This compact and powerful platform enables development of different kind of products that have wireless connectivity and various sensors for the Wearable, Healthcare, Machine-to-Machine communication and Industrial Internet markets.
Elektrobit (EB) announces a versatile and easily customizable EB IoT Device Platform. The platform offers customers a fast way to broaden their product offering into the IoT market with latest technology and optimized cost. This device platform, that supports different operating systems like Android, can be used to develop products with wireless connectivity and various sensors, such as, smart watches, intelligent jewelry, and wellness wristbands. Due to the versatility and performance of the device platform, it also suites for Industrial Internet use, for example to M2M device development.
“EB has extensive experience in creating unique customer specific products with a proven track record. Over the years we have built up our competence in wearable device, machine to machine (m2m) and remote device technology. We work according to the highest quality standards and qualify as a highly reliable partner for any product provider operating in the Internet-of-Things market”, says Sami Kotkajuuri, Vice President of EB Connectivity Solutions.
“The EB IoT Device Platform’s compact size and technological performance fits perfectly into many types of Wearable and Industrial Internet solutions. This device platform and our competencies will benefit our customers in productizing innovations quickly and cost efficiently.”
The EB IoT Device Platform is powered with the leading Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 400, 1.2GHz quad-core processor. It includes 512 – 2048Mt of RAM and up to 32GB of flash memory. The device platform supports also micro-SD memory cards. The operating system alternatives for the platform are Android 5.0 Lollipop or Linux, and it is also compatible for example with Android Wear operating system. The versatile connectivity options include WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and location information over GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System), and other connectivity options include GRPS/HSPA/LTE mobile networks.
The device platform is integrated with a sensor module that includes an accelerometer, a magnetometer and a gyroscope.
Additionally, there is a sensor interface on the platform that supports optical heart rate monitoring (OHR), as well as temperature, pressure (barometer), ambient light (ALS) and proximity sensing.
In addition to a built-in microphone and Bluetooth audio, the platform can be equipped with speaker and MIPI camera. These features are provided in very compact size with low power consumption values. This flexible device platform is customizable according to customer needs and requirements.