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 […]
We are excited to announce today the availability of the Rigado BMD-350, a Bluetooth 4.2 + NFC module. Smaller than the size of an aspirin, at only 8.6 x 6.4 x 1.5mm, the BMD-350 has a range of well over 100 meters. This combination of power, size and range makes the BMD-350 ideal for advanced […]
It has been a big summer for Rigado so far, and we have some new people that we’d like to welcome to the team: Surj Patel, VP of Strategy Surj joins us from Sharp Labs, where he was running IoT Strategy & Development. Surj was previously the founder of Smart Mocha (connected monitoring devices for […]
GoPro made some big headlines recently with the announcement of their “Works With GoPro” developer program. By opening up their platform to approved development partners, GoPro is making it easier than ever for developers to create the next great GoPro-compatible products, as well as making their brand synonymous with technical innovation.
Less than 24 hours after our friends at Digi-Key started taking orders for engineering samples of our new BMD-300 module, the BMD-300-ES was completely sold out!
We knew that the BMD-300 was going to be popular. It’s the first module to market that’s based on the advanced nRF52832 BLE SoC from Nordic Semiconductor, which offers the latest Bluetooth connectivity combined with class leading performance.
Rivetry, the Internet of Things development shop founded by serial entrepreneur Greg Rau, has a new partner. Rivetry will merge with Salem-based Rigado, a hardware engineering consulting firm. Under the all-stock deal, the Rivetry brand ceases and the combined company continues as Rigado, said Rau. The company will have offices now in Portland and Salem and […]