Privacy and security are critical in wireless designs and should always be top concerns. With the release of Bluetooth v4.2, which the Bluetooth SIG says is the ideal technology for the IoT, internet connectivity for a Bluetooth v4.2 device is much easier and more secure resulting in more and more wireless […]
Privacy and Security are critical issues and should always be top concerns in wireless designs. Bluetooth protocols, version 4.0 and newer, include a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) connectivity option for OEMs seeking secure and private connections. BLE makes it possible to add wireless short-range capabilities to devices. Adding these capabilities enables smaller form factors, better […]
A new white paper, “The Unique Wireless Medical Device Requirement for Healthcare”, written by David Hoglund of Integra Systems, will be available next Tuesday, March 10 at www.lairdtech.com/solutions/white-papers. Visit this page to sign up today to be one of the first to access the white paper!
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Laird presents a new infographic, Understanding the Enterprise Internet of Things, defining the IoT phenomenon and comparing it to the Enterprise Internet of Things, or EIoT. There are several unique requirements for the enterprise environment in IoT which include security and authentication, interoperability, and scalability. But to understand the Enterprise Internet of Things, […]
Laird recently released a white paper that discusses the basics of security and privacy for Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and Laird’s BL6x0 series and BT900. The white paper, titled BLE and Laird’s BL6x0 Series & BT900 Modules: A Guide to Security and Privacy, is an excellent resource for those looking to learn about the […]
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.
By Stephanie Lubrano, Marketing Communications Specialist
Laird’s article, Testing Wi-Fi Functionality in Medical Devices, written by Natalie Sheerer, was recently featured in AGL Small Cell Magazine. The article presents the key requirements for testing Wi-Fi in challenging hospital environments.
Applications on many medial devices require secure and persistent network connections. However, […]
By Steve deRosier, Systems Engineer III
By now, most people have heard about the Heartbleed Bug, a vulnerability in the OpenSSL encryption libraries. This particular security bug has had wide ranging implications for nearly any device or computer connected to the internet as well as the internet’s infrastructure itself. I’ve been asked many questions over […]
By: Jordan Manser, Marketing Intern
Recently, Laird announced the latest production firmware release for the BL600 Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) modules. The latest BL600 firmware, version 188.8.131.52, implements multiple features designed to enhance security, which is a critical issue in wireless communication. Typically, BLE uses Simple Secure Pairing when two […]
Top Four Healthcare IT Trends of 2014
2014 will be a year full of growth and change in the healthcare IT industry. More advanced technologies are expected to improve clinical workflow, allowing clinicians to provide the best care possible. Here are some of this year’s top healthcare IT trends […]
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