Freescale's feature-rich Networked Smart Gateway reference design is based on the highly versatile, low-cost MPC8308 PowerQUICC II Pro processor, and easily supports a wide range of highly relevant applications; including energy monitoring and management, home automation control, home security and surveillance, as well as VoIP and HD video streaming.
The MPC8308-NSG Networked Smart Gateway enables "anytime, anywhere" access and control via an M2M link from any smart handheld device via its easy-to-use graphical user interface. Delivering comprehensive HAN, WLAN and WAN connectivity, the MPC8308-NSG incorporates:
An integrated MPC13226 ZigBee® radio and the HAN profiles for Smart Energy 1.0 and Home Automation 1.0. as well as smart plugs and appliances
An integrated 802.11n 2x2 Wi-Fi module that delivers over 300 Mbps of WLAN performance
Support for broadband WAN connectivity via either cable, DSL or 3G/4G
The MPC8308-NSG reference design includes a complete suite of Freescale-owned OpenWrt software that requires no license fees. The mass-production-ready kit features a compact, 4" x 5" four-layer board, and includes a low cost clamshell enclosure with internal antennas and power supply. The kit includes a fully tested NSG unit, power supply, documentation and cabling, and comes with full schematics, gerbers and free OpenWrt software stack and can be ordered from Freescale Direct or our distributors.
Key Applications: Home security and safety systems,Energy management and monitoring,Wireless media gateway,WLAN AP/routers