WiLink™ 8 Proprietary Wi-Fi Driver – QNX, WinCE, Nucleus RTOS baseline
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WILINK8-WIFI-WAPI-MCP8:
WiLink 8 WAPI (WLAN Authentication and Privacy Infrastructure) Package



ACTIVE v2.1   12-OCT-2014   AM335/AM437/Other   Linux / Other  

WILINK8-WIFI-MCP8:
WiLink™ 8 Proprietary Wi-Fi Driver –RTOS baseline (For Linux use NLCP driver) - KRACK Fix Included

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ACTIVE v8.5 SP3   08-MAR-2019   AM335/AM437/Other   QNX, Nucleus, WinCE, ThreadX, FreeRTOS, µC, MQX ,RTX, uITRON  

WILINK8-WIFI-WTS-MCP8:
WiLink™ 8 Wi-Fi Test Suite (WTS) Tool



ACTIVE v9.1.0   18-MAR-2016   AM335/AM437/Other   Linux / Other  

Description

The MCP package contains the install package, pre-compiled object and source of the proprietary Wi-Fi Driver - QNX, Nucleus, WinCE as well as ThreadX, FreeRTOS, µC, MQX ,RTX and uITRON RTOS baseline image to easily integrate the TI WiLink Wi-Fi drivers. The integration is supported through third party vendors. The links to the vendors are below.

The Sigma package provides the required APIs for WL8 code to support automated Sigma certification testing.

The WAPI package provides the WPA Supplicant patch to support WAPI security protocol. For licensing information, release notes and profiles supported, please download the package.

Software block overview:

  • MCP8 WLAN – Software components
    • Main Software Components:
      • Driver core:
        • Implements layer 2 Wi-Fi protocol requirements (Data path and control).
        • Manages and abstracts the WL8-Device & Wi-Fi-FW.
      • Hostap package:
        • Provides the upper-management layers for all WLAN roles (Wi-Fi Station, Wi-Fi Access Point, P2P Group Owner/Client).
          • For Wi-Fi Station role, most functionalities are done inside the driver. Supplicant is mainly in charge of security.
        • User-space component.
        • Based on Open-Source implementation.
      • Platform/Framework/Networking interfaces:
        • Provide the interface to the networking stack.
        • Implements platform-specific logic and services.
      • Utilities:
        • Provide initialization and configuration services.
        • Implement debug and statistics capabilities.

MCP8 WLAN - Software Blocks image

MCP8 Features overview

  • IEEE 802.11 a,b,g,n, 2X2 MIMO @ 2.4GHz and diversity @ 5GHz
  • Modes: STA, AP, P2P, Wi-Fi Direct
  • TP: 100Mbps UDP
  • Security: WMM-PS, WMM-AC, WPA/2PSK, Ent,WPS,WPSv2
  • SW Features:
    • Multi Role Multi Channel : concurrent operation of 2 WLAN roles on a single device.
    • Coex: with BT/BLE at 2.4GHz.
    • DFS Master: radar detection at 5GHz in AP mode.
    • Low power: Station WoW & Suspend/Resume (On supported OS’s)

 

Features
  • IEEE 802.11 a,b,g,n, 2X2 MIMO @ 2.4GHz and 5GHz
  • Modes: STA, AP, P2P, WiFi Direct
  • TP: 100Mbps UDP
  • Security: WMM-PS, WMM-AC, WPA/2PSK, Ent,WPS,WPSv2
  • SW Features :
    • Multi Role Multi Channel : concurrent operation of 2 WLAN roles on a single device.
    • Coex: with BT/BLE at 2.4GHz.
    • DFS Master: radar detection at 5GHz in AP mode.
    • Low power: Station WoW & Suspend/Resume (On supported OS’s)

3rd Parties OS support:
Windows, Nucleus, ThreadX , VxWorks

Supported modes of operation

Multi-role use cases
 STAAPCLGO
STA No YES YES YES
AP YES No No No
CL YES No No No
GO YES No No No

 

20/40Mhz support
 STAAPCLGO
20Mhz 2.4G/5G 2.4G/5G 2.4G/5G 2.4G/5G
40Mhz 2.4G/5G 5G 5G 5G

Technical Documents
Application notes (2)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 2854 28 Dec 2016
PDF 2871 15 Feb 2016
User guides (1)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 630 26 May 2016

TI Devices (6)

Part Number Name Product Family
WL1801MOD  WiLink™ 8 single band Wi-Fi® module  SimpleLink Solutions 
WL1805MOD  WiLink™ 8 single band, 2x2 MIMO Wi-Fi® module  SimpleLink Solutions 
WL1807MOD  WiLink™ 8 industrial dual band combo, 2x2 MIMO Wi-Fi module  SimpleLink Solutions 
WL1831MOD  WiLink™ 8 industrial Wi-Fi, Bluetooth & Bluetooth Smart (Low energy) module  SimpleLink Solutions 
WL1835MOD  WiLink™ 8 single band combo 2x2 MIMO Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth® & Bluetooth Smart module  SimpleLink Solutions 
WL1837MOD  WiLink™ 8 industrial dual band, 2x2 MIMO Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth® & Bluetooth Smart module  SimpleLink Solutions 

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