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Silicon Labs Series 2 mesh networking modules are out now


Thursday, September 26, 2019 by

Silicon Labs has launched a new portfolio of highly integrated, secure Wireless Gecko modules that reduce development cost and complexity, making it easier to add robust mesh networking connectivity to a wide range of Internet of Things (IoT) products. The new MGM210x and BGM210x Series 2 modules support leading mesh protocols (Zigbee, Thread, and Bluetoo...


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Making IoT devices more reliable gets easier thanks to Silicon Labs


Monday, April 29, 2019 by

Silicon Labs has introduced the next generation of it's Wireless Gecko platform, Series 2, designed to make Internet of Things (IoT) products more powerful, efficient and reliable. Building on the leading RF and multiprotocol capabilities of the Wireless Gecko portfolio, Series 2 delivers the industry’s most versatile and scalable IoT connectivity platform. Th...


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New IoT WiFi and BLE module operates for years on a single AA battery


Tuesday, February 26, 2019 by

Telit announced the availability of its latest module, the WL865E4-P. The low-power Wi-Fi Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) combination module is based on the Qualcomm QCA4020 system-on-chip (SoC) and is designed for high-bandwidth applications such as health care, video, smart home, and industrial control. Featuring integrated cryptology hardware, the WL865E4-P enables IoT de...


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Garden Guru Bluetooth sensor helps you grow homegrown food


Friday, January 11, 2019 by

Vermont-based AgTech startup Seedsheet has unveiled its newest product, the Garden Guru Sensor, a Bluetooth-enabled sensor that provides users with precise, real-time data to facilitate maximum plant growth and ensure everyone’s gardening experience reaps the benefits of homegrown food.  Seedsheet’s new BTE sensor ensures thriving, full-sized gardens...


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IoT Gateway uses Ubuntu Core and integrates with AWS IoT Greengrass


Monday, December 10, 2018 by

Rigado’s Cascade IoT Gateway running Canonical’s secure operating system Ubuntu Core, has integrated with the newly released Amazon Web Services (AWS) IoT Greengrass features to help give teams an easy-to-use mechanism to get Bluetooth-based data to their cloud applications. This new functionality combines the scalability of AWS IoT Greengrass edge comput...


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Game developers get the WRLDS SDK for free


Monday, October 15, 2018 by

WRLDS, the company that develops smart toys and platforms for connected play, announced the release of a new software development kit (SDK). The SDK will be free and easy to use and will give game developers a completely new medium to work with: an augmented reality (AR) and bluetooth-enabled connected ball with a bounce return rate of more than 70 percent.   &ld...


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Smart ball game converts data from the ball into usable game events


Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by

WRLDS announced the release of a new augmented reality (AR) and Bluetooth-enabled smart ball and platform. The ball is made of a lightweight, bouncy material and has a built-in chip to control mobile games, giving “tween” players healthy new ways to engage in active, outdoor play by essentially turning the whole world into a game. “We wanted to brid...


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The first Bluetooth Mesh solution from Silicon Labs lands


Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by

To help developers simplify the design of mesh-networked devices for the Internet of Things (IoT) and get to market faster, Silicon Labs introduced a comprehensive suite of software and hardware that supports the new Bluetooth mesh specification. The new Bluetooth mesh solution benefits from the company’s proven mesh networking expertise and includes development tools, ...


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Wireless Gecko SoC now supports full bluetooth 5 connectivity


Friday, June 16, 2017 by

Silicon Labs expands its Wireless Gecko system-on-chip (SoC) portfolio with new multiband SoCs supporting full Bluetooth 5 connectivity and more memory options. Their new EFR32xG13 SoCs offer developers greater flexibility and more capabilities for applications using a single wireless protocol or requiring more memory for multiprotocol solutions, larger customer applica...


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Wifi vs Bluetooth vs BLE, choosing the right IoT tech


Tuesday, May 16, 2017 by

Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices are increasing in popularity and availability - think Amazon Alexa, smart thermostats & light bulbs, Internet-connected garage door openers, GoPro cameras, and so on. One thing these products have in common is that they communicate wirelessly with either a mobile device, the Internet, or both. As these devices become smarter and gene...


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New IoT platform helps mitigate uncertainty surrounding future IoT standards


Thursday, January 5, 2017 by

More than 600 million smart home devices are expected to ship annually by 2021, compared to 40 million in 2015. Consumers can have peace of mind that devices built with Qorvo solutions will connect with future products in their home, helping to accelerate the smart home market. Why? Because they have introduced a complete an all new system on chip (SoC) for smart home d...


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Silicon Labs Releases New Multiband Wireless SoC for IoT


Thursday, July 7, 2016 by

As part of its Wireless Gecko portfolio, Silicon Labs has released new multiband, multiprotocol wireless system-on-chip (SoC) devices for the Internet of Things (IoT) market. The new multiband Wireless Gecko SoCs enable developers to use the same multiprotocol device for operation in 2.4 GHz and multiple sub-GHz bands.The multiband Wireless Gecko SoCs are designed to su...


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Consumers Want Mobile Loyalty Programs But Industry Lags Behind in Offering Them


Friday, June 24, 2016 by

3Cinteractive (3C) has released the results of a new mobile-enabled loyalty program study which shows a disconnect between what consumers want and what mobile infrastructure brands are investing in for 2016. The full analysis is available in a new white paper, “The Disconnect Between Brands & Consumers in Mobile-Enabled Loyalty Programs”.3C presented a mobile l...


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Qualcomm Releases New Snapdragon Wear 1100 Processor for Smart Wearables


Wednesday, June 8, 2016 by

Qualcomm has released a new Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 1100 processor for the targeted-purpose wearables segments such as connected kid and elderly watches, fitness trackers, smart headsets, and wearable accessories. The Snapdragon Wear 1100 processor joins the Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor, which is designed for multi-purpose wearables.Snapdragon Wear 1100 provides the ...


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Swirl Networks Announces Support for Google's Eddystone Beacon Technology


Wednesday, April 20, 2016 by

Swirl Networks has announced that its company’s solutions now fully support the Google’s Eddystone-EID beacon broadcast frame adding to Swirl’s existing support for Eddystone formats including Eddystone-URL, which allows Google Chrome users to access URL’s relevant to their surroundings, and Eddystone-UID, an open beacon format that supports Android and iOS devices.&nbs...


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Blue University LIVE Provides IoT Bluetooth Technology Training for Developers


Thursday, April 14, 2016 by

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has announced the 2016 dates for its Blue University LIVE, a global series of full-day training sessions for developers new to Bluetooth technology. Blue University LIVE provides the opportunity for developers to learn how to build and connect Bluetooth enabled products. The in-person training sessions gives developers the...


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Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Offers Builtin Wireless LAN and Bluetooth


Monday, February 29, 2016 by

The next generation of the Raspberry Pi board had arrived with the introduction of the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B by element14.  The new board is faster and more powerful than before and comes with built-in Wireless and Bluetooth connectivity. The new Raspberry Pi 3 is available to buy today for $35US and is built on a new QUAD Core Broadcom BCM2837 64bit ARMv8 pr...


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Thingsee One IoT Developer Kit Now Available


Monday, August 17, 2015 by

Thingsee has announced the commercial availability of its Thingsee One device, a smart developer device for Internet of Things (IoT) applications and solution development. The device is designed for the easier and faster deployment of new IoT applications and services.Thingsee One is delivered ready for immediate use and is both weatherproof and impact resistant. Develo...


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Google Jumps into BLE Beacon Development in a Big Way


Tuesday, July 14, 2015 by

Google is rolling a new set of features and services to help developers build apps using beacon technology. This includes a new open format for Bluetooth low energy (BLE) beacons to communicate with devices, a way for developers to add this data to apps and to Google services, as well as a way to manage a fleet of beacons efficiently.Google calls this new and open frame...


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Qt 5.5 Release Includes Windows 10 Support and New IoT Functionality


Friday, July 3, 2015 by

Qt has released Qt 5.5, the latest version of its cross-platform application and user interface (UI) development framework. Qt offers a C++ based framework of libraries and tools that enables the development of interactive and cross-platform applications and devices. This latest version extends support for multimedia and graphics creation with 3D capabilities as well as...


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Overcoming UX Challenges in an IoT World


Wednesday, February 25, 2015 by

We’ve all seen the ads for capabilities enabled by the Internet of Things, and we certainly remember the animated sitcoms like the Jetsons: push a button as your driverless vehicle zips you home, and your lights and fireplace turn on, dinner starts cooking, and the 1960s version of the Roomba tidies up the place.Ah, if only it was that easy. To accomplish all that today...


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Intel Curie Module Taps into the Wearable Device Gold Rush


Thursday, January 15, 2015 by

At CES Intel introduced its Curie module, the first platform of its kind from Intel offering a complete low-power solution designed for companies interested in developing wearable technology solutions. The Curie module offers big features into its tiny size and is designed for "always-on" applications such as social media, sports, and fitness activities. Intel is p...


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Let’s Get Ready to Rumble! How WWE Used Phunware’s Location Aware Technology Platform to Engage Fans at WrestleMania 30 in New Orleans


Monday, December 22, 2014 by

For World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), it’s all about giving fans the most cutting edge experience possible. At this year’s WrestleMania 30 in New Orleans, WWE was able to do just that in a new, meaningful, and decidedly interactive way.WWE hosted three WrestleMania-related events in New Orleans: WrestleMania Axxess (an event featuring autograph signings, live matches...


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Radius Networks Partners With Embarcadero To Ramp Up Connected IoT Solutions Development


Monday, December 8, 2014 by

Radius Networks has announced its recent partnership with Embarcadero Technologies. Radius Networks is a provider of hardware, software and proximity services. Embarcadero Technologies offers technology strategy solutions for developers that are building the new breed of connected apps for the Internet of Things (IoT) market.The partnership with Embarcadero wa...


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What Developers Need To Know About Android 5.0 Lollipop


Monday, October 27, 2014 by

Google is touting Android 5.0 Lollipop as its largest and most ambitious release for Android and now that the public has been notified of its upcoming availability, we thought we’d provide an overview of the latest L iteration.Google’s main goal with the new mobile SDK is to provide a more seamless experience across phones, tablets, wearables, TVs, cars and anything els...


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Macy's Store To Be One Of the First Retailers To Support Apple Pay


Wednesday, September 17, 2014 by

Macy’s recent announcement that Apple Pay and iBeacon technology are a primary part of its marketing stratagy is just another example of how Apple is setting itself up to dominate the mobile e-commerce payment landscape.The Macy’s announcement outlined its latest advancements in omnichannel strategy and technology as the company continues to add new dimensions for attra...


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Location Based Services: My Phone Doesn’t Do That


Wednesday, September 3, 2014 by

What do Location-Based Services (LBS) like Wi-Fi, beacons, Bluetooth low energy (BLE), geo-fencing, etc. have in common? For mobile developers, they allow mobile apps to interact on a local and personal in a ground breaking way.I was telling my wife about location based marketing (we were in a store shopping, I was bored) and she told me, “My phone doesn’t do that.” I h...


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The Lowdown on Google’s New L Developer Preview from Google IO


Thursday, June 26, 2014 by

Among the biggest news from Google I/O is the L Developer Preview, which lets developers check out the new features and capabilities of the next version of Android and provides the ability to develop and test on the new platform. What Google says about the OS:Material design for the multiscreen world: A new design language that takes a comprehensive approach to vis...


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Aislelabs Used Big Data Analytics and New SDK to Power iBeacon Mobile Marketing Automation


Thursday, May 1, 2014 by

Aislelabs has released its Engage marketing automation platform that allows physical retail locations to target shoppers based on their visits to physical retail stores by connecting shopping patterns and shopping behavior on e-commerce sites with those behaviors inside the stores.Engage provides analytics quantifying the effect of in-store marketing campaigns...


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Seebrite Debuts the Craziest Looking Virtual Reality Headset Yet at the Game Developers Conference


Wednesday, March 19, 2014 by

I can’t decide what to think about the Seebrite headset that is making the rounds at the GDC this year. It’s a lot to take in. I checked out the company’s website and they are obviously teasing what they plan to introduce, which is a funky headpiece maybe packed full of VR potential.  All the company is saying is that it planning to offer an affordab...


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App Developers Can Program for Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo with New Samsung Backed Tizen SDK for Wearables


Tuesday, March 18, 2014 by

Samsung has announced that Tizen Software Development Kit (SDK) for Wearables is now available. Samsung is targeting developers to create apps for the Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo and is promoting over 100 apps that are now available for these devices.The Tizen SDK for Wearables is a comprehensive set of tools for developing Samsung Gear applications. It consists of th...


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Texas Instruments Releases Sensor Tag App and SDK for Developers


Monday, July 29, 2013 by

Coinciding with the Jellybean 4.3 release by Google last week, Texas Instruments has announced the availability of the Bluetooth Smart SensorTag app for Android. Jelly Bean 4.3 introduced native support of Bluetooth Smart Ready, which allows equipment to run for years on a single coin cell battery because of it's low energy consumption.The CC2541 SensorTag is the first ...