Privacy and Security are critical issues and should always be top concerns in wireless designs. Bluetooth protocols, version 4.0 and newer, include a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) connectivity option for OEMs seeking secure and private connections. BLE makes it possible to add wireless short-range capabilities to devices. Adding these capabilities enables smaller form factors, better […]
Last week, the FCC and FDA teamed up to host a joint workshop called “Promoting Medical Technology Innovation – The Role of Wireless Test Beds”. The workshop discussed key topics such as the role of wireless medical test beds, innovation and safe coexistence of wireless medical technologies, the future of healthcare and medical device […]
As the number of wireless medical devices continues to increase, so does the need to understand how those devices operate in healthcare facilities and for collaboration among industry leaders. From lead lined walls to metal objects to interference from other devices, hospitals are harsh environments that present many challenges to reliable Wi-Fi connectivity. The […]
A few months ago, Marriott International made headlines when they blocked consumers’ Wi-Fi networks at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center in Nashville. Following a complaint from an individual who had attended a function at the convention space, the FCC discovered that Marriott employees had used “containment features of a Wi-Fi monitoring system” […]
By Jordan Manser, Technical Writer
Over the last few years, the Internet of Things (IoT) has grown from a mere concept of the future to a globally recognized trend where the possibilities for innovation are limitless and the potential for revenue is particularly enticing. Today there are a total of 1.9 Billion IoT devices deployed […]
The new Laird whitepaper, “The Unique Wireless Medical Device Requirement for Healthcare“, covers everything you need to know on designing wireless technology into your medical device.
Understanding the unique requirements to ensure success of WLAN deployed solutions in medical devices is an important factor. Otherwise, costs in areas such as performance, potential regulatory […]
This week Laird’s BT900-US was featured as one of Electronic Design‘s products of the week. Click here to see the feature.
Learn how to stay protected and connected with Laird at Mobile World Congress 2015. Discover valuable advice for you and your systems during a power hour featuring Nigel Major, Laird’s Chief Strategy & Technology Officer.
The technology industry has experienced various revolutions and now is the time to learn the details with […]
A new white paper, “The Unique Wireless Medical Device Requirement for Healthcare”, written by David Hoglund of Integra Systems, will be available next Tuesday, March 10 at www.lairdtech.com/solutions/white-papers. Visit this page to sign up today to be one of the first to access the white paper!
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Laird presents a new infographic, Understanding the Enterprise Internet of Things, defining the IoT phenomenon and comparing it to the Enterprise Internet of Things, or EIoT. There are several unique requirements for the enterprise environment in IoT which include security and authentication, interoperability, and scalability. But to understand the Enterprise Internet of Things, […]
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