The GS1011M family of fully certified modules offers a quick, easy and cost effective way for device and appliances manufacturers to add Wi-Fi capabilities to their products. As opposed to other GS1011M soldered down modules the GS1011 MIC uses a 30 pin connector. The module provides serial UART connection to any embedded design utilizing an 8/16/32-bit microcontroller via simple commands. The GS1011M family is an ideal solution for organizations with limited or no Wi-Fi or RF expertise, as it not only dramatically reduces RF design time but also removes the burden of testing and certification, allowing customers to focus on their core application, product or expertise. The module supports data rates up to 11 Mbps, is compliant with 802.11b and meets regulatory and Wi-Fi Alliance requirements.
GS1011M-based Embedded Design
Multiple software configurations are available for the stack running on the module. For applications utilizing a small 8-bit microcontroller host, the module supports a serial to Wi-Fi function and runs the full Wi-Fi and TCP/IP networking stacks, completely offloading the host. The module includes access to ADC pins for connecting sensors for applications that plan to develop a Wi-Fi based sensor device. In addition, it supports WEP/WPA/WPA2 security, Web Server as well as Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) for ease of provisioning.