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Tag: Bluetooth LE

Creating your Bluetooth 4.0 Proximity gadget for iPhone and Samsung

There is no need to collect money for a Bluetooth 4.0 Proximity on Kickstarter The commission for Kickstarter you can save. To enter the Bluetooth 4.0 market you need just 99 bucks for an evaluation kit. Even the 99 $ you can save. Just register at Nordic Semiconductor Global Tour. At the tour you get […]

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. […]

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