Rutronik Releases Bluetooth Study

Engineers at Rutronik, a leading global broad-line stocking distributor of a comprehensive range of electronic components, semiconductors, and products and technology solutions for IoT and embedded systems, have conducted a new study on the latest generation of Bluetooth Low Energy through a series of extensive real-world tests. Aimed at determining the communication range, data throughput,…

Arrow, Amp’ed Sign Distribution Deal

Amp’ed RF Wireless Technology, an international provider of advanced IoT wireless modules announces a strategic distribution agreement with Arrow Electronics to bring Wi-Fi/ Bluetooth and Combo IoT integrated circuits (IC) and modules to the automotive, consumer electronics, wearable, audio, health, toy and defense industries. Arrow’s network of value added resellers will allow easier and wider…

Mouser Offers Adafruit Feather nRF52 Bluefruit

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the New Product Introduction (NPI) leader that empowers innovation, is now stocking the Feather nRF52 Bluefruit from Adafruit. The Feather nRF52 Bluefruit, part of Adafruit’s Feather line of standalone and stackable development boards, is a complete Arduino-compatible, Bluetooth® low energy development board with built-in USB and battery charging. Using the powerful onboard Nordic system-on-chip (SoC), engineers and makers…

Mouser Ships NXP QN902x SoCs, Dev Kit

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking QN902x ultra-low-power Bluetooth® systems-on-chips (SoCs) and the QN9020 Bluetooth development kit from NXP Semiconductors. QN902x SoCs are highly integrated ultra-low-power, high-performance Bluetooth v4.0 Low Energy (BLE) solutions for Bluetooth Smart applications such as sports and fitness wearables, human interface devices, and app-enabled smart accessories. NXP QN902x SoCs, available from Mouser Electronics, integrate a high-performance 2.4GHz radio frequency (RF) transceiver…

Rutronik Adds Panasonic Bluetooth Module for IoT

The new PAN1760 Series Bluetooth Smart module v4.1 with integrated antenna and embedded GATT profile is a cost-effective, low-power, true system-on-chip (SoC) solution. This nanopower module for the Internet of Things, launched by Panasonic Automotive & Industrial Systems, is available at distributor Rutronik. The PAN1760 module is suitable for low energy Bluetooth applications such as…

Mouser Offers Arduino 101 from Intel

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now shipping the highly anticipated Arduino 101 from Intel and Arduino. The Arduino 101 is the first widely available learning and development board based on the Intel® Curie™ module, delivering Intel performance with the simplicity of Arduino for entry-level makers and education environments. Additionally, with native Bluetooth® and sensor capabilities, the Arduino 101 is suited for prototyping wearable, Internet of…

Battle of the IoT Standards

If you are involved in the electronic products industry, you are probably swept up into the hype and the promise of the Internet of Things – this includes the Smart Home, wearable, the Industrial Internet of Things- basically any kind of device that can be connected to the internet. That is a great opportunity. But is it going to happen or is the looming standards battle going to put a big hold on all of that?