Voice remote control is added to SimpleLink

Voice remote control has been added to the SimpleLink, low power platform from Texas Instruments.

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Smallest nine-axis motion sensor is compact for smart watches

Housed in a compact 2.5 x 3.0 x 0.95mm3 package, the BMX160  is the smallest nine-axis motion sensor in the industry, claims Bosch Sensortec.

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Bluetooth communication module has built-in antenna

To address small form factors and power efficiency for communication modules to connect IoT devices to the network, ALPS offers the low-power UGMZ2AA Bluetooth SMART Communication Module with built-in antenna.

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Fitness bands drive the wearable market in India

According to the International Data Corporation (IDC), the wearable market in India clocked just over 400,000 units in the first quarter of 2016. As per IDC Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker, the market was largely driven by fitness bands with 87.7 percent market share whereas smart wearables, defined as any wearable that can run third-party applications, contributed to around 12.3 percent.

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