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Nordic µBlue™ nRF8001-equipped Casio Bluetooth Low Energy Watch wirelessly communicates with smartphones while offering 2-years of coin-cell battery life
2011/03/03
Nordic µBlue™ nRF8001-equipped Casio Bluetooth Low Energy Watch wirelessly communicates with smartphones while offering 2-years of coin-cell batter...

Casio’s Bluetooth Low Energy Watch prototype employs Nordic µBlue™ nRF8001 Single-Chip-Connectivity to wirelessly link to Bluetooth v4.0-equipped smartphones, enabling time synchronization, incoming call or message alerts, and misplaced handset alarm activation. The ultra-low power cons...

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Award-winning Sifteo cubes make traditional blocks fun, sociable and relevant again using Nordic 2.4GHz wireless connectivity
2011/03/02
Award-winning Sifteo cubes make traditional blocks fun, sociable and relevant again using Nordic 2.4GHz wireless connectivity...

The Sifteo cubes game platform – considered one of the most notable product launches at this year's Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show (CES) – provides a new way for children and adults to play with three (expandable to six) 1.5-inch (3.8cm) electronic cubes. Each cube features a full-...

nRF8001 datasheet, samples and kit generally available today
2011/02/21
nRF8001 datasheet, samples and kit generally available today ...

Oslo, Norway - February 21st 2011, Nordic Semiconductor ASA today announced that datasheet, sample and kits for nRF8001, its first Bluetooth® low energy chip, are generally available for all customers. The datasheet is available on the nRF8001 product page. Samples and kits can be ordered through Nordic`s distribution partners.

2011/02/17
Professional dental polishing is made completely cordless for first time with help of Nordic nRF24LE1 2.4GHz SoCs...

The ZEN™ cordless Prophy from a global leader in professional tooth whitening and oral care products – Discus Dental (which has just been acquired by Philips) – eliminates the restrictions of traditional, corded dental polishers by featuring a cordless hand-piece and a Nordic nRF24LE1-b...

First medical-grade consumer sleep assessment monitor has wristwatch form-factor and uses Nordic 2.4GHz ANT transceivers
2011/02/10
First medical-grade consumer sleep assessment monitor has wristwatch form-factor and uses Nordic 2.4GHz ANT transceivers...

The ReadiBand™ from Fatigue Science is the only consumer friendly, scientifically validated sleep assessment product to provide medical grade results without requiring users to stay overnight in a specialist sleep clinic. It is already being used by a major international mining company...

To provide simple TV-based access to Internet movies and other digital content the Boxee Box needed a double-sided RF remote with a QWERTY keyboard on the flipside
2011/02/08
Boxee and Nordic take remote controls into the future with Boxee Box RF remote with QWERTY keyboard and Nordic’s 2.4GHz wireless connectivity ...

The Boxee Box by D-Link features an innovative double-sided RF remote control with simple user controls on the front (right/left, up/down, play/pause, and menu) and full QWERTY keyboard on the back for TV-based search and playback of Internet movies, TV shows, video clips, links from so...

The µBlue nRF8001 is the first chip in Nordic Semiconductor's brand new µBlue Bluetooth low energy product line
2011/01/24
Nordic Semiconductor launches its first μBlue™ chip – the industry's lowest power complete Bluetooth® low energy solution...

Available today, the μBlue™ nRF8001 expands Nordic's line-up of ultra low power wireless solutions and by delivering sub 12.5mA peak currents and connected mode average currents as low as sub 12μA it represents the lowest power Bluetooth® low energy solution now available. As such, the...

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Nordic Semiconductor and ANT partner with Yellow Digital, with technology support from Pioneer and Qualcomm, to demonstrate eWellness platform and service at CES 2011
2011/01/06
Nordic Semiconductor and ANT partner with Yellow Digital, with technology support from Pioneer and Qualcomm, to demonstrate eWellness platform and service at CES 2011 ...

Exciting cycling-based exhibit combines ULP wireless connectivity, 3G networking and Internet-based cloud computing to demonstrate how, with minimal time and effort, fitness enthusiasts can have fun collecting, analyzing, and sharing performance data

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First ANT+ telemedical remote monitoring system could reduce healthcare costs with Nordic nRF24AP2 2.4GHz transceivers
2010/12/22
First ANT+ telemedical remote monitoring system could reduce healthcare costs with Nordic nRF24AP2 2.4GHz transceivers ...

The i-Residence telemedical and telehealth system from Spantec eliminates the need for costly human-based healthcare monitoring with automatic fall detection, remotely monitored disease management, and medically prescribed exercise monitoring using ANT+ compatible wireless health or fitness sensors

Ultra small chip-scale package options of Nordic's leading 2.4GHz products will target space-constrained sports, fitness and health applications
2010/12/20
Ultra small chip-scale package options of Nordic's leading 2.4GHz products will target space-constrained sports, fitness and health applications...

Nordic Semiconductor is to expand its 2.4GHz RF and ANT™ product range with the addition of a brand new line-up of wafer level chip scale package (WLCSP) options as small as 2.6 x 2.7mm in size and occupying up to 5x less footprint area. Sampling in Q1 2011 and available for volume orders in Q2 2011 will be the nRF24AP2 WLCSP and nRF24LE1 WLCSP (Flash or OTP) options

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