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 Lynx hosts a chipset (FY4232H) that is sent commands over USB to read and write digital pins, to control busses like SPI and I²C, and to read analog inputs. All of these features are available as part of the standard Gadgeteering socket map. This allows FEZ Lynx to connect to an ever-growing list of modules to sense and control the physical world, all plug and play. If four plug-n-play sockets are not enough for your needs, no problem, the FEZ Lynx can be expanded using the Hub AP5. Any system that is equipped with a USB Host port should work with FEZ Lynx. This includes Windows or Linux PCs, Mac, Android phones or tablets, BeagleBone and Raspberry Pi. A complete set of open source C++ drivers are provided to control FEZ Lynx and all of the compatible modules.
GHI Electronics G400-S is a powerful SMD System on Module (SoM) hosting a 400MHz. ARM9 processor with 4 MB Flash and 128MB DDR that runs Microsoft .NET Micro Framework (NETMF). Our SoMs include a Premium Library that extends the NETMF core with many of our exclusive features. All you need is power and some connections to bring the latest technologies to your products.There is no additional licensing or fees. All development tools and SDKs are provided freely.
GHI Electronics FEZ Game-O is a programmable console that is ideal for education and for open-source application development. Its hardware hosts a powerful 32bit 168MHz STM32 Cortex-M4 processor with 1MB of RAM, combined with a 320 x 240 color display, 3D accelerometer and audio circuitry. By default, FEZ Game-O ships loaded with the .NET Micro Framework (NETMF) sytem, which allows developers to connect it to a PC using a USB cable then use Visual Studio (even the free express version) to program it, using C# or Visual Basic. Also with an available JTAG/SWD connection, developers can load any ARM Cortex-M4 compiled-code on the core micro-controller, using their favorite IDE or even using the command line with GCC compiler. FEZ Game-O is open source with all hardware design files provided in EAGLE format. The .NET Micro Framework software is also completely open source.
GHI Electronics FEZ Medusa is an Arduino-compatible plus gadgeteering-compatible mainboard. FEZ Medusa is easily programmed using the Arduino IDE, which runs on Windows, Linux and Mac. A user will only need to plug in the needed modules to the compatible sockets and then include that module’s driver in the IDE and the module is ready to be used. No datasheets to open, no schematics to read. Since FEZ Medusa is open source, advanced users can still dig into the driver’s sources and read the schematics to tweak or completely modify the software and hardware to fit their needs.
GHI Electronics FEZ Hydra Hacker Kit is a 100% open-source (hardware and software) .NET Gadgeteer compatible mainboard running .NET Micro Framework. It incorporates a 240Mhz AT91SAMRL ARM9 processor. With 16MB of SDRAM an 4MB of FLASH, FEZ Hydra is capable of running the most complex applications. This complete kit comes with a wide range of modules suitable for about every need. It is based on the powerful FEZ Hydra Mainboard, giving the user plenty of resources. This board is capable of running embedded linux.
GHI Electronics FEZ Cerberus Tinker Kit includes a FEZ Cerberus Mainboard that is a 100% open source hardware .NET Gadgeteer-compatible mainboard with 168Mhz 32-bit Cortex-M4 processor with floating point, 1MB Flash and 192KB RAM. This tiny mainboard has plenty of peripherals exposed on 8 sockets. A perfect match for robotics, quadcopters and cloud-sensor-monitoring. The 112KBytes of heap memory offers plenty of memory needed for about any network or internet connected application. This complete, yet low-cost kit comes with everything you need to learn or teach .NET Micro Framework and .NET Gadgeteer.
GHI Electronics FEZ Cerbot Development Kits offer simplicity of programming using Microsoft's Visual Studio's .NETMF, making them ideal for young adults and schools. The expandability of the FEZ Cerbot, through .NET Gadgeteer sockets, also makes it ideal for advanced users and universities. Out of the box, FEZ Cerbot includes a speaker to generate tones, 16 front LEDs, two gear motors with wheels, and a four AA battery holder. It also includes two reflective sensors, allowing developers to create a line-follower, a maze-solver, or to prevent it from falling off desks and tables. Thanks to .NET Gadgeteer, the six compatible sockets allow FEZ Cerbot to be extended in many ways. The design is completely open-source (OSHW), allowing developers to make changes and utilize the system to its fullest. The complete .NETMF runtime sources are provided, including GHI's extended OSHW library. On the hardware side, the complete schematics and design files are provided in EAGLE format. While FEZ Cerbot ships with .NETMF and .NET Gadgeteer, a standard JTAG connection is included for direct access to the STM32F4 Cortex-M4 processor. With the design being open source, FEZ Cerbot can be programmed using a developer's favorite tools. There are two options, FEZ Cerbot -Assembled and FEZ Cerbot - Unassembled. They are both identical but the assembled version makes it simpler for those with no soldering experience.
GHI Electronics FEZ Cerb40 II is a 100% open source hardware board that combines the FEZ Cerberus' 32-bit 168MHz processor and core NETMF software on a very small System-on-Module (SoM), in a DIP40 format. This board is ideal for low-volume production runs and easy prototyping. Developers normally start with FEZ Cerberus mainboard for easy plug-and-play and then later use FEZ Cerb40 to live permanently in a product. In comparison with the original Cerb40, the new module includes the 3.3V regulator and 32.768Khz RTC crystal. FEZ Cerb40 can be used with .NET Gadgeteer, .NET Micro Framework, or even native programming.
GHI Electronics G400-D Module is a powerful SODIMM System on Module (SoM) that runs the .NET Micro Framework (NETMF) software platform, the most compact version of Microsoft .NET framework. This module hosts a 400MHz ARM9 processor with 4MB Flash and 128MB DDR. The value of the G400-D Module is not only in the hardware capabilities such as the ARM 926EJ-S core 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, which add support to important features such as WiFi, USB Host, SQLite, and In-Field Update.
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 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 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.