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Sequoia Announce, Ultra Low Power Embedded Wi-Fi Module

Sequoia Technology - the Berkshire based technology solutions company, enabling customers to bring highly technical products to market, have announced the launch of the RN171 - a small form factor, ultra low power WiFi module from Roving Networks.

The RN171 is a standalone, complete TCP/IP wireless networking device client. It is perfect for mobile wireless applications such as asset monitoring, remote sensors, medical devices and portable battery powered products.

Measuring just 26x18x3mm and with an extremely low power consumption of 38mA in receive mode and 4uA in sleep mode, it boasts a comprehensive feature set, including a 32 bit SPARC processor, TCP/IP stack, 10 GPIO lines, 8 analog sensor interfaces and RTC.

In addition to the enhanced power management features over the earlier RN131, the module is also preloaded with firmware to simplify integration and minimise the WiFi development of an application.

David Taylor, Product Manager of Sequoia comments; "Roving Network products are renowned for their simplistic approach in offering systems integrators a reliable WiFi or Bluetooth connectivity solution to add to applications. The RN171 is no exception, only requiring minimal RF expertise and an easy configuration to best serve individual product requirements"

Sequoia Technology Group Ltd, headquartered in Berkshire, UK is an independently owned technology solutions specialist in the field of Telemetry and Wireless M2M modules, terminals and antennas. With first class technical and logistics support, Sequoia offers leading edge technology for a diverse customer base. The company also includes divisions in Silicon, HD Video and Sensor products.

For further information, please contact David Taylor on +44 118 976 9000 or email