Embedded Wireless Solutions of Laird announced today the release of the Laird Bluetooth Selection Tool. This simple and easy to use online tool is an excellent resource for engineers to quickly narrow down Laird’s extensive Bluetooth offerings and choose the optimal Bluetooth module solution for their specific project requirements.
2013 brought an overhaul [...]
Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of customized performance-critical components and systems for advanced electronics and wireless products, announced its involvement in three tradeshows this November. Laird will be participating in:
By: Stephanie Lubrano, Marketing Communications Specialist
Laird recently announced its first Bluetooth v4.0 Dual Mode USB HCI Modules.
Bluetooth v4.0 specification includes Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) support in addition to Classic Bluetooth (pre v4.0) Laird’s BL600 Series modules, which made their debut in April of this year, offer a simple way [...]
By: Jordan Manser, Marketing Intern
Since its arrival in 1998, Bluetooth has evolved into one of today’s most influential short range wireless technologies. ABI Research, a technology market intelligence company, recently released a report titled Bluetooth’s Role in the Internet of Everything. The report discusses how the growth of Bluetooth and its expansion [...]
An article written by Laird Technologies was recently featured as a guest blog post on Medical Design. Titled, Wi-Fi mobility in hospitals, the article highlights the importance of ensuring persistent network connections for mobile medical devices in hospitals.
The article identifies the challenges associated with mobility and discusses the need for [...]
Google recently announced upcoming Android support for Bluetooth Smart Ready and Bluetooth Smart devices. According to the press release, the native Android support for Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology will enable developers to easily connect their devices and applications within the massive Android ecosystem. “Developers will be able to use the new [...]
Some are suggesting that, with some “standards” for testing and certification, TV white space can enjoy the same type of success as Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi®. Standards and standards bodies certainly have played a role in the success of Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, but adoption of the technologies by major players in certain markets was equally or [...]
A new white paper from Laird Technologies® explores key factors that affect radio frequency (RF) range, which is the distance at which a reliable connection can be maintained. After explaining how an RF signal degrades over a distance, the paper discusses these range-affecting factors:
Frequency Obstacles such as walls, trees, and hills Water in the [...]
Welch Allyn®, one of the top medical device makers (MDMs) in the U.S., recently announced a 10 percent reduction in its workforce and blamed a 2.3 percent medical device tax set for the beginning of 2013. The tax, which will be enforced on all sales of medical devices, is one way in which the Obama [...]
The Connectivity Products Business Unit (CPBU) of Laird Technologies® recently helped two customers achieve Cisco® Compatible Extensions (CCX) for new devices. Datalogic® earned CCX V4 certification for the SKORPIO X3 Rugged Mobile Computer and Intermec® earned CCX V4 certification for the CV61 Fixed Vehicle Mount Computer. For details, visit the Datalogic SKORPIO X3 page in [...]
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