Lantronix Announces xPico Wi-Fi wireless server |

Lantronix Announces xPico Wi-Fi wireless server

August 192013
Lantronix Announces xPico Wi-Fi wireless server

August 19, 2013 - Lantronix announced the xPico Wi-Fi module, a compact, embedded wireless device server designed for easy and fast machine-to-Wi-Fi connectivity.

Simultaneous access point and client functionality allows the creation of a secure Wi-Fi network for direct access as well as maintaining a Wi-Fi client connection to the existing Wi-Fi network. This allows machines to be directly accessed via smartphone or tablet.

With Lantronix' Zero-Host Load architecture, there is no need to manage or load drivers on the system or write a single line of code. The xPico Wi-Fi has been optimized to bring easy and secure wireless functionality to a wide range of machine to machine applications from small battery powered devices to large industrial installations.

Features and Benefits
The xPico Wi-Fi device boasts a tiny footprint of 24mm x 16.5mm, and is pin and form factor compatible with other members of the Lantronix xPico product family.

  • Easy to deploy and use: No need for software development or to write a single line of code.
  • Innovative form factor: Compact footprint: 24mm x 16.5mm.
  • Mobile-ready: Enables direct access to device data via smartphones, tablets and connected PCs.
  • Soft AP: Unique simultaneous Soft-AP and Client mode, allows for easy points of access while maintaining a secure network.
  • Robust: Device server application suite hardened by Lantronix over the last decade.
  • Secure: 256-bit AES Encryption.
  • Industrial-ready: Operating environment at extended temperatures: -40° to +85° C.
  • Standards-based: Conforms to latest WLAN and IP internetworking standards, ensuring interoperability and eliminating vendor lock-in.
  • Customizable: Designed with customizable capabilities for rapid OEM adoption.
  • Power: Low-power profile optimized for battery-powered devices.
  • Peripheral Connectivity: Serial, SPI, USB, ADC, GPIOs.
  • Ease-of-Migration: Easy migration path for xPico Wired designs.
  • Guaranteed: 5-Year limited warranty.

xPico Wi-Fi end-user volume pricing begins at $27.80 for 5,000 unit quantities.