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SmartMesh IP Wireless Sensor Network Starter Kit

Ross Yu - Dust Networks Product Marketing Manager May 17th 2017
  SmartMesh IP products are wireless microchips and embedded printed circuit boards, complete with Wireless Sensor Networking software that reliably connects sensors in harsh industrial environments.  A critical step in any wireless Industrial Internet of Things (Industrial IoT) development program is to deploy ...

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Wireless Current Sense Circuit Floats with Sense Resistor

Kris Lokere - Strategic Applications Manager Apr 25th 2017
Introduction Measuring the current that flows through a sense resistor seems easy. Amplify the voltage, read it with an ADC, and now you know what the current is. But it gets more difficult if the sense resistor itself sits at a voltage that is very different from system ground. Typical solutions bridge that voltage difference ...

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DC9021B - SmartMesh IP Starter Kit

Mar 3rd 2017
    The DC9021B SmartMesh IP™ Starter Kit provides all the tools for evaluating SmartMesh® network performance with respect to your application needs, including high reliability, ultralow power, scalability and ease of installation. This accelerates device integration and application software ...

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DC9005B - Eterna QuikEval Adapter

Mar 3rd 2017
The DC9005B Eterna QuikEval Adapter card makes it easy to connect the DC9018B-B SmartMesh IP Evaluation/Development Mote to QuikEval enabled demo boards. Users can program a SmartMesh IP mote (e.g. DC9018B-B) with the SmartMesh IP On-Chip SDK. In the diagram below, the DC9018B-B can act as an SPI or I2C master to ...

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DC9018B-B - SmartMesh IP RF Certified Eval/Dev Mote (MMCX antenna connector with 2dBi Dipole antenna)

Mar 3rd 2017
SmartMesh IP Networks are populated by motes, the nodes on the network. Based on the Dust® breakthrough Eterna® technology, the motes are ultralow power, extending battery life to years and many times that of alternative products. In addition to extra long battery life, the motes feature ...

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DC2274A-B - SmartMesh IP USB Access Point Mote

Mar 3rd 2017
The DC2274A-B USB dongle demo board which serves as an Access Point Mote, connecting a SmartMesh IP™ wireless sensor network with a VManager network manager. VManager is a software-based manager that enables: Large Networks – thousands of nodes Increased Bandwidth through Multiple Access Points Hot ...

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SmartMesh Recipes: Industrial IoT "How-To" Examples

Mar 2nd 2017
SmartMesh Recipes are quick "how-to" tutorials for wireless Industrial Internet of Things solutions based on SmartMesh IP embedded wireless sensor networking. Recipe examples include: Sensor Integration - K-Type Thermocouple, Sensirion Temperature/Humidty Sensor, Bluetooth Low-Energy (BLE) Building a SmartMesh-to-IP ...

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SmartMesh Recipe - Interfacing Your Mote to a Thermocouple

Mar 1st 2017
SmartMesh Recipes are quick "how-to" tutorials for wireless Industrial Internet of Things solutions based on SmartMesh IP. Examples include how to integrate different sensors, connect to cloud software backends, build gateways. In this SmartMesh Recipe, we use the DC9005B Eterna QuikEval Adapter to connect the mote to an LTC2984 ...

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SmartMesh IP Blink Mode Enables Roaming Nodes and <3μA operation

Nov 23rd 2016
SmartMesh IP wireless sensor networks are known for delivering >99.999% data reliability at ultra-low power, with routing nodes <50µA. But some applications call for nodes to be roaming within the wireless network. Enter SmartMesh IP Blink Mode, an ultra-low power roaming node capability that can reduce the average ...

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SmartMesh IP Wireless Reliability at Electronica 2016

Nov 23rd 2016
Tradeshow exhibit floors notoriouly have busy RF environments, with many exhibitors running their own WiFi access points and most attendees carrying BlueTooth enabled smart devices. At Electronica 2016 (Munich, Germany), Linear Technology customer, Versasense, ran a SmartMesh IP-enabled wireless sensor network without losing ...

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SmartMesh IP VManager - A Solution for Building a Wireless Sensor Network with Thousands of Nodes

Aug 31st 2016
A SmartMesh IP network consists of a highly scalable self-forming multi-hop mesh of nodes, known as motes, which collect and relay data, and a network manager that monitors and manages network performance and security, and exchanges data with a host application. SmartMesh IP VManager is a software-based ...

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Reliable Wireless Sensor Network Streamlines Manufacturing Operations

Ross Yu - Dust Networks Product Marketing Manager May 16th 2016
SmartMesh IP embedded wireless mesh networks deliver >99.999% data reliability and ultra-low power in rugged, industrial environments. In their Silicon Valley semiconductor wafer facility, Linear Technology uses a SmartMesh IP wireless sensor network to streamline manufacturing operations—monitoring gas cylinder levels ...

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Time Synchronization in a SmartMesh IP Network for Precise Timestamping and Control

Bill Lindsay - Field Systems Architect Feb 29th 2016
In this short video we show an LED light demo to demonstrate the time synchronization capability of a SmartMesh IP Network. The fundamental technology that holds a SmartMesh IP Network together is time synchronization. All radio communication in the network is scheduled, and every node in the network has a precise sense of ...

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Interfacing a 4-20mA Sensor to a SmartMesh IP Wireless Node

Aaron Schultz - Applications Manager Signal Conditioning Feb 29th 2016
4-20mA is a commonly used and deployed sensor interface in many industrial plants. Converting from a wired sense network to Linear Technology’s SmartMesh IP embedded wireless sensor network is easy. ...

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DUST-SHLD01 - RF Shield for Eterna (LTC5800) designs

Nov 24th 2015
This RF shield design is intended for use on PCB circuit designs that incorporate LTC5800-IPM, LTC5800-IPR, or LTC5800-WHM . This shield can be purchased from Linear Technology, via Digikey or in large quantities directly from the manufacturer, Fotofab (Fotofab 440-0045) ...

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DC2274A-A - SmartMesh IP USB Network Manager, 100 mote capacity

Sep 1st 2015
The DC2274A-A USB demo board serves as a network manager for a SmartMesh IP™ wireless sensor network. With its compact USB dongle form factor, the DC2274A-A, along with SmartMesh IP wireless nodes, makes it easy to rapidly deploy a wireless mesh network for field trials and to accelerate sensor product development. DC2274A-A ...

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DC9000B - SmartMesh IP Starter Kit (chip antennae), 100 mote capacity

Sep 1st 2015
Note: Newer Kit Available - Please see the DC9021B The DC9000B SmartMesh IP™ Starter Kit provides all the tools for evaluating SmartMesh® network performance with respect to your application needs, including high reliability, ultralow power, scalability and ease of installation. This accelerates device ...

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SmartMesh Power and Performance Estimator

Jan 28th 2015
SmartMesh Power and Performance Estimator SmartMesh networks deliver ultra-low power and >99.999% data reliability over a wide variety of applications. The SmartMesh Power and Performance Estimator spreadsheet enables the user to to input different network shapes, sizes and data report rates and see the estimated network ...

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SmartMesh IP On-Chip Software Development Kit (On-Chip SDK)

Oct 22nd 2014
The SmartMesh IP On-Chip Software Development Kit (On-Chip SDK) enables you to develop C-code applications for execution on SmartMesh IP motes (i.e. wireless nodes). SmartMesh IP motes have an on-board ARM Cortex-M3 microprocessor, running Micrium’s µCOS-II real-time operating system. With the On-Chip ...

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DC2126A - High-Accuracy Wireless Temperature Sensor with Solar Battery Life Extender

Aug 12th 2014
The DC2126A is a high-accuracy wireless temperature sensor, powered from ambient light, built using Linear Technology integrated circuits. A 24-bit delta-sigma ADC reads a thermistor biased from a precision voltage reference. A switching power supply harvests energy from the built-in solar panel, and automatically switches ...

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Product How-to: Precise Wireless Temperature Sensor Powers Itself

Jun 13th 2014
In case you missed it, LTC’s Kris Lokere recently wrote an article for EDN describing a circuit combining Dust, Energy Harvesting, and precision temperature sensing. Specifically, it describes a reference circuit showcasing: Dust Networks wireless - LTP5901-IPM SmartMesh IP Mote Energy Harvesting - LTC3330 Nanopower ...

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Configuring SmartMesh Networks for Different Applications

Bill Lindsay - Field Systems Architect Mar 19th 2014
Wireless Sensor Networks in general have a wide array of performance requirements. Data throughput, latency and power budget are often different per device, per customer, per installation, and per application. SmartMesh IP™ networks serve up simple interfaces that allow the user to trade off different performance metrics ...

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IPSO Challenge 2014 - $50,000 Contest for the Internet of Things Working Prototypes

Ross Yu - Dust Networks Product Marketing Manager Mar 12th 2014
The IPSO Alliance (Internet Protocol for Smart Objects), of which Linear Technology / Dust Networks is a founding member, is sponsoring a contest for either individuals or companies to build working prototypes from innovative concepts to showcase the use of the Internet Protocol (IP) in real world sensor/control and machine-to-machine ...

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The Internet of Things - Making Wireless Sensors as Easy to Access as Web Servers

Ross Yu - Dust Networks Product Marketing Manager Dec 31st 2013
Check out our new white paper on “Reliable, Low Power Wireless Sensor Networks for the Internet of Things.” Recent estimates say that there will be over 50 billion connected things in the world by the year 2020. A large percentage of those things will be connected via wireless sensor networks (WSNs). With some ...

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DC9021A - SmartMesh IP RF Certified Starter Kit (chip antennae), 100 mote capacity

Oct 3rd 2013
Note: Newer Kit Available - Please see the DC9021B The DC9021A SmartMesh IP™ RF Certified Starter Kit provides all the tools for evaluating SmartMesh® network performance for your application needs, including high reliability, ultralow power, scalability and ease of installation. This accelerates device ...

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DC9020B - SmartMesh IP RF Certified Eval/Dev Manager (MMCX antenna connector), 100 mote capacity

Oct 3rd 2013
  Note: Newer Part Nunber Available - Please see the DC2274A-A A SmartMesh IP Network Manager anchors the SmartMesh IP product line. It provides core networking functionality, enabling the network to achieve unsurpassed levels of resilience, reliability and scalability, with advanced ...

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DC9020A - SmartMesh IP RF Certified Eval/Dev Manager (chip antenna), 100 mote capacity

Oct 3rd 2013
Note: Newer Part Nunber Available - Please see the DC2274A-A A SmartMesh IP Network Manager anchors the SmartMesh IP product line. It provides core networking functionality, enabling the network to achieve unsurpassed levels of resilience, reliability and scalability, with advanced network ...

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DC9018A-B - SmartMesh IP RF Certified Eval/Dev Mote (chip antenna)

Oct 3rd 2013
Note: Newer Part Nunber Available - Please see the DC9018B-B SmartMesh IP Networks are populated by motes, the nodes on the network. Based on the Dust® breakthrough Eterna® technology, the motes are ultralow power, extending battery life to years and many times that of alternative products. ...

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MicroGen’s Piezo-MEMS Vibration Energy Harvesters Enable Linear Technology SmartMesh IP Wireless Sensor Network

Jim Drew - Sr Apps Engineer Jun 25th 2013
MicroGen Systems, Inc. announced today that vibration energy harvesting BOLT Power Cells (see Figure 1) enabled a live wireless sensor network (WSN) using Linear Technology’s Dust Networks LTC5800-IPM SmartMesh IP mote-on-chip at the Sensors Expo and Conference exhibition in Rosemont, IL on June 5-6, 2013. The Linear mote ...

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DC9000 SmartMesh IP Wireless Sensor Network Starter Kit

Thomas Watteyne - Sr. Networking Design Engineer Jun 19th 2013
Note that the DC9000 SmartMesh IP Starter Kit has been replaced by the DC9021B SmartMesh IP Starter Kit. Please view the video for the DC9021B Starter Kit here. SmartMesh IP is a ready-to-use, IPv6 enabled, low power mesh networking solution from the Dust Networks product group at Linear Technology. All the complexity of ...

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DC9001B - SmartMesh IP Eval/Dev Manager (chip antenna), 100 mote capacity

May 31st 2013
Note: Newer Part Nunber Available - Please see the DC2274A-A A SmartMesh IP Network Manager anchors the SmartMesh IP product line. It provides core networking functionality, enabling the network to achieve unsurpassed levels of resilience, reliability and scalability, with advanced network ...

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DC9010B - Eterna Serial Programmer

May 31st 2013
The DC9010B Eterna Serial Programmer provides in-circuit access to Eterna based products (such as the LTC5800, LTP5900, LTP5901, or LTP5902) and is used to load SmartMesh networking software. Eterna is the powerful, low power ARM Cortex-M3 System-on-Chip that includes 512kbytes of on board flash memory. ...

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DC9006A - Eterna Interface Card

Jul 20th 2012
When connected to a SmartMesh Evaluation/Development Mote (e.g. DC9003A-B), the DC9006 Eterna interface card provides a USB connection for both power and software access to the mote API UART port. Compatible with: DC9003A-B SmartMesh IP Evaluation/Development Mote (Chip Antenna) DC9018A-B SmartMesh ...

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DC9003A-B - SmartMesh IP Eval/Dev Mote (chip antenna)

Jul 20th 2012
Note: Newer Part Nunber Available - Please see the DC9018B-B SmartMesh IP Networks are populated by motes, the nodes on the network. Based on the Dust® breakthrough Eterna® technology, the motes are ultralow power, extending battery life to years and many times that of competing ...

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Dust Networks - LTC5800 Demonstration Circuit

Jul 1st 2012
The LTC5800 Demonstration circuit is an example of integrating the LTC5800 (QFN) into a wireless sensor network node. This reference design illustrates best practices for RF Antenna connection, crystal integration and power supply filtering and is applicable to LTC5800-xxx products, such as: LTC5800-IPM SmartMesh IP Mote-on-Chip LTC5800-IPR ...

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Dust Networks – LTC5800-IPR Demonstration Circuit with External Memory

Jul 1st 2012
The LTC5800-IPR demonstration circuit is an example of integrating the LTC5800-IPR (QFN) Manager-on-Chip with external SRAM.  The additional memory the external SRAM provides enables SmartMesh IP managers with 100-mote capacity to support networks of more than 32 motes and increases the manager’s packet throughput. ...

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Dust Networks – LTP5902-IPM/IPR/WHM SmartMesh PCB Modules with MMCX Antenna Connector

Jul 1st 2012
These design files include schematics, BOM, layout files and assembly drawings for the LTP5902 Castellated PCB module, which is used in: LTP5902-IPM SmartMesh IP Mote Module LTP5902-IPR SmartMesh IP Embedded Manager LTP5902-WHM SmartMesh WirelessHART Mote Module  The LTP5902 PCB design incorporates an LTC5800 QFN ...

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Dust Networks - LTP5901-IPM/IPR/WHM SmartMesh PCB Modules with Chip Antenna

Jul 1st 2012
These design files include schematics, BOM, layout files and assembly drawings for the LTP5901 Castellated PCB module, which is used in: LTP5901-IPM SmartMesh IP Mote Module LTP5901-IPR SmartMesh IP Embedded Manager LTP5901-WHM SmartMesh WirelessHART Mote Module The LTP5901 PCB design incorporates an LTC5800 QFN product ...

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