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Connected Lighting Q&A

Alex Koepsel, one of our product marketing engineers, sat down recently to address some of the pressing questions facing the connected lighting market, including some of the design challenges facing developers. Connected Lighting_Teaser.jpg 

Tying the IoT Together: Wireless Protocols

As you know, the number of devices for the connected home is growing faster than you can say “Alexa.”  And as this world expands, it’s important to understand the way in which all of these devices communicate with each other.Protocol Highlight.png

Make it Small, Make it Fast, Make it First: Introducing the World’s Smallest Bluetooth SiP Module

Today we introduced the industry's smallest Bluetooth low energy system-in-package (SiP) module, measuring in at just 6.5 mm x 6.5 mm with a built-in chip antenna. The next small thing is here, with all-in-one Bluetooth connectivity.

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Inboard Technology Uses Connectivity to Bring Style and Speed to Personal Transportation

inboard-square.jpgCheck out this IoT skateboard that has the potential change the way people look at transportation. 

Sense is Everything: Enter to Win our Latest Thunderboard Inspiration Kit

Last month we released Thunderboard Sense, the latest addition to our Thunderboard family that brings sophisticated sensor technology to Bluetooth, ZigBee, Thread, and proprietary wireless applications. Now we’re giving you the chance to get your hands on one for nothing.Sense Highlight.png

IoT Hero Chronicled Breaks Into Another Dimension of User Experience

chronicled-Square.jpgWe recently enjoyed the chance to chat with Chronicled CEO and co-founder Ryan Orr about his company’s mission to give products a unique, interoperable identity within the IoT realm. 

Trick Out Your Minecraft with the BGM111

Embedded expert James Langbridge describes how he used the Blue Gecko BGM111 Bluetooth Smart Module to enhance his Minecraft adventures. 


Techmor Takes F1 and NASCAR Racing to the Next Level with IoT

Banner_Square.jpgSee how IoT Hero Todd Mory has turned his childhood passion into a fruitful career in high-performance vehicle design.

Kicking the Tires on Thunderboard React with Techmor and Joe Gibbs Racing

Today we announced the Thunderboard React developer kit, which removes some of the complexity that comes with IoT design. And last week we had the opportunity to visit with our customer, Techmor Inc., for an up-close look at how real-time sensing is being used in high-performance designs. Thunderboard React Carkit Highlight.jpg

A Short History of the Bluetooth BLE standard, BLE Beacons, and GATT

We've been talkig a lot about beacons lately, and in this blog we take a look back on the history of the standard and help clarify some of their subtleties.Bluetooth History.png

How to Determine Bluetooth BLE Beacon Proximity

As part of our beaconing series, we're taking a look at some of the design challenges that come with determining proximity. Highlight.png

IoT Hero Develops Smart Toothbrush to Improve Dental Health and Lower Insurance Premiums

Beam FeatureLearn how IoT Heros at Beam developed a smart toothbrush that is transforming the dental insurance industry while also improve health. 

IoT Hero Fitcare Leads Chinese Fitness Market with High-Precision “Heart Rate Watch”

Fitcare_Yin Shaoxiang.pngLearn how this IoT Hero is taking wearable development to the next in China level using our MCUs, heartrate monitor, and UV sensors.  

Are Bluetooth BLE Beacons Secure and Private? Sort of. You Should Read This Post

Based on recent media coverage, beacons may be developing a reputation for being overly invasive. But what's the reality? In this blog we explore the security of Bluetooth BLE beacons. Highlight.png

IoT Hero Broodminder Hits Funding Milestone

Congratulations to Rich Morris and his Broodminder wireless beehive scale for successfully completing its funding goals. The Broodminder is an IoT device designed to help protect bee populations during harsh winters. Broodminder.jpg