28 Jul '11, 2pm

Google’s Android Bulb to Run on 6LowPAN Standard: It consumes very little power. The chips and software behind...

Google’s Android Bulb to Run on 6LowPAN Standard: It consumes very little power. The chips and software behind...

It consumes very little power. The chips and software behind it are cheap and getting cheaper, and the name incorporates an absolutely insane combination of capital letters and numbers. What is there not to like about the 6LowPAN standard? The Android bulb -- a networked LED bulb coming out later this year from Google and Lighting Science -- will connect to Android phones and other devices through the above-mentioned standard, according to Ted Russ, chief business development officer for the company. NXP Semiconductor, other sources have said, will supply the chips for the bulbs. It figures. NXP -- which was spun out of the Philips conglomerate a few years ago -- supplies low-powered NFC (near field communications) chips to Android phone makers already and is a leading expert in energy-efficient, light-bandwidth communications. NXP also announced a component family, called...

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