Metropolitan Area Network Development Tower® System Kit

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Product Details


Nivis Smart Object Radio Module

  • Certified for Multiple World Areas (902-928 MHz US/Canada, 921.4-928 MHz Japan, 863-870 MHz Europe coming soon)
  • Communication stack from Nivis based on IEEE and open communications standards (CoAP, UDP, IPv6/6LoWPAN, RPL, ICMP, 802.15.4e time syncrhonized channel hopping (TSCH) MAC, and 802.15.4g PHY)
  • Kinetis ® K-Series MCU with crypto acceleration unit for AES128 link layer security
  • MC12311 sub-GHz radio, GFSK -120dBm @1.2 Kbps, +15 dBm power output without amp
  • Simple API interface to external MCU powered devices allowing quick wireless enablement
  • External flash for over-the-air (OTA) updates
  • Sold separately by Nivis in volume for field trials and pilots


  • Nivis Smart Object Radio Module with +0 dBm quarter-wave omni-directional antenna
  • Battery or USB Line powered
  • Potentiometer analog value, discrete switch, and battery power for easy demonstration
  • External SPI/UART Header for easy integraton of external PCBs to the Nivis Smart Object Radio Module


  • TWR-TWRPI-BD carrier board
  • Nivis Smart Object Radio Module with +0dBm quarter-wave omni-directional antenna
  • Allows connection of Nivis Smart Radio Module to any Tower ® based MCU/MPU via SPI or UART to create your own end node and use other Tower boards in the Tower Eco-system such as sensors


  • QorIQ ®P1025 dual-core processor
  • 512 MB of DDR3 memory
  • Two RGMII Gigabit Ethernet interfaces
  • One PCIe interface x1 (mini-PCIe+USB)
  • Nivis Edge Router software to manage the mesh network


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