CENTAURI 200

Industrial IoT Gateway for Z-Wave, Zigbee, BLE Mesh and
Thread based Applications

Enterprise/Industrial IoT Gateway

CENTAURI 200 IoT Gateway platform is specifically crafted to satisfy all the needs of the Enterprise/Industrial IoT Gateway Solution. Gateway is built on secure, power-efficient, and cost-optimized ARM® Cortex®-A7 based i.MX6UL/6ULL/6ULZ SoC. This enables a greater amount of flexibility in providing various RF connectivities and peripherals to make a tailor-made solution according to end-user needs. VOLANSYS also offers a CENTAURI Software Framework for all OEMs to quickly build applications. CENTAURI Gateway platform is pre-integrated with well-known cloud & app platform providers to help OEMs with faster application development. OEMs can build Zigbee gateway, Z-Wave gateway, BLE gateway and Thread gateway-based solution on the platform with any two radios supported at a time. CENTAURI Gateway platform is available under OEM offerings to reduce time to market so that you can focus more on creating values in end-user applications.

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OEM Platform

Customized logo, Enclosure, Packaging and Connectivity options. OEMs can focus more on generating core business value for their customers

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Ready to Use

OEMs can quickly build their business applications using CENTAURI Software Framework on CENTAURI Gateway platform leveraging pre-built examples

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Flexible Design

MikroBUS™ compatible modular RF connectivity to build Z-Wave Gateway, Zigbee Gateway, BLE Gateway from a single platform for different applications.

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Development Support

Build a Gateway based on the CENTAURI platform to get optimum configuration at the best price with the help of our experts’ team

Key Features

Connectivity
End devices: Z-Wave, Thread, Zigbee, BLE Mesh, Sub-GHz
Cloud: Ethernet, Wi-FI, LTE

System-On-Chip
ARM® Cortex®-A7 Core

Gateway Applications
OTA Update, Real-time alerts,
Rule engine support, Scene management,
Multiple gateway device management and more

Android and iOS Mobile Application
Control and monitor 200+ devices
and sensors per Gateway

Enclosure Design
Desktop, Wall, DIN rail
Dimension: LxWxH – 150 mm x 100 mm x 30 mm

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Operating System
Yocto Linux, CENTAURI Framework, OpenWRT*,
Docker*

Leading IoT Cloud Platforms Support
AWS IoT, Ayla Network, IBM BlueMix*, Microsoft Azure*

Gateway Interfaces
mikroBUS™ compatible connector
USB 2.0 OTG connectivity
Serial Interface RS485/RS232

Security
MQTT 3.1.1, Trust Zone, Tamper Detection, Secure Boot
Advanced hardware-level security with NXP A7101CHTK2

OEM Solution
Customise brand, Enclosure, Packaging, Certification (CE/FCC/RoHS/UL), etc..

Note: (*) – Available in Q3

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Wireless Connectivity


CENTAURI 200 supports multi-radio connectivity for seamless data flow between a variety of cloud options and devices connected over Bluetooth Low Energy(BLE) 4.2 & Thread-enabled IEEE 802.15.4 module (NXP KW41Z), BLE 5.0 Module (Nordic nRF52840), Z-Wave module (Silicon-labs ZM5304/ZGM130S), Zigbee module (NXP JN5169/JN5179 or Silabs EFR32MG12P). It supports LTE Module Quectel EG91 (IoT/M2M Optimized LTE Cat 1)/Quectel BG95 (LTE Cat M1/Cat NB2/EGPRS)/Quectel BG96 (LTE Cat M1/Cat NB1/EGPRS), Ethernet and Wi-Fi options for northbound connectivity.

Cloud Connectivity


CENTAURI 200 Gateway architecture provides an opportunity for Full Stack development, platform/application migrations, process automation and performance tuning for multiple cloud platforms. New business layer architecture to migrate traditional applications, or build new applications with a host of new features and capabilities. As a solution, it is fully integrated with leading cloud platforms like AWS IoT, Ayla Networks, IBM BlueMix* and Microsoft Azure*. CENTAURI will also support AWS IoT Greengrass and AWS IoT Core for quick development on Gateway.

Mobile Connectivity


IoT Solution providers can build their feature-rich business applications for mobile app platforms like iOS and Android having secure communications, relevant business logic, rule-based automatic control of sensors & devices, real-time alerts and so on. This allows controlling and monitoring devices from anywhere at any time. Customize features can be developed on the mobile app with the help of our expert support team. Customer can take also take reference from our sample app for quick development.

Key Applications

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Smart Home Automation

Control Z-Wave, Zigbee, and BLE based Home Automation end devices through the cloud, Voice assistant or other Home control protocols.

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Smart Industrial Automation

Get real-time data from all IoT enabled Industrial Equipments and Machines to improve Safety, Security, Productivity, and Quality.

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Asset Tracking Solution

Real-time fleet management, Predictive asset maintenance, Storage condition control, Floating asset tracking using LTE Gateway functionality.

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Smart Retail & Hospitality

Create a personalized customer experience and improve services by integrating Smart tags, Smart displays, Smart shelves, and Smart POS devices.

Technical Specifications

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CPU
Processor i.MX6UL/6ULL/6ULZ (528 MHz to 900 MHz)
Technology ARM® Cortex®-A7
OS Support CENTAURI Framework, Linux Yocto OpenWRT*, Docker*
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General
Dimensions (150 L x 100 W x 30 H)mm
Weight 250gm
Temperature Commercial (0°C to +60°C)
Industrial (-40°C to +75°C)
Mounting Desktop, Wall, DIN rail
IP Rating IP 41 or IP 65
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Connectivity
Cloud Integration AWS IoT and Ayla Networks IBM BlueMix* and Microsoft Azure*
Compatible Any other MQTT or CoAP based cloud
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Radio Interfaces
Thread (^) NXP KW41Z
Zigbee®(^) ​NXP JN5169/79/Silabs EFR32MG12P
Z-Wave (^) Silabs ZGM130S/ZM5304
BLE 5.0 (^) ​Nordic nRF52840
Wi-Fi Broadcom Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.2 Chipset (Single Module)
LTE Quectel EG91 (IoT/M2M Optimized LTE Cat 1) or Quectel BG95 (LTE Cat M1/Cat NB2/EGPRS) or Quectel BG96 (LTE Cat M1/Cat NB1/EGPRS)
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Memory
Data (DDR3L) 256MB (Upgradable to 1GB)
Program Memory 128 MB NAND Flash (Upgradable to 4GB) or 4 GB eMMC (Upgradable to 32GB)
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I/O Interfaces
USB Type-A USB Host or Device
CAN Yes
RS485/RS232​ Yes (Any one)
LED 2 LEDs (Programmable), 1 LED (Power)
User Button 2 Buttons (Programmable)
Ethernet 2 Ports 10/100 Mbps (1 Port POE)
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Electric
DC Power Input: 5V DC Current – Maximum: 3A
Terminal 9V to 27V
POE​ 802.3af
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Security
Software SNVS, Trust Zone, Secure Boot​ (HABv4)
Hardware A7101CHTK2 (Encryption)
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Certification
RoHS, REACH Compliant
CE,FCC,IC,UL Pre-certified (Formal Certification Pending)

Note: “^”- Maximum two radios from this list, “*” – Available in Q3

Software Framework

CENTAURI Software Framework extends major strategic advantages to OEM customers.

  1. Modular Services: Utilize services based on the custom requirement to optimize resources
  2. Sample App Templates: Quick app development using pre-built templates
  3. Uniform API: Enables the customer to work on multiple protocol with ease
  4. Development Models: Build application on top of basic platform software or leverage IoT Core libraries for faster development
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CENTAURI 200 Sample Gateway Specifications

  • i.MX6ULL 792 MHz with 256MB DDR3 and 4GB eMMC
  • On board BLE 5.0 Nordic nRF52840 RF Module
  • LTE with external antenna, Wi-Fi(802.11 b/g/n)
  • Dual Ethernet and RS485 Connectivity
  • External 5V DC wall adaptor (US plug) and PoE
  • Secure element (NXP A7101CHTK2)
  • Temperature range (-40°C to +75°C – Industrial)
  • Optional: Zigbee or Z-Wave Connectivity Module

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