Internet of Things

Avnet Silica has the perfect supplier offering to enable you to put your product development into the Internet of Things.

Whereas Machine-to-Machine (M2M) was limited to simple single closed processes, the Internet of Things (IoT) is all about physical objects, devices, machines connected to remote computers via the Internet so that complex processes, interactions, automations of all sorts can be established across use cases and verticals. More generally, with the standardization of protocols and data models, each physical object, device or machine is expected to interact with our lives across several applications and services. For instance, a proximity sensor can feed useful data into an access control application, but also into a lighting energy saving application, an alarm system application, etc.

Although we are only at the beginning of this new era, several sensor, processing and connectivity technologies are expected to drive the market in multiple application segments including Industry and Logistics, Healthcare, Automotive and Building Automation.

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Avnet Silica has the perfect supplier offering to enable you to put your product development into the Internet of Things. Fitting out objects with Sensors, MCUs and Communication Modules then interlinking them over the internet creates endless possibilities for making life easier.

Critical semiconductor capabilities in IoT include sensors, wireless/wired connectivity, analog, power management and ultra low power MCU. Avnet Silica can offer multiple solutions covering all of these capabilities. In combination with the knowledge of our technical team we can support you to build competitive products to address the high growth market.
Summary

In summary Avnet Silica is:

  • A one stop shop supporting the entire system from component and protocol level up to the application level
  • Is an expert having been involved through the M2M morphology into IoT for years
  • An expert in product knowledge for the key IoT technologies
  • An expert in the market awareness

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IoT security

When you are expanding security coverage to connected devices, Avnet Silica will help you with the challenge of designing security schemes complying with both Information Technology (IT) and embedded hardware standards.

Avnet & Xilinx

MiniZed Board

MiniZed™ is a single-core Zynq 7Z007S development board. This board targets entry-level Zynq developers with a low-cost prototyping platform.

Prod Microsoft ST Horizone Edge to Cloud (RM)

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Microsoft & STMicroelectronics

HoriZone - Edge to Cloud Solution

The HoriZone kit is a fully integrated solution to bring sensor data into the Microsoft Azure Cloud

Prod AVS NB-IoT Sensor Shield (RM)

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Avnet Silica

NB-IoT Sensor Shield

The Avnet Silica NB-IoT Sensor Shield is a Cat M1 and NB-IoT board providing Arduino pinout connectors. The Arduino compatibility provides ultimate flexibility, leveraging on a huge ecosystem of compatible boards.

Avnet NB-IoT Sensor Shield Board

Prod ST Sensor Node Board (RM)

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STMicroelectronics

Sensor Node Board

Avnet Silica partnered with ARM® mbed™, the IoT Device Platform, and developed Avnet Silica’s ST Sensor Node Board for smart sensing and cloud applications.

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