TI OpenLink Open Source Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Daughter Card for AM18x EVMs

Texas Instruments introduced the OpenLink open source Wi-Fi and Bluetooth daughter card for AM18x evaluation modules (EVMs). The standalone WiLink 6.0 daughter card is a combo wireless connectivity add-on card. It is based on the LS Research TiWi module with Texas Instruments WiLink 6.0 (WL1271) solution. The standalone daughter card is available for $249. The production-ready WiLink 6.0 (WL1271) OpenLink module is bundled in the AM18x Sitara ARM EVM + WL1271 Development Kit, which is priced at $1,150.

Texas Instruments (TI) WL1271 Daughter Card

TI AM18x EVM Kit Features

  • AM1808 SOM-M1 (128 MB DDR)
  • OpenLink open source Wi-Fi and Bluetooth daughter card
  • Open source Linux board support package
  • OpenLink open source Wi-Fi driver providing mobile Wi-Fi connectivity solution for home/SOHO and public environments
  • OpenLink open source Bluetooth driver integrated to Linux BlueZ (BT Stack)
  • U-Boot (bootloader/monitor)
  • Code Composer Studio (CCS) v4.1
  • Board Support Library (BSL) sample programs
  • Peripheral drivers (web download)
  • Integrated LCD, touch, and backlight
  • User Interface (UI) Board
  • S-Video in/out connectors (TVP5147/ADV7343)
  • Analog video in/out connectors (TVP5147/ADV7343)
  • Analog-to-digital converter (ADS901)
  • Digital-to-analog converter (DAC900)
  • Camera interface
  • 48-character LCD panel
  • UI board RJ45 Ethernet jack connector
  • 8 MB NOR flash
  • 512 MB NAND flash
  • Stereo input and output connectors
  • TLV320AIC3106 audio codec
  • Baseboard RJ45 Ethernet jack connector
  • One USB 2.0 high-speed On-the-Go interface
  • One USB 1.1 full-speed host
  • 115.2kbps RS-232 debug serial port
  • Serial ATA connector
  • MMC/SD card
  • Connectors for JTAG interface
  • RoHS compliant

More info: Texas Instruments