Getting started with SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi®

Getting to Know the SimpleLink Wi-Fi family

Learn more about the Texas Instruments SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC31XX and CC32XX family of Wi-Fi devices for MCU-based applications.

Introduction

The SimpleLink Wi-Fi family is the industry's first Internet-on-a-chip™ solution offering Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ chips and modules to connect low-power applications easily and securely to the cloud. Optimized for battery-operated applications to enable more than one year of use on two AA batteries, our devices offer a built-in programmable MCU option allowing development of an application on a single IC and enables anyone, regardless of Wi-Fi experience, to connect to the Internet.

SimpleLink Wi-Fi product brochure

Product portfolio

The SimpleLink Wi-Fi product portfolio offers two flavors of Wi-Fi certified devices and modules

CC31xx: add Wi-Fi to any microcontroller (MCU)

Wi-Fi, self-contained network processor with on-chip web server and embedded TCP/IP stack that connects easily to any low-cost and low-power microcontroller (MCU)

CC32xx: user MCU + Wi-Fi on one chip

Wi-Fi network processor + integrated 80-MHz ARM® Cortex®-M4 MCU and peripherals enabling application development

Device Wireless MCU RAM IC available Module available
CC3100R

CC3200R M1

128K
CC3200R M2 256K

Choose the device that is right for you

The SimpleLink Wi-Fi family provides you with two flexible options to connect any MCU-based product to the cloud

On the on-chip user-dedicated M4 Cortex MCU

On any MCU

Beginning development

Find out how easy it is to start developing with SimpleLink Wi-Fi devices. Choose the development setup that's right for you from one of these options and get going!

On the on-chip user-dedicated M4 Cortex MCU

On any MCU

A specific host MCU already selected

Host MCU not yet selected,
opt for PC-based development

SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3200 LaunchPad™ development kit


SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3200 LaunchPad™ kit setup

SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3100 BoosterPack™ plug-in module + MCU

SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3100 BoosterPack™ plug-in module + MCU setup

SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3100 BoosterPack plug-in module + PC

SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3100 BoosterPack™ plug-in module + PC setup

SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3200 LaunchPad development kit

The SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3200 wireless MCU offers Wi-Fi connectivity with a built-in programmable MCU that allows you to develop your application easily on a single IC.

Hardware

SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3200 LaunchPad™ kit setup

Resources



SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3100 BoosterPack plug-in module + MCU Host

The SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3100 wireless network processor is a wireless networking solution that can connect to any MCU, for example TI's ultra-low-power MSP430™ microcontroller. There are two such examples provided below.

SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3100 BoosterPack plug-in module + PC Host

Even if you haven't selected your host MCU yet, you can already start the development with PC as your host. Here's what you'll need:

Hardware

SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3100 BoosterPack™ plug-in module + PC setup

Resources



Advanced development

Wiki page

Wiki page

Start your design with our technical collateral and materials


E2E Forum

E2E Forum

Join our SimpleLink Wi-Fi community to share ideas and get design support


TI Designs

TI Designs

Find inspiration for your next design


Further Documentation

Further documentation

Find answers with our in-depth white papers, application notes and more

Tools and software

Tools and software

Discover the full range of tools and software available for the new SimpleLink Wi-Fi family


Applications

Applications

From smart homes to industrial, learn how SimpleLink Wi-Fi can fit your design needs


SimpleLink Wi-Fi ecosystem

SimpleLink Wi-Fi ecosystem

Quickly and easily connect more to the Internet of Things with the TI IoT cloud ecosystem


What's new

What's new

Check out the latest and greatest in SimpleLink Wi-Fi family news, customers and more