Abelon Systems News Stories and Articles

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Abelon Releases IoT Reference Platform with Bluetooth 5

Abelon Systems is pleased to announce the release of their new Internet of Things Reference Platform which includes support for Bluetooth 5, the new low power wireless technology standard with increased range and data throughput.

The Internet of Things (IoT) is now a well-established concept although Abelon have been working in the sphere for many years and are one of the leading exponents in the design of reliable, low power monitoring and data acquisition products.
The new Abelon platform uses a flexible modular architecture and has two main variants, one for tracking mobile assets and the other for data acquisition or monitoring of static assets, both of which are capable of using a variety of sensor types.

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Abelon Systems joins Technology Scotland

Abelon Systems are pleased to announce we are now members of Technology Scotland. 

Networking with other like-minded technology companies is very important to us and the Technology Scotland events and activities allow us to meet new and existing customers and discuss opportunities for collaberation, as well as getting updates from leading industry figures.

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Abelon Systems joins Bluetooth SIG

Abelon Systems are pleased to announce we are now members of the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG)

We are actively working on a variety of Bluetooth related projects and it is important to us to stay abreast of new developments, particularly as Bluetooth 5 is about to arrive.

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Hardware Integration Choices - Build, Buy or a bit of Both?

A common discussion point with many of our clients, particularly the smaller ones, is whether they should try to buy an “off-the-shelf” hardware platform, or design a bespoke system from scratch.

The usual answer is “it depends” and while I’m not claiming that we have the definitive design solution I’d like to share some of the lessons that we have learned over the last decade regarding the most cost effective way to develop products for our customers.

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Embedded Firmware Refactoring, Optimisation and Migration

Even if you aren’t planning to develop a brand new product, there are a number of options to help improve your current embedded product line.

Legacy products are often based on older hardware platforms which often become obsolete or end-of-life by the silicon vendor. Customers are also always looking for better features and improved performance but either don’t want to invest in new hardware or need to retain the current field population of devices.

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