Bluetooth LE beacons pinpoint a single car amongst thousands

By Alf Helge Omre May 27, 2020

Kia Israel was sure there was a better way than the traditional manual system of vehicle tracking. They found it in ViLOG, a product from Israeli software services firm, Sogo Services.

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Topics: beacons, Bluetooth Low Energy, vehicle tracking

Why has Nordic Semiconductor joined the ZBOSS Open Initiative?

By Pär Håkansson May 20, 2020

Nordic Semiconductor joins the ZBOSS Open Initiative. How does that benefit our customers?

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Topics: zigbee

Bluetooth mesh in lighting: What comes next?

By Alf Helge Omre May 13, 2020

Mesh networking with Bluetooth has a bright future. By taking advantage of existing lighting systems you open the door to huge added value possibilities, both for your business and its customers.

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Topics: mesh

The rise of next-gen smart meters

By Lorenzo Amicucci May 6, 2020

According to analyst Navigant Research, we will see smart meters installed in six-out-of-ten homes worldwide by 2028. The driving forces behind that growth may be somewhat surprising.

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Topics: cellular IoT, smart metering

How to Track Your Missing Assets

By Alf Helge Omre April 29, 2020

Every year billions of dollars of assets go missing. They are sometimes lost, frequently stolen, often just completely forgotten about because a company’s asset tracking systems are based on outmoded paper-based systems prone to human error.

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Eliminating Unplanned Downtime with Wireless Solutions

By Alf Helge Omre April 22, 2020

According to research by analyst Aberdeen, the average cost of unplanned equipment downtime is $260,000 per hour. With the average outage lasting four hours and costing in excess of a million dollars, it is little wonder nearly three of every four organizations consider zero unplanned downtime their top priority.

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Topics: predictive maintenance

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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Technology takes the fight to coronavirus

By Thomas Søderholm April 15, 2020

Medical professionals, scientists, and engineers alike are pooling their skills and using AI and the IoT to fight this global threat in a way that’s never been done before. And in a way that will leave us much better equipped to fight future pandemics.

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Topics: medical

Machine learning drives gesture control for resource-limited devices

By Petter Myhre April 1, 2020

As a cornerstone of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning enables smart systems to perform increasingly complex cognitive tasks without requiring explicit instructions. One interesting application of modern machine learning is for high-accuracy gesture detection for portable devices.

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Topics: Machine learning, AI

Certifying a Cellular IoT Device

By Joakim Tønnesen March 25, 2020

With global, regulatory, and carrier certifications, prototyping and designing with nRF9160 SiP shortens time to market as you can reuse the certifications in your final product. If you’re handling certification processes yourself, you may value the guidelines included here.

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Topics: NB-IoT, cellular IoT, thingy:91

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