New Wio Terminal From Seeed Studio

April 28, 2020 Tiera Oliver

Seeed Studio has released the Wio Terminal. Compatible with Arduino and MicroPython, Wio Terminal is an ATSAMD51-based microcontroller with wireless connectivity supported by Realtek RTL8720DN. According to the company, its CPU speed runs at 120MHz (Boost up to 200MHz). 

Realtek RTL8720DN chip supports both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, making it ideal for IoT projects. The Wio Terminal itself is equipped with a 2.4” LCD Screen, onboard IMU(LIS3DHTR), Microphone, Buzzer, microSD card slot, Light sensor, and Infrared Emitter(IR 940nm).

Key Features:

  • MCU: Microchip ATSAMD51P19 with ARM Cortex-M4F core running at 120MHz
  • Wireless Connectivity: Equipped with Realtek RTL8720DN, dual-band 2.4Ghz / 5Ghz Wi-Fi
  • 2.4” LCD Screen, IMU and add-ons housed in a compact enclosure with built-in magnets & mounting holes
  • Raspberry Pi 40-pin Compatible GPIO
  • Compatible with over 300 plug&play Grove modules
  • USB OTG Support
  • Supports Arduino, Micropython, ArduPy, AT Firmware, and Visual Studio Code

Wio Terminal Reference Design: including schematic, layouts, and pin details, enables developers to create their own projects using Seeed Studio’s Fusion PCBA Service.

For more information, visit: https://www.seeedstudio.com/

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Tiera Oliver, edtorial intern for Embedded Computing Design, is responsible for web content edits as well as newsletter updates. She also assists in news content as far as constructing and editing stories. Before interning for ECD, Tiera had recently graduated from Northern Arizona University where she received her B.A. in journalism and political science and worked as a news reporter for the university's student led newspaper, The Lumberjack.

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