Embedded Wi-Fi®

Last modified by Microchip on 2023/11/10 11:11

Microchip has a broad portfolio of ultra-low power 802.11 solutions that are suitable for embedded applications. These fully-certified surface mount Wi‐Fi® modules allow you to quickly and seamlessly add internet connectivity to your applications. The modules’ small form factor, rich features, and ultra-low power make them perfect for mobile wireless applications such as asset monitoring, sensors, and portable battery-operated devices.

Depending on your application requirements, Microchip offers three ways to add Wi-Fi connectivity to your design:

Wi-Fi Standalone

SAMW25: MCU + Wi-Fi controller running all stacks

  • Fully-certified IEEE 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi module
  • WINC1500 Wi-Fi SoC plus SAMD21 ARM® Cortex®-M0+ based MCU
  • Can operate completely host-less in most applications

iot stand alone

Wi-Fi Network Controller

WINC Series - WINC1500: Wi-Fi core with integrated TCP/IP stack

  • Fully-certified 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi solution
  • SPI Host Interface
  • Security protocols supported – WPA/WPA2 Personal, TLS, SSL
  • Network services – DHCP, DNS, TCP/IP (IPv4), UDP, HTTP, HTTP

WINC1500 Overview

Network Controller Wifi Transceiver

Wi-Fi Link Controller

WILC Series - WILC1000: Wi-Fi link controller core

  • IEEE 802.11 b/g/n (1x1) for up to 72 Mbps
  • Wi-Fi Direct, station mode and Soft-AP support
  • Supports IEEE 802.11 WEP, WPA2 Security Enterprise

Link Controller Wifi Transceiver