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IoT Chips and Modules

Track down your best IoT SoC or wireless modules options for your next project

This guide will help you:

  • Get a list of current vendors in the IoT SoC and Module space
  • Provide resources on how to make a decision for your IoT project based on current tech, battery life and new connectivity options.

 

11/01/2019

Featured

Our featured SoC for IoT

Marvell 88W8977

Marvell 88W8977

HIGHLIGHTS

  • WLAN (2.4/5 GHz) and Bluetooth single-chip solution,
  • Indoor location and navigation (802.11 mc and BLE Angles)
  • Data rates up to MCS 7 (150 Mbps)
  • Industry's lowest power 28nm connectivity solution

REVIEWS

USER & TECHNICAL

Manufacturers

A list of vendors focused on delivering solutions for the Internet of Things

Wireless Modules

ESP8266

ESP8266

Low-power, highly-integrated Wi-Fi solution. A minimal of 7 external components

Additional resources

IoT-Inc Podcast: James Stansberry, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the IoT Products Group at Silicon Labs

Markets and Markets Research Report: IoT Chip Market Global Forecast to 2022 (paid)

Embedded: Don’t choose between Bluetooth and WiFi for IoT and non-IoT applications | Dr. Jerry Krasner | 4/29/2016

Argenox: A Guide to Selecting a Bluetooth Chipset

Software:

Clarinox
"ClarinoxSoftFrame is our software development framework for embedded systems. It provides the necessary infrastructure for the embedded software engineer to develop on desktop and move to a smorgasbord of choice of embedded targets; with minimal knowledge of the real-time operating systems."

IoT Semiconductors Market Leaders and Acquisitions

Analog Devices (NASDAQ: ADI)
IoT Offerings
- Aquired Linear Technology (NASDAQ: LLDC) for $14.8B - 7/26/2016 - Article

Microchip (NASDAQ: MCHP)
IoT Offerings
- Aquired Atmel (NASDAQ: ATML) for $3.6B - 1/19/2016 - Article

Avago Technologies -- Now named Broadcom Ltd (NASDAQ: AVGO)
- Acquired Broadcom (NASDAQ: BRCM) for $37B - 5/28/2015 - Article

NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ: NXPI)
IoT Offerings
- Acquired Freescale (NYSE: FSL) for $11.8B - 3/2/2015 - Article
- Acquired by Qualcomm for $47B - 10/27/2016 - Article

Marvell Technology Group Ltd (NASDAQ: MRVL)
IoT Offerings

Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: CY)
IoT Offerings
- Acquired Broadcom's IoT Offerings for $550M - 6/16/2016 - Article

Guide

Trevor Harwood


Trevor has been following the IoT and its implications since 2009. He is most interested in how we can utilize technology and connectivity to reduce resource usage.


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