Shouting and listening: Extending Bluetooth LE range

By Pål Kastnes August 17, 2022

Increasing the range of a wireless product is an advantage for virtually every application. Consider, say, a large warehouse with a Bluetooth mesh network to track the location of valuable items. If each device in the network can communicate over longer distances, fewer devices are needed to cover the warehouse volume.

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Topics: Bluetooth Low Energy, Bluetooth mesh, Range extension

Connected construction sites enhance productivity

By Alf Helge Omre February 10, 2021

Low power wireless tech-based solutions can help instigate a productivity boost in the construction sector. Companies could take advantage of real-time field reporting by connecting and tracking materials, equipment, and, most importantly, workers at the construction site.

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Topics: cellular IoT, Bluetooth Low Energy, asset tracking, Bluetooth mesh

Are There Too Many Wireless Standards?

By Get Connected Blog December 9, 2020

From ANT to Zigbee, short-range wireless standards are everywhere these days. But looking at the history of technological innovation, we can say that consolidation is inevitable.

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Topics: cellular IoT, thread, zigbee, Bluetooth Low Energy, Bluetooth mesh

How SMEs Can Get Started With Industrial IoT

By Get Connected Blog October 28, 2020

Small manufacturers play a critical role in keeping the world’s supply chain moving, yet adoption of Industrial IoT solutions by the group is lagging. What can be done?

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Topics: cellular IoT, Bluetooth Low Energy, Bluetooth mesh

Bluetooth Mesh for Industrial IoT

By Torbjørn Øvrebekk September 9, 2020

Bluetooth Mesh lays a framework for large-scale industrial deployments using technology that is already secure, reliable, and supported by all smartphones.

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Topics: Bluetooth Low Energy, Bluetooth mesh

Mesh networks explained

By Torbjørn Øvrebekk August 12, 2020

Dig below the hype and you’ll discover there are real benefits to mesh networking.

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Topics: Bluetooth Low Energy, Bluetooth mesh

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: Bluetooth Low Energy, Bluetooth mesh

Building a mesh network

By Eirik Midttun March 12, 2020

Utilizing low power options, wireless mesh networking opens up for added value in industrial and commercial environments.

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Topics: Bluetooth Low Energy, Bluetooth mesh

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 Low Energy, Bluetooth mesh

Meet the nRF5340, Nordic’s New Dual-Core Flagship SoC

By Petter Myhre November 20, 2019

The latest dual-core SoC from Nordic Semiconductor supports Bluetooth 5.1, Bluetooth mesh, NFC, Thread & Zigbee. Let’s take a closer look.

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Topics: thread, zigbee, Bluetooth Low Energy, Bluetooth mesh

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