ULP Wireless Quarter

ULP Wireless Q - Summer 2016

ULP Wireless Q - Summer 2016


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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. This publication is intended to keep interested parties up-to-date on what's happening with Bluetooth low energy, ANT+, and Nordic RF proprietary wireless technology.

Table of contents:

  • Opinion – Internet of Things promises to democratize connectivity, by Geir Langeland
  • News – New Arduino base board offers native Bluetooth low energy
  • News – A million schoolchildren receive Nordic-powered BBC micro:bit
  • News – IoT platform enables end-to-end wireless monitoring and control
  • News – Bluetooth low energy gives model railroads a 21st century makeover
  • ULP Wireless Trends – School project sees BBC micro:bit carried to edge of space and back
  • News Extra – New Eddystone beacon format addresses security concerns
  • Comment – Nordic’s nRF52 Series powers new generation of RF modules, by Mitsuo Yamazaki
  • Technology Perspective – Building the BBC micro:bit, by Sally Ward-Foxton
  • ANT Wireless Update – A decade of collaboration, by Kat Kent
  • ULP Product Selection Guide – Latest 'at-a-glance' summary of Nordic's entire current RF proprietary, ANT+, and Bluetooth low energy wireless technology product range, reference designs, and development tools
  • Business Briefing – Arduino readies for the IoT
  • Business Briefing – Over the horizon: what next for the semiconductor industry?
  • Technology Briefing – Wireless charging technology awaits the first killer app, by Caroline Hayes
  • Nordic Inside – Tangram Factory Smart Rope
  • People & Places – Chris Hansen : Keen hiker joins Nordic to create new opportunities from IoT boom


SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT – A decade of ultra low power wireless

  • Building a billion-dollar IoT company – Bluetooth low energy is just the beginning
  • From Wibree to IoT – ten years of development in ULP wireless connectivity
  • 10-year time-line of ULP wireless milestones
  • ULP wireless pioneer’s past builds toward an IoT future