Dialog’s OpenThread Sandbox development kit, available from Mouser Electronics, contains all the components required for developers to get started designing Thread-based networks. The Thread protocol is a low-power, IPv6-addressable, self-healing mesh network with advanced security implemented at the networking layer. The protocol provides secure, distributed short-range radio frequency (RF) networks for the IoT market and connected products for wireless industrial applications.
The OpenThread Sandbox development kit comprises a USB- or coin cell battery-powered hardware development board based on Dialog’s Thread-capable 802.15.4 SmartBond™ system-on-chip (SoC), which can be accessed over UART and JTAG with no additional external hardware. In addition, Dialog’s SmartSnippets™ software development kit (SDK), as well as software tooling and documentation in the kit, provide an ideal environment to contribute to OpenThread software development available through the GitHub repository.
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