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TI's SimpleLink connects everyday objects with Wi-Fi

1/18/2012 06:01 PM EST
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gsdg90   1/18/2012 7:08:49 PM
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Joe, Compared to the options just a few months ago for embedded WiFi integration, this is as good as something you'd buy at Home Depot!

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gsdg90   1/18/2012 7:04:07 PM
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Its about time! This new generation of very small stand-alone MCM's (Red Pines also makes one) makes it much easier to incorporate WiFi into embedded devices. Previously, we had to either deal with Linux (MAJOR annoyance!!!) or use large and bulky devices. I look forward to using this module in combination with a Stellaris micro controller.

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joes8888   1/18/2012 7:00:07 PM
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I love how TI calls this "off-the-shelf". Hello, it's still an ASIC! Not like I'm going to go to Home Depot and buy a couple to network my fridge... :-)

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joes8888   1/18/2012 6:56:34 PM
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Well put, Sylvie.

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