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Tag: Bluetooth LE

Internet of Things Around the Smartphone

Wednesday 10th of March 14:45 – 15:20 Droidcon 2013 in Berlin Mr. Klaus Starnberger, Starnberger Innovation & Technologie GmbH Ultra low power wireless technologies like Bluetooth 4.0 or ANT+ are about to revolutionize our daily life. The smartphone reaches out for sensing, controlling and utilizing its proximity and neighbourhood. New technologies enable proximity and find […]

Seven at on one stroke – WIFI 2.4, WIFI 5.8, Classic Bluetooth, Bluetooth Low Energy, ZigBee, MCU and periphery

A fairy tale comes true. Seven at one stroke. Besides WIFI 2.4 GHz and 5.8 GHz WIFI also ZigBee, Bluetooth Low Energy and Classic Bluetooth is integrated. In addition, the controller in the module can be used for an individual application. As interfaces for peripherals are I2C, I2S, SPI, QSPI, UART, GPIO, JTAG and analogue […]

50 ANT slaves talking to one ANT master – ANT vers BLE Part 1

How to connect 50 ultra low power slaves to one master? Bluetooth Low Energy is limited because each wireless slave connected to the master will charge RAM. Nevertheless, Bluetooth Low Energy is just one 2400 MHz technology out of several others. In comparison to Bluetooth Low Energy a technology called ANT charges much less RAM. […]

Comparsion of Bluetooth Low Energy – BLE – Bluetooth Smart ICs

BLE = Bluetooth Low Energy = Bluetooth Smart = a part of Bluetooth 4.0 Competitor vers. nRF51 (left side third party / right side nRF51 for my application) Switch Mode Power Supply & Linear regulators/ ditto Not supported / Individual power management for all peripherals inside the IC 1 x 10-bit ADC / 8/9/10 bit […]

Remote control for TV and set-up box on Bluetooth Low Energy made easy

Reference design with multi-touch touch-pad, 6-axis motion sensing, and full QWERTY keyboard The hardware and software reference design includes a multi-touch touch-pad, 6-axis motion sensing, and full QWERTY keyboard. The reference design contains a multi-protocol nRF51822 System on Chip (SoC) to offer simultaneous single chip Bluetooth low energy and a 2.4GHz proprietary RF protocol support. […]

Proximity Tag without Bluetooth 4.0

Today Nordic Semiconductor announced that Unikia has developed a proprietary key fob-sized wireless tag object locator that it says will appeal to anyone who doesn’t want to download an app or employ a smart phone in order to find misplaced items such as keys, glasses, and remote controls. Read more here: If somebody would […]

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