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Digi International Releases ConnectCore Starter Kit

The kit gives users hardware and software for smart, connected product development.

Digit International, a provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) communication connectivity products, has released the ConnectCore for i.MX6UL Starter Kit. The platform is designed for development of smart and secure connected devices.

According to Digi, the starter kit has the entire combination of hardware and software needed to create connected devices for medical, energy or industrial applications.

The ConnectCore includes:

  • A compact 87x63 mm form factor with mounting options, industrial operating temperature range, 256MB of NAND flash, and 256MB DDR3 memory.
  • Choice of wired and wireless network connectivity through 10/100 Mbit Ethernet networking, pre-certified 802.11a/b/g/n/ac networking and Bluetooth 4.2 with Bluetooth low energy (LE) connectivity.
  • Grove connectors for rapid prototyping using a wide range of off-the-shelf Grove system sensors, breakout connector with access to all key module signals, USB host/device connectivity, SD card storage, and an on-board interference-hardened stamped metal antenna.
  • A communication engine based on the new NXP i.MX 6UltraLite applications processor.
“Digi is changing the traditional time-to-market dynamics for device manufacturers by dramatically reducing design efforts, complexity, risk, and cost. This kit delivers a proven Linux-based SOM platform with seamless and highly cost-effective integration of secure IoT connectivity for medical and industrial applications,” said Mike Rohrmoser, director of product management, embedded systems at Digi International. “Exclusive features like the Digi TrustFence security framework, ultra-small footprint patent-pending Digi SMTplus form factor, and innovative Microcontroller Assist, make the ConnectCore 6UL module the ideal choice for intelligent connected devices.”

For more information, visit Digi International.

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