Zolertia RE Mote platform (revision B)
The RE-Mote is a hardware development platform to build real IoT (Internet of Things) applications and products, aimed to high skilled developers as well as Makers (Do-It-Yourself enthusiasts) and early beginners, providing an industry-ready and resilient hardware solution for most Smart Cities, Home Comfort, eHealth and Industrial applications. The RE-Mote conciliates an ultra-low power consumption with a high performance design, meeting specifications of processing resources, security and resilient operation.
The RE-Mote platform was designed jointly with universities and industrial partners from different countries in the context of RERUM https://ict-rerum.eu European Project.
The RE-Mote features a Zoul as its core module and it is bundled with the following features:
ARM Cortex-M3 with 512KB flash and 32KB RAM (16KB retention), 32MHz.
ISM 2.4-GHz IEEE 802.15.4 & Zigbee/Thread compliant.
ISM 868-, 915-, 920-, 950-MHz ISM/SRD Band.
On-board RF switch to programatically select RF itnerfaces. Above RF interfaces can be used alternatively over a single RP-SMA connector for external antenna, or simultaneously by using an UFl pigtail or soldering an internal ceramic chip antenna (available on request).
AES-128/256, SHA2 Hardware Encryption Engine.
ECC-128/256, RSA Hardware Acceleration Engine for Secure Key Exchange.
Power consumption down to 150nA using our shutdown mode.
Programming over BSL without requiring to press any button to enter bootloader mode.
Built-in battery charger (500mA), Energy Harvesting and Solar Panels to be connected to standards LiPo batteries.
Power input with wide range 3.7-16VDC.
On-board micro USB connector for USB 2.0 applications.
RGB LED to allow more than 7 colour combinations.
On-board nano-watt Real Time Clock Calendar (RTCC).
User and Reset buttons.
On-board Micro-SD for external storage.
On-board external Watchdog Timer (WDT) for resilient operation.
Small form-factor of 73x40 mm.
Available with enclosure for indoor use
The changes from Revision A to this new Revision B are summarized in the Wiki
The most prominent feature of the RE-Mote is its ultra low-power implementation, allowing a flexible and time/date-aware control of the platform operation modes by using its real-time clock (RTCC) and an ultra-low power PIC governing the battery manager.
The RE-Mote features an optional custom-made enclosure to fit most scenarios, allowing to easily connect sensors, actuators and rechargeable LiPo batteries. Its on-board RP-SMA antenna eliminates the need to mechanize an external antenna, allowing to alternatively use either a sub-1GHz or 2.4GHz antenna, or a multiband one. For dual band applications it is possible to use both sub-GHz and 2.4GHz interfaces simultaneously.
The external WDT with battery monitor allows a robust and resilience operation for most critical applications.