Smart vineyard post employs Nordic cellular IoT connectivity to provide frost warnings and rainfall reports

voestalpine Krems GmbH, part of the Austrian steel and technology group voestalpine, has launched a microclimate measuring solution designed for use in vineyards. The ‘leova SMART’ device was developed by IoT solutions company, Microtronics, and employs Nordic Semiconductor’s nRF9160 low power SiP with integrated LTE-M/NB-IoT modem and GNSS. The product provides winemakers with a remote

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Nordic-powered Bluetooth LE Harry Potter: Magic Caster Wand provides interactive experience

Design firm New Peak Interactive has partnered with Warner Bros. Home Entertainment to develop and launch the Harry Potter: Magic Caster Wand employing Nordic Semiconductor Bluetooth LE wireless connectivity. The collectible platform enables an interactive experience for Harry Potter fans and families. 

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Nordic Semiconductor introduces nPM6001 power management IC for complex IoT applications with multiple power domains

Nordic Semiconductor has added one more power management IC (PMIC) to its product portfolio. The nPM6001 is a dedicated PMIC with six independently-controlled power rails. It is designed to supervise and supply the power requirements of complex IoT hardware incorporating multiple power domains that each require separate voltage regulation. The PMIC can also be used

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Nordic-powered wearable provides location tracking and fall detection for Alzheimer’s sufferers

Californian technology company Saluswear Corp. has released a wearable designed to track and monitor individuals suffering from Alzheimer’s, dementia, or autism. The ‘SalusWear’ device employs Nordic Semiconductor-powered LTE-M connectivity and GNSS to report the location of the wearer to family, friends, or caregivers in the event they go missing, or if they have potentially been

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Urban Control and Nordic Semi develop plug-and-play IoT LED streetlight controller to make cities instantly smart

London, UK. 21 April 2022 – Urban Control, the smart city solutions provider, announced that working together with Nordic Semiconductor it has developed a plug-and-play IoT LED streetlight luminaire controller that is quick to install and can scale-up to millions of lights.

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42 Technology helps Titan Class develop smarter monitoring for remote Australian farms

42 Technology (42T) has helped Titan Class an Australian IoT company to develop a faster and easier way to roll-out its smart agricultural monitoring systems to some of the most remote farms across the country and without farmers needing to install costly infrastructure, such as gateway antennae.

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First remote patient monitoring system claimed for bladder dysfunction uses cellular IoT

Until now, taking accurate bladder function measurements was both a labour-intensive and notoriously inaccurate process. It involved patients voiding (passing urine) into a large top hat-like plastic bucket (called a ‘commode hat’) and keeping manual logs of volume, time, and frequency. A compact and portable battery-powered handheld device promises to revolutionise the sector.

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iBasis joins IMC as enterprise demand for global connectivity spikes

iBasis, a provider of communications worldwide has joined the IoT M2M Council (IMC) as a Sustaining Member to support its global operating footprint and take advantage of the IMC’s marketing and research platforms. iBasis is rapidly expanding into e-SIM powered IoT connectivity and new enterprise markets.

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iBasis and Nordic ‘remove question marks on eSIM NB-IoT and LTE-M’ tech with successful field-testing in 24 countries

Nordic Semiconductor claims that, in conjunction with iBasis, a provider of communications solutions for operators and digital players worldwide, it has completely invalidated any question marks over cellular IoT and eSIM technology used in NB-IoT and LTE-M Low Power Wide-Area (LPWA) use cases. This follows reports of successful field-testing across 30 countries using a single

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42 Technology aims to accelerate secure, low cost cellular IoT environment as it claims ‘first use’ of Rust on Nordic SiP

The Rust programming language application for a single-chip Internet of Things (IoT) device, which is claimed to be the first in the world, has been announced by 42 Technology, the product design and engineering consultancy.

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Premier Farnell announces new global franchise with Nordic Semiconductor

Premier Farnell, the Development Distributor, announced the addition of Nordic Semiconductor to their extensive product offering, providing Farnell element14 customers with access to a market brand that provides a world class range of wireless devices.

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Fujitsu releases small FWM7BLZ20 Bluetooth 4.2 smart module for low power consumption

Fujitsu Components has released the FWM7BLZ20-series Bluetooth 4.2 low energy module, which it describes as small, high quality, and powerful.

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Bluetooth shapes up for the Internet of Things as 3bn enabled devices ship in 2015

The recent Bluetooth Europe 2015 event in London was not only a chance to assess the technology’s successes in recent years but to explore its growing role in the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Bluetooth Europe panel sees opportunities and pitfalls in the Internet of Things

The recent Bluetooth Europe 2015  event in London included an expert speaker panel not afraid to speak their minds on smart homes, doubts about telcos, and the challenge of maintaining 50 billion devices.

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