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New Multi-Protocol LoRa Gateway Now Available from Alpha Micro

Sentrius RG1xx LoRa Gateway from Laird adds Bluetooth and WiFi Connectivity for Flexibility in IoT Network Deployment Basingstoke, UK – 25 July 2017 – Alpha Micro Components announces the availability of the Laird Sentrius RG1xx LoRa-Enabled Gateway, a LoRa Gateway device which also offers enterprise dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 4.x, and Ethernet connectivity. Laird’s Sentrius RG1xx [...]

July 25th, 2017|

In a Class of its Own – Enterprise Grade WiFi

It seems like WiFi is everywhere these days, from our homes, to offices and coffee shops, and all of our consumer electronic devices, from smartphones to tablets to laptops have WiFi chips to connect to them. With all these WiFi-enabled devices around, it's easy to think that WiFi is WiFi, and the same cheap wireless [...]

May 30th, 2017|

What if Bluetooth Development was as easy as BASIC?

Bluetooth connectivity is becoming so widely available that it almost seems like a basic requirement for any consumer-facing electronic device. The proliferation of Bluetooth has made integrated modules much more affordable, simplifying hardware integration, but programming Bluetooth, especially Bluetooth Smart (aka Bluetooth Low Energy) which often sits on resource-constrained systems, has remained quite challenging. Whereas [...]

May 23rd, 2017|

Better Satellite Navigation with Dead Reckoning

For many of us, satellite navigation is almost indispensable in our day-to-day lives. It’s a technology that is continually improving. But paradoxically, as navigation technology gets better, we rely on it more – and so when it does fail us, we notice the lack of it even more keenly. For example, you drive your car [...]

May 9th, 2017|

World’s smallest ready-to-use Iridium satellite transceiver launched by Alpha Micro Components

The Roger ITAS module enables equipment makers to cost-effectively add satellite connectivity to their designs quickly and with ease Basingstoke, UK – 9th May 2017 – Alpha Micro Components (AMC) today announces the launch of the world’s smallest ready-to-use Iridium Transceiver Antenna System (ITAS) transceiver. The AMC Roger ITAS is competitively priced and can add [...]

May 9th, 2017|