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Bluegiga Announces New Advanced Features and Support for WF121 Wi-Fi Module

by david.nunes

Bluegiga Announces New Advanced Features and Support for WF121 Wi-Fi Module

MUNICH, Nov. 11, 2014 – From the Electronica Germany tradeshow in Munich, Bluegiga Technologies, a leading provider of Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity modules, today announces its soon to be released 1.3 Wi-Fi software for the company’s WF121 module.

New features and other enhancements increase the WF121 module’s overall usability. The 1.3 version will be available for download by 11/30 and includes the following enhancements:

  • WPA2-Enterprise Encryption support
  • Support of TSL/SSL
  • SD card support
  • New web server enhancements allowing for more complex onboard web pages
  • Ethernet bridging enhancements for Client and AP modes

“We are excited to bring version 1.3 to our WF121 customers. We are committed to constant innovation and these enhancements address specific market demand, providing unmatched ease of use, data integrity, and connectivity options for our Wi-Fi module customers,” says Mikko Savolainen, vice president of product management.

Bluegiga’s Wi-Fi modules are ideal for embedded applications that require reliable, long range Wi-Fi connectivity in an easy to integrate surface mount package. Bluegiga’s WF121 is a stand-alone Wi-Fi module providing fully integrated 2.4GHz 802.11 b/g/n radio, TCP/IP stack and a 32-bit micro controller (MCU) platform for embedded applications requiring simple, low-cost and low-power wireless IP connectivity. It also provides flexible peripheral interfaces such as SPI, I2C, ADC, GPIO to connect various peripheral interfaces directly to the WF121 Wi-Fi module.

The WF121 Wi-Fi module also supports end-user applications in the module’s 32-bit MCU, using a simple Bluegiga BGScript™ scripting language and free-of-charge development tools. This eliminates need for an additional MCU and enables end users to develop smaller and lower cost Wi-Fi devices. The WF121 can also be used when an external MCU is required using Bluegiga’s BGAPI binary command API. The 802.11 access point and HTTP server functionality is also included for easy configuration and direct connection to phones, tablets, and PCs.

To learn more, stop by Bluegiga’s booth A4-460 at The Electronica Germany.

About Bluegiga
Bluegiga is committed to provide innovative and easy-to-use, short-range wireless connectivity solutions to OEMs, device manufacturers and system integrators. Currently, our technology portfolio includes Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. Our products include a wide range of wireless modules, varying from ultra-low power Bluetooth Smart modules to best in class long range Bluetooth Classic and Wi-Fi products. Bluegiga was founded in 2000 and headquartered in Espoo, Finland. We have local sales and customer service offices in Atlanta, GA, USA and Hong Kong, China. Our products are available globally in more than 70 countries through an extensive distribution network, consisting of more than 50 partners. For more information visit www.bluegiga.com or connect with us on Twitter at @bluegiga or Linkedin.

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