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Alpha Micro adds u-blox 4G LTE Cat4 wireless modules to line-card

Basingstoke, UK – 22 September 2015 – Alpha Micro today announced the availability of the TOBY-L201 4G LTE high speed WCDMA wireless module from u-blox. Capable of providing 150 Mbps download speeds when using a 4G LTE connection, the module has a 3G fall-back capability and is pre-certified for use on AT&T and Verizon networks. [...]

September 22nd, 2015|

Central mode Bluetooth wireless module suits IoT gateway applications

Basingstoke, UK – 8 September 2015 – Alpha Micro today announced the availability of the BL620 Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) wireless module from Laird plc. Adding to the existing line-up of BL600 wireless modules already stocked by Alpha Micro, the BL620 features enhanced firmware that provides Bluetooth Central mode connectivity. The module makes the task of provisioning BLE connectivity [...]

September 14th, 2015|

Dust or Things: Smart Dust is integral to the Internet of Things

What do car parking slots in New Brunswick, Canada, the snow pack of California's Sierra Nevada and a prescription drugs manufactory in Cork, Ireland have in common? Dust. Not the dust that we spend time chasing around the house, but Smart Dust, from Dust Networks; tiny, self powered elements working together in networks. The history of smart dust began [...]

September 9th, 2015|