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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. […]

Wireless link on 2400 MHz is far better in latency than a state of the art cable link

You play the electric guitar? You are worry about the latency in your cable? You feel handcuffed by the ugly cable? Just replace the cable to a wireless link made by Systec Designs. The Dutch developer Systec Designs claims its ‘stageClix’ wireless guitar jack – which employs Nordic RF technology – is the lowest latency […]

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 […]

Bluetooth Low Energy Proximity Tag – Reference Design

Complete reference design for Bluetooth Low Energy proximity tag You will never have to search  for your smartphone again. You will never forget your smartphone in the pub. Just locate your key fob by using your smartphone easily. Use your smartphone to locate your wallet. Get security by automatically locking your laptop by distance to […]

Licence free C compiliers to generate code for 6LoWPAN modules

Primary support will be given for Crossworks on ARM http://www.rowley.co.uk/arm/index.htm . Rowloy offers several 30 day licences, which can be extended. You will not buy a pig in a poke. USD 1500 Commercial License USD 300  Educational License USD 150 Personal License USD 150,- for a personal licence is not too expensive. The alternative are […]

6LoWPAN module on 868/915 MHz with IPsec security

The 6LoWPAN module enables secure low-power wireless IPv6 communication for sensors and small devices. It comes with user-programmable, royalty-free 6LoWPAN stack with mesh routing capability. 6LoWPAN is an Internet Engineering Task Force standard to develop wireless, low-power sensors and devices on IP communication. Your low-power network on 6LoWPAN can easily be integrated into an existing […]

Bluetooth Low Energy – temperature – demo design

Temperature Demo design on  Bluetooth Low Energy Functionality of Bluetooth Low Energy design Measures and transmits temperature to a peer device CR2032 coin cell battery Years of battery life Disconnected model < 15 mA peak < 200 μA advertise mode average 0.5 μA Idle mode I have seen it live and made videos on Bluetooth […]

Are you aware that IPv6 day is today? 6LoWPAN is riding on IPv6 too.

What’s actually going to happen? Who are these IPV6 users? And what could possibly go wrong? Connected planet gives answers to the five following questions: So what is actually going to happen tomorrow? Who are the IPV6 users? What could possibly go wrong? How should service providers respond to customer problems? What happens after World […]

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