u-blox is a Swiss company that creates wireless semiconductors and modules for consumer, automotive and industrial markets. They operate as a fabless IC and design house. Their wireless solutions connect machines, vehicles and people to locate their exact positions and communicate via short range (WI-FI, Bluetooth) or cellular networks. Using their portfolio of chips, modules or software solutions it's possible to create subsystems and products to fulfill needs for the Internet of Things (IoT), M2M or Car2Car (or Vehicle to Vehicle) solutions quick and cost-effectively.
U-Blox Wireless Module Support
The 3G SARA Click Board™ is a versatile cellular network communication solution, featuring the compact 3.75G UMTS/HSPA SARA U-201 modem from u-blox. This module includes a full set of options for the cellular networking and communication, such as the network indication, full embedded TCP/UDP stack, HTTP and HTTPS transfer protocols, IPv4/IPv6 dual-stack support, antenna detection, jamming signal detection, and more. 3G SARA Click Board™ also features the HSPA data-rates of 7.2 Mb/s (downlink) and 5.76 Mb/s (uplink), as well as the ability to maintain the voice call during the data transfer (3G). Onboard 16bit audio CODEC IC adds high-quality voice communication capability.
If you need to add 4G cellular access to your project, then the 4G LTE Click Board™ is worth considering.
The 4G LTE Click Board™ is an LTE Cat 1 / 2G multimode cellular network solution, featuring the compact LARA-R2 series modem from u-blox. This module supports up to three LTE bands and GSM bands. It also features a full range of options for the high speed cellular networking and communication, such as the network indication, full embedded TCP/UDP stack, HTTP and HTTPS transfer protocols, IPv4/IPv6 dual-stack support, secondary antenna for the RX diversity, antenna detection, jamming signal detection, embedded TLS 1.2 protocol for the improved security and more. 4G LARA Click Board™ can achieve data rates up to 10.3 Mbps/5.2 Mbps (downlink/uplink).
The GNSS 4 Click Board™ is based on the SAM-M8Q patch antenna module from u-blox.
The Click Board™ is designed to run on a 3.3V power supply. It communicates with the target microcontroller over I2C or UART interface.
The GNSS ZOE Click Board™ is a evaluation board for ultra small ZOE-M8Q GNSS SiP receiver from u-blox. Thanks to u-blox’s advanced algorithms and complete GNSS solution, the GNSS ZOE click meets even the most stringent requirements in versatile industrial and consumer applications, such as UAVs, vehicles and assets tracking, navigation devices based on GPS and GLONASS, road navigation devices, public transport, wearable devices, and many more. GNSS ZOE is mainly targeted for applications that require a small size device without compromising performance.
GNSS ZOE click is supported by a mikroSDK compliant library, which includes functions that simplify software development. This Click board™ comes as a fully tested product, ready to be used on a system equipped with the mikroBUS™ socket.
The GSM 4 Click Board™ is a compact quad-band GSM cellular network communication solution, featuring the quad-band 2.5G GSM/GPRS SARA-G350 module. This module features a full set of options for the cellular networking and communication, such as the network status indication, jamming detection, embedded internet protocols, including TCP/IP, UDP, FTP, PPP, HTTP, SMTP, full GPRS multislot class 10 implementation, and more. Data communication speed is rated up to 42.8 for the uplink and 85.6 kbps for downlink connection.
This module offers high quality integrated audio interface, allowing voice communication over the onboard 3.5mm headset connector, and the USB connector.
The Gyro 4 Click Board™ is a two-axis MEMS gyroscope for optical image stabilization applications. It is equipped with the L20G20IS, that includes a sensing element and an IC interface capable of providing the measured angular rate to the application through an SPI digital interface. The angular data is available in a 16-bit format, along with 12-bit device’s die temperature data. The IC interface is manufactured using a CMOS process that allows a high level of integration to design a dedicated circuit which is trimmed to better match the characteristics of the sensing element.
The LTE IoT Click Board™ is a compact add-on board that contains a complete and cost-efficient solution offering multi-band data transmissions for Low-Power Wide-Area solutions. This board features the SARA-R410M-02B, a cellular module that supports LTE CAT M1 and Narrowband 1 (NB1) technologies, developed with IoT applications in mind from u-Blox. Designed for worldwide operation with a rich set of Internet protocols, equipped with industry-standard interfaces (UART, USB…), Network and Status indicators, familiar AT commands set over the UART interface, micro USB connector for interfacing with software application from u-Blox, are just some of the features available on this Click board™. Its many features make it suitable for use in a wide range of M2M applications, such as smart metering in various industries (agriculture, gas distribution, water distribution), product tracking, and more.
LTE IoT Click is supported by a mikroSDK compliant library, which includes functions that simplify software development. This Click board™ comes as a fully tested product, ready to be used on a system equipped with the mikroBUS™ socket.