Friday, December 21, 2012

Microchip PIC - Wireless Connectivity Design

Microchip PIC - Wireless Connectivity Design

"Ethernet communication solutions offer access to the most widely deployed networking system. The TCP/IP protocol, which is at the core of this technology, allows total location independence and interoperability to any embedded application.".
MRF24J40MA 2.4 GHz IEEE 802.15.4 radio transceiver module
  • Ethernet
  • TCP/IP
  • ZigBee
  • MiWi
"The emerging standard for flexible wireless networking specifically designed for embedded control. ZigBee supports stars, clusters and mesh networks of up to 64k nodes. Microchip supplies a free stack that supports a variety of transceivers."

MRF24J40MA 2.4 GHz IEEE 802.15.4 radio transceiver module.

Has a integrated PCB antenna, matching circuitry, and supports ZigBee too. Connects to many PICs via a 4-wire SPI interface. You can design wireless sensor networks and home automation systems.