New Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Combo Modules for the IoT in compact CF3 form factor

Atlantik Elektronik presents the BX Series from Sierra Wireless

Planegg, December 14th, 2017

Atlantik Elektronik, provider of innovative wireless solutions presents the BX Series from Sierra Wireless, which will be a strong support for Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
The BX series is for industrial IoT applications that need to connect to the cloud, such as equipment monitoring, smart city and healthcare applications, as well as cellular-enabled asset tracking and in-vehicle connectivity.

The combo modules feature integrated TCP/IP and Bluetooth stacks, along with a simple UART interface for fast and easy integration.

The IoT most secure Wi-Fi and Bluetooth combo module offering cloud services and secure boot in a future-proofed common flexible form factor (CF3). At only 9.5 x 11.5 mm, the BX3100 is extremely compact. The BX series supports the Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n standard with data rates up to 150 Mbps.

The BX Series provides best-in-class security, with integrated secure boot and encrypted flash to ensure the module only functions with verified Sierra Wireless software. The modules include pre-loaded security keys to enable authentication and secure connection to AirVantage®. They comply with the latest 802.11i Wi-Fi security standard and support Bluetooth Secure Connections. 

“An increasing number of applications require multiple wireless technologies, and many more will migrate to cellular connectivity in the future as Low Power Wide Area networks roll out globally,” said Ottmar Flach, CEO of Atlantik Elektronik.

Designed using the CF3 common form factor, the BX Series provides customers with the easiest integration experience for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth devices a simple migration path for future products.

Expanding on Sierra Wireless’ short-range portfolio, including the popular BC127 for high-end audio applications, the BX3100 and BX3105 (with integrated antenna) modules support 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 classic and BLE. Optimized for the IoT, they feature integrated TCP/IP and Bluetooth stacks, along with a simple UART interface for fast and easy integration. The devices will be globally certified to meet regulatory approvals.

First samples and Evaluation Kits are available at Atlantik Elektronik.