Creating smart homes and building automation that are good for people and the environment

By Lorenzo Amicucci July 20, 2022

From a simple roof over our heads to a suitable place to work, travel, and shop, we spend so much of our lives indoors that creating the best possible environment is key to human wellbeing. Wireless technology can help.

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Topics: smart home, thread, Bluetooth Low Energy, Matter, Wi-Fi

Matter promises to fulfill the smart home vision

By Finn Boetius May 4, 2022

As the much-paraphrased quote goes: “It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.” Twentieth-century predictions for today’s smart home are a case in point. As recently as 1999, 'experts' predicted that by 2005 we would have articulated two-armed house cleaning robots that could tidy up the place as well as wield a vacuum cleaner. Fast forward to 2022, and the suggestion is as far-fetched as ever.

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Topics: smart home, Matter

Smarter cooking with connected appliances

By Vince Hagen April 13, 2022

The kitchen has long been the heart of the home and the lifeblood of the food and hospitality sector. Now, as wireless technology gives rise to the smart kitchen, amateur and professional chefs are eschewing traditional cooking methods for time-saving and quality-enhancing contemporary operations.

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Topics: smart home, Bluetooth Low Energy, Matter

Wireless occupancy detection technology aids productivity and sustainability

By Lorenzo Amicucci December 22, 2021

Real-time occupancy monitoring of the comings and goings inside a warehouse, conference room, or corridor yields valuable data. That data can be sent to the Cloud for deeper analysis and strategic decision-making on occupancy issues such as enhanced building security, personnel safety monitoring, and sustainable lighting and HVAC use.

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Topics: smart home, Bluetooth Low Energy

Wireless protocols working together for the smart home

By Krzysztof Loska September 22, 2021

Evidently, a single wireless protocol will not reign over a widely adopted smart home sector. By combining the powers of leading protocols, innovative OEMs and technology companies can develop wireless products and services that "just work."

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Topics: smart home, thread, Matter

Apple releases HomeKit with Thread networking protocol

By Krzysztof Loska March 3, 2021

The newest Apple's HomeKit Accessory Protocol specification opens strategic and marketing opportunities for Nordic customers. Nordic SW and HW support the extended HomeKit with both Thread and Bluetooth LE options.

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Topics: smart home, thread, Bluetooth Low Energy

Key collaboration fast-tracks smart home vision

By Pär Håkansson January 27, 2021

Promoted by the 150 companies forming the Zigbee Alliance, Project CHIP could play a pivotal role in invigorating the relatively young smart home sector.

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Topics: smart home, thread, zigbee, Bluetooth Low Energy

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: smart home, cellular IoT, Matter

Why We’re Excited For Connected Home Over IP

By Pär Håkansson January 29, 2020

 

The well-kept secret is out of the bag: Connected Home over IP (CHIP) promises interoperability for smart home devices. We take a look at what this means for Nordic customers and other embedded developers.

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Topics: smart home

How to Interface the Nordic Thingy:52 with Amazon Alexa

By Petter Myhre December 4, 2019

The Nordic Thingy:52 is designed to be as flexible as possible. With a few steps, it can even be controlled by the Amazon Alexa voice recognition system.

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Topics: smart home

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