Welcome to Louvre Board’s documentation!

Copyright:(C)2016 Avnet Silica company
Date:11 May 2015


Silica Louvre board is an useful product to evaluate the capabilities of NFC with NXP technology. The Louvre board doesn’t have any battery; when needed the power is supplied exclusively from the NFC antenna. The firmware provided will show the operation:

° Powerless Mode with two possible applications:
  1. Display will show a picture updatable via smartphone, see in Louvre Image Sender
  2. LPC11U37 firmware can be updated via smartphone, see in Louvre Firmware Update
° Power Mode:
User interface will be displayed on e-paper when connected to USB (only as power source), see in Power Mode
  • Showing sensor data
  • (S1, S2, S3, S4) will show the last touched capacitive buttons

In this documentation we show step by step the features of the firmware and how debug it.


If you want quickly see how the demos work, go here Quick Start Guide!

For board schematics and source code go to ArchiTech website.

General Description

  • Small form factor
  • NXP Cortex M0 LPC11U37 Microcontroller
  • 2.7 e-paper display
  • SE98ATP temperature sensor
  • Mini-USB connector
  • Possibility to operate without battery
  • Full size antenna to maximize energy harvesting
  • Four capacitive buttons to enable user interaction