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The complete nRF52 Mac development tutorial

By Mohammad Afaneh | May 10, 2017 | 75 Comments

The complete tutorial for nRF52 Mac development and debugging [Update] I published a more up-to-date version of this blog post that covers all three major operating systems (macOS, Windows, and Linux) using a different IDE. Check it out here: The complete cross-platform nRF development tutorial Today’s tutorial focuses on setting up the environment for nRF52 Mac development and debugging for Bluetooth Low Energy applications. Specifically, I will be using the new Nordic nRF52840 Preview Development Kit board that supports the enhanced features of Bluetooth 5 (including longer range, bigger advertisements and increased speed). A few notes about the setup/environment as well as the goals…

BLE power consumption optimization: The comprehensive guide

By Mohammad Afaneh | April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

BLE power consumption optimization: a comprehensive guide on how to achieve maximum battery life for your BLE device In my search to find a comprehensive guide for maximizing power efficiency for Bluetooth low energy devices, I found multiple guides from different vendors. These guides were great, but were more focused on specific chips and modules from the vendors. My goal here is to summarize the findings and make this a comprehensive guide for anyone looking to optimize power consumption for a BLE device – no matter which vendor you end up choosing. Introduction Many new electronic products – whether consumer,…

Four things you should know about the upcoming Bluetooth World 2017 event

By Mohammad Afaneh | January 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

I just wanted to share four things I recently learned about the upcoming Bluetooth World 2017 event (March 28-29, 2017 in Santa Clara, California). This will be my first time attending the event, but from what I remember, last year the fee to attend was a bit on the high side (close to $1,000). This year, however, things are changing… After registering for the event, I received an email from the new group organizing the event this year asking if they could arrange a phone to let me know about what’s new about the event this year. After talking with them,…

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Bill Colwell

Firmware Engineering Senior Manager, Allegion

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"Mohammad keeps abreast of the latest BLE requirements, tools, and techniques, and doesn’t hesitate to share his knowledge."

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