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Build Bluetooth Smart prototypes without soldering

Build Bluetooth Smart prototypes without soldering
Plugging straight into any standard bread board used by makers and hobbyists, a third-party open source module supplied in a specially-developed 16-pin through-hold DIP style package allows Bluetooth Smart and 2.4GHz proprietary wireless prototypes using Nordic chips to be built without soldering.
19th January 2016

Reference design simplifies Bluetooth smart remote development

Reference design simplifies Bluetooth smart remote development
Nordic Semiconductor announces it has launched its latest 'nRFready Smart Remote 3' reference design that is said to make the development of advanced Bluetooth smart remotes as easy as clicking on a list of check box options and so minimising time-to-market and unnecessary design risk.
4th January 2016

Nordic Semiconductor demonstrates smart home technologies at CES

Nordic Semiconductor demonstrates smart home technologies at CES
Ultra low power RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor announces it will demonstrate Bluetooth Smart-enabled smart home technologies at International CES 2016. The company is also confirming details of exhibits, demonstrations and design partner companies it will be hosting on its booth (Booth 73566 at the Sands Exhibition hall) at CES.
17th December 2015


Company brings end-to-end security to Series SoCs

Nordic Semiconductor has announced the immediate download availability of its nRF5 SDK for IoT that, for the first time, enables banking grade end-to-end 'https' type Internet security to be added to IPv6 over Bluetooth Smart IoT applications and networks.
16th December 2015

Transform appliances into smart devices

Transform appliances into smart devices
Nordic Semiconductor ASA has announces that OORT has selected Nordic's multiple award-winning nRF51822 Bluetooth Smart SoC for its OORT Bluetooth Smart controllers. OORT's Bluetooth Smart controllers enable home appliance manufacturers to turn any electronic or electromechanical device into a wirelessly connected one, thereby allowing consumers to directly control their smart devices via the OORT app on their iOS or Android Bluetooth Smart Ready smartphone or tablet.
9th December 2015

Any watch manufacturer can now launch a smartwatch

Any watch manufacturer can now launch a smartwatch
Nordic Semiconductor has announced that a Swiss-engineered turnkey Bluetooth Smart smartwatch platform has employed Nordic nRF series wireless technology to allow any watch manufacturer to launch a smartwatch extension to their range without becoming RF engineering experts, or significantly impacting battery life for normal watch functionality use.
15th September 2015

Global Tech Tour introduces a single-chip Bluetooth Smart solution

Global Tech Tour introduces a single-chip Bluetooth Smart solution
Nordic Semiconductor announces the second edition of its popular Global Tech Tour. Following the successful event held in 2012, which covered the nRF51 series SoCs, the company is introducing embedded application development engineers to its nRF52 series SoCs, powerful Bluetooth Smart/ANT/2.4GHz ULP wireless connectivity solutions that redefined single-chip Bluetooth Smart when introduced in June 2015.
15th September 2015

IPv6 over Bluetooth Smart lays IoT foundations

Vendors are introducing Bluetooth Smart sensors that promise to accelerate the roll out of the Internet of Things. These new devices leverage existing Internet standards for end-to-end compatibility. By John Leonard, Tactical Marketing Manager, Nordic Semiconductor.
29th June 2015

Beacons build on Bluetooth ubiquity

Bluetooth technology’s widespread adoption in mobiles gives it a major advantage in the burgeoning beacon sector says Geir Langeland, Director of Marketing & Sales, Nordic Semiconductor.
13th January 2015

Increased flexibility for Bluetooth Smart Ready devices

How Bluetooth Smart Ready devices running the revised version of Bluetooth wireless technology will provide greater flexibility. By Jack Shandle, Nordic Semiconductor.
5th August 2014

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


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