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 Believe it or not, the day has come when your coffee machine could know what exactly what kind of coffee you like to drink depending on the cup you’re using, the time of day, and a multitude of other factors. Earlier this year, the Nordic Semiconductor team demonstrated a smart coffee machine at CES that brewed coffee over IPv6. But coffee machines aren’t the only place where innovation is possible. As a leader in Bluetooth Smart solutions you will find our chips in products all around your home...

When designing a PCB with nRF51, nRF51822 or nRF51422, there are some rules that should be followed in order to get a good working radio/system, with a maximized range.General rule The RF part of the schematic and layout should be a copy of our reference design. It means that not only the component values, but also the geometry, relative placement of the components with respect to each other, and the lengths of the transmission lines should be the same as in our reference design. The reference design for ...

When using nRF8001 with an Arduino board, Atmel Studio is a good free tool to use for development of your firmware. The following video shows a procedure in Atmel Studio in order to enable debugging of Arduino code. It was created with Atmel Studio 6.1 and Visual Micro (Arduino plugin for Atmel Studio)...

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I have used the nrf8002 chip before and love it but now I am trying a different application that requires a bit more smarts. I am trying to design a system that can have an unlimited amounts of connections (wifi/mesh) and will be used for sensor data. Power is a big concern of course. The idea is that I will keep the sensor in deep sleep mode every minute. Check sensor value, if hits a thresh hold, turn on BLE and send the data through to a hub or directly over wifi to a server. I would also like to be ab...

Hi there,I am currently using the nRF51 DK trying to teach myself how to create a working ble application. I am currently going through the application note nAN-36_v1.1 "Creating Bluetooth® Low Energy Applications Using nRF51822". I already have all the packs for nordic installed and all the examples provided there work fine. I have downloaded the source code that it suppose to go with the application note nAN-36v1.1 from github and when i open it in kiel uVision 5 i get the following:![Missing...

I'm doing some work with the nRF51822 smart beacon kit. I tried to do an over the air firmware update of the application, but kept getting dfu invalid state (2) errors after progress got to 1%. I tried to reupload the original precompiled hex application from the firmware files, with the same result. Device appeared to reset and go into advertising mode after any attempts to update the application file. I figured the failed update may have caused other issues - so I tried to update the bootloader with the...