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Free of charge NFC app at Android market.

NFC app to control your Android phoneFeatures of the NFC application

  • enable/disable air plane mode on tag detection
  • start an external app on tag detection
  • enable/disable Bluetooth on tag detection
  • enable/disable WiFi on tag detection
  • switch ring tone on/off on tag detection
  • set alarm on tag detection

The whole story here.

This great news I will use for my presentation at Droidcon in Berlin. Maybe we will meet each other on the 13th or 14th of March in Berlin as well.

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Please follow the described steps carefully to save time by powering on your Android heart rate demo application on your Motorola Razr Droid.

Bluetooth Smart on Motorola Razr Droid with Wahoo Heart Rate Belt

Bluetooth Smart on Motorola Razr Droid with Wahoo Heart Rate Belt

1. Preparing your Motorola Razr Droid

2. Power on your Wahoo Heart Rate Belt

  • The Wahoo Heart Rate Belt will be powered on automatically by wearing it at your body. It has no On/Off pin!

3. Go back to your Motorola Razr Droid

  • Go to “Settings” -> “Wireless & Networks” -> “Bluetooth Settings”
  • Press scan for devices
  • Select the belt out of list and click it
  • Start the nRF HRM (Heart Rate Monitor) Demo at you phone

4. Motorola Razr Droid with running HRM demo

Please be aware that this photo is a photo montage. As soon you move the Wahoo Heart Rate Belt away from your body the Bluetooth Smart transceiver will be powered off.

I assume that the upper mentioned steps are close the same for the Nordic nRF8001 evaluation kit. I got the nRF8001 development kit this weekend as well, but I can´t use it because my nRFgo motherboard I loaned to one of my customers for testing the ANT+ ICs of Nordic. The nRFgo motherboard is supporting several other Nordic ICs. Anyhow, sooner or later I will have a complete Bluetooth Smart evaluation kit at my office. I will keep you posted for sure.
There are several Bluetooth Smart, Bluetooth 2.1, Wifi and NFC projects in parallel guide-lined by myself. The next event for a face to face meeting is at Embedded World in Nuremberg. I will stay all three days at the booth of Rutronik. Some days later I will talk about Bluetooth Smart, Bluetooth 2.1, Wifi and NFC at Droidcon in Berlin.

Face to face meeting with me can be arranged at:

  • Embedded World / Nürnberg  28.2 – 1.03 (3 days)
  • Droidcon / Berlin 13. – 14.03 (2 days)
  • Cebit / Hannover 6. – 10.03- (5 days)
    • Big event about communication just 45 minutes far away from my home. I will use this event for customer meetings and learning about latest wireless technologies. The opening this year will be done by Mr. Eric Smith (Google) and Dr. Angela Merkel (Federal Chancellor/ Germany)
  • LTE Seminar / Berlin 20.03 (1 day)
    • Tests, Approvels in US, EU and other regions. Embedded LTE antennas and design in.
  • Hannover Industry Fair 23. – 27. 04 (4 days)
    • Big exhibition related to latest technologies close to my home.
  • Rutronik Wireless Roadshow Düsseldorf 22.05- 24.05 (3 days) and Rutronik Wireless Roadshow Berlin 25.09 – 27.09 (3 days)
    • Day 1: Postining on GNSS like GPS, but Glonass, Beidou, Galileo and QZSS as well. Non GNSS locating by WIF, Bluetooth Smart, active RFID up to GSM locating
    • Day 2: Wireless links around your Smart Phone. NFC, Bluetooth, Bluetooth Smart, ANT+ and WIFI
    • Day 3: Internet of Things: GSM, GPRS, HSPA, UMTS, WIFI, ZigBee, 6LoWPAN

If you have interest in an own Buetooth Smart (Bluetooth Low Energy)  solution then just drop an email to harald.naumann (at) gsm-modem.de 

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