Designing IoT Infrastructure for Healthcare Might Hurt – But the Gain is Worth the Pain

IoT for Healthcare There is a great deal of opportunity for digital transformation in healthcare, and IoT promises many innovative solutions. Any process that includes gauges, meters, people with clipboards, employees physically monitoring activities or patients, or sign-in sheets there is an opportunity to implement an IoT solution. Advances in wireless asset tracking and monitoring […]

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Bluetooth v5.1 – Setting the Stage for Improved Direction Finding

Bluetooth v5.1 The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) released details of the direction finding feature in the newest version of Bluetooth. In version 5.1 of the Bluetooth Core Specification the stage is set for significantly improved direction finding abilities of Bluetooth. Combined with low cost and interoperability, this further solidifies Bluetooth’s role as the preeminent […]

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3 Keys to configuring your IoT Gateway for cost-effective Edge Computing

In bridge building, engineers start by carefully surveying the topology, selecting the best location and design for a given landscape. Bridges are critical connection points and, to a large extent, determine the paths that will ultimately lead to them. Selecting The Right Gateway Providing a similar critical connection point in an IoT solution, Gateways should […]

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Best Practices in IoT Wireless Design

At Rigado we’ve successfully deployed hundreds of wireless projects across consumer, commercial and industrial markets and through this work, two clear areas of best practices have emerged. First, how to leverage pre-certified modules to reduce risk and time to market. And, second, how to plan for continuous iteration with remote updates. When you couple the […]

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5 Reasons to Consider a Bluetooth Module Over an RF Chip-Down Design

In many cases, certified Bluetooth modules offer significantly lower cost and faster time-to-market than designing your own chip-down approach. So, you have an incredible idea for a product that connects to a computer or mobile device without being too power hungry. Where will you start? Well first you would choose the protocol that you are […]

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BMD-300 At Embedded World 2016

Much as we’d love to be in Germany this week for Embedded World 2016, life is just too busy here in Oregon to make the 5,300-mile trip to Nuremberg. But even though we’ll still be here in the Pacific Northwest eating consolation bratwursts, we’ll still be at EMB2016 in spirit.

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