3 hour workshop
developing IOT PRODUCTS WITH BLUETOOTH 5
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This workshop is limited to 30 selected attendees and the ticket is free. You must apply to participate. If your application is successful you will receive an email confirmation after the 17.08.2017. This will include the link to book your free ticket, although a non-refundable booking fee of £15 will be charged to limit drop-outs.
Date and time
Wed 06 September 2017, 18:00 - 21:30

Location
Cocoon Networks, 4 Christopher Street, London, EC2A 2BS
Hosted by
Nordic Semiconductor

Limited to
30 participants
Nordic, the leading producer of ultra low power (ULP) wireless chips has teamed up again with Hardware Academy to bring the best expertise on bluetooth 5 to London. Discover the great potential of the Nordic nRF52 series and the new IoT multi-sensor development kit Nordic Thingy:52. The first part of the workshop will provide an introduction to the Nordic software toolchain and the Segger Embedded Studio IDE, and show how send packets over a Bluetooth mesh network using the nRF52 Development Kit.
The second part will introduce the Thingy:52 IoS Sensor platform, and show how to integrate this with the cloud using IFTTT (If This Then That)
Participants will take home a free Thingy:52 development kit.
The Nordic Thingy:52 is an easy-to-use development platform, designed to help you build IoT prototypes and demos, without the need to build hardware or write firmware. The functionality of the Thingy can be configured over-the-air via a Bluetooth API. That makes it possible to create demos and prototypes without actually programming the Thingy itself. The Thingy is built around the nRF52832 Bluetooth® 5 SoC. It connects to Bluetooth-enabled mobile phones, laptops, tablets and similar devices, and sends data to/from its sensors and actuators to an app and to the cloud. It comes with the accompanying Nordic Thingy:52 app for iOS, Android and a web app.
try and take home the thingy:52
the new iot multi-sensor dev kit by nordic
An easy-to-use development platform, designed to help you build IoT prototypes and demos.
What you'll learn
How to quickly develop IoT prototypes with the Nordic Thingy:52
How to use Bluetooth Low Energy/Bluetooth 5 to develop IoT applications.
Overview of the Nordic nRF52 family.
Requirements
Equipment
Bring your own laptop (PC/MAC) with at least a USB port available and your own Micro USB cable.
Bring an Android or iOS phone with support for Bluetooth 4.0 or later.
downloads
Install Segger Embedded Studio, the J-Link Software and Documentation pack, and the Nordic SDK, as explained here.
Create an account at IFTTT.
Agenda
6.00pm
Arrival and registration.
6.15pm
Pizza and drinks will be served.
6.30pm
Event opening. Intro about Hardware Academy community.
6.45pm
Workshop session.
7.20pm
Talk and Q&A: "[Talk Title]".
[Speaker Name] - [Speaker Role] at [Company Name]
7.40pm
Talk and Q&A: "[Talk Title]".
[Speaker Name] - [Speaker Role] at [Company Name]
8.00pm
Community announcements and demos: This is your time. If you would like to share what you are working on with the community or make any sort of announcement. You have 2 minutes max for a short shoutout.
9.00pm
Networking and drinks.
9.30pm
Event ends.
About the instructors
Nordic Semiconductor
Torbjørn Øvrebekk
Sr. Application Engineer
Nordic Semiconductor
Bjørn Spockeli
Application Engineer
Nordic Semiconductor
Claire Steed
Regional Sales Manager, UK & Ireland
Torbjørn Øvrebekk, Sr. Application Engineer at Nordic Semiconductor
Torbjørn main expertise is embedded software development, he spends most of my time assisting software developers in the use of Nordic products, and making demos and example software for Nordic parts. He has also spent a fair bit of time travelling to help customers in the field, attend trade shows, or run technical presentations/workshops.
Bjørn Spockeli, Application Engineer at Nordic Semiconductor
Bjørn graduated with a M.Sc. in Engineering Cybernetics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. At Nordic he helps customers through the company online developer community, The Nordic Developer Zone, and their support system, in addition to creating software examples and tutorials.
Claire Steed, Regional Sales Manager, UK & Ireland at Nordic Semiconductor
Claire has 18 years of experience in the semiconductor & electronics industry with world leading manufacturers.
Customer focused, she manages relationships with OEMs, Distributers and end customers.
Who is this workshop for?
developers
ctos
Embedded engineers
software engineers
About the platform and the company
About the Nordic Thingy:52
A compact, power-optimized, multi-sensor development kit. The Nordic Thingy:52 is an easy-to-use development platform, designed to help you build IoT prototypes and demos, without the need to build hardware or write firmware. The functionality of the Thingy can be configured over-the-air via a Bluetooth API. That makes it possible to create demos and prototypes without actually programming the Thingy itself. The Thingy is built around the nRF52832 Bluetooth® 5 SoC.
About the Nordic nRF52 Series SoC
Running at 64MHz it racks up impressive stats: EEMBC Coremark® score of 215 and 58 Coremark®/mA. Built in a cutting edge 55nm process technology the nRF52 Series is architected for todays need for speed, speed to carry out increasingly complex tasks in the shortest possible time and return to sleep, conserving precious battery power. Introducing a Cortex-M4F processor at its heart, it is the most capable Bluetooth low energy SoC on the market today.
Video overview of the Nordic Thingy:52
About Nordic Semiconductor
Nordic Semiconductor is a fabless semiconductor company specializing in ultra low power (ULP) short-range wireless communication. The company’s range of 2.4GHz transceiver and transmitter devices are employed by some of the world’s leading brands in a wide variety of applications like wireless keyboard and mouse, game controllers, and intelligent sports equipment.
Nordic is an associate member of the Bluetooth SIG, and has contributed core expertise in ULP RF design to Bluetooth low energy wireless technology.
When and where
Date and time
Wed 06 September 2017
18:00 - 21:30

Location
Cocoon Networks, 4 Christopher Street, London, EC2A 2BS
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