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Mouser Now Shipping Nordic Semiconductor’s Thingy:52 IoT Sensor Development Kit

August 31, 2017 – Mouser Electronics, Inc., the New Product Introduction (NPI) leader that empowers innovation, is now stocking the Thingy:52™ IoT sensor development kit from Nordic Semiconductor. Thingy:52 is a compact, easy-to-use development platform designed to help engineers collect environmental data and build Internet of Things (IoT) prototypes and demos, without the need to build hardware or write firmware from scratch.

Nordic Thingy:52, available from Mouser Electronics, is built around the Nordic nRF52832 Bluetooth® 5 system-on-chip (SoC). It connects to Bluetooth-enabled devices — including mobile phones, laptops, tablets, and Raspberry Pi boards — and sends data from its sensors and actuators to an app and to the cloud. Thingy:52 can sense temperature, humidity, air pressure, light, color, and air quality. The device offers 9-axis motion sensing as well, allowing engineers to detect orientation, rotation, tap detection, and raw data from the integrated accelerometer, gyroscope, and compass. It can also play sound via its speaker and stream sound to the mobile app from its microphone.

Engineers can configure functionality of Thingy:52 — including all sensors and Bluetooth low energy parameters — directly over-the-air via a Bluetooth API. This ability makes it possible to create demos and prototypes without actually programming Thingy:52 itself, and do all development on the app or cloud solution. As new versions of the firmware are released, engineers can update Thingy:52 over-the-air using the provided apps. Advanced users can employ Thingy:52 as a development kit by building their own firmware and uploading it onto the board.

To learn more, visit http://www.mouser.com/new/nordicsemiconductor/nordic-thingy-52/.

With its broad product line and unsurpassed customer service, Mouser strives to empower innovation among design engineers and buyers by delivering advanced technologies. Mouser stocks the world’s widest selection of the latest semiconductors and electronic components for the newest design projects. Mouser Electronics’ website is continually updated and offers advanced search methods to help customers quickly locate inventory. Mouser.com also houses data sheets, supplier-specific reference designs, application notes, technical design information, and engineering tools.

About Mouser Electronics

Mouser Electronics, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is an award-winning, authorized semiconductor and electronic component distributor focused on rapid New Product Introductions from its manufacturing partners for electronic design engineers and buyers. The global distributor’s website, Mouser.com, is available in multiple languages and currencies and features more than 4 million products from over 600 manufacturers. Mouser offers 22 support locations around the world to provide best-in-class customer service and ships globally to over 550,000 customers in 170 countries from its 750,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility south of Dallas, Texas. For more information, visit www.mouser.com.

About Nordic Semiconductor

Nordic Semiconductor provides class-leading levels of wireless performance and sophistication at a price that enables the company’s ultralow power (ULP) wireless chips to be used in even the most cost-sensitive consumer products. Nordic Semiconductor’s chips can be found in products such as wireless PC peripherals, gaming controllers, sports and fitness sensors, toys, advanced multi-media controllers, and digital/satellite TV (set-top box) remotes and much more.

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