Kirkland, Washington, USA – A string of moves to add increasing levels of Bluetooth Smart Ready and Bluetooth Smart technology integration by leading OS providers like Apple, Microsoft, Blackberry, and most recently, Google, sets the stage for an extraordinary increase in Bluetooth Smart devices. According to Bluetooth SIG, there was a year on year growth of more than 186% in the first half of 2013 alone.
Elbrys has announced collaboration with interactive health application leader Mindbloom to offer powerful user experiences that integrate with third party devices and metric centered data services.
Electronica, Messe Munich, Germany – Digi International has launched a compact wireless system-on-module for developing connected devices based on Freescale technology.
IFA Berlin, Germany and Paris, France — Withings is ushering in its next generation of internet-connected bathroom scales with the Wireless Scale WS-30. This scale combines Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity to offer a seamless, PC-free experience, from installation to everyday use.
Zaragoza, Spain – A new multiprotocol router launched by Libelium allows the connection of any sensor or actuator to the Cloud via high speed 3G networks. This, says the company, opens up a wide range of possibilities for development of the Internet of Things.
Consumers, not telehealth patients, will drive adoption of wireless medical devices, says IMS Research
Wellingborough, UK. May 22, 2012 — IMS Research predicts that consumers’ self-monitoring health devices, rather than those used in managed telehealth systems, will provide the largest opportunity for wireless technologies over the next five years.
Laird Technologies has signed Farnell as a European distributor for its wireless and M2M products.
RF Monolithics has added the WLS-series of Wifi and Wifi plus Bluetooth combination modules to its integrated short-range radio products.