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Here you may find all product related news within the categories of Nordic nRF proprietary (2.4GHz/Sub 1GHz RF), ANT Ultra Low Power Wireless, and Bluetooth low energy.

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2011/05/02
Nordic Semiconductor demonstrates nRF24L Series, ANT, and Bluetooth low energy applications at ESC Silicon Valley (McEnery Convention Center/Booth 1938)...

Nordic Semiconductor exhibits a range of applications from all three of its 2.4GHz ultra low power (ULP) wireless connectivity product families at ESC Silicon Valley. Nordic’s wireless experts are on hand to demonstrate remote control applications using nRF24L Series technology, a proximity key fob PC security application using Bluetooth low energy, and an ANT+ Sport fitness implementation

2011/04/13
Nordic nRF24LE1 OTP shortlisted for Design News Golden Mousetrap Awards...

Nordic’s nRF24LE1 OTP 2.4GHz RF System-on-Chip is recognized by Design News award program’s judges for ‘cutting edge design’ and ‘practical evolution of technology’

Nordic µBlue™ nRF8001-equipped Casio G-SHOCK is the first publicly announced consumer Bluetooth low energy watch product
2011/03/29
Nordic µBlue™ nRF8001-equipped Casio G-SHOCK is the first publicly announced consumer Bluetooth low energy watch product...

Casio has revealed a Bluetooth low energy watch that employs Nordic µBlue™ nRF8001 Single-Chip-Connectivity to wirelessly link to Bluetooth v4.0-equipped smartphones and will join Casio's G-SHOCK brand of shock-resistant watches later this year

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Nordic Bluetooth low energy team behind µBlue™ nRF8001 nominated 'Design Team of the Year' in EE Times 2011 ACE Awards
2011/03/24
Nordic Bluetooth low energy team behind µBlue™ nRF8001 nominated 'Design Team of the Year' in EE Times 2011 ACE Awards...

The design team behind Nordic's first Bluetooth low energy solution – the µBlue™ nRF8001 – has been nominated a finalist in this year's EE Times ACE Awards alongside four other teams from Advanced Micro Devices, IBM, Intel Corporation, and PrimeSense

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...