Setting up a Wi-Fi network in a hospital can be difficult. However, when the right steps are taken IT managers can bypass a lot of headaches and ensure a more reliable and secure network for wireless medical devices. Check out part 4 of the Setting Up Wi-Fi in a Medical Center series, Security.
When setting up a Wi-Fi infrastructure in a medical facility such as a hospital, it is important for IT managers to follow certain processes to ensure a reliable and secure wireless network. In our previous posts in the Setting Up Wi-Fi in a Medical Center series, we covered steps one and two of […]
A new demo featuring Whisper Mode with Laird’s Bx600 Series is now available. The simple demo features a Laird specific implementation of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) called Whisper Mode which can be leveraged with any of Laird’s BL600 based solutions. The demo utilizes the BC600, which is a flexible low cost prototyping option ideal for […]
RF hardware design is complex and oftentimes a challenge for embedded designers. For instance, parasitic effects that are not typically a concern in low frequency applications can have a major impact on RF performance as you move into higher frequency ranges. Different wireless hardware designs require special certification requirements, and designing and testing wireless hardware […]
In healthcare environments it is incredibly important that wireless devices never lose connectivity. Setting up a reliable Wi-Fi network in healthcare facilities can be a challenge which is why it is necessary for IT managers to follow certain steps when setting up a Wi-Fi infrastructure. In a previous blog post we discussed step 1 of the process, […]
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Bluetooth v4.2 Lays Groundwork for IoT: BLE has become a key enabler for the Internet of Things (IoT) which is expected to connect 28 billion ‘things’ to the internet by 2020. The adoption of the Bluetooth 4.2 core specification delivers several performance […]
In just a few short years, Bluetooth, specifically Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), has become a near ubiquitous technology. Now present in nearly all mobile devices that connect wirelessly, BLE has become a key enabler in a number of markets. To make BLE development quicker and simpler, Laird created the smartBASIC programming language. smartBASIC is an […]
Recently, Laird acquired LS Research, a leader in wireless product design and development. Based in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, LSR offers embedded Radio Frequency (RF) products and services that simplify wireless and accelerate development for its customers. Its operations are split into three key areas:
RF design services to enable the Enterprise Internet of Things […]
The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) has updated two GHz band standards. Mandatory for market access in Europe, the updated standards will be enforced in November 2016.
ETSI EN 300 328 v1.9.1 ETSI EN 300 893 v1.8.1
Laird carries a full line of Bluetooth and Wi-Fi modules that are compliant with the current ETSI standard EN 300 328. […]
Throughout the past few years, we have learned how the idea of the Connected Hospital has rapidly transformed from a vision of the future into a reality. Hospitals are now focusing on providing the best quality of care to their patients while optimizing the workplace for doctors, nurses, and the overall healthcare industry. Looking forward, the next […]
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