TI makes Wi-Fi development even easier with Internet-on-a-chip™ Wi-Fi® modules

DALLAS, Feb. 17, 2015 -- Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced the availability of its SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® CC3100 and CC3200 modules for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The new SimpleLink family was introduced earlier this year as a low-power platform to simplify the ability to connect IoT solutions. Developers gain additional design flexibility with a certified Internet-on-a-chip™ module option, allowing easy integration of embedded Wi-Fi and Internet connectivity into a wide-range of home, industrial and consumer electronics. Using modules helps developers lower development costs, reduces time to market, and simplifies procurement and certification. Additionally, the modules have complete antenna reference designs for streamlined integration. For more information on the platform, visit www.ti.com/simplelinkwifi.

Designing with TI's SimpleLink Wi-Fi platform provides an array of benefits to developers including:

SimpleLink Wi-Fi support
To jump start Wi-Fi development, TI now offers module versions of the CC3100 BoosterPack and the CC3200 LaunchPad, in addition to the chip based-kits that were launched earlier this year. 

Developers have access to a complete support platform through the CC3100 and CC3200 wiki. The wiki offers details on how to get started, hardware design information, software examples and details, test and certification tips as well as community support resources. Also, the TI E2E™ community provides a forum to get technical support for this solution.

Additionally, the SimpleLink Wi-Fi family comes with cloud connectivity support through TI's IoT cloud ecosystem members.

Pricing and availability:

TI's SimpleLink™ wireless connectivity portfolio
TI's SimpleLink portfolio of low power wireless connectivity solutions – wireless MCUs, wireless network processors (WNPs), RF transceivers and range extenders for the broad embedded market – makes it easier to develop and connect anything to the Internet of Things (IoT). Spanning over 14 standards and technologies including Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth®, Bluetooth low energy, ZigBee®, Sub-1 GHz, 6LoWPAN and more, SimpleLink products help manufacturers add wireless connectivity to anything, to any design, for anyone. www.ti.com/wireless.

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