By James Kalbfleisch, Applications Engineer III
Due to new requirements for Electronic Health Records (EHR) generation and storage, hospitals and clinics are looking for more efficient and reliable methods to deliver that data to online record repositories. As a result, medical device manufacturers are being asked to incorporate wireless connectivity into their products.
The BT900 Series is a fully approved, programmable module that represents the culmination of a 2 year program of investment and development into the Classic Bluetooth and BLE module product lines. This innovative new series provides OEMs a fully configurable balance of RF performance, BT / BLE functionality and power consumption to rapidly […]
Accelerating Time to Market for Embedding Wireless Connectivity
We recently signed a distribution partnership with Future Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components, in order to expand global reach. Future Connectivity Solutions will promote and sell our extensive line of Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Bluetooth Low Energy and Proprietary wireless modules throughout North America, Europe and APAC.
This distribution agreement […]
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 […]
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 […]
Mobility in hospitals is a growing trend, resulting in an increased number of wireless medical devices in hospitals and contributes to the Connected Hospital. The Connected Hospital is a vision of a fully integrated hospital where wireless technology allows caregivers and patients to roam throughout the hospital […]
Embedded Wireless Solutions of Laird continues to make wireless development even easier with last week’s launch of the BT830 Series. The BT830 Series of UART HCI modules brings support for Classic Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) in a tiny footprint. The BT830 BLE modules provide seamless integration of Bluetooth for enterprise and industrial applications, […]
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 […]
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