bluetooth Low Energy, ZigBee […]

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