Category: Nordic Semiconductor

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Nordic Semiconductor nRF52840 at Embedded World 2017

Posted by Charbax – March 20, 2017

Nordic Semiconductor is showing various demos showcasing their nRF52 series microcontrollers, showcasing the nRF52840 specifically, which supports all the new features introduced in Bluetooth 5.0, while also adding 802.15.4 and Thread support to the Nordic platform.

Nordic Semiconductor nRF52840 ARM Cortex-M4F for IoT

Posted by juliusaugustus – February 28, 2017

Nordic Semiconductor nRF52840 is the latest System on a chip for wireless from Nordic. The nRF52840 SoC is based on a ARM Cortex-M4F CPU with 1MB flash and 256kB RAM on chip. The embedded 2.4GHz transceiver supports Bluetooth low energy. There are kits with the nRF52840 available today. Nordic Semiconductor is a designer of SOCs for Wireless devices. The company specializes in ultra-low power performance wireless system on a chip. Nordic Seminconductor has put a great deal of work into Bluetooth low energy. Nordic components are often found in products such as wireless gamepad, mouse, keyboard, intelligent sports equipment, wireless medical, remote control, voice over IP, security, wearables, Internet of things devices and toys.

Micro:bit CTO and CEO interview

Posted by Charbax – February 10, 2017

Johnny Austin is the CTO of the micro:bit foundation, they have distributed about 1 million units for free to every school kid age 12 in the UK, who use them to learn programming. The retail price is £13 in the UK. Micro:bit Foundation has announced three new Founding partners to join the current six. The British Council, Amazon and Lancaster University will be joining the BBC, Nominet, ARM, IET, Microsoft and Samsung. Zach Shelby is the CEO and he talks about how they are working to make the micro:bit available worldwide to everyone who wants to use it. The micro:bit is now available in 32 countries, with resellers in eleven. The micro:bit Foundation with element 14, the distributor of the BBC micro:bit, announced resellers in six new countries. This means educational organisations, teachers, kids, parents and makers will now also be able to locally purchase the BBC micro:bit in Germany, France, Italy, Sweden, Netherlands and Finland.

$20 Red Bear BLE Nano development board uses ARM mbed and Device Cloud Connector

Posted by Charbax – May 31, 2016

At the ARM booth at Computex 2016, Shenzhen based Red Bear presents their $20 BLE Nano development board, the world's smallest Bluetooth Low Energy development board using a Nordic Semiconductor nRF51822 16Mhz ARM Cortex-M0 SoC with 32KB RAM, 256KB Flash that supports BLE Central and BLE Peripheral roles, supports voltage from 1.8V to 3.3V and that work's with their free Android or iOS app. ARM IoT Business Unit Marketing Engineer Neil Tan also shows his project to make a Strength Enhancing Exoskeleton developed with ARM mbed on an STM32F401 ARM Cortex-M4 based development board. Filmed in 4K using Sony AX53

Svein-Egil Nielsen, CTO of Nordic Semiconductor, enabling wearables, IoT, Bluetooth beacons and more

Posted by Charbax – March 1, 2016

Nordic Semiconductor provides ultra low power ARM processors, to enable Bluetooth Smart devices, they are in wearables, smartwatches, rings, pens, wireless chargers, bluetooth beacons, smart home IoT. Nordic Semiconductor partners with many module makers who take the Nordic Semiconductor chips to adapt it to every type of suitable market. They showcase their support of Apple HomeKit. Nordic Semiconductor and the community has answered over 10 thousand questions at https://devzone.nordicsemi.com/questions/ to support their customers.

Nordic Semiconductor just launched the nRF52832 SoC, which is a powerful, highly flexible ultra-low power multiprotocol SoC ideally suited for Bluetooth Smart, ANT and 2.4GHz ultra low-power wireless applications. The nRF52832 SoC is built around a 32-bit ARM Cortex-M4F CPU with 512kB + 64kB RAM. The embedded 2.4GHz transceiver supports Bluetooth Smart, ANT and proprietary 2.4 GHz protocol stack. It is on air compatible with the nRF51 Series, nRF24L and nRF24AP Series products from Nordic Semiconductor.

$24 FlyShark BW140 Sports Watch 24hours Heart Rate Monitor

Posted by Gennie – December 27, 2015

FlyShark BW140 is a smart sports watch comes with low power consumption LCD display, with 180mAH battery inside, it support at least 3days battery life with display always on(it is very important always show the time for a smart watch) and support 24 hours heart rate monitoring.It is IP67 waterproof watch with wireless charging feature, comes with easily changeable strap in black, blue, orange colors. Bulk price at $24 for 500pcs orders.

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Lembird Free3 MTK6572 3G Smart Watch Android4.4

Posted by Gennie – December 22, 2015

Lembird Free3 is an Android Smart Watch with IP65 waterproof, powered by Mediatek Dual-core ARM Cortex-A7, runs Android 4.4,comes with 1.4’’ circular AMOLED touch screen at 400*400 resolution, with SIM card slot it can support 3G network and use as WiFi hot spot. With bluetooth4.0, It support vibration notification from incoming call. It also support hear rate monitor, step counting, distance tracking, energy consumption record, sleep depth monitoring and analysis from the customized apps. With 400mAH battery inside, battery life up to 2 days with display always on. Lembird Free3 shipped with 2 version, 512MB RAM,4G Flash or 1G RAM 8G Flash, with leather, metal or rubber different stylish bracelet.

You can contact Lembird here:(Please let them know if you watch this video)
Darren, General Manager
Darren@lembird.com
Mobile:+86 186 6699 4118

Heremi Kids Tracker, Smart Bracelet Design House Tour: $57 Heremi W7 Kids Smart Watch on MT6261D

Posted by Gennie – December 22, 2015

Heremi W7 is a kid smart watch powered by MediaTek MTK6261D ARM Cortex-A7, comes with 0.96’’ OLED screen, with SIM card, TF card reader and bluetooth 3.0, it support phone call with only families, with fire wall inside, it also can block the phone call from strangers. Heremi also designed the customized app for iOS and Android, you can set the families telephone books, see the locations of the kids, it will also alarm you if the kid is away the normal track. Retailer price at $57 from 1pcs MOQ, start shipping from November.

You can contact heremi here: (Please let them know if you watch this video)
Ella Zhang, Sales Manager,
ella@heremi.com.cn
Mobile:+86 180 0250 8281

$30 Heremi R7 Smart Ring with Phone call, Drinking Water and UV Intensity Alert

Posted by Gennie – December 4, 2015

Heremi R7 is a smarrt Ring with LED light and small engine inside support flash or vibrate if incoming call from your phone. Heremi R7 also can reminder drinking water and UV intensity by private setting in Heremi custmized app. Battery life up to 7 days, bulk price at $30 for 500pcs.
The Heremi S3 is a Smart Bracelet with 12 LED light to show the time like normal clock. It support all the features of Heremi Smart Ring R7,Battery life up to 3-6 months, bulk price at $35 for 500pcs order.

You can contact heremi here: (Please let them know if you watch this video)
Ella Zhang, Sales Manager,
ella@heremi.com.cn
Mobile:+86 180 0250 8281

BBC micro:bit on ARM’s 25 year birthday

Posted by Charbax – November 27, 2015

1 million 11 year olds in the UK will receive the BBC microbit when they come back to school after the Christmas holiday in January 2016, they can use it to get started with programming and hacking with hardware. BBC micro:bit runs on Nordic Semiconductor nRF51822 16MHz 32bit ARM Cortex-M0 microcontroller, Freescale Kinetis KL26Z – 48 MHz ARM Cortex-M0+ core, that includes a full-speed USB 2.0 On-The-Go (OTG) controller, used as a communication interface between USB and main Nordic microcontroller, Freescale MMA8652 3-axis accelerometer sensor,
Freescale MAG3110 3-axis magnetometer sensor to act as a compass and metal detector, 25 LED lights in a 5×5 array and Bluetooth technology, it is given for free to every child in year 7 or equivalent across the UK. You can read more about BBC micro:bit here.