And another WiFi module based on STM32

Ultimately, I need a platform that will enable reliable communication between client and controller. I used the ZigBee WiFI module to much disdain. I really thought that one was the answer. I simply cannot understand, how Blu can sell a Capacitive touch screen, WIFI, GPS, Cellular Modem, 1GB of ram and a battery for $67 usd while I can’t even get reliable data between my µC and my desktop.

Sorry for hijacking your thread.

It is nice to see that at least one SSL client socket is supported. The lack of that has been a serious pain point for me with the ESP8266 and limits its usefulness.

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@ mcalsyn - What’s the point of SSL if there is an unencrypted path between the radio and the µC? (I’m asking a serious question)

There are more snoopers on the transport wire than between the chip and uC. Also, SSL provides proof-of-peer so that you know you are talking to the host you wanted and aren’t the victim of DNS spoofing or IP re-routing.

It’s certainly a valid point, but serial wifi is a component choice offering low-cost and design simplicity. If you need integral security for the data pathways in your device, then serial wifi is a poor choice.

…and if nothing else, there are lots of services that won’t speak to you without SSL.

Yea, I already know that I need SSL as well; or some sort of other transport security.