Broadcom Corporation, has introduced a new development kit into its Wireless Internet Connectivity for Embedded Devices (WICED) family to enable developers to rapidly prototype ideas and concepts for IoT devices and applications.
The Broadcom WICED Sense development kit is an all-in-one IoT prototyping kit that includes Broadcom’s newest Bluetooth Smart chip, five micro electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) and has a software stack that is Bluetooth 4.1 compatible. Get WICED products here.
Broadcom’s WICED Sense kit provides innovators of all sizes a cost-effective platform that minimizes set-up time and enables rapid demos of IoT concepts for hardware and software developers. By shortening the time between early ideas and end products, companies are able to deliver devices to market more quickly and with higher confidence in their success.
“With hundreds of new ideas for applications and devices for the Internet of Things being hatched daily, it is critical that developers can quickly test their concepts and bring them to market ahead of the competition,” said Brian Bedrosian, Broadcom Senior Director, Embedded Wireless, Wireless Connectivity. “Broadcom’s WICED Sense development kit provides an easy-to-use, low-cost and complete testing package for OEMs and start-ups alike to continue pushing the limits on technology innovation.”
Broadcom’s new development kit allows even non-technical designers to take advantage of the company’s industry-leading Bluetooth technology and low-power MEMS sensors to build custom applications. The user can simply unbox the WICED Sense kit, download the WICED Sense application to their smartphone and then pair the two devices using Bluetooth Smart in order to start experimenting with sensor technology like direction, humidity, speed and atmospheric pressure.