BLE is a leading technology in the growing Internet of Things (IoT). The latest specification, Bluetooth 5.0, was specifically designed with the IoT in mind, providing increased range, speed, and broadcast messaging capacity in addition to enhanced security features introduced in version 4.2 of the spec. As a result, BLE devices can now offer […]
A flaw in the WPA2 security protocol has recently been discovered. The bug, known as “KRACK” for Key Reinstallation Attack, exposes a weakness in WPA2 which is one of the most popular security protocols used to encrypt most modern Wi-Fi connections.
Laird is aware of the industry wide vulnerability impacting WPA2 security and we […]
Laird is pleased to introduce a new line of Bluetooth HCI modules for rapid enablement of Bluetooth technology into OEM devices. The new BT85x and BT860 Series of USB and UART HCI modules and adapter complement Laird’s original BT8x0 series of Dual-Mode Bluetooth v4.0 modules. These next-gen […]
Laird’s new Sterling 60 Series of Professional Wi-Fi and Bluetooth modules is now available. Powered by Marvell’s state-of-the-art 88W8997 chipset, Laird’s Sterling 60 modules achieve the best possible connectivity and performance in any RF environment. The 60 Series builds on the security and robustness inherited from Laird’s vast experience in wireless communications, meaning ultra-high data rates, […]
Navigating certifications and regulatory compliance can be a daunting task. Earlier this month EMC design experts from LSR, now a Laird business, hosted a live webinar and Q&A session on the benefits of using “pre-scans” to minimize the risk of failing FCC certification. Titled, “An Engineer’s Guide to Practical FCC […]
Today Laird announced the industry’s first flexible, adhesive-backed PIFA antenna specifically optimized for installation on metal surfaces. The mFlexPIFA™ can be placed directly on curved or straight metal objects and provides the best possible antenna gain and performance in a wide range of enclosures.
The mFlexPIFA joins Laird’s family of […]
The industrial sector is considered one of the most dynamic areas of the electronics industry, with a broad range of solutions for an equally broad range of applications. In this fiercely competitive industry, it is critical to bring solutions to market quickly, while also meeting the growing demands for quality and safety. Due to ever […]
A new video demonstration for Laird’s Sterling-LWB 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi and Bluetooth module is now available. The five-part demo features the Sterling-LWB module and walks viewers through the process of integrating it’s Wi-Fi and Bluetooth functionality with a Freescale i.MX 6UltraLite evaluation kit running Linux. In the video we establish a baseline by building and […]
Today Laird launched the new Sentrius™ RS1xx Series sensor platform that enables enterprise customers to deploy secure, stable wireless sensors in long-range Enterprise Internet of Things (EIoT) applications. The RS1xx is a battery powered, long-range integrated sensor platform that leverages LoRaWAN and Bluetooth low energy (BLE) connectivity for EIoT applications that […]
Choosing a Bluetooth low energy (BLE) module for a product design can be overwhelming, especially given the demand and sheer volume of design projects involving BLE for applications like IoT deployments and other wirelessly enabled products. The pace is fast and the competition is fierce, so decisions need to be made quickly. However, picking […]
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- Webinar Recap: The Evolution of Bluetooth 4.0 to 5.0
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- Laird Updates Popular Line of Bluetooth Modules with v4.2 Connectivity!
- Now Available: Laird’s Sterling 60 Modules Provide Unmatched Connectivity and Performance
- Webinar Recap: An Engineer’s Guide to Practical FCC Compliance Pre-Scans