Technical Press Releases

Optimized Bluetooth low energy Module from Laird Simplifies Bluetooth 5 Upgrade and Speeds Time to Market

28 Mar 2017
SaBLE-X-R2 Bluetooth Low Energy Module

Global technology leader Laird (LRD: London) has unveiled its new SaBLE-x-R2 2.4GHz Bluetooth low energy (BLE) module. The SaBLE-x-R2 builds on the original field-proven hardware of the SaBLE-x module to provide a simple and easy upgrade path for Bluetooth 5 connectivity.

Bluetooth technology continues to drive the Internet of Things (IoT) worldwide through billions of connected devices. Today there are more than six billion devices wirelessly connected to...

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Laird's Phantom Fin Multiband Antenna Enables Multiple On-Board Technologies for Mobile Workforces

28 Mar 2017
Phantom Fin Antenna

Rugged, aerodynamic single-hole mount design delivers superior performance and reliability

The industry’s most rugged 4-port, single-hole mount multiband mobile antenna, which enables multiple on-board technologies and maximizes mobile voice, data and FirstNet broadband coverage, was announced today by global technology leader Laird (LRD: London).

Laird’s new Phantom Fin single-hole mount multiband mobile antenna is ideal for today’s hi-tech...

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Laird Unveils New Multi-Interface Platform for Low-Power, Long-Range IoT Deployments

15 Mar 2017
New Multi-Interface Platform

Laird’s new Sentrius RG1xx LoRa Gateway enables versatile private IoT network deployment

March 15, 2017 – Global technology leader Laird (LRD: London) announced today the release of its new Enterprise Internet of Things (EIoT) Low-Power, Long-Range LoRa gateway, which enables enterprise customers to deploy EIoT networks in practically any geographic location, even where traditional communications infrastructure is unavailable.

“The Sentrius RG1xx has been purpose-built from the ground up to create a secure, scalable, robust LoRa network...

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Laird Launches World's Thinnest, Smallest Ceiling-or Wall-Mounted Wideband Antennas

16 Nov 2016
IAS PIM Antenna

Remarkably thin form factor delivers superior performance in large coverage areas; enables continued growth of IoT and EIoT

Schaumburg, IL – The mobile industry’s thinnest, smallest ceiling- or wall-mounted wideband antenna that is more efficient and meets the design needs of office and apartment buildings, hotels, airports, and other large coverage areas, was announced today by global technology leader Laird (LRD: London).

Laird’s new CFS Low Passive Intermodulation (PIM) Ultra-Low profile antennas...

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Laird Announces Future-Ready Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Capabilities in Certified Module Solutions

09 Nov 2016

 Laird’s new 60 Series of certified 802.11ac 2x2 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi + Bluetooth v4.2 modules provide unmatched connectivity and performance in challenging wireless environments

Akron, OH – A new series of advanced Wi-Fi and Bluetooth modules that are designed to help developers and inventors connect billions of objects to the Enterprise Internet of Things (EIoT), especially in challenging RF environments like hospitals and large industrial...

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Laird Business LSR Expands Sterling Family of Wi-Fi Modules with New Solutions for Embedded and 802.11ac

19 Oct 2016
Sterling-LWB5 Family

 LSR, a Laird (LRD: London) business and a global leader in certified modules and design services for wireless product development, is introducing two new solutions that help companies design and certify wirelessly- connected products quickly and successfully.

Practical applications might include security and building automation, making enterprise or personal devices “wireless” to connect to the internet, medical devices, M2M applications, vehicle telematics, smart gateways, and other uses to provide wireless connectivity to a multitude of devices and equipment.

These new solutions, based on...

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Laird YF Series Yagi Antennas Set Industry Standard for Remote Monitoring Reliability

17 Oct 2016
IAS Yagi Antenna

Industry 1st IP67 Rated Yagi Antennas Deliver High Performance and Rugged Reliability

SCHAUMBURG, IL (USA), Oct. 17, 2016 -- Today global technology leader Laird (LRD: London), announces an industry 1st release of four (4) new IP67 rated Yagi antennas to increase reliability of M2M wireless remote monitoring in extremely harsh operating environments.

Progressive utilities, oil and gas companies, water districts and others use wireless remote monitoring to instantly transmit information and monitor Remote Terminal Units (RTUs) to and from a centralized location. Eliminating travel expenses and personnel resources dedicated to physically obtain...

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Laird Enables Greater Security For Enterprise IoT With New Wireless

20 Jul 2016
Laird introduces Bluetooth v4.2 and NFC on a single wireless module for enhanced security, rapid development and outstanding RF performance in Enterprise IoT settings

Global technology leader Laird (LRD: London) introduces a small, powerful, energy-efficient, stand-alone Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and Near Field Communication (NFC) certified module with robust security and an easy to use programming language which enables rapid development of secure connectivity for the Enterprise Internet of Things (EIoT).

Over the next four years, researchers predict the number of connected devices used in business settings will more than double.  “We understand that many developers are being tasked with integrating wireless solutions to their OEM...

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Laird Advances Wireless Power For Connected Cars

08 Jun 2016
Laird’s In-Car Wireless Smart Phone Charging Elevates Luxury Automobiles

Wireless charging advancements by global technology leader Laird (LRD: London) have the industry poised for significant growth as major automotive and mobile device manufacturers look to incorporate Laird’s technology into the daily lives of drivers and passengers.

Laird engineers have created the next generation of wireless chargers, which Guido Dornbusch, Laird’s Vice President of Product Management for Connected Vehicle Solutions, said “are highly efficient” and “have virtually no extra losses compared to cable connectors.”

Laird is the...

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Laird Expands Research and Development For Connected Vehicles

07 Jun 2016
Laird more than doubling operations near Original Equipment Manufacturers in Michigan

Global technology leader Laird (LRD: London) today announces a major expansion and relocation project for its vehicle connectivity research and design center near Detroit, Michigan.

Laird will relocate its engineering, research and design center from Holly, Michigan to a 14.5 acre site in an industrial park in Grand Blanc, Michigan a few miles down the road. A new building at that location will have more than 43,000 square feet with the ability to add an additional 20,000 square feet in the future. This new building doubles the size of Laird’s...

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