Wireless connectivity

WiLink 8 solutions

High-performance Wi-Fi + Bluetooth / Bluetooth low energy combo connectivity devices


High performance

High throughput and advanced features such as range extension and multi-channel, multi role

  • Increased range and throughput of 100 Mbps
  • Multi-role capability for STA, AP and P2P modes
  • 5 GHz diversity for increased performance
  • Enhanced range and sensitivity

Certified and easy-to-use

Faster time to market without the need for in-house RF expertise

  • Certified modules speed time to market
  • Integrated RF and power management
  • Partner ecosystem for multi-platform development
  • Mainline Linux® kernel

Integrated and scalable

Single-chip combo connectivity devices with pin-to-pin compatible modules

  • Supports both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequency bands
  • Expertise in Bluetooth®/Wi-Fi® coexistence
  • Industrial temperature support from -40 to 85C
  • Consumer, industrial & automotive varieties

Featured WiLink 8 solutions

SimpleLink Wi-Fi

WiLink

* Supports integration with MCU and/or using any OS through third party.

* FCC, IC, TELEC, SRRC and CE

Wi-Fi 802.11b,g,n
802.11b,g,n,a
Host processor MCU (integrated in CC32xx)
MPU*
Operating system RTOS or none
Linux,
Android, RTOS
Throughput
(MBPS)
<20 100
Supported
bands (GHz)
2.4 2.4 and 5
Integrated network stack TCP/IP
yes
no

IoT End to End Security
yes
no
Low power optimized
yes
no
Regulatory CERTIFIED Modules*
yes
yes

Available QFN package
yes
no
Wi-Fi+BLE Co-Existence
Y - BLE external Y - BLE+BT - integrated
Mesh over Wi-Fi
no

yes
SimpleLink MCU Platform supprt
yes
no
Cloud IoT support HomeKit, AWS, Azure, IBM and more HomeKit
FIPS Validation
no
In process. Check status here
Product number
FCC/CE/IC/TelecCertification
Antenna
Wi-Fi®
Bluetooth 4.2 /BLE
Industrial temperature
2.4 GHz 5 GHz MIMO/MRC1
WL1801MOD
yes
One
yes
no
no
no
no
WL1805MOD
yes
Two
yes
no
yes
no
no
WL1807MOD
yes
Two
yes
yes
yes
no
yes
WL1831MOD
yes
One
yes
no
no
yes
no
WL1835MOD
yes
Two
yes
no
yes
yes
no
WL1837MOD
yes
Two
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes

1 MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple Output) & MRC (Maximum Ratio Combining) is only supported in 2.4 GHz band with 20 MHz Channels.

Key Features

Enable extended coverage without need for additional equipment.

Develop with Linux using our SDK and service packs.

Maximium Bluetooth quality with minimal effect on Wi-Fi integrity.

Use tested security with FIPS 140-2 Validation.

Applications

Industrial automation

There are many opportunities to leverage wireless connectivity in the industrial market, especially as new platforms allow a huge change in the conventional thinking of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), making the need for standard cables a thing of the past.

Key features of WiLink8 solutions for industrial automation:

  • Wi-Fi TP up to 100 Mbps (UDP) with MIMO and MRC support
  • Fully certified modules FCC/CE/IC/Telec
  • Industrial temperature modules from -40C up to 85C
  • Software and hardware packages with Sitara™ AM335x/AM437x processors and others
  • Best in class robustness – 10 days without recovery

Building automation

The WiLink 8 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth-enabled gateway provides a reliable connection and continuous access to the internet or cloud.The gateway enables building and home connected devices to run necessary applications for monitoring and control, such as thermostats, control panels, smart grid meters, cameras and other connected devices.

Key features of WiLink 8 for building automation:

  • Propriety coexistence implementation with Zigbee /6LoWPAN (both hardware and software)
  • Gateway with Bluetooth-low-energy
  • HomeKit certified SDK with Sitara AM335
  • Multiple provisioning modes
  • Fully certified modules FCC/CE/IC/Telec
  • Wi-Fi/Bluetooth (A2DP)/Bluetooth Smart co-ex and multi-role AP/station support
  • Support for ZigBee 802.15.4 on board

Medical

There has been a radical shift from wired to wireless medical devices. This shift is improving patient care and bringing innovative products to market that enable increased patient mobility and give healthcare professionals easier access to patient data.

  • The WiLink 8 Wi-Fi + Bluetooth/Bluetooth low energy combo-connectivity modules provide an ideal wireless solution that works well with a variety of processors for power and size restricted applications.
  • WiLink 8 modules are FCC/IC/CE/Telec certified modules* with integrated RF and power management reducing the need for wireless expertise
  • Texas Instruments is the preferred supplier for many to ensure longevity of supply. The years of guaranteed supply with volume demands
  • 5 GHz diversity support on WL1807MOD and WL1837MOD