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Open cellular standards will drive ‘massive IoT’ uptake

Several technologies are vying for a slice of the LPWAN sector that will underpin the IoT, but only low power LTE promises to support rapid mass deployment

The Internet of Things (IoT) will require several wireless technologies if it’s to meet its potential. For example, Bluetooth low energy or IEEE 802.15.4 are good choices for battery-powered sensors sending data to the Cloud via a building’s Local Area Network (LAN). But for sensors that are constantly moving, or are remote from a LAN, short-range wireless technologies run into problems.


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Nordic Semiconductor has smart answer to TV/set-top box remotes

Nordic Semiconductor ASA has demonstrated the world's first Bluetooth low energy smart navigation remote for the latest connected TVs and set-top boxes. The nRFready μBlue™ Smart Remote reference design is set to be a game changer for the remote control of connected TVs and set-top boxes by combining Bluetooth low energy ultra-low power wireless connectivity and interoperability.


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Nordic Reports Record Results

Ultra low power (ULP) RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor ASA has announced that despite the continued weakness in the global semiconductor industry, it has for the second consecutive quarter achieved record financial results during Q3 2009. The company reported its highest ever quarterly revenue performance – NOK 133.1 million –...
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