GHI Electronics is an experienced partner that offers a wide range of .NET Micro Framework hardware and software capabilities using the various drop-in modules/chipsets. ChipworkX Module, EMX Module, and USBizi Chipsets can be easily adopted in a product, with minimal risk and reasonable cost.
GHI Electronics FEZ Cobra II OEM Boards feature a G120 Module core and run on the .NET Micro Framework, which allows users to program these boards from Microsoft's Visual Studio using C# or Visual Basic. With these boards, developers can take advantage of all .NET Micro Framework's built-in features such as SSL, FTP, and HTTP. Two versions of the FEZ Cobra II are available--the economical version (Eco) and the WiFi-enabled version. The WiFi support on the G120 is a real socket connection, not a WiFi-to-serial bridge. The WiFi version FEZ Cobra II uses the RS9110-N-11-22-04 with on-board antenna. FEZ Cobra II brings display signals to standard Gadgeteer sockets, allowing for an easy way to add a VGA output or one of the Gadgeteer displays. Four other Gadgeteer sockets are available to simplify the addition of most Gadgeteer modules. Users can even add wired Ethernet using the ENC28 Module. The side of FEZ Cobra II has over 40 digital I/Os multiplexed with UARTs, SPI, I²C, CAN, and Analog I/O. Users can use all of GHI Electronics' premium library features on the FEZ Cobra II.
GHI Electronics Mountaineer Ethernet & USB Mainboards are Mountaineer Group designed and GHI Electronics manufactured .NET Gadgeteer mainboards with integrated Ethernet, USB connectors, and power supply. They are designed to be compatible with the Microsoft .NET Gadgeteer platform. The Mountaineer Ethernet Mainboard features an Ethernet connector and embedded lwIP Stack with HTTP, TCP, UDP, DHCP, ICMP. The Mountaineer USB Mainboard is the smallest Gadgeteer mainboard on the market. Both of these boards also feature an integrated micro USB connector, embedded 8MB of Flash memory, low power modes, Serial Wire Debug (SWD) & boot mode selection on the manufacturer-specific connector, and 100% open source hardware and software.
GHI Electronics G120 System-on-Module (SoM) is small (26.67mm x 38.1mm), available in SMT or through hole versions, and hosts a 120Mhz NXP LPC17xx ARM Cortex-M3 processor with 4.5MB Flash and 16MB RAM that runs .NET Micro Framework software platform, a tiny version of Microsoft .NET framework. The value of the G120 Module is not only in the hardware capabilities such as the Cortex-M3 processor, memory, and peripherals, but also is in the integration between the hardware and the embedded software. This provides high level features such as a FAT file system, TCP/IP stack, graphics, and threading to the developer through .NET APIs. Furthermore, the embedded software includes GHI Electronics' Premium .NET Micro Framework Libraries that adds support to important features such as WiFi, USB Host, PPP, SQLite, and In-Field Update. All are provided royalty-free with the G120 Module.
GHI Electronics FEZ Cerbuino Bee Mainboard is designed for developers who need a low-cost, Arduino-compatible .NET Gadgeteer-compatible mainboard. This 100% open-source (OSHW) solution includes a 168MHz STM32F405 ARM Cortex-M4 with 1MB Flash and 192Kb RAM, on-board power connector, voltage regulators, MicroSD connector, USB host, and USB Client connectors. FEZ Cerbuino Bee comes ready to plug-and-play with the included USB cable. Three .NET Gadgeteer-compatible sockets allow developers to seamlessly connect almost any of the Gadgeteer modules to the FEZ Cerbuino Bee Mainboard. Additionally, the XBee socket automatically brings many wireless capabilities to the table, including WiFi and ZigBee.
GHI Electronics .Net Gadgeteer Modules are compatible with the .NET Gadgeteer FEZ Spider Mainboard and the FEZ Spider Starter Kit. These products are part of the Microsoft .Net Gadgeteer Open Source Development Platform, the most feature-full .NET Gadgeteer-compatible system available, containing all of the .NET Micro Framework core features and many exclusive features, such as USB host, WiFi, and RLP (loading native code). GHI Electronics .Net Gadgeteer Modules include wireless and wired communication modules, sensor modules, and various other modules and accessories, bringing a wide variety of additional features to the Microsoft .Net Gadgeteer Open Source Development Platform.
GHI Electronics ALFAT SoC Processor & OEM/SD Boards offer a seamless way to access files on SD & MMC cards. The ALFAT SoC Processor & OEM Board also provide access to files on USB memory drives. Simple commands are used on UART (serial), SPI, or I2C to access files at high rates. Rates are as high as 4000Kb/sec on both SD and USB memory. The GHI Electronics ALFAT SoC processor, which is at the core of each of the OEM and SD boards, is capable of accessing two USB mass storage devices and one memory card simultaneously. This gives the user unique features such as copying data from one media to another.
GHI Electronics FEZ Cerb40 is a 100% open source hardware board that combines the FEZ Cerberus' 32-bit 168Mhz processor and core software on a very small circuit board, in a DIP40 format. GHI Electronics FEZ Cerb40 is ideal for low-production run and for easy prototyping. Developers may start with the FEZ Cerberus Mainboard for easy plug-and-play and then later use FEZ Cerb40 to live permanently in a product.
GHI Electronics FEZ Cerberus Mainboard is a 100% open source hardware .NET Gadgeteer-compatible mainboard with a 168Mhz 32bit Cortex M4 processor with floating point, 1MB FLASH, and 192KB RAM. This tiny mainboard has plenty of peripherals exposed on 8 sockets, and is a perfect match for robotics, quadcopters, and cloud-sensor-monitoring. The 112Kb of heap memory offers plenty of memory needed for about any network or internet connected application. GHI Electronics FEZ Cerberus Basic Kit is also available, with all the essential modules needed to run FEZ Cerberus Mainboard. The kit includes the FEZ Cerberus Mainboard itself, a USB Client SP module, LED7R module, joystick module, USB cable, and a reusable plastic storage box.
GHI Electronics Pulse Oximeter Module for Microsoft .Net Gadgeteer is a convenient, noninvasive measurement instrument which indirectly monitors the oxygen saturation in human blood and the changes in blood volume in the skin. It also provides the heart rate and monitors the working state of the heart. Acceptable normal ranges for humans without COPD with a hypoxic drive problem are from 95 to 99 percent. GHI Electronics Pulse Oximeter Module for Microsoft .Net Gadgeteer requires socket Type U and includes a .NET Gadgeteer compatible cable. (Note: This module was not intended to be used as a safety or emergency device. Do not use this product in any application where failure of this product could lead to loss or personal injury.)Microsoft .NET Gadgeteer is an open source toolkit for building small electronic devices using the .NET Micro Framework and Visual Studio/Visual C# Express. Gadgeteer combines the advantages of object-oriented programming, solderless assembly of electronics with a kit of peripherals, and support for quick form-factor construction using computer-aided design.
Microsoft .Net Gadgeteer Open Source Development Platform from GHI Electronics includes the FEZ Spider Mainboard, the FEZ Spider Starter Kit, and numerous adapter boards. The FEZ Spider Mainboard is a .NET Gadgeteer-compatible mainboard based on GHI Electronics EMX module. This mainboard is the most feature-full .NET Gadgeteer-compatible device available, containing all of the .NET Micro Framework core features and many exclusive features, such as USB host, WiFi, and RLP (loading native code). All these features combine to make the GHI Electronics .Net Gadgeteer FEZ Spider Mainboard a robust rapid prototyping platform.
GHI Electronics FEZ Panda II is a 72Mhz main board that runs .NET Micro Framework, allowing users to program and debug FEZ Panda using Microsoft's free Visual C# Express. Applications are loaded over USB cable (or serial) with full featured debugging capabilities, such as stepping in code or inspecting variables. GHI Electronics FEZ Panda II is an enhanced version of the original FEZ Panda with on-board microSD socket, Real Time Clock, and an easily accessible 40-pin female header that exposes the extra IOs. The original FEZ Panda includes JTAG access, support for Arduino shields, and many libraries like FAT file system, networking, threading, USB Client, UART, SPI, I2C, GPIO, PWM, ADC, DAC, and many more.GHI Electronics FEZ Ultimate Kit includes the FEZ Panda II and components to provide it with internet connectivity. The kit also includes easy-to-use eblocks for simple plug-and-play capabilities, giving access to inputs and sensor data in minutes. No hardware experience is necessary. Combine these with an internet service to store or request data, and the possibilities are endless. The GHI Electronics FEZ Ultimate Kit is ideal for such applications as home automation or controlling the TV from a smartphone. The Internet of Things ebook is also provided to accelerate users' creativity. It covers GHI devices, preparation, e-blocks, and many example projects such as sensor monitoring, HTTP server, and Telnet.
GHI Electronics EMX™ Module consists of a combination of hardware (ARM Processor, Flash, RAM, Ethernet PHY...etc) on a very small (1.55" x 1.8") SMT OEM 8-Layer board that hosts Microsoft .NET Micro Framework with various PAL/HAL drivers. EMX includes GHI's exclusive software and hardware features such as support for USB host, PPP networking, and more. This complexity provides the end-user with a remarkably simple platform to implement in any hardware design. With manageable features like USB host and WiFi, the possibilities are boundless. EMX also supports RLP, allowing users to load native code, and is ideal for real-time and/or processing intensive applications. The EMX™ Development System is the official kit from GHI Electronics for the EMX module. This kit exposes the various peripherals and interfaces that make it an ideal starting point for any .NET Micro Framework project.