System-on-chip supports Bluetooth 5.2 features
The nRF52820 multi-protocol system-on-chip (SoC) from Nordic Semiconductor is in stock at distributor Mouser Electronics.
KNX-RF Software helps save energy in smart buildings
STMicroelectronics has released KNX-RF software for the S2-LP ultra-low-power radio transceiver to enable energy-saving standardised wireless connectivity for smart-building controls.
SiLabs Bluetooth modules in stock at Mouser
Mouser Electronics is now stocking the BGM220P and BGM220S Bluetooth modules from Silicon Labs.
Semtech and Amazon collaborate to provide low power connectivity
Semtech has announced it has teamed up with Amazon to collaborate on its network, Amazon Sidewalk. Operated at no charge to customers, Amazon Sidewalk is a crowd-sourced wireless network that can simplify device setup, extend the range for low bandwidth applications and provide limited functionality even when devices fall offline.
ENGIE chooses tado° 360 to expand its digital heat services
tado° has announced a partnership with ENGIE Home Services to bring tado° Smart Thermostats and tado° remote boiler diagnostics to more users. This new solution brings more responsiveness and assurance to customers in the event of an issue arising. The partnership is now live in France and Romania.
Energy harvesting and NFC - the duo for IoT systems
The climate change debate continues to be a major concern both politically and within society and it is up to us all to rethink how to improve our own ecological footprint. Innovative technologies are already available that are designed to mitigate climate change. One example of this is energy harvesting radio sensors. Marián Hönsch, Product Manager, EnOcean, explains more.
Selecting the most appropriate LPWAN protocol
Projections show that the trend for people living in urban, rather than rural, environments will continue, with hundreds of millions relocating to cities over the next few decades. Consequently, the demands being placed on local amenities and the rate at which available resources are consumed are both rising dramatically – and this, in turn, is putting intense strain on the existing infrastructure. Koichi Sorada, Product Manager and Pawan J...
Wireless earbuds feature an IPX8 waterproof rating
The ENACFIRE E60 Bluetooth wireless earbuds provide suitable audio quality, a 48-hour playtime, wireless charging and an IPX8 waterproof rating. The E60 earbuds offer all the functionality needed for keeping fit and maintaining motivation and is available at the price of £34.99/$39.98 from Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.com
Bringing IEEE TSN standards to 5G applications
Alon Regev, Keysight Technologies and Stephen F. Bush, GE Global Research Center, discuss the benefits, challenges, and opportunities.
Achieving wireless voice and data in the licence-exempt spectrum
While it may seem like data is all we talk about these days, that just goes to show that talking hasn’t gone away. The need to support voice traffic on wireless networks remains fundamental, but it is easily overlooked when all we seem to do is consume data rather than exchange it. David Brooke, Marketing Manager, CML Microcircuits, explains.