New Wio Terminal From Seeed Studio

By Tiera Oliver

Associate Editor

Embedded Computing Design

April 28, 2020


New Wio Terminal From Seeed Studio

New IoT device supports Arduino, MicroPython and compatible with Raspberry Pi from Seeed Studio

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.

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Tiera Oliver, Associate Editor for Embedded Computing Design, is responsible for web content edits, product news, and constructing stories. She also assists with newsletter updates as well as contributing and editing content for ECD podcasts and the ECD YouTube channel. Before working at ECD, Tiera graduated from Northern Arizona University where she received her B.S. in journalism and political science and worked as a news reporter for the university’s student led newspaper, The Lumberjack.

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