Laird In The News

Laird's New M2M Antenna Attracts Lots of Media Attention

25 Mar 2015

March 25, 2015 - This month Laird released two new antennas designed to improve M2M connectivity in the industrial sector. 

These antennas are designed to exceed in environments with hazards such as moisture, dust, or severe temperatures. The Internet of Things demands that all equipment remain connected regardless of the surroundings, so Laird engineers created antennas to deliver that connectivity. 

And the media is taking notice. Below are links to just a few of the dozens of articles published about Laird's new antennas. 

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Laird Recognized by CSX in 'Progressive Railroading' Magazine

11 Mar 2015

Laird is a trusted partner to many of the worlds most recognized brands. In Q1 of 2015, railroad giant CSX selected Laird as a valued supplier and partner. CSX is a leading supplier of rail-based freight transportation in North America. Laird provides CSX with remote control systems for locomotives which provide unparalled safety and productivity for workers in rail yards across the country. 

To honor it's valued suppliers, CSX took out a full page add in the popular ‘Progressive Railroading’ magazine. There Laird was mentioned by name along with other partners. An image of...

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Laird Described as Leader for IoT

03 Mar 2015

Evaluation Engineering was just one of more than a dozen publications which wrote about Laird's partnership with the LoRa alliance, which was announced during Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015. The LoRa Alliance is a consolidated effort from industry leaders to standardize and enable the Internet of Things (IoT). MWC is a global technology convention attended by more than 100,000 people representing most of the top technology companies in the world. 

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Laird Delivers Bluetooth Connectivity for Legacy, OS-Backed Devices

24 Feb 2015

Laird's BT900-US Bluetooth dongle is grabbing headlines across the globe. 

Electronic Info's online news sections says, "The dual-mode dongle is ideal to convert legacy devices for application and use in the upcoming Internet of Things (IoT) and the Connected Hospital without complicated installation or software support requirements."

The website also mentions Laird's use of the innovative smartBASIC programming language to reduce programming risks and speed time to market. 

To see the complete coverage CLICK HERE.

New Encompass Product Partners Extend Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork Program

09 Feb 2015

Laird is selected to join the Encompass™ Product Partner Program (Americas) for Rockwell Automation. 

According to the Rockwell Automation website: 

"Through Encompass Product Partners, manufacturers can quickly locate complementary products that best solve application challenges. These products are critical components or connectivity solutions that extend and enhance Rockwell Automation installations.

The Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork program is comprised of leading suppliers, distributors, system integrators, and machine and equipment builders. The program aims to simplify the supply chain, advance innovations in project design, and improve collaboration among...

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15 Dec 2014

Amid more than 73,000 attendees at the Electronica 2014 trade show in Munich, Germany, one of Laird's newest innovations was featured as a top 10 standout product. The BT900 Bluetooth module was launched on the first day of the event, and quickly attracted a lot of attention.

Wireless Design and Development created a video covering the "best wireless and RF devices." You can watch the full video by clicking the link below. Look for number 7!

The BT900 allows anyone to quickly and easily add Bluetooth capabilities to their embedded device such as a bar code scanner or medical device. For more information about the BT900 series, ...

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Laird Promotes STEM Curriculum for Students

15 Dec 2014

Dateline Holly, Michigan:  Promoting a solid educational foundation for children around the world is a priority for Laird. In December of 2014, Laird partnered with 13 suppliers and distributors to present $10,300 to the Flint, Michigan Chamber of Commerce YouthQuest program. YouthQuest is a comprehensive, free afterschool program that serves more than 2,000 K-12 students in 18 area schools addressing a critical need for high quality afterschool programs. The funds will be used by YouthQuest to purchase STEM curriculums and STEM based field trips throughout the community.

The story made headlines around the...

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