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krisi
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re: ANT rides the Tour de France
krisi   12/22/2010 2:54:59 PM
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Interesting and pretty spectacular application of the wireless sensor technology...what other commercial applications can be a target of this technology? Kris

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InterestedinRF   12/14/2010 6:07:56 AM
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It does say in the article that the HTC phone uses a WiLink chip. I'm betting the newer smartphones from this company have ANT+ functionality built-in, but that it's not yet been "activated" for the normal consumer.

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jimcondon   12/14/2010 12:56:40 AM
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Wow, took some digging but it sounds like the HTC legend uses the Texas Instruments’ WiLink chip which supports Ant+. It makes you wonder what other protocols we can get access to. Don't you love these like surprises? Things like this can give protocols like Ant a little jump start.

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eewiz   12/13/2010 6:27:40 PM
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Is there a dedicated wireless chip inside HTC Legend which communicates with ANT+ device!! I am surprised. Never knew this! Mobile healthcare is a high growth area for semiconductors and I dont think the market forces will allow a proprietary technology like ANT+ wireless to rule. People already learned from Qualcomm & Rambus. IMO ANT+ should dump the proprietary wireless & switch to Bluetooth LE, if they intend to succeed in this market :)



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