You can say one thing for the Internet-of-things movement: It is bringing an impetus for wireless connectivity electronics that is both small enough to tuck into wearable appliances and which can be deployed without obtaining approvals from the FCC or equivalent agencies in other countries. Among the latest examples demonstrating the trend is a low-energy […]
Murata Americas today announced the release of its Nordic-based BLE module. The latest WSM device consists of Nordic Semiconductor’s nRF52832 IC, a 32 MHz crystal for timing, and an on-board antenna. Additionally, it contains two pins for an off-board omni-directional antenna and a NFC antenna. The module provides a Serial Port Interface (SPI) and UART interface to Nordic’s nRF52832 M4 Cortex processor. The WSM-BL241-ADA-008 module provides BLE connectivity between […]
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Murata Americas today introduced several miniaturized, highly advanced crystal units developed specifically for the IoT market. The company used its proprietary technology and volume production capability to design a product line that excels in quality and reliability, while also providing a cost effective solution. The series features a compact package that allows for higher-density mounting and use in lower profile devices. Target applications include IoT, mobile […]
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Linear Technology’s SmartMesh IP™ wireless sensor network (WSN) product line has expanded to address the growing needs of industrial Internet of Things (IoT) applications. New capabilities include the SmartMesh® VManager™ networking software, which seamlessly increases the mesh network capacity to thousands of nodes. The new Blink mode, an ultralow power roaming node capability, reduces average […]
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Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is launching a leading edge LTE Cat. M1 wireless module for IoT solutions. The new Cinterion® LTE Cat. M1 solution takes network efficiency and simplicity to new heights, delivering LTE for Machine-Type-Communication (MTC) and improved power savings that enables battery life of 10+ years, for […]
Qorvo, a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, today introduced a complete system on chip (SoC) for smart home devices that delivers multi-protocol support with best-in-class power consumption. More than 600 million smart home devices are expected to ship annually by 2021, compared with 40 million in 2015*. Consumers can have […]
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We went into our article archives to uncover the most widely read posts on microcontrollertips.com over the past 12 months. Here for your reading (or re-reading?) pleasure are the top 10 stories: The Intel Quark microcontroller: Why an x86 is the right stuff for the IoT Gallery: Scenes from the NXP Kinetis MCU wireless day Teardown: […]
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We went into our article archives to uncover the most widely read posts on analogictips.com over the past 12 months. Here for your reading (or re-reading?) pleasure are the top 10 stories: How IoT and mixed signal designs will drive SiP tech in 2016 How much math do you need to know to design electronics? […]
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Valencell, the leading innovator in performance biometric data sensor technology, and STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announced today the launch of a new, highly accurate and scalable development kit for biometric wearables that includes ST’s compact SensorTile turnkey multi-sensor module integrated with Valencell’s Benchmark™ biometric sensor […]
AVID technologies Inc., part of Premier Farnell, is a comprehensive service provider of advanced electronic product and system design services, has been at the forefront of wireless power design and product development for more than a decade. AVID is now offering a set of WPC v1.2 (Wireless Power Consortium) Medium Power Development Tools for product […]