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 […]
In the past weeks a few vulnerabilities have been published that apply to the code components used on Laird’s WB line of products. While these vulnerabilities do not pose a large threat to us, below is an explanation of the common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVE).
OpenSSH Roaming Vulnerabilities CVE-2016-0777 and CVE-2016-0778
Qualys announced two vulnerabilities […]
EE Web’s Wireless & RF Magazine recently published an interview with Bill Steinike, Vice President of Business Development for Laird’s Connectivity Solutions Business Unit. Titled, “Embedded Wireless Modules Inspire New IoT Innovations”, the interview touches on Bill’s successful career at LSR, recently acquired by Laird, and the growth of the company and wireless industry.
By Shewan Yitayew, Product Development Engineering Manager
The connected home is just one reality that the Internet of Things (IoT) brings to the table. Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) is one of the fastest growing technologies today. Since coming to the market just a few years ago, it has quickly found a place in nearly all […]
Setting up a Wi-Fi network in a hospital can be difficult. However, when the right steps are taken IT managers can bypass a lot of headaches and ensure a more reliable and secure network for wireless medical devices. Check out part 4 of the Setting Up Wi-Fi in a Medical Center series, Security.
When setting up a Wi-Fi infrastructure in a medical facility such as a hospital, it is important for IT managers to follow certain processes to ensure a reliable and secure wireless network. In our previous posts in the Setting Up Wi-Fi in a Medical Center series, we covered steps one and two of […]
A new demo featuring Whisper Mode with Laird’s Bx600 Series is now available. The simple demo features a Laird specific implementation of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) called Whisper Mode which can be leveraged with any of Laird’s BL600 based solutions. The demo utilizes the BC600, which is a flexible low cost prototyping option ideal for […]
RF hardware design is complex and oftentimes a challenge for embedded designers. For instance, parasitic effects that are not typically a concern in low frequency applications can have a major impact on RF performance as you move into higher frequency ranges. Different wireless hardware designs require special certification requirements, and designing and testing wireless hardware […]
In healthcare environments it is incredibly important that wireless devices never lose connectivity. Setting up a reliable Wi-Fi network in healthcare facilities can be a challenge which is why it is necessary for IT managers to follow certain steps when setting up a Wi-Fi infrastructure. In a previous blog post we discussed step 1 of the process, […]
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