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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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RF remote control nears tipping point, says Nordic CEO Svenn-Tore Larsen
2010/11/23
RF remote control nears tipping point, says Nordic CEO...

Age-related failings in traditional infrared (IR) remote control technology are preventing end users from navigating modern digital media services and content libraries with ease and simplicity, which isn't helping their success. These problems are solved by modern RF technology that delivers the performance and features consumers require at a mass-market price point

2010/11/15
GSA shortlists Nordic for 2010 Outstanding EMEA Semiconductor Company Award ...

INDUSTRY AWARD: GSA 2010 OUTSTANDING EMEA SEMICONDUCTOR COMPANY Oslo, Norway – November 15, 2010 – Ultra low power (ULP) RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor ASA (OSE: NOD) today announces that it has been shortlisted by the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) as one of three company finalist nominees (along with CSR and Dialog Semiconductor) for the prestigious GSA 2010 Outstanding EMEA Semicond...

Consumer brain control headset opens door to wireless mind gaming using Nordic 2.4GHz transceivers
2010/11/09
Consumer brain control headset opens door to wireless mind gaming using Nordic 2.4GHz transceivers...

The EPOC consumer wireless headset, from Emotiv, can reliably distinguish between unique electrical (EEG) brain pattern signatures produced when a wearer simply 'thinks' of performing various computer game-applicable actions (left/right, push/pull, lift/drop, rotate, vanish), pulls cert...