Wireless Connectivity

Wireless Network Processors – Tools & software

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Kits & evaluation modules

Wireless Connectivity kits and evaluation modules consist of an array of boards ranging from demo and application-specific hardware to full-feature development kits for hardware performance testing and software development.

SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3100 BoosterPack

The CC3100 BoosterPack can be used in two main ways. Connect to a TI MCU LaunchPad (software examples are provided for the MSP-EXP430F5529LP) or use the CC31XXEMUBOOST emulation board to connect it to your PC for MCU emulation.

  • Note: The CC31XXEMUBOOST is an advanced emulation board that is required for flashing the CC3100 BoosterPack, using the radio tool (for radio performance testing or putting the device into certification modes), and for doing networking processing logs for advanced debugging.


PurePath™ Wireless Development Kit

Fully evaluate PurePath wireless technology and the CC8520 for wireless audio applications. Audio interfaces available with the kit include S/PDIF optical + coax input/output, line input/output, headphone output and microphone input.

PurePath Wireless Headset Development Kit

The PurePath Wireless Headset Development Kit includes all the necessary hardware to evaluate, demonstrate, prototype and develop analog input and output applications, as well as USB applications with the CC85xx. The main parts in the kit are the two CC85xx Headset boards.

CC256x Bluetooth / Dual-Mode Evaluation Module

The CC256x Bluetooth solution can support Bluetooth classic amd Bluetooth low energy or ANT. The CC256x QFN EM board is intended for evaluation purpose and works with TI’s hardware development kit such as MSP-EXP430F5529 and the MSP-EXP430F5438.


Wireless network stacks, peripheral and driver libraries and software application examples that simplify designing wireless applications.

CC3100 Software Development Kit (SDK)

The CC3100 SDK contains drivers, 25+ sample applications, and documentation needed to use the CC3100 SimpleLink Wi-Fi solution.

  • Contains the flash programmer, a command line tool for flashing software, configuring network and software parameters, (SSID, access point channel, network profile, etc.), system and user files (certificates, web pages etc).

SimpleLink Wi-Fi Starter

The SimpleLink Wi-Fi Starter app allows you to configure, connect, and communicate to the SimpleLink Wi-Fi devices. The app uses TI's unique SmartConfig technology, a one-step Wi-Fi setup process that allows multiple devices to connect to Wi-Fi networks quickly and efficiently.

  • Considering applications that typically do not have a display or keyboard to enter the Wi-Fi network name and password, SmartConfig technology gives end users the ability to easily connect their SimpleLink Wi-Fi-based devices to an access point.

Development tools

Get started with your programming using these development tools for RF testing, configuration and code generation.

SimpleLink Studio for CC3100

A Windows-based software tool to aid in the development of embedded networking applications & software for MCUs. Embedded software developers can develop/test applications using any desktop IDE, such as Visual Studio or Eclipse & connect applications to the Cloud using CC3100 BoosterPack.

Debugger and Programmer for SimpleLink Solutions

The CC Debugger is a small programmer and debugger for the SimpleLink wireless networking solutions. Can be used together with IAR Embedded Workbench for 8051 (version 7.51A or later) for debugging and SmartRF Flash Programmer for flash programming.