Bluetooth 5 transceivers are self-powered
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Bluetooth 5 transceivers are self-powered

Atmosic Technologies Inc. (Saratoga, CA) has launched the M2 and M3 Bluetooth 5.0 transceiver chips, claiming them to be the lowest power Bluetooth wireless chips available. Atmosic took a wireless agnostic approach to determine the most power-efficient foundation for its first...

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Using the 433MHz RF Transmitter and Receiver with Arduino
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Using the 433MHz RF Transmitter and Receiver with Arduino

While building microcontroller based projects, there are occasions where communication will be required between two devices, either in a duplex/transceiver based operation (where both devices can transmit and receive at the same time) or in a simplex-based operation where communication...

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Communication Between Two Arduinos Using NRF24L01
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Communication Between Two Arduinos Using NRF24L01

While building Arduino or any other microcontroller platform project over time the need will arise to establish communication between two of the Arduino boards or microcontrollers for data exchange and/or control. This communication could be achieved using either wired or wireless...

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Epiq Solutions Develops Wideband RF Transceiver SDR Module Running Linux On Zynq SoC
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Epiq Solutions Develops Wideband RF Transceiver SDR Module Running Linux On Zynq SoC

Epiq Solutions, a company from the USA, has included a new member of its Sidekiq line of Software-defined radio (SDR) add-on cards called the Sidekiq Z2. Dimensions of this card are only 51 x 30 x 5mm, the size of a full-size mini-PCIe card, the Sidekiq Z2 computer-on-module is...

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Drones- A Blessing or a Curse?
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Drones- A Blessing or a Curse?

The increasing popularity of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) has created a lot of security issues and possible privacy threats. Drone manufacturers have made them easy to fly so that any person without any experience can buy one and fly it without reading the instruction manual first....

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WattUp – RF based Wireless Charging at a Distance
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WattUp – RF based Wireless Charging at a Distance

Recently, many big companies such as Samsung have developed wireless chargers which work by induction. These chargers usually consist of a station which needs to be in contact with the device in order to charge. The station defeats the purpose of being able to move and walk while still...

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Wireless power in AA battery format
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Wireless power in AA battery format

Ossia has created the world's first wirelessly-powered alternative to disposable AA batteries. The "Forever Battery" puts a long distance wireless power receiver into an AA battery format. The technology can receive up to 4W from a nearby RF transmitter (Cota transmitter), and includes...

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Researchers Develop Long Range Backscatter Sensors That Consume Almost No Power
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Researchers Develop Long Range Backscatter Sensors That Consume Almost No Power

Researchers at the University of Washington developed a new backscatter sensors that can operate over long ranges with very little power. The researchers demonstrated for the first time that the device runs on almost zero power and can transmit data across distances of up to 2.8...

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