ULP Wireless Quarter

ULP Wireless Q - Winter 2011

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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 wireless technology at Nordic Semiconductor.


  • A reference design that provides a fast route to a smart RF remote
  • How 2.4GHz technology could cut global fleet tracking costs compared to GPS
  • How a security flaw in RF car key fobs is leaving vehicle owners exposed to thieves
  • A Bluetooth low energy blood pressure monitor that could make low cost remote monitoring a commercial reality
  • Comment: ANT+ goes beyond the start network, by Rod Morris, Director – ANT Wireless
  • A glimpse of the future for ULP wireless from Nordic’s recent Global Editor Event in San Diego, U.S.
  • Comment: Bluetooth v4.0’s smart start, by Svein-Egil Nielsen, a Nordic Director and Bluetooth SIG Board Member
  • An at-a-glance Selection Guide to Nordic’s complete product range
  • ANT Focus: How rugged Sony Ericsson Xperia active mobiles double as wireless hubs for active lives
  • Technical Briefing: How high pulse drains clobber coin cell capacity
  • A short history of spread spectrum: What do the Hollywood actress, pianist, German, and inventor all have in common?
  • In the Press: ULP wireless: A perfect match for sports & fitness, by Thomas Søderholm (Incisor).
  • In the Press: Proximity Profile ushers in new wireless era, by Jack Shandle (EDN Asia)
  • Product Highlights: nRFready Microphone reference design & nRF24LE1 2.4GHz SoC
  • People & Faces behind Nordic Semiconductor: Thomas Kristensen Holmberg (Regional Sales Manager, Europe)
    and Maria Cecilia Solis (Planning Manager, Philippines).