Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT


Bluetooth Low Energy module

21 February 2018 Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

Murata announced the release of a new Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) module, the latest MBN52832 device, consisting of Nordic Semiconductor’s nRF52832 IC, a 32 MHz crystal for timing, and an on-board antenna. Additionally, it contains pins for an off-board omnidirectional antenna and an NFC antenna. The module provides an SPI interface and UART interface to Nordic’s nRF52832 ARM Cortex M4 processor.

The WSM-BL241-ADA-008 module provides BLE connectivity between tablets, cellphones, cloud services and other proprietary functions. Nordic Semiconductor’s software developer’s kit enables developers to create and run edge device applications that can monitor and capture diagnostic information for preventive maintenance. These features can be combined in apps for both iOS and Android devices that run Bluetooth version 5.0.

With this functionality and small footprint, it is ideally suited for OEMs wanting to develop Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Target markets include industrial IoT, energy, and home and office automation applications. Specific end products include asset tracking devices, medical insulin pumps, white goods, and other consumer goods that require connectivity.

For more information contact Pieter Engelbrecht, Avnet South Africa, +27 (0)11 319 8600, pieter.engelbrecht@avnet.com, www.avnet.co.za





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