Pre-configured WiFi kit enbles wireless connectivity to the cloud

June 20, 2014 // By Graham Prophet
Mouser Electronics has the Ayla IoT Design Kit, equipped with a Murata Wireless Wi-Fi connectivity module. This design and development kit allows you to securely connect devices to the cloud from anywhere in the world with an internet connection.

The Ayla Design Kit with Murata WiFi Connectivity allows developers to easily connect their projects to Ayla's cloud service. Wireless connectivity is supported by a Murata Type-YD 2.4 GHz 802.11b/g/n radio module supporting WEP, WPA-PSK, and WPA2-PSK encryption. The Murata Type-YD module includes a TCP/IP stack, security firmware, and other network application features. Murata's Wi-Fi module mounted on Ayla's design kit allows devices to be securely controlled using OAuth-based authentication from anywhere.

Developers can use these technologies to provide interactive control of industrial systems, lighting applications, HVAC, and more, all with minimal modifications to existing systems. Murata also has a certified version of this module; the Type YDD (YD module mounted on a daughterboard) enables designers by eliminating regulatory approval. The Ayla platform provides end-to-end connectivity for IoT applications, cloud based data warehousing, rules and analytics, and the ability to do remote diagnostics, performance monitoring and firmware upgrades, from the convenience of a local computer or smartphone.