The new MFi approved Atmel Homekit reference design kit is based on the powerful Atmel SMART SAM4SA ARM® Cortex® M4 microcontroller, Atmel SMART SAMR21 IEEE 802.15.4 wireless microcontroller, and the Atmel SmartConnect WINC1500 IEEE 802.11 b/g/n network controller SoC solution.The new Atmel reference design kit supporting Apple Homekit™ is based on the powerful Atmel│ SMART SAM4SA ARM® Cortex®-M4 microcontroller, Atmel SMART│ SAMR21 IEEE 802.15.4 wireless microcontroller, and the Atmel SmartConnect WINC1500 IEEE 802.11 b/g/n network controller SoC solution.

This wireless reference design kit enables manufacturers to develop a HomeKit lighting accessory using Wi-Fi. With Atmel’s SmartConnect BGW-150 wireless reference design kit, designers for next-generation Internet of Things (IoT) lighting applications can now easily connect to the Homekit ecosystem. The BGW-150 reference design can support up to 50 lights from the BGW-150 reference kit.

The BGW-150 reference design kit is easily modifiable. Apple Homekit technology, which is compatible with iOS 8.1 and above, provides an easy and secure way to control user’s lights, doors, thermostats, and more from their iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch®, and Apple Watch®.

For more information or to get a reference design kit, please contact your local Atmel Sales Representative.

Key Features

  • Based on:
  • Complete reference designs for a short time to market including Hardware design files
  • Software development Kit that includes documentation and reference code for both Apple HomeKit and ZigBee

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