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Easy deployment of smart logistics with Bluetooth beacons

Easy deployment of smart logistics with Bluetooth beacons
The ultra-low-power semiconductor company of the Swatch Group and a technology provider for connected objects, EM Microelectronic, has announced the release of its next-gen family of Bluetooth beacons with longer battery life, longer range, over-the-air customisations and modular certification.
17th September 2018

Real time clock extends battery life of connected devices by 50%

Real time clock extends battery life of connected devices by 50%
  EM Microelectronic has announced the release of its EM3028 Extreme low power Real-Time Clock (RTC) module, setting a new industry benchmark for accuracy and power consumption.
26th March 2018

I spy the world's smallest Bluetooth chip

I spy the world's smallest Bluetooth chip
Three world records have been set in the 'Swiss Silicon Valley'. Swatch Group has introduced a new Bluetooth chip with what it claims to be exceptional features unrivaled by any existing product. The new integrated circuit, designed 100% by EM Microelectronic, Swatch Group R&D and the Swiss Centre for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM), has already set the following records.
7th March 2017


Circuit awarded 'Best Technological Innovation' at Connect+

Circuit awarded 'Best Technological Innovation' at Connect+
EM Microelectronic's EM-echo circuit was awarded 'Best Technological Innovation for Connected Objects' at the Connect+ 2016 in Paris, an annual event for innovative identification solutions and smart objects. EM-echo represents the latest generation of EM Microelectronic’s contactless devices, bringing features to the Rain RFID and NFC worlds. 
13th December 2016

Tiny, low-power SoC is optimised for Bluetooth 4.2 Low Energy

Tiny, low-power SoC is optimised for Bluetooth 4.2 Low Energy
EM Microelectronic has announced the EM9304, a tiny, low-power, SoC optimised for Bluetooth v4.2 Low Energy-enabled IoT, wearable and smart electronics products. The EM9304 is architected for flexible usage in a variety of BLE applications. For simple applications such as beacons or smart sensing wearables, the EM9304 can be used standalone, or connected to a variety of sensors with standard serial interfaces.
9th November 2016

EM9304 brings Bluetooth 4.2 with tiny chip

EM Microelectronic, the semiconductor company of the Swatch Group, announces the EM9304, a tiny, low-power, SoC optimised for Bluetooth v4.2 low energy enabled IoT, wearable and smart electronics products. The EM9304 is architected for flexible usage in a variety of Bluetooth low energy (BLE) applications. For simple applications such as beacons or smart sensing wearables, the EM9304 can be used standalone, or connected to a variety of sensors with standard serial interfaces.
7th November 2016

Ruggedized Bluetooth beacon with long battery life

Ruggedized Bluetooth beacon with long battery life
EM Microelectronic, the semiconductor company of the Swatch Group, announces the EMBE01 enterprise grade Bluetooth v4.1 proximity beacon with extended battery life and a weatherproof enclosure for a variety of deployments in all conditions. The EMBE01 is part of the EM Microelectronic family of Bluetooth beacons, which includes the popular EMBC0x coin cell beacons.
4th November 2016

Bluetooth Smart beacons are Eddystone certified

Bluetooth Smart beacons are Eddystone certified
EM Microelectronic has revealed that the industry’s lowest power Bluetooth Smart beacons, its EMBC01 and EMBC02, have achieved Eddystone certification. Eddystone is the open beacon format from Google. Unlike many other commercially available beacons, EM Beacons can broadcast multiple interleaved beacon formats (such as iBeacon, Eddystone or AltBeacon) and can also be configured over the air.
8th October 2015

Bluetooth Smart controller supports Bluetooth 4.1

Bluetooth Smart controller supports Bluetooth 4.1
Supporting Bluetooth 4.1, the EM9301 power Bluetooth Smart controller has been introduced by EM Microelectronic. The device is suitable for implementing Bluetooth Smart with any MCU, ASIC or electronic system and consumes only 9µA in BLE idle state, and less than 0.5µA in OFF mode.
8th June 2015

RFID circuit is 'world's first' to offer NFC & EPC

RFID circuit is 'world's first' to offer NFC & EPC
EM Microelectronic has announced the world’s first RFID circuit featuring a UHF EPC Gen2V2 RF and an NFC Type 2interface. The EM4423 is suited for manufacturers and brands which support EPC functionality for retail logistics and inventory control, but who also want to communicate directly with the consumer for marketing, product authenticity, and product registration on a per-item level.
15th April 2015

Low power beacon supports multiple proximity standards

Low power beacon supports multiple proximity standards
EM Microelectronic has launched its 2nd gen multi-protocol proximity beacon, EMBC02. Operating from a single coin cell, the beacon supports multiple proximity standards and is optimised for smart IoT and safety applications in indoor and outdoor environments. EM says that the combination of sensors with its low-cost, low-power, certified beacon technology will be an enabler of many real-world IoT applications.
14th April 2015

Tiny bluetooth beacons withstand weather & over-air attacks

Tiny bluetooth beacons withstand weather & over-air attacks
EM Microelectronic has announced that its EMBC01 Bluetooth beacon has achieved FCC, CE and IC certifications for operation within, respectively, the US, EU and Canada. EMBC01 is a coin-size beacon which can be deployed anywhere that iBeacon or Bluetooth Smart v4.0 technologies are used, optimised for highest performance in terms of autonomy and link range.
9th December 2014

EM Microelectronic Releases COiN, a Complete Bluetooth Smart Beacon

EM Microelectronic Releases COiN, a Complete Bluetooth Smart Beacon
EM Microelectronic introduced the COiN Bluetooth beacon. COiN is a versatile, high performance, low power solution that can be deployed anywhere iBeacon technology is used, but which also supports wireless sensor networking and many other applications over Bluetooth Smart (Bluetooth with a Low Energy Core Configuration) wireless communications.
26th June 2014

RFID integrated circuit for jewelry and cosmetics

RFID integrated circuit for jewelry and cosmetics
Suitable for use in RFID tags for jewelry, cosmetics and other small and/or high value products, the EM4126 RFID integrated circuit has been introduced by EM Microelectronic. This EPC Gen2 RFID integrated circuit has been evaluated for use in small item-level tags for such items as jewelry and watches, where its high sensitivity allows for longer read ranges, even with a significantly smaller antenna/tag.
4th April 2014

IC protects against anti-counterfeiting & brand protection

IC protects against anti-counterfeiting & brand protection
A high-secure ISO/IEC15693 compliant device, offering unequalled RF performance and efficient and secure solutions for anti-counterfeiting and brand protection, has been announced by EM Microelectronic. The EM4237 provides a universal identity card and an encrypted tamperproof digital certificate to convey the guarantee of good quality anywhere in the world.
4th March 2014

Bluetooth SmartController powered by harvested energy

Bluetooth SmartController powered by harvested energy
EM Microelectronic introduce the EM9301 ultra-low power Bluetooth SmartController. Powered only by harvested energy or low voltage eco-friendly zinc-air batteries, the EM9301 can send advertising broadcasts to passing smartphones. An embedded microcontroller and a perfectly matched PCB loop antenna directly connected to the EM9301’s antenna pins enabled the total cost to be minimised.
21st November 2013

Multipurpose BAP RFID Chip With Integrated Temperature Sensor

EM Microelectronic have introduced a versatile and multipurpose, battery-assisted passive RFID chip with a calibrated temperature sensor. The EM4325V11 enables accurate remote temperature monitoring using industry standard EPC Gen2 wireless protocol. Temperature data logging can easily be implemented with a companion microcontroller connected to the EM4325V11 via a standard SPI interface.
1st May 2013

EPCglobal Interoperability Certification For EM Microelectronic’s EM4124 UHF Gen2 Chip

EM Microelectronic has today declared that EPCglobal has granted Electronic Product Code Certification to the EM4124, its latest UHF RFID chip, guaranteeing that the EM4124 complies with EPCglobal's Class 1 Generation 2 UHF Air Interface Protocol and therefore interoperates with other “Gen2”-certified devices.
13th March 2013

EM Microelectronic Unveils First ISO/IEC15693 & ISO/IEC14443A Contactless Smart Card

EM Microelectronic announces the EM4333, a new generation, low power Contactless Smart Card, designed to fulfil the specific needs of secure access control, public transportation, loyalty cards, electronic door locks or leisure park applications. This dual ISO/IEC14443A and ISO/IEC15693 compliant transponder enables to merge vicinity and proximity applications on the same media card using the same antenna and offering the maximum of RF performances.
27th February 2013

EM Microelectronic Announces the EM9301, the World’s Lowest Voltage Bluetooth Low Energy Controller

EM Microelectronic Announces the EM9301, the World’s Lowest Voltage Bluetooth Low Energy Controller
EM Microelectronic announces its Bluetooth smart-qualified controller, the EM9301. Optimized for ultra-low power wireless sensing, remote control and monitoring applications, the EM9301 operates on as little as 0.8V. It can be powered by a wide range of common single-cell batteries or energy harvesters such as solar cells, piezo-electric and electro-magnetic elements.
6th June 2012


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