SolidSense Edge Gateways

Advanced Industrial & IoT Edge Gateways

Experience the Internet of Things

SolidSense Edge Gateway are a family of enterprise Internet of Things gateways designed for servicing a local network of IoT devices with a range of solutions and business applications. SolidSense is the ultimate IoT solution equipped with high-end connectivity options, modular and flexible design to support customer specific needs and variety of form factors to support customer specific needs.

Based on the robust and modular NXP i.MX 6 / i.MX 8M Nano processor, SolidSense is a feature-rich edge platform designed to provide flexibility for developers and OEMs in implementing an almost endless range of IoT solutions.

ComparisonN6 IndoorN6 OutdoorN6 IndustrialN8 IoT Compact
Optional LTE1 x Cat 4 /Cat 1 LTE1 x Cat 4 /Cat 1 LTEup to 2 x Cat 4/Cat 1 LTE1 x Cat 4 /Cat 1 LTE
NetworkingEthernet RJ45 10/100/1000 (max 470 MB/s)
802.11 a/b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth (2.4 GHz)
Dual BLE 5.0 (SDR based on nRF52832)
Ethernet RJ45 10/100/1000 (max 470 MB/s)
802.11 a/b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth (2.4 GHz)
Dual BLE 5.0 (SDR based on nRF52840)
2 x Ethernet RJ45 10/100/1000 (max 470 MB/s)
802.11 a/b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth (2.4 GHz)
Optional Dual band Wi-Fi with 2×2 MIMO 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
1 x Ethernet RJ45 10/100/1000
1 x 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi and Bluetooth 5.0
1 x LTE Cat 4 Worldwide + GPS (with fallback on 3G/2G)
ProcessorNXP i.MX 6 Arm Cortex A9 Dual core 800MHz
NXP i.MX 6 Arm Cortex A9 Dual core 800MHz
NXP i.MX 6 Arm Cortex A9 Dual core 800MHz
NXP i.MX 8M Nano Arm Cortex A53 Single core 1500MHz
Memory & Storage1GB DDR3
8GB eMMC
MicroSD
1GB DDR3
8GB eMMC
MicroSD
1GB DDR3
8GB eMMC
MicroSD
1GB DDR4
8GB eMMC
MicroSD
Connectivity4 x USB 2.0
HDMI
Physical SIM (SIM not included)
Accessible only with case open:
1 x USB 2.0
1 x Optional cable gland for external connectivity
Physical SIM (SIM not included)
2 x USB 2.0 type A
2 x Physical SIM (SIM not included)
Via addon card:
2 x RS485 – Full duplex Isolated
4 x Digital inputs/outputs
1 x CAN bus
1 x SDIO
1 x RS485
1 x CAN
1 x USB 2.0
1 x BLE 5.0 (SDR based on nRF52832)
Power9V to 36V via twist and lock jackAC 100-240V, integrated power supply with unterminated cable
9V to 36V with reverse polarity protection (battery backup)
Optional PoE sink
9V-36V
PoE sink
Dimensions120 x 80 x 30mm
223 x 134 x 84mm
142.5 x 144 x 40.5mm
150 x 85 x 40mm

Global Software Architecture

  • Civil Infrastructure Platform (CIP) Linux kernel for the robustness & long term support
  • Containerized platform for extensive flexibility
  • Eclipse IoT Kura container for IoT application development and integration
  • Device management services including kernel safe update
  • Ready to use applications containers
  • Micro services architecture to access platform I/O
Industrial & IoT Edge Gateway Platform

The SolidSense Edge Gateway can be ordered with 3 different software options:

  • Option #1 – SolidSense IoT Version
  • U-Boot “SolidSense version” with Mender
  • eMMC flashed with the SolidSense image
  • Ublox empty or with the Ublox default firmware
  • Integrated management
  • Remote control
  • Over the air software upgrade
  • SolidSense IoT version customization
    – Via Docker containers
    – Direct development in Python or Java
  • Option #2 – SolidSense IoT Wirepas Version
  • U-Boot “SolidSense version” with Mender
  • eMMC flashed with the SolidSense image
  • Wirepas option activated
  • Ublox flashed with the Wirepas 4.0 firmware
  • Integrated management
  • Over the air software upgrade
  • SolidSense IoT version customization
    – Via Docker containers
    – Direct development in Python or Java
  • Option #3 – OEM Version
  • U-Boot standard version
  • eMMC flashed with the SolidSense image
  • Ublox empty or with the Ublox default firmware
  • Integrated management
  • Remote control
  • Over the air software upgrade
  • SolidSense IoT version customization
    – Via Docker containers
    – Direct development in Python or Java

SolidSense N6 Indoor overview

SolidSense N6 Indoor Edge Gateway is an enterprise Internet of Things gateway designed for servicing a local network of IoT devices with a range of solutions and business applications. Offering a wide range of connectivity options and radio support for WiFi/BLE/LTE in a small form factor.

General purpose
IoT applications
Intelligent logistics
Smart transportation
Asset tracking
and monitoring
Monitoring & reporting
Default Configurations
LTE Europe (EU)
LTE USA (US)
LTE Australia (AU)
Ethernet
I/Os4 x USB 2.04 x USB 2.04 x USB 2.04 x USB 2.0
Networking1 x Ethernet RJ45 10/100/1000 (max 470 MB/s)
1 x 802.11 a/b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth (2.4 GHz)
1 x Dual BLE 5.0 (SDR based on nRF52832)
1 x LTE Cat 4 EU + GPS (with fallback on 3G/2G)
Optional LTE Cat M1 (Worldwide) + EGPRS
1 x Ethernet RJ45 10/100/1000 (max 470 MB/s)
1 x 802.11 a/b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth (2.4 GHz)
1 x Dual BLE 5.0 (SDR based on nRF52832)
1 x LTE Cat 4 US + GPS (with fallback on 3G/2G)
Optional LTE Cat M1 (Worldwide) + EGPRS
1 x Ethernet RJ45 10/100/1000 (max 470 MB/s)
1 x 802.11 a/b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth (2.4 GHz)
1 x Dual BLE 5.0 (SDR based on nRF52832)
1 x LTE Cat 4 AU + GPS (with fallback on 3G/2G)
Optional LTE Cat M1 (Worldwide) + EGPRS
1 x Ethernet RJ45 10/100/1000 (max 470 MB/s)
1 x 802.11 a/b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth (2.4 GHz)
1 x Dual BLE 5.0 (SDR based on nRF52832)
ProcessorNXP i.MX6 Arm Cortex A9 Dual core 800MHzNXP i.MX6 Arm Cortex A9 Dual core 800MHzNXP i.MX6 Arm Cortex A9 Dual core 800MHzNXP i.MX6 Arm Cortex A9 Dual core 800MHz
Memory & Storage1GB DDR3
8GB eMMC
MicroSD
1GB DDR3
8GB eMMC
MicroSD
1GB DDR3
8GB eMMC
MicroSD
1GB DDR3
8GB eMMC
MicroSD
DisplayHDMIHDMIHDMIHDMI
Misc.Programmable LEDsProgrammable LEDsProgrammable LEDsProgrammable LEDs
Development and Debug interfacesConsole port (internal)Console port (internal)Console port (internal)Console port (internal)
Power9V to 36V via twist and lock jack9V to 36V via twist and lock jack9V to 36V via twist and lock jackCE, FCC/CSA
Temperature-25°C to 65°C-25°C to 65°C-25°C to 65°C-25°C to 65°C
Dimensions
120 x 80 x 30mm120 x 80 x 30mm120 x 80 x 30mm120 x 80 x 30mm
EnclosureExtruded aluminum, 5 x SMA (3 x 2.4GHz, LTE, GPS)Extruded aluminum, 5 x SMA (3 x 2.4GHz, LTE, GPS)Extruded aluminum, 5 x SMA (3 x 2.4GHz, LTE, GPS)Extruded aluminum, 3 x SMA (3 x 2.4GHz)

SolidSense N6 Outdoor overview

SolidSense N6 Outdoor Edge Gateway is a robust gateway tailor-made for demanding outdoor IP68 applications offering a feature-rich high connectivity platform. With weatherproof and watertight envelope, support for low and high temperature grades, including built in AC/DC power adapter it’s ideal for deployment in harsh and outdoor environments.

Cellular site monitoring
Street lighting control
Industrial lighting management
Fleet monitoring
Maritime surveillance
Default Configurations
LTE Europe (EU)
LTE USA (US)
LTE Australia (AU)
Networking1 x Ethernet RJ45 10/100/1000 (max 470 MB/s)
1 x 802.11 a/b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth (2.4 GHz)
1 x Dual BLE 5.0 (SDR based on nRF52832)
1 x LTE Cat 4 EU + GPS (with fallback on 3G/2G)
Optional LTE Cat M1 (Worldwide) + EGPRS
1 x Ethernet RJ45 10/100/1000 (max 470 MB/s)
1 x 802.11 a/b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth (2.4 GHz)
1 x Dual BLE 5.0 (SDR based on nRF52832)
1 x LTE Cat 4 US + GPS (with fallback on 3G/2G)
Optional LTE Cat M1 (Worldwide) + EGPRS
1 x Ethernet RJ45 10/100/1000 (max 470 MB/s)
1 x 802.11 a/b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth (2.4 GHz)
1 x Dual BLE 5.0 (SDR based on nRF52832)
1 x LTE Cat 4 AU + GPS (with fallback on 3G/2G)
Optional LTE Cat M1 (Worldwide) + EGPRS
ProcessorNXP i.MX6 Arm Cortex A9 Dual core 800MHzNXP i.MX6 Arm Cortex A9 Dual core 800MHzNXP i.MX6 Arm Cortex A9 Dual core 800MHz
Memory & Storage1GB DDR3
8GB eMMC
MicroSD
1GB DDR3
8GB eMMC
MicroSD
1GB DDR3
8GB eMMC
MicroSD
Development and Debug interfacesConsole port (internal)Console port (internal)Console port (internal)
PowerAC 100-240V, integrated power supply with unterminated cableAC 100-240V, integrated power supply with unterminated cableAC 100-240V, integrated power supply with unterminated cable
Temperature-30°C to 80°C-30°C to 80°C-30°C to 80°C
Dimensions
223 x 134 x 84mm223 x 134 x 84mm223 x 134 x 84mm
Enclosure
Polycarbonate (UL94V), IP 68, 6 x SMA (3 x 2.4GHz, 2 x LTE, GPS)Polycarbonate (UL94V), IP 68, 6 x SMA (3 x 2.4GHz, 2 x LTE, GPS)Polycarbonate (UL94V), IP 68, 6 x SMA (3 x 2.4GHz, 2 x LTE, GPS)

(*) Different configurations available for MOQ

(**) See https://shop.solid-run.com/product-category/accessories-services/solidsense-accessories/ for more information

SolidSense N6 Industrial overview

SolidSense N6 Industrial Edge Gateway is a powerful and ruggedized gateway, offering unique connectivity options designed for a variety of harsh and demanding industrial applications. The product is built in a modular way allowing easy customization for customer specific needs, as well as support for industrial protocols such as RS485, CAN bus, Isolated I/Os and more.

Smart Factory
Industrial Router
Smart Agriculture
Remote Asset Monitoring
Energy Management
Default Configurations
Edge GaetwayEdge RouterEthernet Intelligent Mesh
Price$480$540$500$550
I/Os2 x isolated RS485
1 x isolated CAN
4 x software defined I/O
4 x isolated digital input
4 x isolated digital output
1 x nRF52840 2.4GHz SDR chip
2 x isolated RS485
1 x isolated CAN
4 x software defined I/O
4 x isolated digital input
4 x isolated digital output
1 x nRF52840 2.4GHz SDR chip
2 x isolated RS485
1 x isolated CAN
4 x software defined I/O
2 x Multiprotocol Industrial Ethernet:
-PROFINET Class B and C
-EtherNet/IP
-Modbus TCP
-EtherCAT
-Ethernet POWERLINK
2 x isolated RS485
1 x isolated CAN
4 x software defined I/O
2 x Multiprotocol Industrial Ethernet:
-PROFINET Class B and C
-EtherNet/IP
-Modbus TCP
-EtherCAT
-Ethernet POWERLINK
SmartMeshIP LoWPAN with IEEE 802.15.4e
Networking2 x Ethernet RJ45 10/100/1000 (max 470 MB/s)
1 x LTE Modems / 2 x Physical SIM slots (optional)
1 x 802.11 b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth
1 x Ethernet RJ45 10/100/1000 (max 470 MB/s)
1 x LTE Modems / 2 x Physical SIM slots (optional)
1 x 802.11 b/g/n/ac MIMO WiFi and Bluetooth
2 x Ethernet RJ45 10/100/1000 (max 470 MB/s)
1 x LTE Modems / 2 x Physical SIM slots (optional)
2 x Ethernet RJ45 10/100/1000 (max 470 MB/s)
1 x LTE Modems / 2 x Physical SIM slots (optional)
1 x 802.11 b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth
Processor
NXP i.MX6 Arm Cortex A9 Dual core 800MHzNXP i.MX6 Arm Cortex A9 Dual core 800MHzNXP i.MX6 Arm Cortex A9 Dual core 800MHzNXP i.MX 6 Arm Cortex A9 Dual core 800MHz
Memory & Storage
1GB DDR3
8GB eMMC
MicroSD push push
2 x USB 2.0 type A
1GB DDR3
8GB eMMC
MicroSD push push
2 x USB 2.0 type A
1GB DDR3
8GB eMMC
MicroSD push push
2 x USB 2.0 type A
1GB DDR3
8GB eMMC
MicroSD push push
2 x USB 2.0 type A
DIsplayHDMIHDMIHDMIHDMI
Misc.
TPM 2.0
3 axis accelerometer
Programmable LEDs
TPM 2.0
3 axis accelerometer
Programmable LEDs
TPM 2.0
3 axis accelerometer
Programmable LEDs
TPM 2.0
3 axis accelerometer
Programmable LEDs
Development and Debug interfaces
1 x RS232 – Console port1 x RS232 – Console port1 x RS232 – Console port1 x RS232 – Console port
Power
9V to 36V with reverse polarity
Battery protection (field installed): 2x liFePO4 1500mAh AA
PoE sink
9V to 36V with reverse polarity
Battery protection (field installed): 2x liFePO4 1500mAh AA
PoE sink
9V to 36V with reverse polarity
Protection (battery backup)
Optional PoE sink
9V to 36V with reverse polarity
Protection (battery backup)
Optional PoE sink
Expansion card I/Os1 x mini PCIe slot (USB) for additional radio to be field installed: LTE modem or LoRaWan1 x mini PCIe slot (USB) for additional radio to be field installed: LTE modem or LoRaWan1 x mini PCIe slot (USB) for additional radio to be field installed: LTE modem or LoRaWan1x mini PCIe slot (USB) for additional radio to be field installed: LTE modem or LoRaWan
Temperature-40°C to 85°C -40°C to 85°C -40°C to 85°C -40°C to 85°C
Dimensions
142.5 x 144 x 40.5mm142.5 x 144 x 40.5mm142.5 x 144 x 40.5mm
142.5 x 144 x 40.5mm
Enclosure
Extruded aluminum, 6 x SMAExtruded aluminum, 6 x SMAExtruded aluminum, 6 x SMAaluminum, 2 x SMA (2.4GHz)
Extruded aluminum, 6 x SMA

SolidSense N8 IoT Compact Overview

SolidSense N8 compact is a low cost, deployment focused edge IoT gateway allowing you to create and manage your infrastructure for enterprise IoT applications. With broad connectivity options and expansion add-on cards to support customer specific requirements the N8 Compact is engineered with flexibility, cost effectiveness and modularity in mind.

Smart Metering
Asset Tracking
Indoor Monitoring
General Purpose
IoT Applications
Smart Office
& Buildings
Default Configurations
SolidSense N8 IoT Compact BLESolidSense N8 IoT Compact LTE BLESolidSense N8 IoT Compact ExtendedSolidSense N8 IoT Compact Extended LTE
I/Os1 x USB 2.0
1 x BLE 5.0 (SDR based on nRF52832)
1 x USB 2.0
1 x BLE 5.0 (SDR based on nRF52832)
1 x RS485
1 x CAN
1 x USB 2.0
1 x RS485
1 x CAN
1 x USB 2.0
Networking1 x Ethernet RJ45 10/100/1000
1 x 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi and Bluetooth 5.0
1 x Ethernet RJ45 10/100/1000
1 x 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi and Bluetooth 5.0
1 x LTE Cat M1 / 1 physical SIM holder
1 x Ethernet RJ45 10/100/1000
1 x 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi and Bluetooth 5.0
1 x Ethernet RJ45 10/100/1000
1 x 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi and Bluetooth 5.0
1 x LTE Cat 4 Worldwide + GPS (with fallback on 3G/2G)
ProcessorNXP i.MX 8M Nano Arm Cortex A53 Single core @1500MHz + Cortex M7@650MHzNXP i.MX 8M Nano Arm Cortex A53 Single core @1500MHz + Cortex M7@650MHzNXP i.MX 8M Nano Arm Cortex A53 Single core @1500MHz + Cortex M7@650MHzNXP i.MX 8M Nano Arm Cortex A53 Single core @1500MHz + Cortex M7@650MHz
Memory & Storage1GB DDR4
8GB eMMC
MicroSD
1GB DDR4
8GB eMMC
MicroSD
1GB DDR4
8GB eMMC
MicroSD
1GB DDR4
8GB eMMC
MicroSD
Misc.Programmable LEDs
Supercap protection
RTC w/ battery
Programmable LEDs
Supercap protection
RTC w/ battery
Programmable LEDs
Supercap protection
RTC w/ battery
Programmable LEDs
Supercap protection
RTC w/ battery
Development and Debug interfacesConsole port (internal)Console port (internal)Console port (internal)Console port (internal)
Power
9V-36V
PoE sink
9V-36V9V-36V
PoE sink
9V-36V
Expansion card I/Os1 x internal expansion header 1 x internal expansion header 1 x internal expansion header 1 x internal expansion header
Temperature0°C to 50°C0°C to 50°C0°C to 50°C0°C to 50°C
Dimensions150 x 85 x 40mm150 x 85 x 40mm150 x 85 x 40mm150 x 85 x 40mm
EnclosurePlastic casing with internal antennas for WiFi-Bluetooth/BLEPlastic casing with internal antennas for WiFi-Bluetooth/BLEPlastic casing with internal antenna for WiFi-BluetoothPlastic casing with internal antenna for WiFi-Bluetooth. One SMA port for LTE. One SMA port for GPS active antenna

SolidSense Indoor

N6 Indoor – Install Kit indoorEU
Extended kit Includes: 3 x antenna (2.4GHz), 1 x LTE antenna, mounting plate and 220V (EU) power supply.

N6 Indoor – Install Kit indoor basic EU
Extended kit Includes: 3 x antenna (2.4GHz), 1 x LTE antenna, mounting plate and 220V (EU) power supply.

N6 Indoor – Install Kit indoor basic US 
Extended kit Includes: 3 x antenna (2.4GHz), 1 x LTE antenna, mounting plate and 110V (US/Japan) power supply.

SolidSense Outdoor

 N6 Outdoor – Install Kit
Extended kit includes: 3 x antenna (2.4GHz) & 1 x LTE antenna.

N6 Outdoor – Install Kit Extended
Extended kit includes: 3 x antenna (2.4GHz), 1 x LTE antenna & 1 x GPS antenna.

Please use the template below to create the configuration you are interested in. Since there are many options for each SOM configuration it is not possible to keep all of them in stock, for this purpose SolidRun provides off the shelf configurations with high runner part numbers, please visit our shop to review all of them.

Part number structure
Fixed parameterConfigurationRevisionSoftware
SRGXXXX.XXXX
Options for parameters
Fixed parameterConfigurationRevisionSoftware
SRGIndoor:

0001 = SolidSense N6 Edge Gateway Indoor – Dual Core-WiFi
0002 = SolidSense N6 Edge Gateway Indoor – Dual Core-WiFi-LTE C4 EU
0004 = SolidSense N6 Edge Gateway Indoor – Dual Core-WiFi-LTE C4 US
0006 = SolidSense N6 Edge Gateway Indoor – Dual Core-WiFi-LTE C4 AU

Outdoor:

0102 = SolidSense N6 Outdoor – Dual Core-WiFi-LTE C4 EU
0104 = SolidSense N6 Outdoor – Dual Core-WiFi-LTE C4 US
0107 = SolidSense N6 Outdoor – Dual Core-WiFi-LTE C4 AU – Industrial

.01SD = SolidSense IoT Software
SW = Including Wirepas license