Presenting the WiPy 1.0. The possibilities are endless, what will you create?

The WiPy 1.0

WiPy

The enterprise grade IOT development platform
 that runs Python in real time with the perfect blend of power, friendliness and flexibility. Create and connect your things. Fast.

  • MicroPython enabled, use the Linux of IoT for 10x faster programming
  • Small and light to fit in any cavity
  • Fits in a standard breadboard (with headers)
  • Ultra-low power usage: a fraction compared to other connected micro controllers

 

All the hardware specs are nice, but the coolest part is that they are super easy to use, because we have written an powerful and intuitive Python API to take advantage of every feature of the hardware.

Other WiFi boards are available and you might think, “yet another platform…”, guess what? it’s not. Because it runs Python and that works just like the Python you are used to working with on a PC, the learning curve is minimal, if there’s any at all. Simply put, the WiPy is all about Python and the internet, but taken to the next level.

Specification

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Mechanical
★Size: 25mm x 45mm (1.0″ x 1.77″)

Processing
★Dual processor + WiFi radio SoC.
★MCU: Texas Instrument CC3200, Cortex-M4 @ 80MHz
★Network processor handles the WiFi connectivity and the IP stack.
★Main processor entirely free to run the user application.

Memory
★RAM: 256 KBytes
★Flash: 2 MBytes
★GPIO: Up to 25

 

 

Interfaces
★UART (x2), SPI, I2C, I2S, SD card
★Analog channels: 3×12 bit ADCs
★Timers: 4×16 bit with PWM and input capture.
★3v3 output capable of sourcing up to 250mA
Hash and encryption engines
★SHA
★MD5
★DES
★AES
Networking
★WiFi: 802.11b/g/n 16Mbps
RTC
★Of course

DMA
★All over the place

Security

★SSL/TLS support
★WPA Enterprise security.

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With dozens of ready to use templates and libraries soon to be available on the Pycom Exchange, developing a new IoT solution is now easier and faster. Additional support for Blynk: SMTP, MQTT, URLLIB, ONEWIRE, Accelerometer, Event loop MicroPython together with the universal hardware API allow us to build a large set of powerful, robust, and portable libraries across hardware platforms.

Unboxing the WiPy

by Martjin Koster

Fitting the WiPy Expansion Board

by Pycom