ULP Wireless Quarter

ULP Wireless Q - Spring 2012

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This quarterly publication of ULP Wireless Q is intended to keep interested parties up-to-date on what’s happening with Nordic nRF proprietary, ANT+, and Bluetooth low energy (Bluetooth Smart) wireless technology at Nordic Semiconductor.


  • The world’s first complete reference design for Bluetooth® Smart remotes
  • A miniaturized hearing aid that can wirelessly stream audio from TVs and smartphones
  • ANT+ being added to even more Sony Ericsson smartphones
  • How Nordic’s latest nRF8002 enables companies with little or no Bluetooth technology experience to create wireless products
  • Comment – Strength in Alliance builds ANT+ ecosystem, by Rod Morris, Director – ANT Wireless
  • Feature – ULP wireless security: No one-size-fits-all solution, by freelance writer Jack Shandle
  • ULP Product Selection Guide – nRF8002 added to this at-a-glance guide to Nordic’s complete product range
  • Medical Case Study – Blood pressure monitoring hits the mass market
  • Battery Technology – Part 2 in a series looking at how high pulse drain impacts coin cell capacity
  • Comment – How ANT+ helps gyms become health and fitness hubs
  • Interview – Keen debate about the future of ULP wireless at a recent CES round table
  • In the Press: Wireless heart monitoring cuts healthcare costs, by Jay Tyzzer (Design News)
  • In the Press: Bluetooth low energy hits the wireless market, by Kjartan Furset (Electronic Design Europe)
  • Product Highlights: nRF8001 & nRF24LU1+
  • People & Places behind Nordic Semiconductor: Salas Lau (Field Application Engineer, Hong Kong, China)