Remote ID promotes drone flight safety and compliance

By Alf Helge Omre March 23, 2022

Beyond leisure, drones offer enormous potential for developing a wide array of innovative applications that benefit society.

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Topics: cellular IoT, Bluetooth Low Energy, asset tracking

Cellular IoT predictions for 2022

By Kristian Sæther March 16, 2022

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This year, there is an outlook for significant advances in cellular IoT, with a host of new designs coming to market.

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Topics: cellular IoT

Coders get creative for cellular IoT design contest

By Bjørn Kvaale February 16, 2022

Nordic Semiconductor is looking for standout talents and ideas in a contest to find new solutions for smart homes and cities. A $3,000 prize pool is waiting for the best and the brightest coders in the Make it Smart with Nordic Thingy:91 design contest. Get going, as the deadline for final submissions is April 13, 2022

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Topics: cellular IoT

Why are location services so crucial for asset tracking?

By Ville-Veikko Helppi February 2, 2022

Logistics companies can manage their supply chains and respond to issues more efficiently when they have a clear and continuous view of the location of assets carried by containers and pallets. Asset tracking enables them to have this. And it goes beyond mere logistics.

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Topics: cellular IoT, asset tracking

How to trade-off location accuracy against battery life in cellular IoT asset trackers

By Ville-Veikko Helppi January 19, 2022

A global supply chain that was already under some strain has been placed under far greater pressure by the pandemic as locked-down consumers turned to online shopping in their hundreds of millions.

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Topics: cellular IoT, asset tracking

Wireless technology helps boost pet health

By Thomas Søderholm December 15, 2021

While wireless health monitoring and location tracking technology for pets remains a comparative niche area for now, this emerging market is set to forge ahead in leaps and bounds.

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Topics: cellular IoT, Bluetooth Low Energy

What is DECT-2020 New Radio (NR), and how big a deal is it?

By Kristian Sæther December 8, 2021

As Nordic recently announced: A non-cellular, license-exempt radio standard – DECT-2020 NR – is now part of the 5G standards set by the ITU (International Telecommunication Union). How is that even possible? There are many other established non-cellular, license-except 'proprietary' wireless standards, so why didn't they become part of the 5G standards well ahead of DECT-2020 NR?

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Topics: cellular IoT

Towards a battery-free IoT-world

By Martin Lesund November 17, 2021

Energy harvesting will reduce the constant battery replacements in IoT sensors, benefitting maintenance engineers and future generations alike.

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Topics: cellular IoT, Sustainability

Consumer appetite for sophisticated wearables demands wireless tech to match

By Thomas Søderholm November 10, 2021

Consumer demand for wearables is increasing, but after purchase, engagement is declining – why?

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Topics: cellular IoT, Bluetooth Low Energy

LPWANs bridge the IoT divide

By Kristian Sæther November 3, 2021

LPWANs underpin the IoT by offering efficient networks able to service a high connection density over a large area.

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Topics: NB-IoT, cellular IoT, LTE-M

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