Posts tagged as Nordic Semiconductor

Wireless mouse that supports Bluetooth

  Nordic Semiconductor has announced that the world’s first dual-operating Bluetooth v4.0 and proprietary 2,4 GHz wireless mouse has been launched by  Lenovo Group and benefits in both use cases from Nordic’s  multi-protocol nRF51822 SoCs. This allows consumers to use Lenovo N700 wireless mouse with the latest Windows 8 PCs with Bluetooth v4.0 (that includes […]

Fitness monitor tracks temperature in addition to movement and heart-rate

  Nordic Semiconductor has announced that U.S. startup Hothead Technologies has specified Nordic’s nRF8001 Connectivity chip to provide Bluetooth low energy wireless comms in the world’s first fitness monitor. The head-worn Spree Fitness monitor tracks body temperature in addition to conventional movement (time, speed, and distance) and heart-rate. Various studies have shown that hyperthermia (body […]

Demo app for Bluetooth low energy

Available to view on-line, the iOS demo app video takes viewers through the basics of using Nordic’s recently launched Bluetooth Smart and ANT+ sample application for the iPhone 4S. It is based on an application programming interface (API) from Wahoo Fitness – said to be experts in smartphone fitness technology – that recently launched the […]