Easily learn how to leverage central mode Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) with Laird’s new BL620 module to make connections to any peripheral device. Laird’s BL620 module uses the same module hardware as the BL600 but has a new firmware load supporting Central mode connectivity. The BL620 makes it easy to add single-mode Bluetooth Low Energy, also known [...]
By Steve deRosier, Systems Engineer III
Let’s get this out of the way first: Laird Embedded Wireless Solutions’ Linux Wireless Bridge modules (WB40 and WB45) are in no way affected by the new Shellshock issue. The WB uses Ash (not Bash) as its shell and we’ve tested it to be sure it doesn’t have the [...]
Recently, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) updated two GHz band standards mandatory for market access in Europe. Laird’s MSD30AG/SSD30AG, 40NBT Series, WB45NBT, and MSD45N/SSD45N have all been successfully tested to the new standard, version 1.8.1 of EN 300 328. In addition, Laird is pleased to announce that the BTM400 series of Bluetooth modules is [...]
A guest blog post written by Chris Downey, Product Manager of the Embedded Wireless Solutions unit of Laird, was recently featured by the Wi-Fi Alliance. Titled, “Mobility Via Wi-Fi: Transforming Healthcare for All”, the blog post discusses the importance of mobility in healthcare facilities and highlights the benefits of implementing wireless networks and mobile medical [...]
An article written by Laird’s Jennifer Gibbs was recently featured in EECatalog. Titled, “Increasing Wireless Security with Bluetooth Low Energy”, the article goes into technical detail on the security and privacy capabilities of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE).
The article serves as a technical guide to security and privacy for BLE. Highlighting the wireless technology’s security [...]
A vision for a fully integrated hospital
The Connected Hospital is a vision of a fully integrated hospital where wireless technology allows care givers and patients to roam throughout the hospital while providing accurate and timely monitoring.
The Connected Hospital collects the data in a way that:
improves efficiency reduces administration time [...]
In April, ETSI announced new mandatory spectrum sharing requirements for the 2.4 GHz band which will take effect January 2015. Laird’s MSD30AG/SSD30AG, 40NBT Series, WB45NBT, and MSD45N/SSD45N, have all been successfully tested to the new standard. The following is the status on the 10, 20, and 15 series radios:
Laird 10- and 20- Series EN [...]
Today, Laird released the 45 Series Enterprise-Grade Wi-Fi modules and BT830 Series Bluetooth v4.0 HCI UART modules. Together the 45 Series Wi-Fi modules and BT830 BLE provide seamless integration of Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity for enterprise and industrial applications, saving design engineers time while delivering secure and reliable connectivity. Key application areas for both [...]
In May BASIC, a revolutionary programming language, celebrated its 50th birthday. Developed in the early and complex days of computer programming, BASIC was the first programming language that allowed people to easily write and execute their own programs. Created by Dartmouth College professors, Thomas Kurtz and Jonny Kemeny, BASIC (Beginner’s All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code) was [...]
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