Arduino WiFi Shield 101 is the new IoT enabler shield based on the ATWINC1500 module, developed with ATMEL, that connects your Arduino to the internet wirelessly!
Connecting it to a WiFi network is simple, no further configuration in addition to the SSID and the password are required. The WiFi Shield 101 comes with an easy-to-use library that allow to connect you Arduino board to internet with few instructions. The WiFi Shield 101 also features a complete asymmetric (public/private) hardware key cryptographic signature solution that is an ultra secure method to provide key agreement for encryption/decryption, specifically designed for the IoT market.
As always with Arduino, every element of the platform – hardware, software and documentation – are freely available and open-source. This means you can learn exactly how it’s made and use its design as the starting point for your own projects.
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