Recognizing the growing need for IoT solution development and prototyping support, Avnet, a leading global technology distributor, recently introduced their latest IoT solution which features two modules from LSR, a Laird Business. The LSR Wireless Shield is a wireless connectivity expansion board equipped with two FCC certified Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) onboard […]
Earlier this week MSN published the article, “Medical Error Third Leading Cause of Death in US: Study“. The article highlights a study done by the medical journal BMJ. Accroding to the article, in 2013 at least 250,000 people died from preventable mistakes such as communication breakdowns, fragmented healthcare, diagnostic mistakes, and over-dosing. “That number […]
Next week LSR, a Laird business, is hosting a free webinar + Q&A titled Designing for Success: Practical Advice on Certification Testing when Designing with RF Modules. The webinar features Tom Smith, Director of EMC Compliance for LSR and will take place May 3, 2016 at 12pm EST. Register today to reserve your […]
Recently the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) quoted Laird’s Jay White, Product Manager of the Connectivity Solutions Business Unit, in an article regarding the FDA’s latest cybersecurity recommendations for medical device manufacturers. Titled, “Draft Cybersecurity Guidance Draws Mixed Reviews“, the article highlights the FDA’s recommendations on how manufacturers should manage […]
An article written by Mike Roberts, Director of Disruptive Innovation for LS Research (now a part of Laird) was recently featured in Issue 1 2016 of Product Development and Management Association’s (PDMA) Visions, a quarterly digital magazine. Titled, “IoT for the Rest of Us: Effective Design Strategies for Wirelessly Connected Devices”, the article maps out a […]
Today Laird launches the new 50 Series of Enterprise Wi-Fi® + Bluetooth® modules. This latest solution provides unmatched reliable connectivity and performance in challenging wireless settings like medical and industrial facilities.
With industry-leading software, extensive OS support, and a wide range of form factors, Laird’s 50 Series of modules is a flexible option […]
Today Laird announces the new RM1xx series of modules which innovatively combine Bluetooth® Smart technology with LoRaWAN
into one module for the first time. The RM1xx series offers a powerful, convenient solution designed for long-rage Enterprise Internet of Things (EIoT) deployments. The modules aggregate and transmit data from Bluetooth® Smart or BLE […]
By Jay White, Product Manager
Spring is upon us and it’s a perfect time to clean up your wireless network. With the increasing demand and sheer number of wireless devices on your network, it’s imperative to keep your wireless network optimized. Here are a few steps that can help you ensure an optimal wireless experience.
By Mark Duncombe, Field Applications Engineer III
Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons are becoming ever more popular since Apple introduced its iBeacon specification. But there is far more to BLE beacons than just Apple’s iBeacon. A beacon in general BLE terms is simply a device that broadcasts a BLE advert that can provide location context […]
Welcome to our final post in the Setting Up Wi-Fi in a Medical Center series. So far in this five part series we have covered steps 1-4 of how to successfully set up a secure and reliable Wi-Fi network in medical environments. Be sure to check out the previous posts which cover: Performing […]
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