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Please provide the Changelog for this SDK version.

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Cypress WICED Software Development Kit - CHANGELOG

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Changes for WICED-SDK 5.0.1

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* Chip/Platform Support

   * [4390x] SFLASH controller speed reduced to 26Mhz due to data corruption seen at higher speeds in higher temperatures (>70C)

   * [43907WAE3] Improved 20706 BLE performance in Coex mode

* Libraries, Protocols, Drivers

   * Homekit

      * [all WiFi] Dynamically handle number of characteristics read/write requests received in a single query

      * [all WiFi] Improved error handling when accessing characteristics without read permission

      * [all WiFi] Cleared the paired controller list when admin controller is removed

      * [all WiFi] Introduced read callback support for accessory application to handle errors

      * [all WiFi] Handle simultaneous pair-setup requests received from more than one controller

   * [all WiFi] Gedday - Corrected fragmented message handling and improved error checks

   * [4390x] AVS - AVS Updates for Amazon API Changes

   * [all WiFi] Speed up DCT reads by keeping track of current DCT verification

   * [all WiFi] Updated DCT padding to be multiple of 8-bytes for backward compatibility in OTA2

   * [4390x] Resolved SDIO host build errors relating to Micro-SD Filesystem support

* Infrastructure

   * Tools

     * Enable TRACEX of USBX/FileX for prebuild libraries

* System Support

   * Low power mode on 4390x and 20706A2 platform (CYW943907WAE3)

      * Demonstrate 4390x deep-sleep and 20706A2 Bluetooth low power mode operation

      * Refer to apps/snip/bluetooth/ble_hello_sensor application for details

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Changes for WICED-SDK 5.0

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* Documentation

   * Enhanced Doxygen annotation to IoT protocols, Audio middleware and BTEWICED stack

   * Copyright changes reflect Cypress Branding

   * Added file documenting WICED API change list

   * Added file documenting Compliance with Google Project Zero findings

* Chip/Platform Support

   * Added Platform support for CYW943907AEVAL1F Arduino platform (with Micro-SD support) in Broad Market package

   * Added Platform support for CYW943907WAE3 (BCM4390x Wiced Audio Edition v3 with SPIL-N07P) in Broad Market package

   * Deprecated support for FM4_176L_S6E2GM MCU Pioneer kit

   * Added Cypress FLASH Device support [S25FL064L, S25FL128L, S25FL256L]

* Applications

   * [CYW43907WAE3] Bluetooth Audio

      * added support for Bluetooth audio applications on CYW43907WAE3 platform using 20706A2 embedded Bluetooth stack

      * added support for 3-way Handsfree calling on BTEWICED host stack Handsfree profile

   * [43907+20707A2] implemented BLE Mesh Internet Gateway and sample application

   * [all BT/WiFi combo] upgraded BLE WiFi introducer iOS application to work with Swift 3 and iOS 10.2

   * [all WiFi] upgraded httpbin.org snippet application to use the latest RootCA certificate

   * [4390x] Alexa Voice Service (AVS) API and Sample application for custom Alexa Voice service applications using WICED HTTP 2.0 client library

   * [4390x] Audio Client support for playlists and decoding from a buffer versus HTTP Live stream

   * [4390x] DUKTAPE Embedded Javascript Interpreter (and API for Wi-Fi and Internet Radio)

   * [4390x] OTA2 Support, UPnP Media Playback and STA/Infra support for Apollo rebroadcast application

* Libraries, Protocols, Drivers

   * Homekit

      * [BCM4390x] added support for iCloud relay on BCM94390x platforms

      * [All WiFi] introduced new APIs to manage accessory configuration number

      * [All WiFi][fix] refactored Homekit internal DCT structure for backward compatibility

      * [All WiFi][fix] coalesced event notifications to controller

   * IoT Protocols

      * [all WiFi] support for Websocket server. Server APIs unified with the websocket client APIs

      * [all WiFi] updated AWS subscriber/publisher demo applications to retry connection in the event of intermittent network failures

      * [all WiFi] added standalone HTTP2.0 client library and reference application

      * [all WiFi] enhanced HTTP2 library support for Alexa Voice Services (AVS)

      * [all WiFi][fix] resolved memory leak issues with MQTT client library

   * BESL

      * [BCM4343x,BCM43364,BCM4390x] added Enterprise security support

      * [all WiFi] verified PEAPv0 (with MSCHAPv2) and EAP-TLS Enterprise security protocol with FreeRadius, IAS and ACS RADIUS servers

      * [all WiFi] improved error handling of unsupported cipher suites for TLS based servers

      * [all WiFi][fix] resolved stability fixes to ECDHE-RSA/ECDHE-ECDSA schemes of BESL library

      * [all WiFi][fix] Resolved interoperability issues on BESL TLS with .NET based HTTPS clients and IE browser during TLS resume

   * Bluetooth stack

      * [all BT][fix] stability fixes relating to pairing on BTEWICED host stack (All Bluetooth chips)

   * [all WiFi] TCP Window scaling for NetX Platforms (NX_TCP_ENABLE_WINDOW_SCALING)

   * [all WiFi] fast P2P EAPOL IP Allocation support for Wi-Fi Direct

   * [all WiFi] enhanced WWD API's for more event messages

   * [all WiFi] implemented "newlib" accuracy fixes for transcental functions sin/log under WICED_DISABLE_MATH_NEWLIB

   * [all WiFi][fix] NetX-Duo version 5.3-SP1 fixes for DNS support

   * [all WiFi][fix] NetX-Duo version 5.7 SP3 fixes for ARP support

   * [all WiFi] implement factory DCT Reset support

   * [all WiFi] implement OTA2 Failsafe improvements for boot image recovery

   * [all WiFi] implement unified WICED Audio Framework common to all platforms

   * [4390x] implement secure SFLASH support for OTA2 (4390x)

   * [4390x] Micro-SD Filesystem support (snip.sd_filesystem)

   * [4390x] SFLASH Driver support for 4-Byte mode (Quad-SPI) and Cypress FLASH chip support (SFLASH clock speed is 26MHz)

* Infrastructure

   * Tools

      * BT Spy - added support for Linux and OSX

   * WICED SDK/IDE

      * Fixed corrupted C/C++ Search Index and auto-rebuild on first project open

      * Better default IDE options (auto-save on build, spaces vs. tabs, Project Explorer "Link with Editor")

      * Fixed auto detect on 20706-A2, 20735-B0; no longer need recovery procedure after downloads

      * Sped up Bluetooth download auto-detect process on all platforms; but most significantly Linux

      * Added Windows and Linux support for customized HCI and PUART device names

      * Fixed failed Bluetooth downloads on 32 bit Linux

      * Fixed Bluetooth dependency processing to include makefiles as dependencies

   * Resolved High-impact Coverity issues with WICED platform software, audio middleware, Homekit library, BESL and IoT protocols

* System Support

   * FreeRTOS support (BCM4336x, BCM4390x)

      * FreeRTOS version 9.0.0 support for Cortex-M based BCM43336x and Cortex-R based BCM4390x

      * Networking stack LwIP 1.4.0-rc1 for FreeRTOS 9.0

      * Support for the following applications: IPv4, Soft AP, STA, CoAP, https, BCM4390x deep sleep, WPS,

      * Awareness of OpenOCD to allow for proper stack trace, ability to view active threads, and swap between threads

   * Buetooth and ST MCU (BCM94343WCD1/STM32F411VEH6)

      * Demonstrate system-wide and BLE low power mode operation

      * Refer to apps/snip/bluetooth/ble_hello_sensor application for details

   * Deprecated support for Nutt-X OS

   * IAR Support (43364/43438)

      * IAR build infrastructure support enabled in WICED

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Changes for WICED-SDK 4.1

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* Applications

  * Homekit

     * Resolved pairing issue with Homekit certification app on BCM9WCDPLUS114 platform

     * Modified Lightbulb snippet application to demonstrate usage of custom characteristics and peristent storage of accessory state

     * Refactored Homekit snippet applications to generate unique accessory name

  * Implemented snippet application to demonstrate connection and data transfer to Azure cloud service over AMQP v1.0 (+SASL plain)

  * Added snippet application to demonstrate connection and data exchange to Alibaba cloud (Aliyun) messaging service over HTTP

  * Bluetooth

     * Resolved bugs relating to incorrect display of AVRCP metadata during A2DP streaming on the 43907WAE LCD display

     * Refactored Bluetooth audio applications to run with either BTEWICED host stack or embedded Blueooth stack with 20706A2 based platforms

* Libraries, Protocols, Drivers

  * Homekit

     * Added API to allow application to manage IID (Instance ID) for services and characteristics. Increased the data type to 16-bit integer

     * Added event callback for notification of change in accessory state

     * Added provision for application to manage Homekit persistent data (if needed). By default, library shall store the data in DCT APP_SECTION

     * Enhanced library to support custom characteristics, including support for hidden and timed-write permissions for the characteristics

     * Added support for multiple controllers to communicate with the accessory using single Apple ID

     * Modified library to generate unique mDNS service name for the accessories

     * HomeKit Tunnel Accessory support for Bluetooth LE accessories on 43907+20707 based platforms

  * Gedday - Resolved "Known-Answer Suppression" handling for mDNS service queries

  * BESL DTLS server

     * Enhanced server to support multiple DTLS client ID authentication over PSK

     * Added support for matching host name using subject names containing wildcards in certificate

     * Robustness/security High-impact Coverity fixes to BESL library relating to uninitialized scalar variables and resource leak

     * Implemented peer connection/disconnection via event notification for managing/cleaning up stale peer entries. Refactored CoAP library to handle the events

     * Implemented logic to support retransmission during client authentication

  * AMQP v1.0 enhancements

     * Enhanced AMQP to support SASL plain authentication to enable connectivity to Azure cloud service

     * Added API to update link flow control credits -

     * Resolved issue relating to messages sent by peer not being handled when WICED device was configured as both sender and receiver

  * MQTT

     * Stability fixes to MQTT relating to reconnection and memory leaks

     * Fixed issue with connection when both subscriber and publisher are configured with QoS 1

  * Enterprise security support on BCM4343x, BCM43364 and BCM4390x platforms

     * Verified PEAPv0 (with MSCHAPv2) and EAP-TLS Enterprise security protocol with FreeRadius, IAS and ACS RADIUS servers

  * BTEWICED library enhancements

     * Added Handsfree profile support to Bluetooth embedded stack for BCM20706A2 chips (when used in conjunction with the BCM43907 SoC)

     * Stability fixes to A2DP, AVRCP and BLE Bluetooth embedded stack

     * Added API that allows applications to regulate the Tx power during BLE advertisements and connection

     * To conserve power, optimized the internal stack timer logic to run only if there are active timers

     * Implemented logic to allow applications to update scan and advertisement filter policies for whitelisted peer devices

     * Added API to present Bluetooth buffer pool usage - prints a detailed summary of application specified and internal buffer pools

  * Verified WiFi and Bluetooth co-existence on BCM4343W (SDIO), BCM43438 (SPI) and BCM43907+BCM20707 (BCM943907WAE boards)

  * Pre-Cert 11n STA qualified on BCM43364, BCM4343W and BCM43907/BCM43903 platforms (except WMM tests on 43364 and 4343W)

  * New WLAN firmware (7.45.98.6) added for BCM43364/BCM43438/BCM4343W which includes the following:

     * Memory enhancements for WMM AC support

  * NetX throughput improvement using common TX/RX packet pool

  * Added gSPI protocol support (slave) on BCM4390x

    * gSPI protocol stack on top of generic Wiced SPI layer

    * gSPI master driver and sample application on host MCU

    * gSPI slave driver and sample application on 4390x

  * Implemented USB device mode support on BCM43907

    * USB device driver for USBX device stack

    * CDC-ACM device class loopback sample

Changes for WICED-SDK 4.0

* Applications

  * New rewritten WICED Audio Player - demo.audio_player, supersedes snip.audio_player, snip.flac

  * New Wi-Fi Connection Manager API and Sample application framework (snip.wifi_connection_manager)

  * Documentation and API Enhancements

* Libraries, Protocols, Drivers

  * Integrated Bluetooth embedded stack support for BCM20706A2 chips (when used in conjunction with the BCM43907 SoC)

  * Support for AMQP v1.0

  * Stability fixes (including resolution to memory leaks) to BESL TLS and DTLS libraries

  * Homekit enhancements

  * Enterprise security support on BCM4390x platforms

   * Support for EAP-TLS Enterprise security protocol with SteelBelt, FreeRadius, IAS, ACS and Device

   * Support for PEAPv0 Enterprise security protocol with SteelBelt, FreeRadius and Device

  * Added support for NuttX RTOS. Currently this is supported on 4390X platforms only

  * Added support for Cypress FM4 MCU

  * Added AAC Audio Decoder (supporting iTunes M4A Audio files)

  * AK4961 DSP Driver enhancement for using integrated DSP on AK4961 for post-processing

  * New wiced console logging API for syslog style event logging

  * New WLAN firmware 7.15.168.76 for 4390x

  * New WLAN firmware 5.90.230.15 for 43362

  * New WLAN firmware 7.45.98.4 for 43364, 4343X

Changes for WICED-SDK 3.7.0

* Applications

  * Add HTTP Streaming Audio playback application (snip.audio_player) for FLAC/WAV Audio playback - Support HDTracks.com FLAC files up to 192Khz (48Khz multiples), 24-bit WAV (MS RIFF)

  * New Dynamic Channel Switching (DCS) app (snip.rfmon) using Radio Management (rm) and eCSA for Apollo Wireless audio spectrum management

  * Major update to Apollo Wireless Audio Rebroadcast (snip.apollo) - DCS support and RTP format v3.0

  * Major update to Apollo Wireless Audio Rebroadcast (snip.apollo) - Audio Sample Loss Concealment (SLC) supporting 5.1 (6-Channel) (44.1/48Khz)

  * Major update to Apollo Wireless Audio Rebroadcast (snip.apollo) - Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround sound rebroadcast

  * BCM943907WAE2_1 - Wireless Audio Edition Platform v2 - supporting SPDIF (Optical) compressed input - Dolby Digital 5.1 Decoding

  * Added AVRCP Metadata support to snip.bluetooth_audio to show Audio track/title/duration for WAE_1 & WAE2_1 platforms with OLED display

  * Added AVRCP support & Metadata to snip.apollo to show Audio track/title/duration for WAE_1 & WAE2_1 platforms with OLED display in BT A2DP Rebroadcast mode

  * Added DACP & AVRCP support & Metadata for demo.airplay_audio to show Audio track/title/duration for WAE_1 & WAE2_1 platforms with OLED display

  * Added Radio Resource Management app (snip.rrm)

  * Added Preferred Network Offload app (snip.pno)

  * Enhanced SIGMA DUT app (test.sigma_dut) for WiFi certificationt testing

  * Support for Dual A2DP and Dual Handsfree profiles - WICED devices have the ability to connect simultaneously with 2 A2DP/HFP smartphones.

  * Stability fixes to secure_mqtt application

  * Added BLE Wi-Fi introducer iOS Application (along with WICED side app) that uses BLE proximity pairing to introduce Wi-Fi network to new device and assist in on-boarding connection to Wi-Fi network.

* Libraries, Protocols, Drivers

  * Added bit-banging SPI driver for BCM4390x

  * Fixed the issue when configured in USB OHCI only mode for BCM4390x

  * Enhanced WWD debug logging of events

  * Added WWD support for Preferred Network Offload (PNO) in WLAN firmware

  * New WLAN firmware (7.15.168.73) for BCM4390x with country codes XX/17 and XV/983

  * Homekit enhancements

   * Includes enhancements/modifications to pass iOS9 adjunct review

   * HomeKit Tunnel Accessory support for Bluetooth LE accessories

  * CoAP server supports secure DTLS connections - includes support for DTLS_PSK_WITH_AES_128_CCM_8 and DTLS_ECDHE_ECDSA_WITH_AES_128_CCM_8

  * Enterprise security enhancements on BCM94343x/BCM943364

   * Support for EAP-TLS Enterprise security protocol with SteelBelt, FreeRadius, IAS, ACS and Device

   * Support for PEAPv0 Enterprise security protocol with SteelBelt, FreeRadius and Device

  * Unified Bluetooth BTEWICED stack for Dual Mode and Low-Enery only modes - Applications may pick the desired Bluetooth stack binary at link time.

  * Enabled IPv6 Multicast Listener Discovery for IPv6 (previously support was available only for IPv4)

  * Coverity and robustness fixes to BESL, DTLS and HTTP libraries

  * New WLAN firmware 7.45.45.17 added for BCM43364/BCM43438/BCM4343W platforms which includes the following:

   * Added provision to enable Autocountry (802.11d) support

   * TCP Rx throughput enhanced by enabling Window Scaling

   * TCP Tx tunables updated for throughput stability

   * Fixed lockup issue with SDIO bus sleep during power save

   * Improved WLAN scan and join performance in BT Coex mode

   * Fixed WLAN Tx/Rx low throughput issues during BT A2DP streaming

   * Added support for phy_rxiqest command in the mfg_test app for measuring Rx power at the antenna

Changes for WICED-SDK 3.6.3

* Applications

  * Resolved stability issues associated with switching between Airplay and Bluetooth A2DP streaming

  * Resolved error when sending Email with snip.email

  * Fixed instability issues with demo.temp_control application

  * Added support for notifications with Bluetooth Internet Gateway application

* Libraries, Protocols, Drivers

  * Added support for TLS extensions - Server Name Indication (SNI) and Maximum Frame Length negotiation

  * Enhanced BESL library with support for the following cipher suites - CCM and GCM

  * Resolved several robustness related JSON parsing issues (especially for invalid JSON strings)

  * Fixed an issue where HTTP client library leaked out-of-order TCP/IP packets

  * Coverity fixes to BESL, DTLS and HTTP libraries

  * Added robustness error checks to SMTP, DNS and HTTP

  * Updated BCM4390x WLAN FW to 7.15.168.67

  * Updated STM4xx peripheral library to V1.7.0

  * Fixed incorrect excess serial flash erase which leads to corruption

  * Fixed more IAR compilation warnings and link errors

  * Enhanced scan API to work properly for dual band capable chips

  * Enhanced BCM4390x hardware crypto functionality

  * New WLAN firmware (7.45.45.14) added for BCM43364/BBCM43438/BCM4343W which includes the following:

    * TCP tunables updated for BCM4343W and BCM43438 for improved TCP throughput and stability

    * Fix for WLAN Broadcast Rx failures in PS mode for BCM43364 and BCM4343W

    * Fix for LE connection failure when WLAN DUT is associated with AP for BCM43364

    * Workaround for SoftAP starting issue

    * Support for Country Code Korea (KR/1)

    * Fix for BT(Coex) performance issue in PM mode for BCm43364

Changes for WICED-SDK 3.6.2

* Applications

  * Added support to HTTP client for handling packets whose content length exceeds MTU. Also added parsing of response payload using JSON parser.

  * Resolved thread_monitor stability issues on BCM94343x platforms

  * Resolved Eclipse installation issue due to incorrect JRE dependency (expects JRE 1.7.0)

* Libraries, Protocols, Drivers

  * Coverity fixes to Gedday/mDNS, BESL, DTLS and NetX/NetX-Duo

  * Updated Bluetooth firmware for BCM943438 with OTP support for BD_ADDR

  * Resolved stability issues relating to Bluetooth init/de-init on BCM94343x platforms.

  * More fixes for compiler warnings when using IAR toolchain

  * New WLAN firmware (7.15.168.64) for BCM4390x. Updated NVRAM for all BCM4390x based platforms to use temperature throttling feature

  * New WLAN firmware (7.45.45.11) for BCM43364/BCM43438 with improved TCP and UDP stability and throughput.

  * Fixed BCM43364 UDP throughput issues due to BT Coex Hybrid HW support

  * Added suppport for BCM43364 CBUCK low power mode

  * Enabled HW OOB for all BCM4343x platforms

  * Added support for STM32F412 MCU and updated STM peripheral library to 1.7.0RC1

  * Added support for 3 new platforms

    * BCM94343WWCD2

    * BCM943907WCD1

    * BCM943907WCD2

Changes for WICED-SDK 3.6.1

* Applications

  * Homekit - Added Lock Management service and additional fixes for iOS9 adjunct review

  * Support for AVRCP remote control commands with MacBook Air

* Libraries, Protocols, Drivers

  * Stability fixes to Gedday/mDNS

  * Coverity fixes to BESL, DNS and utility libraries

  * New WLAN firmware (7.15.168.59) for BCM4390x with support for temperature throttling

  * New WLAN firmware (7.45.45.9) for BCM43364 with support for BT Coex Hybrid HW. Fixed all Coverity issues for the BCM43364 WLAN firmware code

Changes for WICED-SDK 3.6.0

* Applications

* Homekit - Stability fixes to Homekit and Gedday for iOS9 Adjunct review

* Apollo Wireless Rebroadcast application

  * new RTP streaming protocol updated to version 2.0, please update all source/sink devices to this release.

  * Stability improvements for BT rebroadcast, new BT API, GATT Enabled by default

  * New WLAN firmware for improved range and diversity

  * Initial iOS Speaker configuration application

* OTA2

  * stability enhancements, factory reset additions, fixes for OSX/Linux image builder, Background service feature

* Bluetooth Audio

  * Updated Bluetooth API documentation

  * Configured max bitpool as 53 for better interoperability

  * Improved switching stability between Airplay and Bluetooth streaming

  * Auto reconnection when coming back into range

* Libraries, Protocols, Drivers

  * Updates to HTTP libraries for stability and customer reported fixes

  * Updated wiced_bt API documentation

  * USB-X/FILE-X fixes for building with Trace-X enabled

  * AK4954 driver - muting fixes on power-up

  * Stability fixes in BESL for handling certificates

  * Added robustness error checks to MQTT, SNTP, Websockets, HTTP and DNS

Changes for WICED-SDK 3.5.2

* Applications

* Added Bluetooth Handsfree profile support to Airplay-BT Combo application

   * Seamless switchover between music streaming and voice calls

* Bluetooth dual-mode server reference application

   * Features simultaneous GATT based proximity reporter and RFCOMM server

* BIG Mesh Android lighting application (BETA version) to provision and manage BCM20737 lighting mesh tags

* Improved stability during Airplay and Bluetooth audio switching

* Libraries, Protocols, Drivers

* Added DTLS library

* Added support for Handsfree profile v1.6 to wiced_bt profile library

   * Features outgoing and incoming call handling

* Added wiced_bt_stack_deinit API to shutdown the Bluetooth stack

* Low power mode support for BTEWICED_LE stack

* General iperf throughput optimizations on WiFi interface

* Added I2C bit banging driver for 4390x

* Added support for USB OHCI isochronous transfer

* Added secondary OTA and Factory Reset Support (OTA2)

   * enhanced functionality for updating more system components

* Added CRC and Sequence number to system DCT

* New Platforms

   * BCM43907AEVAL2F_1

   * BCM943903PS

Changes for WICED-SDK 3.5.1

* Applications

* Fixed an issue with JTAG single step for 4390X

* Updated Eclipse to fix the issue where JTAG step into/step over jumps to external interrupt vector

* Libraries, Protocols, Drivers

* Changed NetX_Duo library to improve TCP throughput. TCP window size can now be specified by application.

* Changed WWD driver to improve UDP throughput

* Fixed 4390X USB OHCI interrupt transfer issue

Changes for WICED-SDK 3.5.0

* Applications

* Added AWS IOT demo applications

  * New applications for 4390X

    * test.apps_sleep

    * test.diagnostics

    * test.powersave

* New PRNG implementation

* Platforms

   * BCM943907AEVAL1F_1

   * BCM943903WCD1_1

* Libraries, Protocols, Drivers

* Added COAP library

* For 4390X

   * Deep Sleep support

   * Secure boot support

   * USB-X and File-X libaries

   * USB host driver

   * SDIO host driver

   * New WLAN firmware (7.15.168.50) with support for DFS in SoftAP mode, Antenna Diversity and Low Power Mode

Changes for WICED-SDK 3.4.0

* Applications

  * snip.mqtt_publisher and snip.mqtt_subscriber replaced with new snip.mqtt app

  * Improved snip.tftp

  * Removed Xively support from demo.temp_control as it no longer offers a free service

  * New applications

    * demo.apollo_sender

    * demo.audio_loopback

    * demo.bt_smartbridge

    * demo.bt_internet_gateway.hps_client_keypad

    * demo.bt_internet_gateway.hps_server

    * demo.bt_internet_gateway.blemesh_network

    * snip.custom_ie

    * snip.flac

    * snip.bluetooth.ble_hello_sensor

    * snip.graphics.graphicstest

    * snip.graphics.hello

    * snip.http_server_sent_events

    * snip.https_server

    * snip.secure_mqtt

    * snip.ssdp

* Platforms

  * Replaced BCM943909WCD1 with BCM943909WCD1_3

  * Added new platforms

    * BCM94343WWCD1

    * BCM943438WCD1

    * BCM943907WAE_1

* Libraries, Protocols, Drivers

  * Added FLAC codec library

  * Updated and improved HTTP server

    * Replaced use of strstr with strnstr

    * Added support for Server-Sent Event (SSE)

    * Added wildcard pattern support for matching URL path

  * Replaced keypad and gpio_keypad libraries with new button_manager and gpio_button libraries

  * New MQTT library

  * Added SSDP library

  * Improved websocket library

  * Added u8g graphics library

  * Added support for AK4961 codec

  * Updated Apollo audio libraries and demonstration apps

  * Replaced internal keys storage management of Bluetooth BTEWICED stack with user callbacks

  * Added a new, resource optimized Bluetooth LE stack (BTEWICED_LE)

  * Added legacy Bluetooth SmartBridge API. SmartBridge now uses BTEWICED_LE stack

  * Bluetooth Internet Gateway (BIG)

    * Added support for running multiple GATT clients simultanously

    * Improved RESTful Smart server and added support for client notifications via SSE

    * Added HTTP Proxy Service (HPS) library

    * Added BLE Mesh library

* WICED API

  * TLS improvements

     * wiced_tcp_server_add_tls() has been replaced with wiced_tcp_server_enable_tls()

     * Replaced wiced_tls_simple_context_t and wiced_tls_advanced_context_t with wiced_tls_context_t and wiced_tls_identity_t.

     * Moved wiced_tls_xxxx API from wiced_tcpip.h to a new file: /include/wiced_tls.h

  * Added wiced_tcp_get_socket_state()

  * Added /include/wiced_crypto.h

     * Added wiced_crypto_get_random() to replace use of wwd_wifi_get_random()

     * Added wiced_crypto_add_entropy() to enable non-Wi-Fi sources of entropy

  * wiced_audio_device_interface_t replaced audio_device_pause and audio_device_resume members with audio_device_stop_streaming

  * Added wiced_audio_set_pll_fractional_divider() API

  * Added /include/wiced_bluetooth.h file to define Bluetooth related wiced_result_t values

  * Added WICED_TCPIP_SOCKET_CLOSED wiced_result_t type

  * Default values of WICED_DEFAULT_TCP_TX_DEPTH_QUEUE and WICED_DEFAULT_TCP_RX_DEPTH_QUEUE changed from 3 to 5 to reduce packet loss on high throughput TCP sockets

  * System monitor API moved from wiced_management.h to wiced_framework.h

  * Changed size argument in wiced_uart_receive_bytes() to uint32_t* so it can recieve actual bytes received after a timeout

  * Added new I2C API; wiced_i2c_read() and wiced_i2c_write()

  * Added support for repeated start bits to I2C API

  * Added new wiced_audio_timer_xxxx API to control high resolution timing for audio applications

  * Added new malloc debug API; malloc_print_mallocs()

  * Added strnstr() and match_string_with_wildcard_pattern() to wiced_utilities.h

  * CUSTOM_DEFAULT_DCT has been renamed to WIFI_CONFIG_APPLICATION_DEFINED

  * New Bluetooth default DCT option; WICED_BLUETOOTH_DEVICE_CLASS

  * Fixed memory leak in wiced_scan_result_handler() when processing off channel scan results

  * LwIP network_tcp_send_packet() no longer sets NETCONN_DONTBLOCK when calling netconn_write()

  * LwIP wiced_tcp_socket_t sockets now keeps track of the socket state

  * Fixed TCP restransmission for NetX and NetX_Duo

  * Fixed use of WICED_DISABLE_TLS in NetX_Duo

  * Moved str_to_ip() and format_wep_keys() into wiced_network_common.c

  * Moved wiced_tcp_stream_write_resource() into wiced_tcpip_common.c

  * Improved support for ARM Cortex R4

  * Improved support for STM32F4xx peripherals

  * Added support for secure BCM43909

  * Updated FreeRTOS from version 7.5.2 to 8.2.1

  * Fixed clearing of interrupts for STM32F4xx UART

  * Fixed scanning of 5GHz channels for APs configured for wider than 20MHz operation

  * Added support to read DER format certificates

  * New WLAN firmware

    * 43362

    * 43364

    * 43438

    * 43909

    * 4390

  * Added support for BCM4343W WLAN device

* WICED Application Framework (WAF)

  * Building waf.bootloader and waf.sflash_write no longer requires a network stack or Wi-Fi bus to be defined

Changes for WICED-SDK 3.3.0

* Add support for BCM43909

Changes for WICED-SDK 3.1.2 : 01 December 2014

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* Applications

  * Improved BT audio demo application

  * Greatly expanded Wi-Fi Direct support in test.console (referenced as P2P)

  * Added websocket_client snippet application

  * Added new NFC snippet apps:

    * snip.nfc.config_token_client

    * snip.nfc.config_token_server

    * snip.nfc.tag_reader

    * snip.nfc.tag_writer

* Libraries, Protocols, Drivers

  * Apple HomeKit

    * Compatible with HAT version 1.0 (66)

    * Added API to add/remove accessories/services/characteristics on the fly

    * Added Garage door opener service, fan service, thermostat service

    * Redesigned API for building accessory database

    * Added developer header file that exposes internal API required for development or testing by use

      ( will get populated with subsequent releases )

    * HomeKit will now close socket connection if it encounters unencrypted data during encrypted session

    * Added Auth data and remote fields

    * Added update list in callback wiced_homekit_actions_on_remote_value_update, to indicate which characteristic was changed

    * Added Characteristic and Accessory ID parameter to identify callback

    * Reduced size of characteristic structure

    * LIMITATIONS: Apple HomeKit now supports ThreadX-NetX_Duo *ONLY*. Support for other RTOS/Network Stack

                   combinations will be added in subsequent releases

  * Updated all library makefiles to start their NAME with "Lib_"

  * Added new linked_list utility

  * Added NFC driver ( currently only supported in BCM943341WCD1)

  * HTTP server improvements

  * Websocket protocol improvements

* Platforms & WICED Wi-Fi Driver (WWD)

  * Added MFi support to BCM943341WCD1

  * Improved 43341 firmware image

  * Improved 43362 firmware image (5.90.230.12)

  * Improved support for UART4 for the BCM94390WCD2

  * Improved I2C driver for STM32F2xx and STM32F4xx

  * Split wiced_join_ap() into two functions to allow joining AP which is not in the DCT

  * Fixed internal scan_result_handler() to avoid corruption when in the presence of more than 100 APs

  * Added const to stdio_config variable

  * Fixed SAM4S DCT

* WICED API

  * NetX and NetX_Duo now send ARP probe after obtaining IP address via DHCP

  * New wwd_wifi_get_noise() API

  * Updated cryptographic functions to use const function arguments where applicable

  * Extensive Wi-Fi Direct update in BESL

  * Added support for third P2P interface (Wi-Fi Direct)

  * Changed wiced_ip_handle[] to use pointers to reduce memory usage for unused interfaces.

  * Added wiced_rtos_delay_microseconds() API

* WICED Toolchain

  * Stopped GCC from assuming C89 for non-pedantic files

  * Fixed map file parser

  * New OSX toolchain

  * Changed default optimization setting from -O3 to -Os

* WICED Application Framework (WAF)

  * Added support for SAM4S OTA

Changes for WICED-SDK 3.1.1 : 13 October 2014

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* Applications

  * Added applications available in WICED-SDK-2.4.1 including:

    * ap_clients_rssi

    * crypto

    * dct_read_wriet

    * packet_filter

    * security_types

    * stack_overflow

    * tcp_client_powersave

    * thread_monitor

    * wps_enrollee

    * wps_registrar

  * Added new example applications:

    * spi_slave

* Libraries & Protocols

  * Apple HomeKit

    * Compatible with HAT version 1.0 (50)

    * Updated HomeKit Accessory API ( currently only supporting Lightbulb accessory )

    * Enabled support up to 16 controllers

    * Added options for users to select Bonjour or Gedday

    * Enabled -debug build

    * LIMITATIONS: Apple HomeKit now supports ThreadX-NetX_Duo *ONLY*. Support for other RTOS/Network Stack

                   combinations will be added in subsequent releases

  * Apple AirPlay

    * Improved streaming reliability

    * Updated AirPlay demo application

      * Expanded application to cover all AirPlay API

      * Added support Over-the-Air (OTA) upgrade

      * Audio playback progress is now updated on the terminal every second

      * Added new console commands

  * Broadcom Embedded Supplicant Library (BESL)

    * BESL debug library now output additional debug prints

  * Platforms & WICED Wi-Fi Driver (WWD)

    * BCM4390

      * BCM4390 now handles TCP re-transmission properly

      * Watchdog is now supported

      * Significantly reduced inter-beacon sleep current to 140uA (Apps + WLAN)

      * Updated WLAN firmware to version 6.38.15.5

        * Low power improvements

        * Suppressed WLAN debug output on UART4

        * Fixed channel 4 sensitivity issues

    * BCM43362

      * Updated NVRAM images

      * Updated WLAN firmware version to 5.90.230.10

        * Added support for ETSI EN 300 328 version 1.8.1

        * Improved support for Wi-Fi Direct

    * WICED SoftAP

      * Set multicast transmission rate to 11 Mbps

      * Set block ack window size to 2

    * Added new WWD API

      * wwd_wifi_get_rate()

      * wwd_wifi_set_mcs_rate()

      * wwd_wifi_set_legacy_rate()

      * wwd_wifi_disable_11n_support()

* WICED API

  * wiced_hostname_lookup() for LwIP now checks if host name is a string representation of IPv4 address

* WICED Application Framework (WAF)

  * Added OTA upgrade with multi-application support (BETA). See <WICED-SDK>/apps/snip/ota_fr/ota_fr.c for details

    * LIMITATIONS: OTA upgrade is supported for STM32F2xx, STM32F4xx and BCM94390 platforms *ONLY*

Changes for WICED-SDK 3.1.0 : 03 September 2014

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* Added support for Apple HomeKit Beta 3 (compatible with HAT version 1.0 (42) )

* Updated 4390A1 WLAN firmware to revision 6.38.15.1

    * This version is ready to pass regulatory testing properly

* Consolidated duplicate parts of crypto functions to increase speed and reduce size

* Added new toolchain (GCC 4.9.0) that supports hardware floating point on the Cortex-M4

* Added new crypto suites: ChaCha, Curve25519, Ed25519, Poly1305, SHA512

* Modified API to fix 32 character SSID bug. Functions affected:

    * wwd_wifi_ap_init

    * wiced_start_ap

    * wwd_wifi_join

* Updated NVRAM files for 43362 platforms

* Modified FreeRTOS thread creation to yield to higher priority threads

* Fixed NoOS semaphore API to be atomic

* Added beta support for TLS 1.2

* Updated wiced_ssid_t structure to follow WICED naming conventions

* New 43362 WLAN firmware that adds support for reading arbitrary length of random values

* Fix SDIO bus credit update when host_buffer_get() fails

* Added wiced_tcp_unregister_callbacks() and wiced_udp_unregister_callbacks() for NetX_Duo

* Added wiced_tcp_unregister_callbacks() for LwIP

* Reduced LwIP ARP queue to 5

* Added status variable to wiced_scan_result_callback_t to indicate the reason a scan completed

* LwIP network_tcp_send_packet() now calls netconn_write() with NETCONN_DONTBLOCK

* Modified API to accept a wiced_interface_t . Functions affected:

    * wwd_wifi_join_specific()

    * wwd_wifi_leave()

    * wwd_wifi_get_mac_address()

    * wwd_wifi_scan() to accept interface

* Added NX_ARP_DISABLE_AUTO_ARP_ENTRY for both NetX and NetX_Duo to conserve ARP cache entries

* Added websocket library

* Modified AP interface to transmit multicast packets at 11Mbps instead of 1Mbps

* Added API to set AMPDU parameters: wwd_wifi_set_ampdu_parameters()

* Set the AMPDU parameters in wwd_management_wifi_on(). Reduced available and advertised sizes

* Fixed DHCP issue for NetX_Duo with some APs

* Increased ARP cache size from 3 to 6

* Added optional SDIO bus API for platforms that mask the SDIO iterrupt: host_platform_unmask_sdio_interrupt()

* Added capability to NetX and NetX_Duo to limit the TX and RX queues for TCP sockets   

* Upgraded HTTP_server library to allow for multiple concurrent, persistent connections

* Added wiced_tcp_server_xxxxx() API to simplify creation of a multi-socket TCP server

Changes for WICED-SDK 3.0.1 : 15 April 2014

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* Replaced WLAN firmware with version 5.90.230.3

  * SoftAP now responds to authentication request from a re-joining client

  * NOTE: 4-second Wi-Fi sleep time is not supported

* SoftAP on WWD SPI interface now allows clients to join properly

* BCM4390 now supports GPIO interrupts, I2C peripheral, and UART4

* BCM4390 pin PA00 and PA01 now work as GPIO pins

* TLS now allows user to validate the peer CN

* FreeRTOS now supports forcing thread awake

* FreeRTOS bug fix that prevents a deadlock when using malloc() or free()

* FreeRTOS wiced_rtos_create_thread() now correctly deals with priorities higher than the maximum

* NetX-Duo wiced_tcp_listen() now works for both STA and SoftAP sockets

* NoNS wwd_thread_poll_all() now only sends and receives once to prevent overwriting previously read packets

* wiced_assert() is now wrapped in do {} while(0)

* wiced_deinit() now prevents multiple de-initialization

* canned_send snippet application now uses less memory

* Documentation update for wiced_rtos_thread_join() and malloc_error()

* OSX version of OpenOCD now works properly

Changes for WICED-SDK-3.0.0 : 7 March 2014

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WICED-SDK-3.0.0 has changed considerably since the previous 2.4.1 release.

The accompanying README provides a more detailed summary of the supported

features and known limitations for this release.

The following is a brief summary of the major changes:

* Support for various Cypress Wi-Fi & combo chips

  * BCM43362 Wi-Fi SoC

  * BCM4390 Integrated Apps + Wi-Fi SoC

  * BCM43341 Wi-Fi + Bluetooth combo SoC

* Platforms

  * BCM94390WCD3 platform (BCM4390 Integrated Apps + Wi-Fi SoC)

  * BCM943341WCD1 platform (STM32F417 MCU + BCM43341 WLAN/BT combos)

  * BCM943362WCD4_LPCX1769 platform (LPC1769 MCU + BCM943362WCD4 module)

  * BCM9WCDAUDIO platform

  * Common Platform components have been re-architected

  * All platform specific implementation including pin mapping, configuration,

    peripheral definitions etc now can be found in <WICED-SDK>/platforms directory

* RTOS & Network Stack

  * Updated ThreadX to version 5.6

  * Updated NetX to version 5.5 service pack 1

  * Updated NetX-Duo to version 5.7 service pack 1

  * Updated FreeRTOS to version 7.5.2

* Libraries & Protocols

  * Broadcom Embedded Security Library (BESL)

    * The user provided root CA certificates can now be used to verify intermediate CA certificates

      and not just the top root CA certificate

  * WICED SmartBridge

    * SmartBridge now supports Passkey entry

    * SmartBridge now supports both BCM20702 and BCM43341

  * Apple AirPlay

  * Apple Wireless Accessory Configuration (WAC) protocol

  * Bluetooth Audio

  * WicedFS : Read-only Serial Flash File System

* WICED API

  * WICED now provides a simplified approach for defining and mapping RTOS-aware

    interrupt handlers

  * Removed TLS from Config web server - uses WPA2 with passphrase 12345678 

  * Expanded WICED error codes

  * Harmonised directory and file names across the SDK

* WICED Wi-Fi Driver (WWD)

  * WWD API names now starts with 'wwd' prefix

* WICED Application Framework (WAF)

  * Bootloader updated to provide support for loading ELF files from an external serial flash file system

  * Resources can now be located in an external serial flash file system

  * WLAN firmware moved into resources to allow it to be located in external serial flash

  * DCT can now be located in external serial flash

Changes for WICED-SDK-2.4.1 : 3 March 2014

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* ThreadX host_rtos_join_thread() now checks for thread validity before waiting for tx_thread_state to change

* Fixed definition of END_HTTP_PAGE_DATABASE

* NetX_Duo wiced_tcp_accept() now ensures that the accept window stays open indefinitely

* Improved stability of WICED UART API for all ST platforms

* MCU powersave in bootloader is now disabled by default

* Updated WLAN firmware to version 5.90.230.7

* Wi-Fi Direct now allows changing of Group Owner intent via console application

* Added support for receiving 802.1Q VLAN-tagged ethernet frames (NetX only)

* Corrected mapping for IP precedence bits

* Added 'get_associated_client_list' command to console application

* Changed softAP multicast transmission rate to 11Mbps

* Improved AMPDU settings for 43362a2 WLAN chip

* wiced_init() now prints WLAN firmware version and MAC address

* Improved MCU powersave timing accuracy of SAM4S platform

* SAM4S wiced_gpio_input_irq_enable() now sets the edge trigger correctly

* SmartBridge now returns all unfiltered advertisement reports properly

* Added wiced_bt_smartbridge_set_transmit_power() API to SmartBridge

* Added capability to independently initialize the WICED core and WLAN connectivity for power optimizations

* Fixed TLS certificate verification in BESL

* Updated buildsystem to allow optimizations for components while doing a debug build

* LwIP wiced_tcp_connect() now connects successfully without socket re-initialization

Changes for WICED-SDK-2.4.0 : 27 Nov 2013

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* Libraries & Protocols

  * Added Bluetooth SmartBridge for Wi-Fi <-> Bluetooth bridging

  * BESL (Broadcom Embedded Supplicant Library)

    * Added support for WPS Registrar

    * Added support for Wi-Fi Direct

    * Added support for multiple handshake messages in a single TLS record

    * Improved management of TLS record fragmentation

  * DHCP server

    * Now caches IP addresses

    * Fix to generate the web proxy auto discovery URL from the DHCP server's IP address

  * DHCP client

    * LwIP updated to correctly cleanup if DHCP resolution fails

    * NetX dhcp_client_deinit() fix

  * HTTP client

    * SIMPLE_GET_REQUEST now includes a host header field

  * Bluetooth RFCOMM

    * Fixed execution of callback in incorrect thread

    * Long incoming datastream is now received in one packet

  * iAP : Fix to enable WEP

  * ThreadX : Stopped enabling the systick in _tx_initialize_low_level as it can lead

    to a race condition if initialisation takes too long. The systick is turned on by

    ThreadX later in initialisation

  * Xively

    * Updated to the current Xively API

    * Now supports HTTPS

* Platforms

  * SPI : Implemented wiced_spi_deinit() for all platforms

  * Improved MCU powersave mechanism for STM32F2xx platforms

  * Replaced Atmel SAM4S drivers (BCM943362WCD8 platform) with ASF (Atmel Software Framework)

    * Added support for SAM4S powersave (WAIT MODE)

  * Harmonized NVRAM parameters across all BCM43362 platforms

* WICED API

  * wiced_time API expanded to provide millisecond time resolution

  * wiced_packet_get_data() now resets output parameters when packet data length equals zero

  * wiced_tls_receive_packet() now releases empty packets after processing

  * wiced_get_packet_filter_list() now allocates sufficient buffer length

  * The config mode AP now uses WPA2 security with password 12345678. TLS has been removed.

  * The wiced_scan_result_t structure now includes a flag to indicate reception of an off-channel scan result

    (rather than returning the RSSI of the result as +200dBm)

  * Added a new library function to print scan results

  * Scan API now correctly reports max data rate for APs 

  * wiced_join_ap() now saves the PMK when it calls wiced_join_specific()

  * Fix to correct occasional failure to join an AP after a link up event

  * Fix to avoid memory corruption if host_buffer_get() fails

  * Fix to wiced_udp_send() to correctly clean up the socket if packet send fails

  * Fix to stop wiced_wifi_leave() reporting TIMEOUT after Wi-Fi powersave is disabled  

  * Added an option to disable transmission of AMPDUs for 11n rates

  * Added an option to make the softAP SSID hidden

* Added the following new applications

  * demo

    * bt_smartbridge

  * snip

    * ap_clients_rssi

    * bt_rfcomm

    * p2p

    * security_types

    * service_discovery

    * sntp_get_time

    * stdio

    * tcp_client_powersave

    * tcp_server

    * tcp_server_async

    * wps_enrollee

    * wps_registrar

  * test

    * bt_smartbridge_console

    * bt_smartbridge_mfg_test

    * console (Iperf is now included in the generic console application)

* WICED Wi-Fi Driver

  * SDIO bus reliability improvements

* BCM43362 Firmware updated to 5.90.230.3

  * Concurrent softAP-STA improvements

  * Provides support for P2P (Wi-Fi Direct)

  * Throughput & stability improvements

* Build system

  * Added Factory Programming capability (see WICED-AN800-R Factory Programming Application Note)

  * Fixed Makefile dependencies for generated .c_opts, .cpp_opts, and .ar_opts files

  * Native IAR support

    * Limitations: OTA upgrade works for STM32F2xx platform only (support for other platforms TBD)

Changes for WICED-SDK-2.3.1 : 28 May 2013

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* Known Issues that have been fixed :

  * WLAN sleep clock input is now explicitly selected by a directive in the <WICED-SDK>/include/platform<PLATFORM_NAME>/platform.h

  * The PLATFORM_APP_START_SECTOR definitions for all STM32 platforms have been corrected

  * Fix to cleanup the WPS thread when a semaphore argument is provided to besl_wps_enrollee()

  * WICED Wi-Fi clients can now join an AP using WPA2 with EAPOL v1.0

  * FreeRTOS now forces threads awake that are waiting in a TCP accept when using the wiced_rtos_thread_force_awake() API

  * Fixed: Uninitalised nx_ip_driver_packet variable causes wiced_netx_driver_entry() function to attempt to release an invalid packet pointer when the link is down

  * Fixed marginal hold-time on STM32-WLAN SPI interface

  * Removed WPRINT_LIB_INFO in bt_smart_gatt.c that was causing a Hard Fault due to insufficient stack space

  * Default Japan country code now provides support for 802.11n

  * PWM API now outputs the correct frequency (was 2 x frequency)

  * #define LWIP_NUM_PACKET_BUFFERS_IN_POOL is now picked up during the build process (when using LwIP)

  * Changed DEFAULT_NUMBER_OF_SYSTEM_MONITORS to MAXIMUM_NUMBER_OF_SYSTEM_MONITORS and enabled override outside system_monitor.c

  * TLS now correctly returns decrypted data when there is a partial record in the same packet

  * TLS library: Added support for generalised time and for certificates which do not have a version tag

  * SAM4S : STDIO UART pin config moved from sam4s_uart.c (MCU-specific) to platform.c (platform-specific)

  * Re-architected STM32F1xx-WLAN SDIO driver to address SDIO DMA overrun issue

  * Wi-Fi scan now notifies application via a semaphore when an error occurs

  * DHCP client now performs DHCP discovery after the device is re-associated with the wireless network

  * wiced_network_suspend() now does not stop DHCP client when the IP address has not been assigned

  * STM32F1xx platform makefile now correctly overrides LwIP buffer pool sizes

    

Changes for WICED-SDK-2.3.0 : 29 April 2013

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* RTOS & Network Stacks

  * ThreadX (source code changes are available for ThreadX licensees)

    * Changes to improve MCU power save functionality

  * NetX/NetX Duo (source code changes are available for NetX/NetX Duo licensees)

    * Added support for suspension/resumption of network stack timers to improve MCU power save functionality

  * LwIP

    * Added support for network stack timer suspension/resumption to improve MCU power save functionality

    * Separated packet buffers into individual transmit and receive packet pools to improve throughput and stability

* Platforms

  * Added Atmel SAM4S Support (Platform:BCM943362WCD8)

  * Added WICED+ Platform Support (Platform:BCM9WCDPLUS114)

  * Added I2C driver (STM32F2xx platform, others TBD)

  * Added Real-Time Clock (RTC) support (STM32F2xx platform, others TBD)

  * Replaced Platform:BCM943362WCD5 (STM32F405) with Platform:BCM943362WCD6 (STM32F415)

  * Adjusted interrupt priorities for STM32 platforms

  * Fixed DCT write function for STM32F1xx platform

  * Fixed MCU powersave time loss issue for STM32F2xx platform

  * Added a new platform initialization function, init_memory(), to permit platform specific memory

    initialization before globals are set, BSS section is cleared and C++ constructors are called.

  * Moved all schematics and board reference material to the DOC/Schematics directory   

* Libraries & Protocols

  * Added Bluetooth SmartBridge API

  * Added support for Apple MFi iAP (separate iAP library must be obtained from Apple)

  * Added beta support for Broadcom Wi-Fi Easy Setup - Cooee(TM)

  * HTTP server improvements

  * HTTP client improvements; added query argument to wiced_http_get() and wiced_https_get()

  * Gedday (Broadcom low-footprint mDNS library) improvements; enabled TXT records, fixes for potential memory leaks

  * Improved BESL security supplicant library. BESL now includes both TLS and WPS and is RTOS and Network stack independent

    * SMTP library updated to use BESL improvements

    * aes_context structure renamed to aes_context_t and moved to <WICED-SDK>/Wiced/Security/besl/crypto/crypto_structures.h 

* Applications

  * ota_upgrade example app improvements: web server, browser compatibility, flash writing

  * Added the following applications

    * demo/bt_smartbridge (Bluetooth SmartBridge demo application)

    * snip/packet filter

    * snip/network keep alive

    * snip/stack_overflow

    * snip/ping powersave

    * snip/easy setup

    * wwd/* (raw WICED Wi-Fi Driver example applications)

  * Modified the following applications

    * Renamed snip/ping to snip/ping_webserver

  * Updated tx_start manufacturing test scripts in <WICED-SDK>/Apps/mfg_test/scripts   

* WICED API

  * Improved wiced_rtos_set_semaphore() API (FreeRTOS only)

  * Improved wiced_wifi_set_listen_interval() API

  * Renamed wiced_wifi_powersave_enable() to wiced_wifi_powersave_enable_with_throughput()

  * Changed wiced_wifi_powersave_enable() to use legacy 802.11 Powersave Poll

  * Updated link status API to use callback registration

    * wiced_link_state_subscribe() changed to wiced_network_register_link_callback()

    * wiced_link_state_unsubscribe() changed to wiced_network_deregister_link_callback()

  * Added wiced_enable_powersave() & wiced_disable_powersave() convenience API

  * Added wiced_tls_deinit_context(), wiced_tls_reset_context()

  * Added wiced_wifi_get_associated_client_list()

  * Added wiced_wifi_get_ap_info()

  * Added network packet filter API functions

  * Added network keep alive API functions

  * Added write_ap_list_dct() to bootloader API

  * Added support for asynchronous TCP and UDP (NetX_Duo only)

    * Accessed via new APIs: wiced_tcp_register_callbacks(), wiced_udp_register_callbacks()

  * Additions to wiced_defaults.h : WICED_DEFAULT_TCP_LISTEN_QUEUE_SIZE, WICED_ENABLE_MCU_RTC

  * Fixed intermittent failure when bringing up softAP

  * Resolved WPA, WPA2, WPA2/WPA scan and join issues with different combinations of AES and TKIP ciphers

  * Extensive additions to API documentation

* WICED Wi-Fi Driver

  * SDIO & SPI bus stability improvements

  * STM32F2xx SDIO & SPI bus interface is now interrupt driven (no longer polls)

  * Added the following WWD API functions

    * wiced_wifi_set_channel()

    * wiced_wifi_enable_monitor_mode()

    * wiced_wifi_disable_monitor_mode()

    * API to manage temperature dutycycle

  * 43362 firmware updated to 5.90.230.1

    * production : Added Passphrase-to-PMK IOCTL to speed up association time  

    * mfg test   : Added reset counters

  * Improved wiced_wifi_is_ready_to_transceive() event handling

* Build system

  * Turned on gcc-compiler pedantic checking

  * Changes to support multiple toolchains (prep for native IAR support)

  * Updates to OpenOCD to correctly drive SRST

  * Improved C++ support

  * Improved IAR support

  * Cleaned up resource processing

* Documentation

  * Updates to all documentation to include the WICED logo

  * Updated WICED Powersave App Note to reflect power save changes

  * Added Application Note : WICED Wi-Fi Easy Setup - Overview

  * Added Application Note : WICED Wi-Fi Easy Setup - Cooee

Changes for WICED-SDK-2.2.1 : 11 February 2012

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* Fixes to Gedday to improve stability and reduce memory usage

* Fixed http client mode infinite loop

* Fixed a TLS memset issue and added support for v1 TLS certs and generalised time format

* Fixed Wi-Fi scanning to report off-channel APs and 40MHz APs

* Fixed a platform issue that failed to correctly set the SPI clock frequency

* Fixed long join delay timeout if an invalid SSID or Passphrase is provided

* Enabled storage for WEP keys in the DCT along with WPA/WPA2

* Stability improvements to the Wi-Fi bus driver

* General powersave performance improvements including :

  * Added wiced_network_suspend() / wiced_network_resume() APIs

  * Refactored listen interval APIs

* Provided a way to pass an external global define into the WICED build system

* Re-instated $(TOOLS_ROOT) into the build system

* Renamed Bluetooth firmware image folder for compatibility with Windows XP  

* WICED API reference documentation updates

* Updated Powersave Application Note

Changes for WICED-SDK-2.2.0 : 14 December 2012

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* Added the following documents into the WICED-SDK/Doc directory

  * WICED SDK Quickstart Guide (WICED-QSG201-R)

  * WICED Evaluation Board user Guide (WICED-EUM200-R)

  * Manufacturing Test User Guide (WICED-MFG200-R)

  * Powersave Application Note (WICED-AN101-R)

  * WICED Application Framework Overview

  * Wiced SDK Software Stack Diagram

* Added support for FreeRTOS and LwIP

* Added toolchain support to generate and write factory reset flash image

* Added MCU & Wi-Fi powersave and Wi-Fi poweroff capability

* Platform additions

  * Added support for STM32F1xx (BCM943362WCD2 platform)

  * Added support for STM32F4xx (BCM943362WCD5 platform)

  * Added support for Freescale Kinetis K60 (TWRK60D100M platform; peripheral API TBD)

  * Added BCMUSI11_BT1 platform to support Bluetooth expansion board

* Added system monitor thread to manage system integrity and lockups

* DCT additions/changes

  * Added DCT API functions

  * Added TLS public certificate and private key into DCT

  * Added option to store 802.11 MAC address in the DCT  

* Added generic crypto API (in wiced_security.h) to expose crypto functions for general use

* Added asynchronous callback API for link up/down notification

* Example Apps are now segregated into categories in separate directories

* Added multiple snippet applications in the WICED-SDK/Apps/snip directory

* Added DCT backup to factory reset image in serial flash

* Added http client streaming API

* Added wiced_ip_address_t structure

* Added threadsafe malloc to FreeRTOS

* Added wiced_wifi_get_channel() API

* Added WICED_COUNTRY_WORLD_WIDE_XX country code

* Added SNTP API to auto sync time: sntp_start_auto_time_sync() & sntp_stop_auto_time_sync()

* Refactored and consolidated the platform API to simplify usage of peripherals

* Improved performance of Wi-Fi roaming

* Improved DNS client operation

* Improved DHCP server operation & changed IP address range to 192.168.0.x

* Fixed WPS authentication failure

* Fixed packet leak in NetX/NetXDuo network link driver

* Moved Gedday into daemon directory

* Fixed max passphrase length to be 64 characters

* Fixed invalid TIMER_TASK_PRIORITY

* TLS optimisation to halve the hash calculation time

Changes for WICED-SDK-2.1.0 : 5 October 2012

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* Added support for BCM43362 SPI interface

* Added support for NetX TCP/IP network stack (in addition to NetXDuo)

* Removed Apple Bonjour implementation, Bonjour is now available directly from Apple

* Added Gedday : Broadcom Zeroconf Network Discovery Library

* Fixes for all WICED-SDK-2.0 KNOWN ISSUES

Changes for WICED-SDK-2.0 : 7 September 2012

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WICED-SDK-2.0 has changed considerably since the previous 1.2 release.

The changeset is too large to capture in detail. The accompanying

README provides a summary of the changes.

Changes for WICED-SDK-1.3 : 14 September 2012

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Known Issues

  * Fixed memory leak due to invalid WEP key

  * Fixed USART overrun which may cause the system to lockup

  * read_usart_nonblocking() now returns a char to avoid possible USART data corruption

  * Fixed incorrect handling of 'link down' events

  * Increased WLAN bus timeout during initialisation

  * Updated BCM43362 mfg_test firmware to address possible OTP write issues at manufacturing

Other changes

* Added Iperf command into the console application

* Removed endian swapping for IP addresses in NetX related code

* Added WEP support to join command in the console application

* Updated BCM43362 mfg firmware

* Updated BCM43362 release firmware

* Changed BCM43362 otpimagesize=76 (which is the correct size)

* Added SPI driver for BCM43362

* BCM43362 SDIO bus driver stability improvements

* Changed ThreadX tick to 1ms

* Added thread create command to console application

* Made malloc thread safe for ThreadX/NetX

* Removed Atmel platforms

Changes for WICED-SDK-1.2 : 2 March 2012

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* Power saving improvements to accommodate STM32 stop-mode + Wi-Fi powersave

* WICED EVB driver is now WHQL certified for WinXP & Win7

* Updates to OpenOCD and a number of other toolchain components

* Updated FreeRTOS to version 7.1.0

* Updated ThreadX/NetX to versions 5.5/5.4

* Changed ThreadX and FreeRTOS start stacks to 600 bytes in all applications to prevent stack overflows in interrupt handlers

* Added support for C++

* Added WLC_E_ROAM event to the join event list to enable an app to detect roaming so it can notify the network stack

* Added API support for IPv6 with NetXDuo

* Added APSTA mode support for BCM43362

* Added interface to set beacon listen interval for 43362a2

* Added IAR support for BCM94319WICED5 platform

* Added BCM943362WCD2 platform : STM32F103 + BCM43362 Chip-on-Board

* Added BCM943362WCD3 platform : STM32F205 + BCM43362 Chip-on-Board

* Added BCM943362WCD4 platform : STM32F205 + BCM43362 USI SiP

* Removed BCM943362WCD1 platform

Changes for WICED-SDK-1.1 : 1 November 2011

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Features

  * Added WPS Enrollee (beta-release)

  * Added antenna diversity support to the BCM4319 firmware image

  * Added support for Atmel AT91SAM3S16C processor - beta feature.

  * Added support for BCM943362a1 Wi-Fi chip

Platforms

  * Added BCM94319WICED2 platform (which has diversity options for two antennae)

  * Added BCM94319WICED3 platform (similar to WICED1 except with separated internal/external SPI)

  * Added BCM94319WICED5 platform (demonstrates usage of STM32F2xx - currently SDIO only)

  * Added BCM943362WCD1 platform (demonstrates usage of BCM943362a1 - currently SDIO only)

  * Added Atmel SAM3S_EK platform for the SAM3S16C (currently SDIO only)

  * Added Inventek ISM4319_M3_L44 platform (similar to BCM94319WICED1 but with Ampak 4319 SiP)

  * Added Murata SN8200 platform (similar to BCM943362WCD1) - alpha release

  * Expansion platform (previously known as Canary) has been rolled into the respective base platform

  * Increased code sharing among similar platforms using Platform/common directory

API Changes & Fixes

  * Added API function wiced_wifi_manage_custom_ie() to allow users to add or delete a custom IE 

  * Added API function wiced_wifi_select_antenna()

  * Fixed scanning code to report correct AP channel number

Example Applications

  * appliance configuration : new application to demonstrate configuration of a device using AP/client mode, DHCPS, DNS, WPS, webserver (FreeRTOS/LwIP only) 

  * web server application : added UART-buttons web page, added WPS example, improved uploading functionality

  * sensor application : added DNS server, any text may now be entered into the browser URL

  * console application : added join_wps command

  * ping example application : added WEP example code

  * mfg_test application : removed, now available as a separate manufacturing test download

Tools, Build System, RTOS, IP Stack

  * Added detailed instructions for importing ThreadX-5.4 & NetX-5.3

  * Cleared windows PATH environment variable to minimise the risk of existing installed tools breaking the WICED build process

  * Added UART tx/rx non-blocking read and break

  * OpenOCD updated to fix FreeRTOS thread awareness bug and to support STM32F2XX

  * Cleaned up the definition of SYSTICK and CPU_CLOCK_HZ

  * Re-arranged vector table and exception handler assembler files for BCM94319WICED1

    to allow better compatibility with ThreadX

  * Modified host_rtos_create_thread() to support generic thread creation. Thread stack,

    stack size, and thread priority are now function arguments.

  * wiced_rtos.h must now define a number of macros and constants to inform WICED how to

    prioritize threads and how to allocate thread stacks

  * Updated GNU ARM toolchain based on gcc-4.6.1, binutils-2.21.1a, newlib-1.19.0, gdb-7.3.1, expat-2.0.1, gmp-5.0.2, mpc-0.9, mpfr-3.0.1

    Allows debugging of release builds, and reduces size of debug builds by fixing --gc-sections option

  * Added IAR compiler support for FreeRTOS-LwIP builds

  * Modified build and debug system to support different host microprocessors with

    different OpenOCD initialisation processes. Platforms must now define HOST_MICRO variable.

Changes for WICED-SDK-1.0 : 19 July 2011

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* Host-WLAN DMA data transfers are now monitored using an interrupt

* Improved error checking of API calls

* Changed UART to be interrupt driven to reduce likelihood of dropped characters

* Removed API function wiced_wifi_ap_swap_channel()

* Added API function wiced_wifi_get_rssi()

* Added API function wiced_management_wifi_on() / _wifi_off()

* API documentation improvements

* Added support for WPA & WPA2 security to AP mode

* Build system now handles directory names with spaces

* Added build instructions and patches for OpenOCD

* Added 'run' make target to reset and run the target platform

* canned_send application : stability improvements

* web server application : stability improvements

* mdns_listen application : now prints instance name as well as the service name

* console application : added

* mfg_test application : Fixed memory leak, updated mfg firmware image to 4.218.116.43

* Updated BCM4319 firmware to ROMTERM2 v4.219.77.9

* Updated WICED EVB serial port driver to FTDI 2.08.14

* OpenOCD fix to stop suspended threads from occasionally vanishing from the debugger  

Changes for WICED-SDK-0.6 : 17 June 2011

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* Reformatted all Broadcom code to use a uniform coding style

* Memory usage reduction, including:

   - Better control of stack and packet buffer sizes

   - Remove printf() usage from WICED and TCP/IP threads to reduce stack requirement

   - Remove all printf() usage from the release build of the canned_send app to minimize RAM usage

   - FreeRTOS and LwIP now use malloc/free functions from libc (newlib)

* Moved Wi-Fi firmware image from header file to .c file.

* Standardised usage of stdint.h types and changed bool to wiced_bool_t to avoid clashes

* Wi-Fi firmware download improvements to minimise download time

* Added join failure reasons to wiced_wifi_is_ready_to_transceive() API

* Minimized delay on AP startup

* Changed RTOS semaphores from binary to counting

* Reduced Broadcom Wi-Fi device boot delay

* Added a 'throughput test' to the web_server app

* Added manufacturing test application (mfg_test)

* Added mdns listen application to demonstrate usage of multicast (FreeRTOS/LwIP only)

* Added support for AMPAK EVB and E225413 WICED module

* Removed support for STM3210E_Eval board

* A summary of flash and memory usage is now printed as part of the build process

* Added toolchain support for IAR Embedded Workbench (for ThreadX/NetX)

   - Many IAR code compatibility changes

   - Assembly code moved into separate GCC / IAR directories

* Build system speed and dependency improvements

* Fixed GDB debugging on Linux

Changes for WICED-SDK-0.5 : 17 May 2011

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* Added APSTA mode

* Added 802.11 powersave mode

* Added WEP security

* Added API to set Tx RF power output

* Added sensor report application to demonstrate AP mode, DHCP server and low power

* Added support for multicast (beta)

* STM32 sleep enabled during RTOS idle

* Changes to the way wiced_join() manages event handling

* Fixed occasional SDIO read timeout 

* Build system changes for improved error reporting and speed

* Debugger now supports thread awareness and is considerably faster

* UART read fixed

* Fixed issue with WPA TKIP that prevents join

* Changed Scan and Ping app names to lowercase

Changes for WICED-SDK-0.4 : 31 March 2011

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* wiced_wifi_join() API function is now non-blocking

* wiced_wifi_check_joined() API function has been added

* wiced_management_set_event_handler() API function now accepts an array of events per handler and allows overlapping event handlers

* wiced_wifi_scan() now uses a callback to communicate when a new scan record is available and added extended scanning options.

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