Easy, fast and affordable low-power RF design with BlueNRG-2 and S2-LP

Join us for 1-day workshop on Bluetooth Low Energy design based on our BlueNRG-2 (2.4 GHz) network system-on-chip and S2-LP ultra-low-power sub-1GHz transceiver

 

Dortmund│April 9th - 11th 2019

Learn how you can enhance the performance your low-power RF design using ST’s cost-effective wireless connectivity solutions and dedicated development ecosystem.

Who should attend this workshop?

  • Engineers interested in understanding the capabilities of our BlueNRG-2 network system-on-chip and S2-LP ultra-low-power sub-1GHz transceiver
  • Developers looking for a way to have the best low-power RF implementation
  • Developers seeking to create innovative and efficient connected applications
  • Engineers who are interested in how to implement an ST-based Sigfox LPWAN (Low Power Wide Area Network) node and receive information from ST partners for RF design and module solutions based on our S2-LP

Achieve outstanding RF design with BlueNRG-2 and S2-LP

During this one-day hands-on training workshop, we will present ST´s innovative BlueNRG-2 and S2-LP RF products and demonstrate how to use ST´s rich set of dedicated development tools to achieve an optimal RF design while also reducing development time, effort and cost.

You will learn:

  • About the features and capabilities of our BlueNRG-2 and S2-LP wireless connectivity solutions
  • Which ST device is best suited for your RF design
  • How to select the right tool from our RF development ecosystem to help with your project

The workshop is based on the BlueNRG-2 evaluation platform (STEVAL-IDB008V2) and / or S2-LP expansion board for STM32 Nucleo (X-NUCLEO-S2868A1). All attendees will receive a complimentary evaluation tool that they can take home!

Registration information

Registration for this event is closed.


Agenda

08:30 - 09:00 Introduction with session overview and RF roadmap update
BlueNRG-2 workshop with hands-on exercises
09:00 - 10:00 Overview of BlueNRG-2 network system-on-chip and associated development ecosystem including native Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) libraries, radio drivers and BLE mesh networking
10:15 - 10:45 Demystification of BLE communication protocols and specifications
10:45 - 11:45 Hands-on training using the BlueNRG-2 evaluation platform and associated software
11:45 - 12:30 Lunch break
S2-LP workshop with hands-on exercises
12:30 - 13:30 Overview of the features and capabilities of the S2-LP ultra-low-power sub-1GHz transceiver and its associated development ecosystem
13:30 - 14:00 Advantages of using the S2-LP’s low-power mode
14:00 - 15:30 Hands-on training using the S2-LP ultra-low-power sub-1GHz transceiver and associated software
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break 
16:00 - 17:30 Presentations of S2-LP solutions by our partners (Sigfox and Weptech) 
17:30 - 18:00 Conclusion and wrap-up


Speakers

Dominique FOLLEZOUR

A valued member of ST's wireless application team, Dominique Follezour has worked for more than 15 years on wireless communication systems including 2G/3G cellular, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.

Today, Dominique's work mainly focuses on Bluetooth Low Energy software (BLE stack, Mesh networks, and profiles).

Philippe SIMONNET

A key player in ST's wireless application team, Philippe Simonnet has worked for more than 20 years on wireless communication systems (2G/3G cellular, sub-1GHz transceivers, and LPWANs).

Today, Philippe's work focuses on Sub-1GHz transceiver drivers to ensure compliance with proprietary and standard protocols and to optimize power consumption performance.

Michael MUENKEL

The technical marketing manager for Analog products (Wireless ICs and MEMS), Michael Muenkel has worked for more than 15 years at ST, and over 30 years in the electronics business.

Today, Michael is focusing on developing strategic partnerships in the German and Swiss electronic markets.


Product details

BlueNRG-2, Bluetooth® low energy wireless system-on-chip
A very-low-power Bluetooth low energy (BLE) single-mode system-on-chip, compliant with Bluetooth specifications, the BlueNRG-2 extends the features of our award-winning BlueNRG network processor, enabling the embedded Cortex®-M0 core to run user application code.

The BlueNRG-2 offers the same excellent RF performance of the BlueNRG radio, and the integrated high-efficiency DC-DC converter keeps the same ultra-low power characteristics, but the BlueNRG-2 improves the BlueNRG sleep mode current consumption allowing a further increase in an application's battery lifetime.

S2-LP, ultra-low-power, high-performance, sub-1GHz transceiver
A high-performance ultra-low power RF transceiver intended for RF wireless applications in the sub-1 GHz band, the S2-LP is designed to operate in both the license-free ISM and SRD frequency bands at 433, 512, 868 and 920 MHz, but can also be programmed to operate at other additional frequencies in the 413-479 MHz, 452-527 MHz, 826-958 MH, 904-1055 MHz bands.

The S2-LP can be used in systems with channel spacing down to 1 kHz enabling the narrow band operations.

With an RF link budget higher than 140 dB for long communication ranges, the S2-LP also meets the regulatory requirements applicable in territories worldwide, including Europe, Japan, China and the USA.

Location and date

Date Location Status
9th April 2019 Dortmund, Germany Closed
10th April 2019 Dortmund, Germany Closed
11th April 2019 Dortmund, Germany Closed

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