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New combined and secure Bluetooth low energy and NFC PAN1761 Series from Panasonic for low power Bluetooth applications

Panasonic Automotive and Industrial Systems Europe is launching a new short-range, Bluetooth low energy and NFC combo module for implementing Bluetooth functionality into various electronic devices. ... more

IDT Teams with Samsung to Integrate Wireless Charging
Integrated Device Technology, Inc.  today announced that IDT teamed with Samsung to deliver wireless charging for its Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note5 smartphones, wireless charger, and Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch charging pad. The highly flexible IDT technology includes all of the semiconductor hardware and associated software required to support mobile devices to be charged without a wired connection. IDT also joined with Samsung for the Galaxy S6 wireless charger. more
Wireless Standard harmonisation creates a problem where none previously existed

As more and more wireless devices come to the market, concerns have emerged within the standards body responsible for managing the radio spectrum allocation and wireless device conformance that more guidance is needed to help ensure spectrum sharing. Tony Ingham of Sensor Technology Ltd reviews the situation.

The standards body, ETSI (European Telecommunications Standard Institute) has a new harmonised standard, EN 300 328 V1.8.1, which comes into force on 1 January 2015. Unfortunately, this has thrown the wireless community into something of a turmoil, not because of more onerous testing procedures, but principally because of the way the draft standard specifies that wireless devices should operate. more

AEL Crystals drives wearable and IOT technology with world’s smallest quartz frequency devices
AEL Crystals plays a major role in reducing the size of the core technology for wearable and IOT devices, with its three latest product introductions: the 1610 Watch Crystal; the 1210 Crystal; and ... more
The installed base of wireless M2M devices in the oil & gas industry to reach 1.25 million by 2019
According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of devices featuring cellular or satellite connectivity deployed in oil & gas applications worldwide was 0.5 ... more

Wind River achieves CMMI Level 3 appraisal for automotive expertise and services

Wind River, a global leader in delivering software for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced that it has been appraised at Level 3 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (... more

Kii, the Internet of Things (IoT) cloud platform provider, has announced it has teamed up with LED manufacturer Yankon Lighting to launch next-generation IoT smart lighting solutions for homes and ... more
STMicroelectronics‘ advanced BiCMOS55 SiGe technology has been selected by the European E3NETWORK R&D initiative for developing energy-efficient, high-capacity transmission systems in next-... more
The Internet of Things (IoT) will create millions of job opportunities worldwide, according to leaders from the electrical industry, who poured cold water on speculation that automation could cause ... more

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