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CES 2017: Promises of Past Years Have Matured into Useful Products

I came to CES this year expecting to see countless drones buzzing overhead, based on last year’s fanfare. Upon arrival, I was surprised to see that some of the hype and overpromised technologies of last year were replaced by down-to-earth, pragmatic, useful technologies. Of course, drones were still there, as well as an increasing number […]

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New On Demand Webinar: How LTE Cat-NB1 (NB-IoT) is Driving Cellular SoC Design Innovation

The 3GPP recently completed the standardization of a new LTE-based narrowband technology to support the emerging needs of cellular-IOT devices. Known as Cat-NB1 (formerly NB-IoT), this new low data rate category will enable the development of ultra-low power, ultra-low cost solutions that can leverage the existing LTE infrastructure for a new wave of connected devices. […]

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Why Your Device and Your Charger Should Talk Over BLE

An increasing number of devices are shedding their cords, becoming more portable and more convenient to use, like the should-be-here-any-minute-now Apple AirPods and other hearables and headphones. But the act of charging, for the most part, still has people reaching for a wire to plug into their smartphone, tablet, laptop, or any device that is […]

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New Bluetooth 5 Spec Sets the Stage for a Faster, Better IoT

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has announced the launch of Bluetooth 5. As expected, the new version boasts longer range, faster speed, and larger broadcast message capacity, as well as improved interoperability and coexistence with other wireless technologies. These improvements are mostly targeted at the low energy variant of Bluetooth, BLE, as opposed to […]

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CEVA’s Bluetooth Smart 4.2 IP is Now Fully Qualified by the Bluetooth SIG!

­­ Today we have announced the qualification of our RivieraWaves Bluetooth Smart 4.2 IP. This is the 3rd generation of this very successful Bluetooth Smart product line which is already shipping in tens of millions of devices. It can be found in a variety of ultra-low power connected applications including wearables, health and fitness sensors, sport, […]

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Come and Meet CEVA at Bluetooth Asia 2015

Come and meet us at Bluetooth Asia 2015, taking place this year on August 18-19 at the Shanghai Marriott City Center Hotel. To book a meeting with our people at the event click here  We are very excited to actively participate in this event in the world’s most dynamic market. This year the event will be centered on the […]

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Thoughts About IoT Connectivity

Nowadays, when technology buffs talk about Wi-Fi, they (we..) are generally referring to the 802.11ac standard found in our latest smartphones and home routers, or possibly 802.11p in the automotive space. However, recently more of these conversations have centered around an older Wi-Fi standard that, thanks to the Internet of Things, is making a resurgence […]

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