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asked in category: General Last Updated: 21st February, 2020

What is ANT wireless technology?

ANT™ is a 2.4-GHz wireless networking protocol developed by Canadian company Dynastream Innovations, a subsidiary of GPS technology provider Garmin (Garmin acquired them in 2006). This ultra-low-power, short-range wireless technology can enable devices to run on a coin cell battery for years.

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Similarly, what is ANT+ used for?

ANT+ is a managed ANT network that uses 'device profiles' to define how to send data over the network in a consistent way. The target applications for the ANT+ managed network include sport, wellness, and home health.

Secondly, what is the range of ANT+? range: While the ANT+ spec says it is capable of 100ft range, there is no requirement that all devices reach that range.

Beside this, is Ant+ the same as Bluetooth?

One fundamental way ANT+ and Bluetooth differ is that ANT+ can be used to connect one thing to multiple other things, while Bluetooth is a one-to-one connection for each type of thing. With Bluetooth, you can pair one heart rate monitor to one computer.

What is ANT+ Garmin?

ANT+ is the wireless technology that allows accessories such as heart rate monitors, speed/cadence sensors, foot pods and power meters to “talk” to your compatible Garmin device.

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