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Controlling LED colour and brightness with a smartphone

Controlling LED colour and brightness with a smartphone
  Bluetooth mesh networking and beacon functionality are now allowing smart lighting startups like PURillume to simplify installation complexity, reduce energy consumption, and automate lighting controls merely by using a smartphone or a tablet.
26th April 2017

IoT Reference Platform supports Bluetooth 5 standard

IoT Reference Platform supports Bluetooth 5 standard
According to Gartner, the information technology research and advisory company, there will be nearly 21 billion devices on the IoT by 2020. Underpinning this is the emergence of reliable, low power monitoring and data acquisition technology. Abelon Systems has announced the release of its IoT Reference Platform, which supports a wide variety of communications technologies including the new Bluetooth 5 standard, and a range of sensor types. The platform has two main variants; one for tracking mobile assets and the other for data acquisition or monitoring of static assets.
21st April 2017

Dual-mode Bluetooth device for POS and medical devices

Dual-mode Bluetooth device for POS and medical devices
Flexible and robust with added security features, Texas Instruments' newest, dual-mode Bluetooth device has been introduced. The CC2564C with Bluetooth 4.2 is a suitable solution for Point Of Sale (POS), medical and wearable devices. The CC2564C updated design features the advanced Bluetooth LE secure connection pairing. This foundation enables pairing using the Elliptic Curve Diffie-Hellman (ECDH) public key cryptography algorithm.
20th April 2017


New possibilities opened for industrial wireless solutions

New possibilities opened for industrial wireless solutions
HMS Industrial Networks has introduced a new, upgraded version of the Anybus Wireless Bridge. The Anybus Wireless Bridge II supports up to 400m of reliable wireless communication, and can communicate via both Bluetooth and WLAN. It is suitable for replacing Ethernet cabling in hard-to-reach or hazardous locations.
3rd April 2017

Dual-mode, single-chip IC is first to support BLE 4.2

Dual-mode, single-chip IC is first to support BLE 4.2
Toshiba has enhanced its dual-mode Bluetooth Classic and Bluetooth Low Energy IC technology to offer Bluetooth LE4.2 (BLE 4.2) functionality. The dual-mode TC35661-551 simplifies the secure system design of a variety of Bluetooth-enabled products ranging from smartphone accessories and toys to healthcare equipment, industrial as well as automotive sensors and switch solutions.
31st March 2017

Beware of Bluetooth burglars raiding your nest!

Beware of Bluetooth burglars raiding your nest!
A recent discovery has found that NEST CCTV cameras can be wirelessly hacked to crash and stop recording footage via Bluetooth, making them and the houses they protect perfect targets for criminals.
24th March 2017

Wearable device antennas developed using NI AWR software

Wearable device antennas developed using NI AWR software
A portable fitness device developer, Striiv has used NI AWR software to design a new integrated, high-performance antenna. The new high-performance antenna provides better battery life and Bluetooth wireless performance for its next-generation Fusion 2 and Fusion Bio 2 wearable tracker devices.
22nd March 2017

Compact digital receiver suitable for Bluetooth 5 and beyond

Compact digital receiver suitable for Bluetooth 5 and beyond
A novel phase-tracking receiver bringing further power and cost reduction for the next generations of Bluetooth and IEEE802.15.4 radio chips has been developed by imec and Holst Centre (initiated by imec and TNO). It supports supply voltages as low as 0.85V and consumes less than 1.6mW peak. A low power antenna impedance detection technique enhances radio performance, especially for wearables or implantable applications. The ongoing evolution towards an intuitive IoT has created unprecedented opportunities in various application domains.
14th March 2017

Connectivity solution enables a multiplayer user experience

Connectivity solution enables a multiplayer user experience
A dual-band 802.11ac combo solution is now in production by Cypress Semiconductor which delivers high-speed WiFi and Bluetooth connections using advanced Bluetooth and WiFi coexistence algorithms. The solution is used in the new Nintendo Switch gaming system to support online gaming and communication to the Joy-Con controllers. The Nintendo Switch system, with its multiple configurations and portable controllers, needed a careful and innovative design to deliver the smooth user experience gamers expect.
13th March 2017

Development boards deliver aid to IoT designers

Development boards deliver aid to IoT designers
A range of development boards and accessories from Pycom to support engineers designing for IoT (Internet of Things) applications are available at RS Components. Based on a MicroPython enabled microcontroller, the boards offer a platform for connected things with multiple communication standards.
9th March 2017


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Industry of Things World 2017
18th September 2017
Germany Berlin Congress Center