EVK1000 Evaluation Kit

EVK1000 is Decawave's Two Way Ranging Evaluation Kit made of 2 EVB1000 evaluation boards each incorporating DW1000 IEEE802.15.4-2011 UWB compliant wireless transceiver IC, STM32F105 ARM Cortex M3

Includes:

  • 2 Antennae
  • 2 Micro USB
  • 2 Power Leads
  • Decawave’s two-way ranging application, “DecaRanging”, pre-installed

Decawave EVK1000 Evaluation Kit is optimised for unrivalled indoor precision location and data communications for Real Time Location Systems  and Wireless Sensor Networks. It operates across a wide variety of markets, including ePOS and retail, automotive, agriculture, building control and automation, factory automation, healthcare, safety and security, warehousing and logistics and a range of others.

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ULTRA-ACCURATE

Centimeter accuracy that's 100x better than WiFi or Bluetooth

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ULTRA-RELIABLE

High immunity to multipath and interference

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REAL TIME

Low latency that's 50x faster than GPS

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AFFORDABLE

Low power, low cost, low processing

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HIGH DATA RATE

Ability to manage and process extensive data

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LONG RANGE

Up to 290m range reduces infrastructure required to deploy systems

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HIGH DENSITY

High tag densities enable lower infrastructure implementation and costs

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LOW POWER

Allows operation from batteries for long periods

RELATED PRODUCTS

  • MDEK1001 Development Kit
  • TREK1000 Evaluation Kit

FAQ

Is it possible to access the raw positioning data from EVB1000 (TREK1000 or EVK1000)

Both TREK1000 and EVK1000 applications output ranging and some debug information over the virtual COM port.

 

For more information see Decaranging Source Code Guide (EVK1000) and DecaRangeRTLS ARM Source Code Guide (TREK1000)

Can the USB port be used to program the ARM microprocessor on the EVB1000?

The EVB1000 does not support the reprogramming of the on board STM32F microcontroller via USB. The EVB1000 has a 20-pin JTAG header which should be used to do this.

Is it possible to output the distance measured by the EVB1000 via UART or SPI?

The EVB1000 has no physical UART interface. EVB1000 outputs the results of two-way ranging over the USB port and also to the LCD display. The on board STM32F microcontroller does have an UART peripheral. To enable UART functionality on the EVB1000, both software and hardware changes are required to use this peripheral and output data on it. Please contact DecaWave for details of how to do this.

 

Moreover the DW1000 SPI interface is accessible through the J6 connector. For further information see EVK1000 user manual for use of the external SPI. Also on board USBtoSPI application can be used to read/write data to DW1000. Please see the DecaRanging Source Code Guide on using USB VC protocol to write and read DW1000 SPI data.

For which channel is the EVK1000 calibrated?

EVK1000 boards are calibrated for the default use cases of channel 2 and 5 to have output powers of just below  -41.3 dBm/MHz at the SMA connection point.

 

For more details see the EVK1000 user manual, available from https://www.decawave.com/product-documentation/

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