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nRF Connect SDK and nRF5 SDK statement
This article explains the state of the successful nRF5 SDK and why we are moving over to the scalable and future-proof nRF Connect SDK.
15 Sep 2021
Smart Hives: Beehavior Monitoring
In the last few years, the field of IoT and especially smart home applications has seen a near exponential growth in both customizable protocols and out-of-the-box applications which everyone and their mother have in their homes. These applications a...
31 Aug 2021
nRF Connect for Visual Studio Code Preview
The nRF Connect for Visual Studio Code (VS Code) lets you develop, build, and debug applications based on the nRF Connect SDK using the VS Code Integrated Development Environment (IDE).
31 Aug 2021
Optimizing Power on nRF5340 SoC Designs
Objectives The objective of this blog is to guide the user in the optimization of power on the nRF5340 SoC. The goal is to understand what is needed from a software, hardware, and system level design to minimize the power in your device. This b...
24 Aug 2021
What's new in Bluetooth 5.3?
The Bluetooth Core Specifications v5.3, released mid-July 2021, is the latest version of Bluetooth, the number one short-range wireless protocol. This new version introduces several features enhancements and a new feature. Enhancements includes the P...
20 Aug 2021
Optimizing BLE-MIDI with regards to timing
MIDI is a well-known protocol used by musical instruments to communicate. A typical modern application is connecting a musical keyboard to a DAW, letting you record directly into software and edit your notes. MIDI devices do not transmit sound, but r...
12 Jul 2021
Doom on nRF5340
During the development of
- a chip that may power your next headphones or gaming mouse - an important question came up: can it run the classic game
? A fully functional version of the game, with little to no compromises? To run smoothly, ...
2 Jun 2021
Thread aware debugging with nRF Connect SDK
When working with Real-Time Operating systems like zephyr it is necessary to know how to differentiate between the threads while debugging. This Blog shows you how to accomplish that.
8 Apr 2021
Log continuously for up to 500 days with the PPK2!
Robin M Saltnes
One of the things you asked us for after launching the new Power Profiler Kit II (PPK2) was extending the maximum logging time, some of you wanted hours or even days of continuous logging. We went to work and have now released an update for the nRF C...
19 Feb 2021
Allowing debugger access to nRF5340
After an nRF5340 executes a power-on, brown-out, watchdog timer, or pin reset it is not automatically accessible to debug probes. This is true even if the nRF5340's memory is completely blank --i.e. no settings have been written to the device to disa...
15 Jan 2021
Connected Home over IP: Sneak peek of early development on nRF52840
This blog post provides step-by-step instruction on running Door Lock example from the CHIP repository. It demonstrates how with help of the mobile phone, commission accessory to the network using Bluetooth LE, and remotely control a door lock device...
28 Dec 2020
How to use the nRF9160 Feather
The nRF9160 is an exciting addition to Nordic's lineup of processors and radios. Ever since the announcement of a Nordic cellular product, I was chomping at the bit to dive in. And boy, did I get that opportunity! In this post, I'll break down some o...
19 Nov 2020
Performance Evaluation of Pairing-Based Cryptography on nRF9160 Platform
Introduction The pairing-based cryptography (PBC) differs considerably from the prior cryptosystems. It covers many novel cryptographic applications that are hard, if not impossible to construct with other known cryptographic primitives. The PBC...
9 Nov 2020
TensorFlow and nRF
Introduction Machine learning(ML) is a still growing field, and with the
port, there is now support for machine learning on microcontrollers. TensorFlow is an end-to-end ML-platform owned by Google. We want to use TensorFlow Lite to i...
29 Jul 2020
On nRF Connect for iOS and its Unnecessary BitField Collection in Swift
For the longest time we’ve had this idea, of turning one of our most-used Swift Collection Types into a simple one-instruction comparison call, down at the assembly level, to check whether an element belongs to or not in a Set-like data structu...
23 Jul 2020
Measuring PSM Sleep Current on the nRF9160-DK
Overview In this blog, you will measure the PSM floor current for the rev. 2 version of the nRF9160 SiP. Requirements Hardware You will need: an
(the one used here was v1.0.0). Be sure that your version uses rev2 of the nRF9160 SiP (...
7 May 2020
Developing for the nRF52820 with nRF5 SDK v16.0.0
Please note that this blogpost is now deprecated as the nRF52820 is fully supported in nRF5 SDK v17.0.0. We recommend using SDK v17.0.0 for nRF52820 fimware development. Introduction The nRF52820 IC is a subset of the nRF52833 with smalle...
19 Mar 2020
How we build ThingyWorld for embedded world 2020
Markus Tacker (he/him)
In this post we describe how we build the ThingyWorld demo for embedded world 2020.
2 Mar 2020
On nRF Connect for iOS & SIMD Optimizations in Swift
We released a small update late last week. It’s a follow-up to our last release of 2019, and like its predecessor, this release, 2.1.2, aims to improve the general stability of nRF Connect for iOS as well as take care of some of those loopholes...
31 Jan 2020
Q&A for "Embedded Antennas for IoT" webinar
This blog post contains answers to questions asked during the "Embedded Antennas for IoT" webinar hosted by Nordic Semiconductor 17.10.2019. You can watch a recording of the webinar
. You can download the slides at the bottom of this po...
22 Nov 2019
nRF Connect 2.1 for iOS: Welcoming Dark Mode
It has taken a lot longer than we previously thought, but we made it here, to our first big point release for nRF Connect 2.0. Throughout this “two-point-oh" journey, you’ve been an invaluable asset to us, both for your patience, your sup...
19 Nov 2019
nRF5 SDK v 16.0 : Flashing nRF52833 in Keil uVision
This page describes an easy workaround for the flashing error you get in Keil uVision when you are using nRF5 SDK v16 on nRF52833 chips. The assumption is that you have installed the latest versions of
18 Oct 2019
The nRF9160 SiP supports the use of both LTE-M and GPS. We want to show how these can be used in an application at the same time. In this project we demonstrate this by using the nRF9160 DK to send the GPS position of the DK to Google Cloud, which w...
7 Oct 2019
Q&A for "Introduction to nRF Connect SDK" webinar
This blog post contains answers to questions asked during the "Introduction to nRF Connect SDK" webinar hosted by Nordic Semiconductor 25.09.2019. You can watch a recording of the webinar
. You can download the slides at the b...
7 Oct 2019
nRF Connect for iOS: What is a Bug-fix Release?
It's been a month since we last spoke, when we
announced the release of nRF Connect for iOS 2.0
. What a day that was, wasn’t it? In any case, we’re here because, since then, we’ve made three successive bug-fix releases. With&nb...
30 Sep 2019