Kinetis Weather Station Thread Mesh Networking

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Lauren Percy

 

This demo demonstrates the NXP Thread implementation in a real Home scenario.

There are several Thread-enabled devices running on the Kinetis KW2x family as well as on generic Kinetis-K series along with the standalone 2.4GHz 802.15.4 radio. All those devices are interacting with an IoT Gateway based on the i.MX6 series processor that is connected to several end products running the AllJoyn application framework over the WiFi technology. In addition you have everything under control through the Touch Monitor featuring an Advanced GUI developed by using the Crank Storyboard Suite. You are also able to control all the connected devices even when you are outside the home thanks to partner Proximetry that provide cloud visualization and control of the Thread network.

 

Value Propositions

 

* Robust wireless self-healing IPv6 mesh network for the home.

* Advanced security with ECC authentication and AES-128 cryptography.

* Using AllJoyn application framework across Thread and Wi-Fi.

* Cloud visualization and provisioning of mesh nodes.

 

NXP Content:

i.MX6 Utilite Standard Gateway, i.MX6, FRDM-KW24D512, TWR-KW24D512, USB-KW24D512, FRDM-K64F, FRDM-CR20A, MK22F, TWRPI-MPL115A, FRDM-FXS-MULT2-B

 

NXP Recommends:

i.MX6, PF3000 PMIC, MKW2x, MCR20A, MK2x, MPL3115A2, FXOS8700, KTY8x/PCT2075x

 

Texas State University students used a TWR-KW24D512 and a SparkFun weather meter (including an anemometer, weather vane and rain gauge), along with a TWRPI-MLP115A barometer and temperature sensor, to demonstrate the mesh capability of Thread 802.15.4 wireless

 

Texas State University Thread Weather Station Demo

 

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