OEM Gateway Solution for Enterprises

Build IoT Solutions to Connect 200+ edge devices
Integrated with Industry Leading Cloud & App Platforms

Overview

Modular IoT Gateway is an advanced, smart, customizable, multi-service Enterprise IoT Gateway platform based on VOLANSYS i.MX6UL/i.MX6ULL system-on-module. It allows designing IoT solutions with multiple RF connectivity options (Zigbee®, Z-Wave, BLE, Wi-Fi, Thread, 3G/LTE, NFC) with a mobile app, voice, and wearable support, including leading cloud platform integration. The Modular IoT Gateway acts as a multi-protocol Wi-Fi Gateway that enables a wide variety of use-cases across many industries. It is a customizable OEM gateway platform that offers flexibility to design tailored IoT solutions for different industry applications demanding Zigbee® Gateway, Z-Wave Gateway, and BLE/Bluetooth Gateway as a core solution component. VOLANSYS Enterprise IoT Gateway is listed on AWS Qualified Device Catalog and IBM Global Solutions Directory.

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OEM Solution

Customize logo, Enclosure, Packaging and Connectivity options. So you can focus more on generating core business value for your customers

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Faster Time to Market

Ready to use, Feature rich, Pre-certified IoT Gateway platform with integrated IoT cloud and wireless connectivity protocols for quick deployment

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Lower Cost of Ownership

Reduce the cost of ownership by utilizing our Ready-to-use, Cost-effective solution – Minimal development cost, Low production & operating costs

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Modular Design

MikroBUS compatible modular connectivity options to get the best suitable configuration at an affordable price according to customer needs

Key Features

System-On-Chip
ARM® Cortex®-A7 CPU

Connectivity
End devices: Z-Wave, Wi-Fi, Thread, Zigbee®, BLE, NFC, Sub-GHz
Cloud: Wi-Fi/3G, USB, Ethernet

Leading IoT Cloud Platforms Support
AWS IoT, Ayla, ClearBlade, IBM Watson, Evrything, Amazon Alexa Voice Assistant and others

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

Enclosure Design
Wall mount, Table top design
Dimension: L x W x H – 150 mm x 100 mm x 30 mm

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Operating System
Multiple OS support like Yocto Linux, OpenWRT.

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

Gateway Interfaces
MikroBUS™ compatible connector, Dual high-speed USB 2.0 OTG connectivity

Security
MQTT 3.1.1, Trust Zone, Tamper Detection, Secure Boot
Advanced hardware-level security using NXP AC70CM

OEM Solution
Customise brand, enclosure, packaging, certification (CE/FCC/RoHS/Ut), etc..

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Wireless Connectivity


Modular Gateway supports multi-radio connectivity for seamless data flow between a variety of cloud options and devices connected over Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) 4.2 or 5.x, Thread-enabled IEEE 802.15.4 (NXP KW41Z), NFC controller (NXP PN710), Z-Wave module (Silicon-labs ZM5304), Zigbee® module (NXP JN5169/JN5179). It supports 3G/LTE, Ethernet and Wi-Fi options for north bound connectivity. Most of the standard industry application end devices are integrated and many more can be integrated as per the OEM Solution design for their customers.

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Cloud Connectivity


Modular IoT 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 platform like AWS IoT, Ayla Networks, ClearBlade, and IBM Watson. IoT Gateway is qualified with AWS IoT Greengrass and IBM Bluemix cloud.

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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.

Key Applications

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Smart Building Management

Make building a more efficient place by Smart energy, Smart water, and Smart climate management using IoT based automation.

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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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Smart HealthCare

Integrate Panic button, BMI indicator, Heart-bit, Blood pressure, Body temperature and Air quality sensor on a single platform.

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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.

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Smart Security

Improve visibility and control using Smart locks, Smart sensors, and Smart video camera integration even when you are at a distance.

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Smart Asset Tracking

Solutions using BLE Beacons based on iBeacon or Eddystone protocol suitable to industry applications and customer needs.

Technical Specifications

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CPU

Processor

ARM® Cortex®-A7 based i.MX6UL/6ULL

Technology

Power efficient 528 MHz (i.MX 6UL) and 792MHz (i.MX 6ULL) ARM® Cortex®-A7

Operating System support

Linux Yocto, OpenWRT

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Electric

Power

Input: 5V DC Current – maximum: 3A

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Protocols

MQTT

Lightweight, publish-subscribe based messaging protocol designed for M2M, works on top of TCP-IP

CoAP

​Constrained application protocol, specialized in web transfer protocol for IoT and M2M, uses REST based model ​

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Memory

DDR3L SDRAM

256MB (expandable up to 1GB)

NAND Flash

1GB (expandable up to 8GB)

eMMC

4GB (upgradable up to 16GB) (optional)

uSD Card

4GB (expandable up to 32GB)

EEPROM

4KB

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Connectivity

Thread

1x interface, NXP’s KW41Z module work on 2.4GHz IEEE802.15.4 compliant, mikroBUS™ compatible

Zigbee®

1x interface, NXP’s JN5169/79 module work on 2.4GHz IEEE802.15.4 compliant, mikroBUS™ compatible

Z-Wave

1x interface, Silab’s ZM5304 868/908/921Mhz, mikroBUS compatible

BLE

2x interface, Murata’s 1DX on board module work on 2.4GHz IEEE802.15.4 compliant, BLEv4.2 VOL NXP KW41Z module work on 2.4GHz IEEE802.15.4 compliant, BLEv4.2, mikroBUS™ compliant

Ethernet

1x interface 10/100Mbps ethernet

USB

2x interface, USB host port type-A connectivity (OTG enable with jumper selection)

Wi-Fi/3G

1x interface, Murata’s 1DX on board module work on 2.4GHz IEEE802.11b/g/n compliant. 3G connectivity through USB dongle

NFC

1x interface, NXP’s PN7120 NFC controller, Ecma-340, ISO/IEC 18092 standard support

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Security

SNVS

Secure Non-volatile storage (1.0 and later)

Trust Zone

Protects security sensitive software and data in trusted execution environment

Tamper Detection

Special mechanism provided to detect when device encounters unauthorized access

Secure Boot​

HABv4​

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General

Dimensions

L x W x H – 150 mm x 100 mm x 30 mm

Weight

250 gm

Temperature

0 °C to 50 °C (10% to 80% RH – non-considering)

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Certification

RoHS

Compliant

CE

Certified

IC

Certified

FCC

Certified

Modular IoT Gateway as a Platform

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Modular IoT Gateway as a Solutions

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Modular IoT Gateway Starter Kit

  • Modular IoT Gateway Platform containing:
    • i.MX6UL SO-DIMM SOM (256MB DDR3 and 1GB NAND)
    • MikroBUS™ compatible KW41Z RF and JN5179 RF module
    • PN7120 based NFC module
    • Standard USB cable (Gateway to Host PC)
    • Duct antenna for Wi-Fi Interface
    • AC/DC power adapter
  • Modular Edge Node Platform (MENP)
  • MikroBUS™ compatible KW41Z RF and JN5179 RF module (MENP Interface)
  • MikroE RGB Click module
  • MikroE Relay Click module
  • NFC Flexi-tag
  • Getting Started guide with kit activation code
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