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Firmware updates for smart technologies

Av Pär Håkansson February 1, 2017

In the fast-moving world of the Internet of Things, it’s more important than ever to make sure you can keep your products up to date quickly, securely and easily. Updating firmware remotely brings benefits to both companies and consumers.

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Topics: IoT

Snapchat Spectacles: Success through scarcity marketing

Av Get Connected Blog January 25, 2017

Launched just weeks ago, Snapchat spectacles have taken the world by storm, even though – and probably because – very few people have managed to get their hands on a pair yet.

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Topics: cool stuff, wearables

IoT predictions for 2017

Av Get Connected Blog January 20, 2017

To kick off the new year, we peek inside our office crystal ball and preview the IoT trends we expect to be talking about much more over the coming 12 months.

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Topics: IoT

The fun side of wireless technologies

Av Reidar Martin Svendsen January 4, 2017

Not every wireless gadget needs to have a practical purpose like tracking fitness or providing alerts. Some can improve our lives by simply causing a smile. Here’s our round-up of some of the coolest products to hit the market recently.

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The connected Christmas tree

Av Get Connected Blog December 21, 2016

The Internet of Things has come to our Christmas decorations. These Bluetooth-enabled lights cost more but allow an almost endless variety of colors and effects to be controlled from your smartphone. But is it really necessary?

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Topics: bluetooth

Emergency personnel tracking

Av John Leonard December 14, 2016

Firefighters, security guards and health workers routinely risk their lives whilst trying to protect people and their property from harm. It’s vital that risks are minimized as much as possible. Technological advances present new ways to help meet this need.

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Topics: wearables

What's next for wearables?

Av Get Connected Blog December 7, 2016

If you don’t yet own a wearable, you soon will if the latest industry research is anything to go by. Smart devices for the body are one of the fastest growing markets in tech, but what does the future hold?

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Topics: wearables

Hearables: The connected hearing aid

Av Pål Kastnes November 30, 2016

 

Hearing aids of the past limited the wearer’s access to many personal audio devices such as mobile phones and music players. Emerging solutions enable the hearing-impaired to fully utilize their smartphone and improve their listening experience all day long.

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Topics: hearables

Connect your wearable to enhance customer experience

Av Thomas Søderholm November 23, 2016

It can be hard to find new ways to differentiate your wearable technology, especially in established markets. Making a product smart by connecting to the Internet of Things can unlock a world of possibilities for both users and creators and for once, the benefits don’t end once the product leaves the factory.

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Topics: wearables

Improve battery life in Ultra Low Power wireless applications

Av Jon Gunnar Sponås November 16, 2016

Battery life is one of the most important considerations when designing wireless products. If it is too short, users will have to charge or change batteries often, leading to frustration and possibly less use of the product. But as well as making sure your battery has enough capacity, you need to make sure your product is using it effectively.

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Topics: battery, power consumption, wireless technologies

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This blog is for you who are new to the connected world of the Internet of Things (IoT) - whether you are a senior executive, in product development, or simply a curious soul.
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