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World’s Smallest Sigfox SiP Integrates IoT Connectivity on a Single Ultra-Low Power IC

Provides excellent long-range bidirectional coverage for low data rate applications Basingstoke, UK – 8th February 2018 – Alpha Micro is pleased to announce availability of the ON Semiconductor AX-SIP-SFEU, a Sigfox-certified programmable RF transceiver System-in-Package (SiP) that integrates critical IoT connectivity functions into a single, tiny, ultra-low-power IC package. Features within the package include an advanced RF System-on-Chip [...]

February 8th, 2018|
  • Data Anywhere

Data Anywhere…

To harness the full potential of inter-connected hardware, there is a growing need to be able to send data from anywhere. This blog looks at advanced cellular solutions that handle all the hard work for you. Why Cellular? Whilst there are many competing network solutions battling for a slice of the Internet of Things (IoT) [...]

December 13th, 2017|

Wi-Fi the Easy Way

Whilst competing wireless connectivity solutions are fighting for a slice of the IoT market, there are cases where Wi-Fi is the obvious solution. In this blog, I’m going to cover three Wi-Fi solutions that provide different levels of service. By far the easiest way to add Wi-Fi to your product is to use a ready-made [...]

November 21st, 2017|

Smarter Radio Design

RF design is hard. From designing, prototyping, and testing, to approval, every step of the process is mind-numbingly complex and mistakes are easy to make. For that reason, it’s almost always smarter to use ready-made wireless RF modules instead of building from scratch. Deciding on which module to use depends on the application. For mass-market [...]

October 31st, 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|