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Wireless Wednesday Dev Kit of the Week: Lantronix xPico Wi-Fi and Raspberry Pi For M2M And IOT Applications

Symmetry Electronics Team in Blogs on October 25, 2016

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Established in 1998, Symmetry Electronics is a focused global distributor of wireless connectivity solutions, sensors, and audio-video technologies. Offering comprehensive design support and available-to-ship inventory, Symmetry is committed to helping engineers accelerate time to market, reduce costs, and offer modern solutions for their IoT designs. Acquired by Berkshire Hathaway company, TTI, Inc. in 2017, Symmetry Electronics is part of the Exponential Technology Group (XTG) – a supergroup of electronic component distributors and engineering services firms working together to advance the electronics industry. For more information, visit www.symmetryelectronics.com.

This week’s Wireless Wednesday pick is the Lantronix xPico Wi-Fi and Raspberry Pi expansion board.

Lantronix has now enabled easy integration of its xPico® Wi-Fi® embedded device server with the popular Raspberry Pi® single board computer — all in a simple, easy-to-use pluggable expansion board. Now developers can enjoy a robust and feature-rich Wi-Fi solution that enables mobile ready capabilities in a quick and easy manner. 


Advanced Wi-Fi Features for Raspberry Pi

Lantronix xPico Wi-Fi Pi Plate for Raspberry Pi completely offloads Wi-Fi connectivity, with support for mobile ready advanced features such as simultaneous Soft Access Point (Soft AP) and Client mode, Wi-Fi connection management and QuickConnect. 

Managing these features via a simple configuration interface enables developers to focus on their main applications for Raspberry Pi without worrying about wireless stacks and wireless connectivity management. 


Combine xPico Wi-Fi & Raspberry Pi – Easily Wi-Fi Enable Your Design 

The Lantronix xPico Wi-Fi Pi Plate augments and simplifies use and flexibility of the platform while providing the Raspberry Pi with a robust true 802.11 b/g/n solution that easily enables Wi-Fi access either as a client or as a Soft Access Point. With many other features the product’s industrial-ready quality and ease-of-use allows engineers, students and hobbyists to rapidly mobile enable their platform while offloading the TCP/IP stack and networking applications like a web server to the xPico Wi-Fi.

With the integration of the Lantronix xPico Wi-Fi embedded device server with Raspberry Pi, enabling Wi-Fi connectivity is easier than ever. Prototyping with the Lantronix xPico Wi-Fi Pi Plate for Raspberry Pi is quick and simple, whether you’re a technology hobbyist, design engineer, student, or professor.


For additional Lantronix product information or technical support, contact Symmetry Electronics, an authorized distributor of industry leading wireless, audio/video and embedded chips, modules and dev/eval tools. www.symmetryelectronics.com/contact-us or call (877) 466-9722.

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Symmetry Electronics Team in Blogs on October 25, 2016

About Symmetry Electronics Team

Established in 1998, Symmetry Electronics is a focused global distributor of wireless connectivity solutions, sensors, and audio-video technologies. Offering comprehensive design support and available-to-ship inventory, Symmetry is committed to helping engineers accelerate time to market, reduce costs, and offer modern solutions for their IoT designs. Acquired by Berkshire Hathaway company, TTI, Inc. in 2017, Symmetry Electronics is part of the Exponential Technology Group (XTG) – a supergroup of electronic component distributors and engineering services firms working together to advance the electronics industry. For more information, visit www.symmetryelectronics.com.

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