Thingy:91 v1.0.0

Glossary

The glossary contains terms and acronyms that are used in this document.

Development Kit (DK)

A development platform used for application development.

DK

GPIO

General-Purpose Input/Output

Global Positioning System (GPS)

A satellite-based radio navigation system that provides its users with accurate location and time information over the globe.

GPS

Integrated Development Environment (IDE)

A software application that provides facilities for software development.

IDE

MCUboot

A secure bootloader for 32-bit microcontroller units, which is independent of hardware and operating system.

Near Field Communication (NFC)

A standards-based short-range wireless connectivity technology that enables two electronic devices to establish communication by bringing them close to each other.

NFC

Personal Unblocking Key (PUK)

A digit sequence required in 3GPP mobile phones to unlock a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) that has disabled itself after an in correct personal identification number has been entered multiple times.

PUK

Software Development Kit (SDK)

A set of tools used for developing applications for a specific device or operating system.

SDK

SEGGER Embedded Studio (SES)

A cross-platform Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for embedded C/C++ programming with support for Nordic Semiconductor devices, produced by SEGGER Microcontroller.

SES

Subscriber Identity Module (SIM)

A card used in User Equipment (UE) containing data for subscriber identification.

SIM

System in Package (SiP)

A number of integrated circuits, often from different technologies, enclosed in a single module that performs as a system or subsystem.

SiP

System on Chip (SoC)

A microchip that integrates all the necessary electronic circuits and components of a computer or other electronic systems on a single integrated circuit.

SoC

User Equipment (UE)

Any device used by an end-user to communicate. The UE consists of the Mobile Equipment (ME) and the Universal Integrated Circuit Card (UICC).

UE

Universal Integrated Circuit Card (UICC)

A new generation SIM used in UE for ensuring the integrity and security of personal data.

UICC

Universal Serial Bus (USB)

An industry standard that establishes specifications for cables and connectors and protocols for connection, communication, and power supply between computers, peripheral devices, and other computers.

USB