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