ULP Wireless Quarter

ULP Wireless Q - Spring 2017

ULP Wireless Q - Spring 2017


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Dear Subscriber,
The latest 24-page digital edition of Nordic Semiconductor's quarterly technology magazine - ULP Wireless Quarter (Q) - is now available. ULP Wireless Q is intended to keep readers up-to-date on what's happening with Bluetooth low energy, ANT+, RF proprietary wireless technology, and Nordic low power cellular IoT.

Table of contents:

  • Opinion – Bluetooth 5 meets unique smart home challenges, by Svein-Egil Nielsen, Nordic Semiconductor’s CTO
  • News – Nordic launches secure Thread SDK for smart home applications
  • News – Sensor beacon reports real-time temperature and humidity data
  • News – Programmable sensor platform introduces children to wireless technology
  • News – Mesh network enables long-range communication between devices
  • ULP Wireless Trends – Microsoft unveils wireless interaction tool for fast and intuitive PC navigation
  • News Extra – Nordic launches world’s first Bluetooth 5 SoC

  • Analysis – Japan’s SoftBank Group promises ‘a trillion IoT chips over next 20 years’
  • Comment – Open cellular standards will drive ‘massive IoT’ uptake, by Peder Rand
  • ULP Product Selection Guide – Latest 'at-a-glance' summary of Nordic's entire Bluetooth low energy, ANT+, IEEE 802.15.4, and RF proprietary wireless technology
  • Business Perspective – Smart parking for smart cities, by Sally Ward-Foxton
  • Technical Briefing – A brief guide to Bluetooth 5, by John Leonard
  • Technical Briefing – Sony and Nordic collaboration yields new power design tool
  • Technical Briefing – Benchmark reveals efficiency of Bluetooth low energy ‘end nodes’
  • Business Briefing – What’s in a name? Be it Classic Bluetooth, Bluetooth v4.0 or Bluetooth low energy, Bluetooth’s various guises aren’t always obvious from the name
  • Case Study – Programmable sensor platform future-proofs students
  • Nordic Inside – Mi-Pulse Smart Bra
  • People & Places – Magnus Pedersen : Nordic’s new Director of Sales for Europe loves the thrill of the hunt