Bjørn Kvaale

Bjørn has a Master of Science degree in Engineering Cybernetics & Robotics from the Norwegian University of Science & Technology. For two years he has been working in the technical support group at Nordic, focusing on Bluetooth mesh and nRF91/nRF Connect SDK. In addition to assisting customers, he enjoys giving technical presentations and helping out at customer trainings. Bjørn is currently working with the product marketing team.
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Digital education initiative empowers disadvantaged students in Nigeria

By Bjørn Kvaale October 20, 2021

Digital literacy is an essential cog in the wheel of ongoing innovation. And as the digital landscape grows and changes, the importance of providing high-quality technical education coupled with inspiration for young people is becoming increasingly evident.

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Topics: microbit, education

Plug-and-play development kits make cellular IoT accessible to everyone

By Bjørn Kvaale September 29, 2021

Cellular IoT products can be extremely challenging to design. Still, the nRF9160's high level of integration allows customers of all technical levels to focus on their application software, knowing that everything else is handled.

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Topics: Embedded development, cellular IoT

Tiny machine learning now more accessible for developers

By Bjørn Kvaale September 1, 2021

The collaboration between Nordic Semiconductor and Edge Impulse provides resource-optimized IoT devices with more accessible machine learning at the edge.

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Topics: Machine learning, edge computing

How cellular IoT is transforming the dated water cooler

By Bjørn Kvaale April 16, 2021

Traditional water coolers using large plastic water containers are found everywhere, from offices to dentists to hairdressing salons. But they’re notoriously prone to relying on fixed vehicle delivery schedules that don’t match actual customer demand leading to routine over– and under-stocking.

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Topics: cellular IoT

New micro:bit V2 offers much more to tomorrow’s innovators

By Bjørn Kvaale January 20, 2021

As children grow up in an increasingly connected world, it’s essential they understand not only the potential but also the inherent risks of emerging connected technologies. By getting hands-on with wireless educational devices like the Nordic-powered next generation ‘micro:bit V2’, the innovators of tomorrow can learn those lessons today.

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Topics: microbit, nRF52833

The new nRF Connect SDK, for short-range and cellular IoT applications

By Bjørn Kvaale April 17, 2020

Introducing the nRF Connect SDK for short-range and cellular IoT applications The nRF Connect SDK is a Software Development Kit (SDK) for rapidly developing applications based around the open-source Zephyr Real-Time Operating System (RTOS). It contains the features and protocols necessary to develop both short-range and long-range applications for the nRF5340 SoC and the nRF9160 SiP.

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Bluetooth Mesh: A Glossary for Developers

By Bjørn Kvaale December 11, 2019

While Bluetooth mesh is related to Bluetooth, it does include some major differences that are reflected in the terminology. Here’s our guide to the must-know terms.

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Topics: bluetooth

Simplify Cellular IoT Prototyping With Nordic Thingy:91

By Bjørn Kvaale September 4, 2019

The new Nordic Thingy:91 is a rapid prototyping platform for cellular IoT that works out-of-the-box. The included GPS accurately measures real time position, making it a great PoC for asset tracking applications.

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Topics: cellular, cellular IoT, thingy:91

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