µEZ GUI Coaster (Promotional Demo Unit) – UEZGUI-EXP-CO
Part #: UEZGUI-EXP-CO
MSRP (Qty 1): N/A
Status: Not Available for Individual Sale* (See Product Overview)
- Fine pitch 20-pin I/O Connection to the µEZ GUI host board
- Capacitive touch pad to sense the presence of a beverage
- Dual thermistors to detect temperature
- 3 RGB LEDs for visuals and beverage illumination
- Powered by µEZ GUI host
The UEZGUI-EXP-CO is FDI’s promotional µEZ GUI Coaster Demonstration. The UEZGUI-EXP-CO expansion board provides a hands-on opportunity to develop a working “smart coaster” for any µEZ GUI standalone microcontroller-based GUI product. After successfully connecting and programming the coaster to the µEZ GUI, you will be able to set notifications to alert you when a beverage is removed from the coaster, program LED lights on the coaster to illuminate a drink, monitor temperature and set basic functions of the GUI like date and time.
*This product is promotional and not available for individual purchase. To make your own uEZ GUI Smart Coaster contact FDI at Sales@TeamFDI.com to acquire the UEZGUI-EXP-CO board then purchase the necessary components listed in the UEZGUI-EXP-CO DigiKey Bill of Materials document provided on the Documentation tab of this page. The spreadsheet is formatted for direct upload to the DigKey website.
This page serves to promote and introduce µEZ GUI capabilities and provide information for those with a µEZ Coaster in their possession
µEZGUI-EXP-CO Required Hardware
- UEZGUI-EXP-CO Board
- 20-pin Fine Pitch Flex Cable
- µEZ GUI development kit: UEZGUI-4357-50WVN
μEZ GUI Software
- μEZ® / FreeRTOS Rapid Development Platform
- MicroSD card appears as a USB Flash Drive to the PC
- Rowley CrossWorks Compiler and Tool Suite
- Segger J-Link Lite JTAG for programming and debug
- Fine pitch 20-pin I/O Connection to µEZ GUI host board
- 3x RGB LEDs with Individual Color Control
- PCF8883 Capacitive Touch Sensor
- 2x KTY82 IC Temperature Sensors
- 9 Digital inputs, 1 Digital Outputs, 2 Analog Outputs, 5v Power input and Ground input
- Available Bill of Material and Tutorial to Build your Own.
Current Documentation – Rev 1.0
|uEZ GUI Smart Coaster How-To Video (720p)||Video||mp4||05/19/2016|
|uEZ GUI Smart Coaster How-To Video (480p)||Video||mp4||05/19/2016|
|uEZ GUI Smart Coaster DigiKey Bill of Materials||Spreadsheet||xls||05/24/2016|
|UEZGUI-EXP-CO Demo for μEZ GUI||Application Note||06/27/2016|
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- Customer Provides Menu Inputs
- Photoshop, PowerPoint or even napkin drawings
- Simple Menus and Functions usually less than 8 screens
- 1-2 week turnaround for $5,000 or less
- Customer starts API level application development immediately
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Adds: Ethernet, USB Host, RS232/RS485, AC Power