Connecting different wearable devices to the Internet of Things using the low power Bluetooth 4.0 and 4.1 technologies requires different approaches.
Explore a variety of chips and modules from CSR, ARM, and Freescale that can be used to implement connectivity in smart lighting projects and designs.
CSRmesh technology for smart lighting applications in the home can provide a low power, mesh network supporting an almost unlimited number of devices.
The implementation of mesh networking has resulted in reduced power consumption, lowered cost, and a widely available wireless solution.
A look at several wireless sensor solutions along with supporting development/demo kits and architectural and protocol choices and their pros and cons.
For rapidly growing markets such as the Internet of Things (IoT), energy harvesting can significantly enhance battery life or even enable battery-free designs.
Discover how small, low power microcontrollers from TI and Nordic are able to support Bluetooth LE and can be used in the designs of wearable technologies.
This article discusses the designs and specifications of low-power wireless wearable devices and provides component solutions from TI and InvenSense.
Combining audio with data control leading to the creation of advanced systems along with development kits from suppliers including Microchip.
Advances in Bluetooth-based tagging technology from STMicro and TI opens a new application area that includes iBeacons and other new location-based services.
This article looks at how the Bluetooth 4.0 and 4.1 specifications boost power efficiency, ease the use of direct links, and add more networking capabilities.
Examining the choices available for generating and transceiving data for simple, wearable sensors to more complex applications.
A look at the newest and most comprehensive solutions for Bluetooth 4.0 making it easier and faster to get to market.
Bluetooth wireless interface is being used in a variety of products including waterproof speakers, toothbrushes, spoons, doorbells, door locks and more.
This article looks at how Bluetooth devices can be used in medical and consumer designs, as well as other options available for both ZigBee and Synkro-based networks.
This article explores embedded low power wireless solutions including those for WiFi, Bluetooth, Bluetooth LE, various ISM bands, and ZigBee.
Almost every system today is going wireless, and not just for connectivity to the Internet. Making systems wire-free for connectivity has almost become a mantra for companies.
Mention Bluetooth and the first thing that a non-engineer thinks of are the wireless earphones that seem to sprout from nearly every smartphone user's ears.
Developing connected wireless applications requires two main tasks. First your design must perform its designated function, and second it has to communicate with the host PC, laptop, tablet, or smartphone.
Market demand for greater mobility has resulted in the migration of traditional wired audio entertainment products to wireless.