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SDK enables Rezence wireless charging

SDK enables Rezence wireless charging
Designed for wireless charging applications based on the Rezence standard, the S120 8-link central protocol stack and the nRF51 Wireless Charging SDK has been unveiled by Nordic Semiconductor.
5th February 2014

It's time to Appcessorise!

It's time to Appcessorise!
Adhering to a few simple guidelines and the careful selection of components are key to achieving long battery life in wireless applications. Jay Tyzzer, Senior Field Application Engineer at Nordic Semiconductor, explores more in this ES Design magazine article.
8th July 2013

World's smallest Bluetooth location 'stickers’, StickNFind, locate misplaced items from smartphone app using Nordic Semiconductor nRF51822 SoCs

World's smallest Bluetooth location 'stickers’, StickNFind, locate misplaced items from smartphone app using Nordic Semiconductor nRF51822 SoCs
Nordic Semiconductor today announces that its multiple award-winning nRF51822 SoC has been specified into the world's smallest Bluetooth low energy coin-sized location stickers, 'StickNFind' by Stick-N-Find Technologies.
16th May 2013


World's first Arduino-compatible micro-computer with Bluetooth low energy allows electronics makers to add smartphones and tablets to their projects

World's first Arduino-compatible micro-computer with Bluetooth low energy allows electronics makers to add smartphones and tablets to their projects
Nordic Semiconductor today announces from wireless startup 'Open Source RF' – launched on KickStarter.com – the world's first 'Arduino' compatible open-source micro-computer that can communicate wirelessly with any Bluetooth v4.0 (which includes Bluetooth low energy as a hallmark feature) compatible smartphone (including the iPhone 4S/5) or tablet (such as the 3rd and 4th generation iPad or the iPad mini) and is based on a new RFD51822 module that is based on the multiple-award winning Nordic nRF51822 SoC ('System-on-Chip') developed by Nordic's long standing module partner and wireless specialist, RF Digital.
13th March 2013

Bluetooth v4.0’s Smart start

Bluetooth v4.0’s Smart start
Bluetooth v4.0 is fundamentally different to previous versions because it’s based on two protocols instead of just one. And that’s created some confusion that the Bluetooth Smart branding sets out to address. Svein-Egil Nielsen, Nordic Semiconductor's Director of Emerging Technologies & Strategic Partnerships and Member of the board, Bluetooth SIG.
7th November 2012

Low cost proprietary wireless proximity key fob does not need a smartphone

Low cost proprietary wireless proximity key fob does not need a smartphone
Nordic Semiconductor today announces that a Norwegian consumer product developer called Unikia has developed a low cost proprietary 2.4GHz wireless key fob that Unikia claims will retail for around US $25-30 and won't require the end user to download an app or employ a smartphone or other computer gadget in order to use.
3rd October 2012

Nordic reveal match-boxed sized battery-powered eval kit for latest nRF51 Series of SoCs

Nordic reveal match-boxed sized battery-powered eval kit for latest nRF51 Series of SoCs
Nordic Semiconductor has released a matchbox-sized, low cost, battery-powered eval kit for its latest nRF51 Series of SoCs that allows engineers to perform real-world environmental testing of ANT+, Bluetooth low energy (including Bluetooth Smart), and proprietary 2.4GHz ultra low power wireless sensors and accessories 'in the field.'
11th September 2012

Nordic partners with Movea for motion enabled TV remote controls

Movea announced today its technology partnership with Nordic Semiconductor ASA for the development of new and innovative, motion-enabled 2.4GHz RF remote control reference design. The nRFready Smart Remote is a complete hardware and software reference design for advanced browsing control of the latest Internet-enabled and Web 2.0-enabled TVs and set-top boxes (STBs).
30th March 2012

Nordic Semiconductor officially launches the world’s first complete Bluetooth low energy (Bluetooth Smart) mouse and keyboard reference design to customers

Available now, this new reference designs extends Nordic Semiconductor's Bluetooth low energy (or Bluetooth Smart as Bluetooth low energy will now be marketed to consumers) offering with a complete hardware and software solution for Bluetooth Smart mice and keyboards. The nRFready µBlue Desktop reference design is set to take Bluetooth wireless computer peripherals to the next level by delivering over a year of battery life for a mouse, and up to 10 years for the keyboard.
27th March 2012

Nordic demos freespace pointing upgrade for its nRFready 2.4GHz RF Smart Remote reference design at ESC 2012

Nordic will demonstrate a firmware upgrade at ESC 2012 that will enable users of Nordic's nRFready 2.4GHz RF Smart Remote reference design to add freespace pointing functionality to their RF remotes. The company will also demo its full range of wireless smart remote, PC desktop, and smartphone solutions
27th March 2012

Nordic launches nRFready™ 2.4GHz RF Smart Remote reference design for advanced browsing control of latest connected TVs and set-top boxes

nRFready 2.4GHz RF Smart Remote is a complete hardware and software reference design featuring a multi-touch touchpad, 6-axis motion sensing, and full QWERTY keyboard. The reference design leverages Nordic’s nRF24L Series SoCs and Gazell™ 2.4GHz RF protocol stack to provide a unique, feature-rich platform for developing remote controls for the latest Internet-enabled and Web 2.0 digital TV and set-top boxes.
23rd November 2011

Agorabee employs Nordic transceivers to provide 10x lower cost global fleet tracking solution than current GPS alternatives

By using Nordic nRF24L01+ 2.4GHz transceivers, the ChisFleet fleet global tracking solution from AgoraBee tracks valuable assets such as trailers, trucks, and their cargo using RFID-style RF tags that can run for up to five years from a coin cell at a solution cost that AgoraBee claims is 10x lower than traditional GPS-based alternatives.
26th October 2011

Nordic Semiconductor ships 500 million 2.4GHz wireless chips

Nordic Semiconductor ASA has announced that it shipped its 500 millionth 2.4GHz ULP wireless chip during the summer. Nordic Semiconductor is a Norwegian fabless semiconductor company specializing in ULP short-range wireless communication in the license-free 2.4GHz and sub-1-GHz Industrial, Scientific and Medical (ISM) bands. Nordic single-handedly pioneered the ULP wireless sector during the 1990s with its proprietary sub-1-GHz and 2.4GHz solutions, and – together with ANT Wireless of Cochrane, Canada – the first ANT+ interoperable connectivity solutions.
19th October 2011

Nordic Semiconductor joins Bluetooth SIG Board of Directors

Nordic's appointment means that along with simultaneously appointed Apple, both Nordic and Apple now join Ericsson AB, Intel, Lenovo, Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia, and Toshiba on the Bluetooth SIG Board
12th August 2011

Nordic Semiconductor and Broadcom collaborate on Bluetooth low energy proximity fob prototype for mobile device security

Nordic Semiconductor Bluetooth low energy-powered security device communicates seamlessly with Broadcom Bluetooth v4.0 chip in first demonstration of latest Bluetooth wireless technology’s interoperability
12th August 2011

Nordic to offer winners of 2011 Bluetooth Innovation World Cup technical training and support to kick-start their winning Bluetooth low energy product ideas

Nordic Semiconductor will offer all three winners in this year's Bluetooth Innovation World Cup the opportunity to work with its ultra low power wireless design experts at its R&D headquarters in Trondheim, Norway, where they will receive a full day of complimentary technical training and support and a full suite of Nordic's µBlue™ Bluetooth low energy development tools to help them start building their competition-winning product ideas.
8th July 2011

New Nordic nRF2460 audio streamer IC delivers unique class-leading cost and power optimization for mono wireless audio applications

The Nordic nRF2460 2.4GHz audio streamer IC delivers up to 100-hours of operation from two AAA batteries and targets cost-sensitive, mono audio applications like microphones, subwoofers, musical instruments, and gaming mics. The nRF2460 delivers crystal clear uncompressed 16-bit PCM digital mono audio – even in challenging RF interference environments – and features an integrated 4Mbps 2.4GHz radio, adaptive frequency hopping (AFH) protocol, and innovative quality of service (QoS) engine, while being priced at just USD $1.50 for 10k volume shipments
8th July 2011

Nordic nRF24LE1 OTP shortlisted for Design News Golden Mousetrap Awards

Nordic’s nRF24LE1 OTP 2.4GHz, system on chip is recognized by Design News award program’s judges for ‘cutting edge design’ and ‘practical evolution of technology’
20th May 2011


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