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ULP Wireless Update - Comment, Analysis and Features


ULP Wireless Update

This page lists the Comment, Analysis and Feature items from Nordic Semiconductor's regular newsletter ULP Wireless Update. If you would like to receive the newsletter - which also includes new product information and application stories from Nordic Semiconductor plus news items from across the web - (via email in html format) please send an e-mail to



2017 - ISSUE #4

  • BLOG - The battle for the smart home has begun
    While Bluetooth wireless’ brand is healthier than ever, competition for the smart home sector is heating up as other wireless technologies vie for market-share.
  • FEATURE - Anatomy of a SoftDevice
    Nordic semiconductor’s RF protocol software stacks are an essential component of the company’s award-winning suite of wireless connectivity solutions.


2017 - ISSUE #3

  • COMMENT - 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.
  • FEATURE - A brief guide to Bluetooth 5
    The latest version of the popular wireless technology boosts throughput and range, and in turn its suitability for home automation applications. By John Leonard
  • FEATURE - The promise of wireless mesh
    Mesh networking is inherently complex, but supporting technologies such as ANT and the forthcoming Bluetooth mesh promise to simplify implementation. By Kat Kent


2017 - ISSUE #2

  • COMMENT - The promise of low power cellular IoT
    The latest LTE standard includes a specification for low power cellular technology which will accelerate development of the IoT. By Thomas Embla Bonnerud
  • COMMENT - Speak up for remote control
    Voice assistants are established in smartphones and speech-activated smart speakers are flooding the market, now the humble remote control is catching up.
  • FEATURE - Toys 2.0: Connectivity comes to the rescue
    Technology, widely predicted to spell the end of traditional toys, is actually leading to their resurgence.


2017 - ISSUE #1

  • BLOG - What’s next for wireless asset tracking
    Today, asset tracking is a dynamic market with a very wide variety of use cases, taking advantage of almost all available wireless technologies. By John Leonard



2016 - ISSUE #1-4

2015 - ISSUE #1-3

2014 - ISSUE #1-3

2013 - ISSUE #1-3


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