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ANT is a proprietary wireless sensor network protocol, which is running in 2.4GHz ISM band. ANT works at
ultra-law power consumption and capable of handling various types of networks. However, the communication
distance is limited. The amount of data can be transmitted at once is also restricted. In this section, the ANT
related hardware is listed. The samples that utilize the hardware and the ANT related software are underdevelopment.

ANT Adapter

ANT Adapter is an ANT-30pin adapter for iPhone and iPod touch, which are equipped with 30pin connector and internal GPS. ANT Adapter supports ANT protocol as well as ANT device profiles. To communicate ANT+ sensors, ANT Adapter requires the specific iOS application, BeatRun. This adapter has passed the certification test of Apple MFi Program, and it has been received Technical Conformity form the Japanese regulatory authority.

For the details of ANT Adapter, please visit ANT/ANT Adapter.

Also the farther information of BeatRun is available at ANT/BeatRun.


BC-ANT-USB is a ANT-USB dongle, which is developed and produced by BeatCraft, Inc.
The ANT chip that BC-ANT-USB employs is nRF24AP2-USB of Nordic Semiconductor, Inc.
This ANT chip is commonly used for ANT-USB devices. The details of BC-ANT-USB are listed


This is the current version of BC-ANT-SERIAL. This is a ANT-Serial bridge module. The ANT chip of
this module is nRF24AP2-8CH of Nordic Semiconductor, Inc., and it comes with 1x5 pin-header. The
size of this ANT-Serial module is greatly downsized comparing with the previous ANT-Serial Module.
The details of BC-ANT-SERIAL is listed on ANT/BC-ANT-SERIAL.


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