Kristoffer Rist Skøien

Kristoffer is a Senior R&D Engineer at Nordic Semiconductor. His main responsibility is embedded firmware development in the Applications department. He holds a M.Sc. and Ph.D. in cybernetics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
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RTOS: Real-Time Operating Systems for Embedded Developers

By Kristoffer Rist Skøien June 23, 2021

Embedded developers are often accustomed to bare metal programming or have reservations towards using an RTOS. Here’s what they are, and why you should consider using one.

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Topics: rtos

Bluetooth 5 for Remote Controlled Toys

By Kristoffer Rist Skøien November 11, 2020

The range advantages of Bluetooth 5 open up new opportunities in the domain of remote-controlled vehicles, such as cars, boats, and drones.

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Topics: bluetooth5, Bluetooth Low Energy

Wireless IoT Architecture

By Kristoffer Rist Skøien July 22, 2020

Before evaluating the various connectivity options for your IoT project, it’s important to understand the functional architecture of IoT solutions.

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Topics: connectivity

Network Topologies in wireless solutions

By Kristoffer Rist Skøien July 1, 2020

Choosing the most appropriate network layout is vital to the efficient operation of any system. For wireless networks, this is highly relevant as it is tightly coupled to factors such as latency, power, speed and redundancy.

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Topics: network technologies

Exciting features in the new LE Audio Bluetooth standard

By Kristoffer Rist Skøien June 24, 2020

Many have noticed the announcement of LE Audio at the beginning of 2020. We summarize the main features, and, yes, there are reasons to get excited.

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Topics: Bluetooth Low Energy, LE Audio

Animal Tracking: Cellular IoT In The Field

By Kristoffer Rist Skøien October 30, 2019

The introduction of cellular IoT technology has helped transform animal tracking solutions from a nice-to-have to an efficient solution that will save farmers time and money.

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Topics: cellular IoT

Introducing the New Arduino Nano

By Kristoffer Rist Skøien September 18, 2019

Based on the powerful Nordic nRF52840 Bluetooth SoC, the Arduino Nano 33 BLE and BLE Sense are now available. Here’s what to expect, and what you can use them for.

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Topics: arduino

Tapping the Potential of Bug Reports from IoT Devices

By Kristoffer Rist Skøien April 3, 2019

When creating a connected product, issues such as upgrades, security and increased functionality often come to mind. How about product improvement through direct bug and usage reports?

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Topics: IoT

Feeding the World with Connected Crops

By Kristoffer Rist Skøien February 21, 2019

Growing enough food to feed the world’s exploding population is a rapidly accelerating challenge. Food production consumes considerable resources such as water and fertilizers. How can IoT play a part in the solution?

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Topics: IIoT

Smarter Farming with Connected Cattle

By Kristoffer Rist Skøien January 30, 2019

Industrialisation transformed farming. Could sensor technology and connectivity do the same all over again?

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Topics: connectivity

Get Connected Blog

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.

Our goal is to inform you, keep you updated and help you understand the opportunities and challenges of IoT for your industry.

If you are a developer, you may want to check out our blogs and developer guides in the DevZone


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