TI Stellaris ZigBee Networking, RFID, and SimpliciTI Wireless Kits

Texas Instruments (TI) rolled out the Stellaris 13.56 MHz RFID Wireless Kit ($99), Stellaris 2.4 GHz SimpliciTI Wireless Kit ($125), and Stellaris ZigBee Networking Kit ($249). The kits are based on the Stellaris ARM Cortex-M3-based microcontrollers (MCU). The Stellaris kits include software and reference design solutions for adding RFID, low-power RF and ZigBee capabilities to designs. The three wireless desing kits are available for order now. The Stellaris EM2 Expansion Board is also available for $39.

Stellaris 13.56 MHz RFID Wireless Kit (DK-EM2-7960R)

  • Complete RFID wireless system solution based on proven technology that is operable in harsh conditions and offers high levels of security via the contactless interface
  • TI TRF7960TB HF RFID Reader Module target board, two ISO/IEC 14443A (MIFARE-1K) contactless smart cards, additional TRF7960-supported tags/inlays, and Stellaris DK-LM3S9B96-EM2 Expansion Board
  • Example ISO/IEC 14443A application, firmware and documentation with support for additional protocols coming soon
  • Multiple software sample applications, including RFID Classic 1K and 4K card reader, simultaneous dual- or single-card access, command-line access over serial port and more

Stellaris 2.4 GHz SimpliciTI Wireless Kit (DK-EM2-2500S)

  • Complete 2.4 GHz wireless solution based on TI’s open source SimpliciTI software tailored for small RF networks and designed for easy implementation and deployment out-of-the-box
  • Includes multiple heterogeneous network nodes via TI’s eZ430-RF2500 kit, one CC2500 evaluation module, and one Stellaris DK-LM3S9B96-EM2 Expansion Board
  • Multi-platform software support, including access to binaries for low-power RF solutions from sub-1 GHz to 2.4 GHz
  • Firmware, documentation and example SimpliciTI application supporting simple star network and point-to-point configuration

Stellaris ZigBee Networking Kit (DK-EM2-2520Z)

  • Complete ZigBee wireless system solution featuring compliant Z-Stack 2.4 software and example coordinator application software to address the growing portfolio of IEEE 802.15.4 products and platforms
  • Includes multiple heterogeneous network nodes with one CC2520 evaluation module, two battery operated sensor modules and two CC2530 evaluation modules pre-programmed with a temperature sensor application, along with one Stellaris DK-LM3S9B96-EM2 Expansion Board
  • Example ZigBee application, StellarisWare software and documentation

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