Digi launches compact wireless module for developing connected portable devices

Electronica, Messe Munich, Germany – Digi International has launched a compact wireless system-on-module for developing connected devices based on Freescale technology.

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Withings internet-connected scales aim to make weight monitoring easy and fun

IFA Berlin, Germany and Paris, France — Withings is ushering in its next generation of internet-connected bathroom scales with the Wireless Scale WS-30. This scale combines Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity to offer a seamless, PC-free experience, from installation to everyday use.

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Meshlium Xtreme gives 3G connectivity to ZigBee, Wifi and Bluetooth sensors

Zaragoza, Spain – A new multiprotocol router launched by Libelium allows the connection of any sensor or actuator to the Cloud via high speed 3G networks. This, says the company, opens up a wide range of possibilities for development of the Internet of Things.

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Consumers, not telehealth patients, will drive adoption of wireless medical devices, says IMS Research

Wellingborough, UK. May 22, 2012 — IMS Research predicts that consumers’ self-monitoring health devices, rather than those used in managed telehealth systems, will provide the largest opportunity for wireless technologies over the next five years.

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Farnell to sell Laird M2M radio modules in Europe

Laird Technologies has signed Farnell as a European distributor for its wireless and M2M products.

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Combination modules support Wifi and Bluetooth

RF Monolithics has added the WLS-series of Wifi and Wifi plus Bluetooth combination modules to its integrated short-range radio products.

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