vladimir khusainov

How to get WiFi connectivity with Kinetis K70/K61

Discussion created by vladimir khusainov on Mar 18, 2013

What we at Emcraft Systems see more and more is that WiFi connectivity is becoming a must-have requirement for many microcontroller applications. I would say that about 50% of our customers require it immediatelly, and the figure would probably grow to be perhaps as high as 75% if I count in people who plan on having it in a next generation product.

 

For those who interested in getting WiFi connectivity with the Kinetis MCUs, read through the link below for a discussion on how off-the-shelf USB WiFi modules could be used to get WiFi on the Kinetis K70 / K61 running Linux (uClinux). One interesting thing about the Linux solution is that it provides the WiFi access point (AP) functionality, allowing other wireless devices, such as a notebook or smarthpone, to connect to the K70 using WiFi without any additional equipment. Great feature if you need to be able to access a standalone device.

 

Anyway, here is the link:

 

http://www.emcraft.com/index.php/som/k70/usb-wifi-with-k70

 

 

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