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kc6ete
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Time of flight ranging

Which modules are ready (FCC and ETSI approved) and have time of flight ranging?

I'm not looking for dev kits, but rather a module that I can embed in a product.

Device: 
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Hi kc6ete,

Hi kc6ete,

Thanks for your question on our public BLE forums. Please checkout the SmartBond™ Wireless Ranging (WiRa) SDK solution – link is provided below:

https://www.dialog-semiconductor.com/products/connectivity/bluetooth-low-energy/products/smartbond-wireless-ranging-SDK

Our WiRa SDK enhances the DA1469x family of Bluetooth LE SoCs with new, highly accurate and reliable distance measurement capabilities.

Applications: Social Distancing, Asset tracking, Indoor Positioning, Smart locks, Authentication (eg. for Mobile Payments)

Additionally, a Social Distancing Tag (SDT) reference application based on WiRa SDK is also provided. It combines WiRa SDK with RSSI measurement, BLE communication, datalogging and other functionalities uploaded into a single application.

Thanks, PM_Dialog

kc6ete
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I'm asking which modules,

I'm asking which modules, approved and ready to embed in a product, support this software.  I don't need the link to the SDK

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Hi kc6ete,

Hi kc6ete,

The time of flight ranging functionality (which we refer to as WiRa) is only available on our DA1469x family of devices. An FCC/ETSI approved module for the DA14691 will be available within the next couple of months. Once it is launched it will appear on the modules section of our website:

https://www.dialog-semiconductor.com/bluetooth-modules

Best regards
IM_Dialog

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That is unfortunate.  I am

That is unfortunate.  I am looking to design this into a system with about 50k opportunity annually, and my local rep told me that the modules were approved back in June.

I have the dev kits with ranging, and we've tested them in our application, and it performs well.

I can discuss more in private mail.

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Hi kc6ete,

Hi kc6ete,

Someone will reach out to you via email to discuss further.

Best regards
IM_Dialog