Wireless & Communications

Murata shrinks NBIoT module and stretches battery life

Murata has announced what is believed to be the world’s smallest narrow-band IoT (NBIoT) cellular wireless module. The LBAD0ZZ1RX measures just 15.6 mm x 14.0 mm x 2.2 mm, is fabricated on a PCB with a metal casing, and is designed for use in compact, battery powered IoT/IIoT applications. The …

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Bosch announces industry’s first Position Tracking Smart Sensor BHI160BP for wearables

At electronica Munich, Bosch Sensortec announces the BHI160BP, the industry’s first Position Tracking Smart Sensor that utilises integrated inertial sensors to improve GPS location tracking. Always-on position tracking When used with a GPS or GNSS module, the BHI160BP enables users to take full advantage of pedestrian position tracking with up …

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Ranplan Wireless wins £300k contract from UK Government to develop data analytics platform to predict city congestion and power urban smart mobility

Ranplan Wireless, developer of the world’s first 5G combined in-building and outdoor wireless network planning tool for urban environments, has received £300K funding over a two-year period from Innovate UK to develop a data analytics platform that can be used to predict and manage congestion in smart cities. Innovate UK is part of UK Research and Innovation funded by the UK government …

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K True Wireless Headphones Review

As far as wireless headphones go, the brand new K True Wireless Headphones are a pretty good option to choose. Small, lightweight and good looking, the earphones are perfect for when you’re on the go. They are comfortable and not restrictive like wired earphones can be. As an avid runner, …

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Advantech LoRa and LoRaWAN solutions for intelligent monitoring applications

Advantech, a leading supplier of industrial communication solutions, has expanded its range of wireless products with the launch of the WISE-6610 LoRaWAN gateway and Wzzard LRPv2 LoRa WAN node. As the demand for intelligent monitoring and warning systems increases, Advantech understands the difficulty involved in replacing or rewiring existing devices. …

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Dialog Semiconductor first to demonstrate Stereo Hi-Fi quality audio over Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) at Bluetooth World 2018

Dialog Semiconductor plc, a provider of highly integrated and configurable power management, AC/DC power conversion, charging, and connectivity will be the first in the industry to demonstrate Stereo High Fidelity (Hi-Fi) quality audio streaming over Bluetooth low energy at this year’s Bluetooth World event in Santa Clara, California. The technology, …

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Cypress Bluetooth audio solution delivers best-in-class user experience to earbuds

Cypress Semiconductor Corp., the embedded solutionsleader, has announced a solution for Bluetooth audio that brings leading-edge performance to wireless earbuds and hearables. Based on the new Wireless Audio Stereo Synchronisation (WASS) application and the CYW20721 Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Audio microcontroller (MCU), the solution provides robust connections for …

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5G is the fourth industrial revolution

Anssi Savisalo, director, Sitowise looks at the fundamental challenges ahead of the 5G roll-out and calls for operators and municipalities to work hand-in-hand 5G is not just another G on the mobile technology evolution path. It is the fundamental platform for the fourth industrial revolution and will become an integral …

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u‑blox announces multi-band antenna series for high precision applications

u-blox, a global provider of leading positioning and wireless communication technologies, has announced the ANN-MBmulti‑band active GNSS antennas, tailored specifically to the needs of applications requiring centimeter-level positioning accuracies. ANN-MB offers product designers an attractively priced, easy-to-implement, and reliable multi-band antenna solution. The ANN-MB antenna series builds on u‑blox’s two …

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EnOcean at Bluetooth World 2018: Self-powered wireless control solutions for Bluetooth lighting systems

At Bluetooth World (September 18-19, 2018, Santa Clara, US), EnOcean, world leader in energy harvesting wireless technology, will showcase maintenance-free wireless solutions for modern lighting systems and the Internet of Things (IoT). At booth 520, visitors can experience self-powered wireless switches and solar-powered sensors for Bluetooth lighting systems, all on …

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