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03.09.2015

Silabs Releases the Blue Gecko BGM111 Bluetooth® Smart Module

Silicon Labs introduced a fully integrated, pre-certified Bluetooth® Smart module solution that gives developers the fastest path to low-power wireless connectivity for the IoT. The new BGM111 module is the first in a family of advanced Blue Gecko modules from Silicon Labs delivering best-in-class integration, flexibility, energy efficiency and toolchain support with an easy migration path to Blue Gecko system-on-chip (SoC) solutions.

 

The BGM111 Blue Gecko module simplifies Bluetooth Smart design and accelerates time to market for a wide array of applications including smart phone accessories, beacons, connected home devices, health and fitness trackers, personal medical devices, automotive diagnostics, industrial sensors and point of sale terminals.

Bluetooth:

  • Bluetooth 4.1 compliant
  • Upgradable to Bluetooth 4.2
  • Central and peripheral roles

Radio:

  • Configurable TX power up to +8 dBm
  • Integrated high performance chip antenna
  • Range up to 200 meters

Microcontroller:

  • Bluetooth 4.1 compliant
  • Upgradable to Bluetooth 4.2
  • Central and peripheral roles
  • Configurable TX power up to +8 dBm
  • Integrated high performance chip antenna
  • Range up to 200 meters
  • ARM Cortex M4 with FPU up to 40 MHz
  • 32 kB RAM and 256 kB Flash
  • Advanced cryptography support

Flexible Peripheral Interfaces:

  • UART, SPI and I2C serial interfaces
  • PWM, GPIO with Interrupts
  • 12-bit ADC and DAC
  • 32-bit RTCC
  • Watchdog timer

Low Current Consumption:

  • RX peak: 7.5 mA
  • TX peak: 8.2 mA @ 0 dBm
  • MCU: 59 uA/MHz
  • MCU sleep: 1.65 uA down to 200 nA

Dimensions:

  • UART, SPI and I2C serial interfaces
  • PWM, GPIO with Interrupts
  • 12-bit ADC and DAC
  • 32-bit RTCC
  • Watchdog timer
  • RX peak: 7.5 mA
  • TX peak: 8.2 mA @ 0 dBm
  • MCU: 59 uA/MHz
  • MCU sleep: 1.65 uA down to 200 nA
  • 13 mm x 15 mm x 2.2 mm

Environmental & Qualifications (pending):

  • Temperature range: -40 C to +85 C
  • Bluetooth qualified
  • CE
  • FCC and IC
  • Asia Pacific

Integrated Bluetooth® Smart Software:

  • Up to 8 simultaneous connections
  • Any GATT based Bluetooth Smart profile
  • Flexible, easy-to-use APIs
  • Free Software Development Kit
  • Field Upgradable

A fully featured development kit (SLWSTK6101A ) can be purchased from our Glyn Store to get you started.