Microchip – RN487x Bluetooth Low Energy Module: The Easy to Use, Complete Yet Compact Bluetooth Solution

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  The RN487x modules, (based on Microchip’s IS187x Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE) ICs), is a Bluetooth 4.2 Low-Energy module designed for easy implementation into a broad range of applications. Supporting the latest Bluetooth standard, it delivers up to 2.5x throughput improvement and more secure connections vs. Bluetooth 4.1 based products. Developers can easily interface to […]

B+B SmartWorx – SmartStart: Carrier-Agile LTE Routers

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  SmartStart: Flexible, Cost-Effective LTE for M2M Applications SmartStart from B+B SmartWorx is an industrial-grade, Wi-Fi-capable LTE machine-to-machine (M2M) router that is not only cost-effective, but carrier-agile. The SmartStart LTE Cat.1 and Cat.4 cellular routers connect Ethernet, Wi-Fi, RS-232 and I/O devices to a cellular network. SmartStart addresses the growing flexibility needs of service providers […]

Cypress – High-Performance Murata Type 1CK Module Based on Cypress Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Technology

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    The Murata Type 1CK module LBEE5ZZ1CK is a very high performance certified module that includes 2.4GHz/5GHz WLAN and Bluetooth functionality for consumer grade applications. Based on Cypress CYW4339, the module provides IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth 4.1+EDR. No radio design is required with its embedded antenna. A connector based design enables fastest design and […]

NXP – CLRC663 plus: Push your NFC Design Further with NXP’s Next-Gen Multi-Protocol NFC Frontend

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  If you need the best NFC performance or the lowest power consumption, use this remarkably efficient yet highly flexible frontend to push your design further. It offers an extended temp range, pin-to-pin compatibility to CLRC663 family (MFRC630 SLRC610), and time-saving software tools. The CLRC663 plus is the perfect choice for NFC applications with high […]

Panasonic – PAN1326C Series Bluetooth® Classic and Bluetooth 4.2 Low Energy RF Module

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  Host Controlled Interface (HCI) Bluetooth RF Module Brings TI’s CC2564C To An Easy-To-Use Module Format! Panasonic’s New PAN1326C Series Host Controlled Interface (HCI) Bluetooth RF Module brings Texas Instrument’s seventh generation Bluetooth core integrated circuit, the CC2564C, to an easy-to-use Module format. The New PAN1326C is Bluetooth 4.2 compliant and offers best-in-class RF performance. […]

Cypress – Nebula IoT Reference Design Board

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The Nebula board is an IoT cloud ready board developed by Future Electronics which allows developers to quickly prototype and deploy their IoT ecosystems. Wireless connectivity is supported by the Murata 1DX module which houses the Cypress-based CYW4343W Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Classic (BR/EDR)/BLE chipset radio. The board contains STMicroelectronics’ STM32F429 MCU which is an ARM […]

STMicroelectronics : SPWF04Sx Wi-Fi Modules for Secure M2M and IoT Cloud Applications

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  The SPWF04SA and the SPWF04SC are ready-to-use Wi-Fi modules conceived for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The modules integrate a Cortex-M4-based STM32 microcontroller and a powerful Wi-Fi transceiver, compliant with IEEE 802.11 b/g/n standard for the 2.4 GHz band. The modules are cloud compatible thanks to the complete protocol package, which includes application and […]

Panasonic : PAN1761 Embedded Bluetooth® Low Energy and NFC Combination Single Mode RF Module

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  Create Highly Secure BLE Connections and Extend Battery Life Using NFC Introducing Panasonic’s Embedded Bluetooth Low Energy and NFC Combination RF Module, the PAN1761 Series! PAN1761 supports both Bluetooth Low Energy (LE) 4.1 and NFC – NFC Forum Type 3 compliant tag – based on leading edge Toshiba SOC. The unique configuration of the PAN1761 allows […]

NXP : PN5180, the Best Full NFC Frontend on the Market

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  The NXP PN5180 NFC frontend is equipped with unique features that improve performance, save energy, and maximize efficiency, enables best-in-class readers that conform to the requirements for EMVCo and NFC Forum specifications, for the broadest possible interoperability As a high performance, NFC Forum-compliant frontend IC for contactless communication at 13.56 MHz, the PN5180 utilizes an […]

Future Electronics : The Conversion of Street Lights into Intelligent Sensor Hubs: Why and How to Do It

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  By: David Shushan, Field Applications Engineer, Future Electronics and François Mirand, Future Lighting Solutions The controls embedded even in the more sophisticated street lights in operation today have a rather limited scope: they may be used for dimming, according to a schedule or in response to measurements of ambient light; to turn the light […]