Module adds wireless M2M connectivity to devices

February 27, 2014 // By Graham Prophet
Digi's ConnectCore 6 device reduces cost and speeds time to market for designs based on Freescale’s i.MX 6 series applications processors

ConnectCore 6 is a surface mount multi-chip module with built-in wireless connectivity that provides access to all of the features of the Freescale i.MX 6 Quad, i.MX 6 Dual and i.MX 6 Solo processors, suiting it to M2M applications. The module’s small form factor and design, which requires no connectors, reduces manufacturing costs and makes it easier to add wireless capabilities to portable devices. The product was created to reduce design risk, complexity and time to market for those developing products for transportation, security and other industrial applications.

The ConnectCore 6 module’s built-in ability to connect via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Bluetooth Low Energy and Device Cloud by Etherios can save time and expense in designing wireless devices — including passing and maintaining global certifications. Complete software development tools are provided to build application software to help get products to market faster. The module has a 5-year warranty and is designed for long-term availability, ensuring that it will be available for the lifecycle of developed products.

Digi International; www.digi.com/connectcore6