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Wireless sensors using .Net Micro Framework available

Posted on 10-Sep-2007 08:48 | Filed under: News


Wireless sensors using .Net Micro Framework available
Crossbow Technology, Inc. has introduced the Imote2.Builder for .NET Micro Framework, a SDK based on the Microsoft .NET Micro Framework. The Imote2.Builder is a set of tools for accelerating the development of wireless sensor applications on the Marvell PXA Xscale (ARM) hardware platform on which the Imote2 is built.

Crossbow’s Imote2.Builder can be combined with the Imote2 product line to provide developers with rapid prototyping of wireless sensor applications by creating proof of concepts, and a quick, familiar debugging using Microsoft’s Visual Studio environment.

The platform is built on the Marvell PXA271 XScale ARM-based microprocessor, a platform that supports applications involving data-rich problems

The range of wireless units include modules for ZigBee, FM, Ultrasound and RF networks. Packaged sensor boards include light, temp, humidity barometric pressure and seismic sensor board

Kits comes in different versions from the WSN Starter to WSN Professional and WSM OEM Design and are now available in New Zealand through local distributor Mandeno.


More information: http://www.mandeno.co.nz...