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Morse Micro Wi-Fi HaLow

Elevating Wi-Fi to New Heights

Long Range, Low Power, and Massive Capacity Wi-Fi

Morse Micro offers the complete Wi-Fi HaLow connectivity solution through its MM6108 SoC, a single-chip solution encompassing Radio, PHY, and MAC components in adherence to the IEEE 802.11ah standard. With data rates up to 43.3Mbps, it operates within sub-1 GHz license-exempt RF bands on a global scale. The MM6108’s RF interface provides flexibility, enabling a choice between on-chip amplification for cost-effective solutions or external power amplifiers (PA) and Front-End Modules (FEM) for Ultra-Long-Reach applications. Its RF receiver’s exceptional linearity reduces the need for external filters in various applications, while battery-operated devices benefit from extended sleep times and lower power consumption due to the IEEE 802.11ah standard and Morse Micro’s low-power design expertise. Additionally, the MM6108 introduces a low-power 32-bit RISC-V core-based independent Host Applications Processor (HAP) in select SKUs, facilitating code migration and offering a highly integrated SOC solution for Wi-Fi HaLow applications.

Features

Ultra-long-range, low-power Wi-Fi HaLow module for IoT applications

Radio supporting worldwide sub 1 GHz bands

Single-stream max data rate of 32.5 Mbps

802.11ah OFDM PHY supporting WFA Wi-Fi HaLow certification

802.11ah MAC supporting WFA Wi-Fi HaLow Certification

Power management unit (PMU) supporting ultra-low-power operation

SDIO 2.0 and SPI host interface options

GPIO/UART/I2C/ PWM peripheral options

Wide spectrum of security features including WPA3

1/2/4/8 MHz channel bandwidth

Elevate your IoT applications with Morse Micro’s innovative MM6108 SoC, unlocking the potential of Wi-Fi HaLow connectivity and seamlessly connecting devices across the world with unparalleled performance and efficiency.

CUTTING-EDGE Wi-Fi DEVICE PERFORMANCE

Morse Micro’s 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow technology features one of the smallest and lowest-power single-chip solution that incorporates Radio, PHY, and MAC as well as an optional Host Applications Processor, designed in compliance with the sub-1 GHz IEEE 802.11ah standard to power the IoT. It solves the challenges for Wi-Fi in IoT devices, overcoming the fundamental weaknesses of existing wireless technologies offering ultra-low power, longer range, and secure connections at a higher capacity.

IEEE 802.11ah Compliant Radio

Features​

  • Worldwide unlicensed Sub-1 GHz frequency bands
  • Single Chip supporting 850MHz-950MHz
  • Channel width options of 1/2/4/8 MHz
  • Internal PA with option to use external PA/LNA/FEM
  • Superior Linearity
  • High selectivity
  • Low Out-of-band Transmitter noise

Benefits

  • Longer distance, over 1km
  • Lower energy required
  • Better penetration through material
  • Wider selection of data rates vs. other IoT
  • No monthly fees or service provider account required
  • Superior blocker performance
  • Easy co-existence with different radios, e.g. LTE

IEEE 802.11ah Compliant PHY

Features​

  • 802.11ah OFDM PHY
  • BPSK, QPSK and higher QAM Modulations
  • Automatic Frequency & Gain control
  • Robust Error Correction Encoding
  • Supports 1 MHz duplicate mode

Benefits

  • Highest energy efficiency
  • Adjusts to optimal rates for RF conditions
  • Supports longest range and lowest power operation modes
  • Better resilience to interference

IEEE 802.11ah Compliant MAC

Features​

  • Support for Stations (STA) and Access point (AP) Applications
  • Power-Saving Sleep Modes (TWT, RAW, Non-TIM)
  • Support for up to 8,191 Stations per AP
  • BSS Extended Max Idle
  • Hierarchical TIM and Traditional TIM Mode support

Benefits

  • Ultra-Low Power solutions using batteries
  • Very dense IoT networks
  • Star-oriented architecture (no need for mesh)
  • Reduced cost of network infrastructure
  • Better organization of devices by type

Power Management Unit

Features​

  • Integrated DC/DC Converter
  • Wide range of supply voltages
  • Support low power schemes

Benefits

  • Low Total BOM
  • Application design flexibility
  • Ultra-Low Power solutions using batteries
  • Better resilience to interference

IEEE802.11ah Compliant Firmware and Development Kits

Features​

  • Security: Supports WPA3, OWE Enhanced Open, Easy Connect
  • IEEE 802.11ah Standard compliant firmware
  • IPv6 ready
  • Software Development Kit (MM-SDK): API, Firmware, Drivers
  • Multiple Hardware Reference Design kits

Benefits

  • Highest levels of Wi-Fi encryption
  • Standard AP/Routers
  • No need for proprietary hub or gateway
  • Supports direct access to cloud services
  • Highest Interoperability
  • Short time to market
  • Fast Over the Air (OTA) Firmware updates

Various Host interfaces with optional Application processor

Features​

  • Interfaces for common MCU/CPU connections, programming, and debug e.g. SDIO, SPI, GPIO and JTAG
  • Support for popular applications:
    • Access Point / Router / Set-top Box / Bridge
    • Video Processors
    • Radio cards
    • SOC Sensor
  • Independent Host Applications Processor (HAP) option based on a low power 32b RISC-V core

Benefits

  • Application design flexibility
  • Support wide range of applications
  • Low Total RBOM
  • Simplified application development
  • Simple migration of older platforms to Wi-Fi HaLow

Application

Explore How Morse Micro HaLow SoC Powers the Future of IoT Applications

Enterprise

Building access, Building management systems, Enterprise security cameras, etc.

Industrial

Industrial automation, Warehouse, Transport & logistics, etc.

Infrastructure

Network extension (aka Virtual wire), Mesh APs, Backhaul, Rural networks

Smart Cities

Smart meters, public access, information kiosks, etc.

Smart Home

Security cameras, home automation, garage doors, smart locks.

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