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Roving Networks manufactures sensors and other custom platforms to integrate embedded devices, allowing access from Bluetooth enabled PCs, PDAs, cell phones, and networks. Their products reduce wireless product development cycle times and eliminate hassles in the design, test, certification, and manufacture of products. Roving Networks' products are used in a variety of applications for the data entry, industrial automation, medical and hospital, point of sale, inventory, and home control markets.

 
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Added 07/2013 Roving Networks RN-41/RN-42 Class 1 & 2 Bluetooth Modules Learn More
Added 06/2013 Roving Networks RN-52 Bluetooth® Audio Module Learn More
Added 05/2013 Roving Networks RN-52-EK Bluetooth Audio Module Evaluation Kit Learn More
Added 01/2013 Roving Networks RN-XV Expansion - RN41XV/RN42XV Bluetooth Modules Learn More
Added 11/2012 Roving Networks PICtail™ WiFly Radio Module Evaluation Boards Learn More
Added 09/2012 Roving Networks WiFly GSX 802.11 b/g Wireless LAN Module Learn More
Added 08/2012 Roving Networks RN-340M WiFly Serial Adapter Learn More
Added 03/2012 Roving Networks RN-42-SM Class 2 Bluetooth® Socket Module Learn More
Added 03/2012 Roving Networks RN-XVee Wi-Fi Modules Learn More
Added 01/2012 Roving Networks RN-SRL USB to 3V & 5V Serial UART Dongles & TTL Bridge Cables Learn More
Added 01/2012 Roving Networks RN-174 WiFly GSX Super Modules & Development Kit Learn More
Added 06/2010 Roving Networks RN-370 WiFly Serial Adapter Learn More
Added 12/2009 Roving Networks RN-41-SM Class 1 Bluetooth® Socket Module Learn More
Added 10/2009 Roving Networks WiFly GSX Super Module SuRF Board Learn More
Added 05/2009 Roving Networks WiFly GSX 802.11G Module Learn More
Added 01/2009 Roving Networks FireFly™ Bluetooth™ Serial Adapter BP Learn More
Added 01/2009 Roving Networks WiFly™ Serial Embedded Module Learn More
Added 01/2008 Roving Networks RN-41 Bluetooth® Module Learn More

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Roving Networks RN-41/RN-42 Class 1 & 2 Bluetooth Modules

Roving Networks RN-41/RN-42 Class 1 & 2 Bluetooth Modules are small form factor, low power, class 1 (RN-41) and class 2 (RN-42) Bluetooth radios for designers who want to add wireless capability to their products without spending significant time and money developing Bluetooth-specific hardware and software. The RN-41 and RN-42 support multiple interface protocols, are simple to design in, and are fully certified, making them each a complete embedded Bluetooth solution. The RN-42 is functionally compatible with the RN-41. With the high-performance, on-chip antenna and support for Bluetooth EDR, these modules deliver up to a 3Mbps data rate for distances up to 100 meters (RN-41) or up to 20 meters (RN-42).

Roving Networks RN-52-EK Bluetooth Audio Module Evaluation Kit

Roving Networks RN-52-EK Bluetooth Audio Module Evaluation Kit demonstrates the key features of the RN52, allowing designers to quickly and easily evaluate and develop prototypes. Roving Networks RN-52-EK Bluetooth Audio Module Evaluation Kit is a fully certified Bluetooth® version 3.0 audio module, and fully compatible with Bluetooth version 2.1+EDR. The board has stereo inputs and outputs, access to all GPIOs, and a built-in amplifier for stereo audio output.  It has 6 function buttons to control volume, on/off, and for switching between tracks.  The RN-52-EK has the ability to pair with any Smartphone, stream music, and take hands-free calls.  It also supports multiple Bluetooth profiles, and includes support for codecs such as SBC, aptX®, and AAC.

Roving Networks RN-52 Bluetooth® Audio Module

Roving Networks RN52-I/RM Bluetooth® audio module provides a fully integrated solution for delivering high-quality stereo audio in a small form factor. Roving Networks RN52-I/RM Bluetooth audio module combines a Class 2 Bluetooth radio with an embedded DSP processor, controlled and configured by simple ASCII commands and GPIO. It integrates RF, a baseband controller, and DSP, making it a complete Bluetooth audio wireless link.  The RN52-I/RM supports HFP/HSP, A2DP, AVRCP, SPP, and iAP profiles and includes support for codecs such as SBC, aptX®, and AAC.  It provides a UART interface, GPIO, stereo speaker outputs, stereo microphone inputs, and a USB port.

Roving Networks RN41XV/RN42XV Bluetooth Modules

The Roving Networks RN-XV Wi-Fi Module series has been expanded to include the RN41XV/RN42XV Bluetooth Modules. The RN41XV Class 1 Bluetooth module is based on the RN41, and the RN42XV Class 2 Bluetooth module is based on the RN42.
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Roving Networks RN-XVee Wi-Fi Modules provide drop-in, certified Wi-Fi™ connectivity for existing systems using 802.15.4 modules. The RN-XVee Wi-Fi Modules are 802.11 b/g solutions especially designed for customers who want to migrate their existing 802.15.4 architecture to a more standard TCP/IP based platform without having to redesign their existing hardware. The pin compatible footprint and simple ASCII configuration interface allows designers to quickly have the RN-XVee module up and running in existing 802.15.4 based products.
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Roving Networks RN-XV Wi-Fi Module Expansion - Evaluation Boards

The Roving Networks RN-XV Wi-Fi Module series has been expanded to include the RN-XV-EK1 and RN-XV-RD2 Evaluation Boards.

Roving Networks RN-XVee Wi-Fi Modules provide drop-in, certified Wi-Fi™ connectivity for existing systems using 802.15.4 modules. The RN-XVee Wi-Fi Modules are 802.11 b/g solutions especially designed for customers who want to migrate their existing 802.15.4 architecture to a more standard TCP/IP based platform without having to redesign their existing hardware. The pin compatible footprint and simple ASCII configuration interface allows designers to quickly have the RN-XVee module up and running in existing 802.15.4 based products.
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Roving Networks RN-171 802.11 b/g Wireless LAN Module & Eval Boards

Roving Networks RN-171 802.11 b/g Wireless LAN Module is a complete, standalone TCP/IP wireless networking module. It incorporates a 2.4GHz radio, 32-bit SPARC processor, TCP/IP stack, real-time clock, crypto accelerator, power management, and analog sensor interfaces. With its small form factor and extremely low power consumption, the RN-171 is perfect for mobile wireless applications such as asset monitoring, sensors, and portable battery operated devices. The module is preloaded with firmware to simplify integration and minimize application development. In the simplest configuration, the hardware only requires four connections (PWR, TX, RX, and GND) to create a wireless data connection. Additionally, the analog sensor inputs can connect to a variety of sensors such as temperature, audio, motion, and acceleration. The ability to go into deep sleep mode and automatically scan and associate to an access point when awake makes the RN-171 suitable for roaming applications. The RN-171 also includes a built-in HTML client to post serial UART data or sensor data to a web server automatically. Two evaluation boards are also available, the RN-171-EK and the RN-171-PICtail.

Roving Networks PICtail™ WiFly Radio Module Evaluation Boards

Roving Networks PICtail™ WiFly Radio Module Evaluation Boards are designed for testing and development of the RN-131 and RN-171 complete, standalone wireless LAN access devices. These eval boards work seamlessly with the Microchip Technology PIC18 Explorer Development Board. They plug right into the PICtail™ modular connector on the PIC18 Explorer Board and add wireless functionality to PIC18-based microcontroller designs. The evaluation boards are preloaded with firmware to simplify integration and minimize application development. In the simplest configuration, the hardware only requires four connections (PWR, TX, RX, and GND) to create a wireless data connection. The microcontroller can communicate with the boards via the UART and SPI interfaces, and can drive LEDs, wake the boards, and reset them. The evaluation boards are updated and controlled with a simple ASCII command language. Once the boards are set up, they can scan to find an access point, associate, authenticate, and connect over any Wi-Fi network.

Roving Networks RN-340M WiFly Serial Adapter

Roving Networks RN-340M WiFly Serial Adapter supplies a serial-to-Wi-Fi bridge, providing wireless connectivity to any legacy system that supports serial communication. Connected to a remote host, the adapter transfers data read or written to the serial interface to a remote application such as an iPhone app, data logger, or PC control console. The adapter supports Wi-Fi infrastructures or ad hoc networking, which allows the use of existing, low-cost wireless connectivity while remotely connecting to any WiFly serial adapter in the world. By allowing TCP/IP sockets, applications can control and monitor hundreds of Wi-Fi serial adapters remotely distributed across a building LAN or campus WAN. The RN-340M-W offers a wire antenna and the RN-340M-S has an SMA connector.

Roving Networks RN-SRL USB to 3V & 5V Serial UART Dongles & TTL Bridge Cables

Roving Networks RN-SRL USB to 3V & 5V Serial UART Dongles are USB-to-Serial TTL bridge board modules (PCB Assembly) designed to accommodate a quick and easy means to interconnect to devices having TTL level serial interfaces which require conversion to USB. The on-board bridge controller is either the PROLIFIC 64-bit PL2303HXD (3V) or FTDI's FT232R (5V) USB-to-Serial UART device which controls the relevant USB signal and protocol requirements. The Roving Networks RN-SRL USB to 3V & 5V Serial UART Dongles are each comprised of 2 main components, a USB type-A connector as the interface to the outside world, and small form factor PCB requiring soldered-wire connections to the mating device(s). The RoHS compliant PCB assembly is configured with a fixed TTL output level of +3.3V or +5V. Roving Networks RN-SRL USB-to-Serial TTL Bridge Cables are available in black and translucent overmold USB-A male connectors, having connection-ready 6 conductor tinned-leads at the opposite end. Each cable is made up to a 6 foot length (1.8m), with a heat-shrink finish treatment.

Roving Networks RN-174 WiFly GSX Super Modules & Development Kit

Roving Networks RN-174 WiFly GSX Super Modules are field ready, Wi-Fi Alliance certified 802.11 b/g prototyping platforms. These boards have the flexibility to connect directly to a standard RS232 interface or through the TTL UART interface to embedded processors. The Roving Networks RN-174 WiFly GSX Super Modules each contain a battery boost circuit which makes it possible to power the boards using two AA batteries (input voltage can go down to down to 2.0V DC when using the battery boost circuit). This makes the RN-174 perfect for battery-powered applications such as sensors, asset tracking, etc. The status LEDs and jumpers enable rapid prototyping and integrating into existing systems.

Roving Networks RN-174 WiFly GSX Super Modules are based on the Roving Networks RN-171 WiFly-GSX module. The WiFly GSX module incorporates a 2.4GHz radio, processor, full TCP/IP stack, real-time clock, FTP, DHCP, DNS, and HTML client protocols. These modules support adhoc and enterprise networking. Additionally, the analog sensor interface provides direct connections to send temperature, acceleration, and other analog data without requiring an external microprocessor. The WiFly GSX module is programmed and controlled with a simple ASCII command language. Once the WiFly GSX is setup it can automatically scan to find an access point, associate, authenticate, and connect over any Wi-Fi network. The Roving Networks RN-174 WiFly GSX Super Modules Development Kit is also available.

Roving Networks RN-XVee Wi-Fi Modules

Roving Networks RN-XVee Wi-Fi Modules provide drop-in, certified Wi-Fi™ connectivity for existing systems using 802.15.4 modules. The RN-XVee Wi-Fi Modules are 802.11 b/g solutions especially designed for customers who want to migrate their existing 802.15.4 architecture to a more standard TCP/IP based platform without having to redesign their existing hardware. The pin compatible footprint and simple ASCII configuration interface allows designers to quickly have the RN-XVee module up and running in existing 802.15.4 based products.

The Roving Networks RN-XVee Wi-Fi Modules support infrastructure networking for worldwide internet access directly by every node and AdHoc connectivity for fully connected point-to-point networks, unlike many 802.15.4 implementations that need extensive, custom network application profiles and additional bridging products. The RN-XVee supports industrial temperature ranges, making it ideal for applications such as sensor networks, industrial or commercial controllers, utility meters, and M2M applications.

Roving Networks has expanded the RN-XV Wi-Fi Module line! View the RN-XV Expansion Boards
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Roving Networks RN-42-SM Class 2 Bluetooth® Socket Module

Roving Networks RN-42-SM Class 2 Bluetooth® Socket Module is a through hole, low power and highly flexible Bluetooth® socket module. This RN-42-SM Class 2 Bluetooth® Socket Module supports SPP/DUN and HCI Bluetooth® interface protocols, is simple to design in and is fully certified. With its high performance on chip antenna and support for Bluetooth® Enhanced Data Rate (EDR) this Roving Networks RN-42-SM Class 2 Bluetooth® Socket Module delivers 3.0Mbps data rate for a distance up to 20M. Features of this RN-42-SM Class 2 Bluetooth® Socket Module include socket module with UART interface, 3.5/5V logic CMOS I/O, low power (8-30mA connected, 2mA idle), sustained SSP data rates (240Kbps (slave), 300Kbps (master)), HCI data rates of 1.5Mbps (sustained) or 3.0Mbps burst (in HCI mode), and RS-232 on board with power enable on I/O pin.

Roving Networks WiFly GSX 802.11 b/g Wireless LAN Module

Roving Network's WiFly GSX 802.11 b/g Wireless LAN Module is a stand alone complete TCP/IP wireless networking module. Due to its small form factor and extremely low power consumption, the WiFly GSX 802.11 b/g Wireless LAN Module is perfect for mobile wireless applications such as asset monitoring, sensors and portable battery operated devices. This Roving Network device incorporates a 2.4 GHz radio, 32-bit SPARC processor, TCP/IP stack, real-time clock, crypto accelerator, power management and analog sensor interfaces. The WiFly GSX 802.11 b/g Wireless LAN Module is ultra-low power (4µA sleep, 38mA Rx and 120mA Tx at 0dBm) and has a high throughput (921 Kbps Tx, 500Kbps Rx data rate with TCP/IP and WPA2 over UART, up to 2Mbps over SPI slave). The RN-174 is a development board containing the RN-171 module, status LEDs and power regulator.

Roving Networks RN-370 WiFly Serial Adapter

The Roving Networks RN-370 WiFly Serial Adapter supports RS-232 interfaces. When connected to a remote host, the Roving Networks WiFly Serial Adapter transfers data read or written to the serial interface to a remote application such as an iPhone app, data logger, or PC control console. The WiFly Serial Adapter transfers data over a reliable TCP/IP socket. 802.11 b/g infrastructure or adhoc networking has the advantage of using existing, low cost wireless connectivity and being able to connect remotely to any WiFly serial adapter in the world. This Roving Networks device is powered by two AAA batteries, an external AC to 5VDC power brick, or 5VDC on pin 9 of the DB9 connector. The WiFly Serial Adapter will run for up to 8 hours while connected over WiFi on a fully charged set of batteries. The serial adapter can control and monitor hundreds of WiFi serial adapters remotely distributed across a building LAN or campus WAN.

Roving Networks RN-41-SM Class 1 Bluetooth® Socket Module

The Roving Networks RN-41-SM Class 1 Bluetooth® Socket Module is a through hole, low power module that supports SPP/DUN and HCI Bluetooth interface protocols, is simple to design in, and is fully certified. The Roving Networks RN-41-SM Class 1 Bluetooth Socket Module uses a high performance on-chip antenna and supports Bluetooth Enhanced Data Rate (EDR) to deliver up to 3 Mbps data rate for distances to 100 meters. The RN-41-SM Bluetooth Socket Module saves time and cost by allowing designers to add Bluetooth wireless capability to existing products without significantly redesigning their application. This Roving Networks module is ideal for cable replacement, barcode scanners, measurement/monitoring systems, industrial sensors/controls, medical devices, and asset tracking.

Roving Networks WiFly GSX Super Module SuRF Board

The Roving Networks WiFly GSX Super Module SuRF Board is a field-ready, Wi-Fi certified 802.11 b/g solution that has the flexibility to connect directly to a standard RS232 interface or through the TTL UART interface to embedded systems. The Roving Networks WiFly GSX Super Module SuRF Board includes status LEDs and jumpers that enable rapid prototyping and integrating into existing systems. This Roving Networks super module is built upon the RN-131G WiFly GSX module, which incorporates a 2.4GHz radio processor, Full TCP/IP stack, real-time clock, FTP, DHCP, DNS, and web server and is the smallest, lowest power 802.11 b/g module available. The WiFly GSX Super Module SuRF Board features high throughput, 1Mbps sustained data rate with TCP/IP and WPA2.

Roving Networks WiFly GSX 802.11G Module

The Roving Networks WiFly GSX wireless 802.11G networking module combines ultra-low power and the ability to wake up, connect to a wireless network, send data, and return to sleep mode in less than 100 milliseconds, allowing the WiFly GSX module to run for years on two standard AAA batteries. This Roving Networks power-efficient device uses only 100mWatts when awake, 10µWatts when asleep, and makes possible a new class of Internet enabled products. The Roving Networks WiFly GSX wireless networking module incorporates a 2.4 GHz radio, processor, TCP/IP stack, real-time clock, crypto accelerator, power management, and analog sensor interfaces. This complete solution is preloaded with software to simplify integration and minimizes development of your application.

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