TI - Wireless Connectivity

TI has the Industry’s Broadest Wireless Connectivity Portfolio

Differentiate your designs with the right wireless connectivity solutions. Texas Instruments delivers the industry's broadest portfolio of wireless connectivity products,technologies and solutions. Optimized for TI's embedded processing portfolio and paired with resources that make development fast and easy, TI's wireless connectivity solutions simplify design and speed time-to-market.

Bluetooth Low Energy, CC2541 SensorTag Development Kit


The CC2541 SensorTag is the first Bluetooth Smart development kit focused on wireless sensor applications and it is the only development kit targeted for smart phone app developers. The SensorTag can be used as reference design and development platform for a variety of smart phone accessories.

CC2540 Mini Development Kit


The CC2540DK-MINI development kit provides a working reference design for software development of single-mode Bluetooth® low energy (BLE) applications based on the Texas Instruments CC2540. The included “keyfob” board operates as a BLE peripheral device, and contains modifiable software that can be tailored towards different applications. Using BTool (Windows PC application) along with the included CC2540 USB Dongle, the Texas Instruments CC2540 BLE stack can be tested and verified while developing custom applications.

Bluetooth® / Dual-Mode, CC256x Evaluation Module


TI's reference design for CC256x Bluetooth solution is used on this evaluation module board. The CC256x Bluetooth solution can support Bluetooth classic & Bluetooth low energy or ANT. The CC256x QFN EM board is intended for evaluation purpose and works with Texas Instrument's Hardware Development Kit such as MSP-EXP430F5529 and the MSP-EXP430F5438.

EZ430-RF256x Bluetooth Evaluation Tool


The eZ430-RF256x is a complete TI Bluetooth® evaluation and demonstration tool for the MSP430 and TI's Bluetooth that includes all the necessary hardware and software in a convenient USB stick. The tool includes a USB-powered emulator to program and debug your application and two Bluetooth target boards featuring the highly integrated MSP430 ultra-low-power MCU & Panasonic PAN1323 module. The required embedded software comes pre-flashed on the MSP430 device for ease of use out of the box. The tool also comes with a sample application to use Bluetooth module for Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low Energy. Users may download the eZ430-RF256x Software Development Kit (SDK) to develop and instantly demonstrate Bluetooth applications using the included battery expansion board and AAA batteries.

ZigBee Light Link Development Kit


The ZigBee® Light Link™ development kit, based on TI’s CC2530 system-on-chip, contains everything needed to easily evaluate ZLL lighting control for LED light products and develop simple applications and demos based on this standard. The provided development software reduces development cost and time-to-market. The kit shows dynamic configuration of color, groups and scenes through the included remote control or smartphone or tablet through a gateway, making the design process easier for portable, consumer applications for the Internet of Things.

CC2533 RF4CE Development Kit


The CC2533 RF4CE development kit is designed to support development on TI's industry leading RF4CE-compliant software architecture, RemoTI. The CC2533 chip is a 2.4GHz IEEE 802.15.4 compliant System-on-Chip specifically tailored for RF4CE applications. The kit contains all the hardware, software, and tools required for evaluating, developing, testing, and debugging RF4CE-compliant products, both RF4CE controllers and target nodes.

CC2538 Development Kit


The CC2538 development kit for 2.4-GHz IEEE 802.15.4-2006 and ZigBee applications provides a complete hardware performance test platform and generic software development environment for the ARM Cortex M3-based, IEEE 802.15.4 compliant CC2538 system-on-chip from Texas Instruments. The kit includes two CC2538 RF evaluation modules (CC2538EM), two general purpose development boards (SmartRF06EB) for software and hardware prototyping, one CC2531 USB dongle for packet sniffing, cables, and documentation to get you up and running with the CC2538 quickly and easily.

Sub-1 GHz Performance Line Development Kit


The CC1120 development kit provides a complete hardware performance testing and software development platform for TI's Sub-1 GHz Performance Line devices. The development kit comes with a pre-programmed packet error rate test. RF range and robustness can be tested with different RF settings, and power consumption can be measured easily.

Sub-1 GHz CC1200 Development Kit


The CC1200 development kit provides a complete platform for hardware performance testing and software development for TI's sub-1 GHz CC1200 device. The development kit comes pre-programmed with a packet error rate test for easy out-of-the-box evaluation of the RF performance of the device. RF range and robustness can be tested with different RF settings, and power consumption can be measured easily.

Sub-1 GHz Value Line Development Kit


The CC11xLDK-868-915 development kit provides a complete hardware performance testing and software development platform for TI's Sub-1 GHz Value Line. The development kit comes with a pre-programmed packet error rate test. RF range and robustness can be tested with different RF settings, and power consumption can be measured easily.

CC3000 Evaluation Module


The CC3000 Evaluation Module (EM) board is provided to aid evaluation and development. The EM board contains the SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi™ CC3000 module, and standard RF1 and RF2 headers to connect to many TI platforms including MSP430 Experimenter boards, Tiva C DK boards.

CC3000 BoosterPack


The CC3000 BoosterPack showcases the SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi CC3000 module, a self-contained wireless network processor that simplifies the process of implementing Internet connectivity. SimpleLink Wi-Fi minimizes host microcontroller (MCU) software requirements making it the ideal solution for embedded applications using any low-cost and low-power MCU. This board has connectors to work with TI’s Launchpad boards for MSP430 and Tiva.

WiLink™ 8 Module WiFi® + Bluetooth® COM8 Kit


The WL1835MODCOM8 Kit for Sitara™ EVMs easily enables the addition of Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® to embedded applications based on TI's Sitara microprocessors. TI’s WiLink 8 modules offer high throughput and extended range along with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth coexistence in a power-optimized design. Drivers for the Linux and Android high-level operating systems are available free of charge for the Sitara AM335x microprocessor.


Debugger and Programmer for SimpleLink™ Solutions


The CC Debugger is a small programmer and debugger for the SimpleLink™ Wireless Networking Solutions. It can be used together with IAR Embedded Workbench for 8051 (version 7.51A or later) for debugging and SmartRF Flash Programmer for flash programming. The CC Debugger can also be used for controlling selected devices from SmartRF Studio.



CC2530 Mini ZNP Kit


The CC2530 ZigBee Network Processor Mini Development Kit is the perfect introduction to ZigBee wireless sensor networks!

The CC2530ZNP Mini Development Kit is designed for engineers who want to get familiar with the ZigBee Network Processor concept without having to port a lot of software to get up and running. The ZigBee Network Processor allows adding ZigBee interface to any application using a simple serial interface.

PurePath Wireless Development Kit


CC85XXDK will let the user fully evaluate PurePath Wireless technology and the CC8520 for wireless audio applications. Audio interfaces available with the kit include S/PDIF optical + coax input/output, line input/output, headphone output and microphone input. A TLV320AIC3101 audio codec is mounted on the PurePath Wireless Audio Evaluation Board, which also has connectors compatible with other TI Codecs. CC85XXDK works with PurePath Wireless Configurator PC tool which helps designers configure and test PurePath Wireless Audio devices.

PurePath Wireless Headset Development Kit


The CC85XX Headset board reference design contains production material i.e., schematics, layout files, gerbers and BOM for the boards used in the CC85XXDK-HEADSET Development Kit. The design files are supplied as Gerbers, PDF-files and in Cadstar format. The reference design demonstrates good design techniques for RF and Audio layout and decoupling. For optimum RF and audio performance, the design should be copied as accurately as possible.

Applications supported with the design:

  • Wireless audioo cable replacement
  • Wireless headphones
  • Wireless headset
  • Wireles audio transmitter / base station