Thunderboard React – A New BT 4.2 IoT Kit From Silicon Labs

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Silicon Labs recently introduced a new platform that enables users to develop their own sensor driven IoT application, this platform is called Thunderboard React and it’s for 29$.

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Thunderboard contains Silicon Labs’ BGM111 bluetooth smart module connected with punch of sensors which are: Silicon Labs’  Si7021  relative humidity and temperature sensor, Silicon Labs’ Si1133 ambient light and UV sensor, Silicon Labs’ Si7201 omni-polar, hall-effect sensor and Invensense’s MPU-6500 6-axis motion sensor.

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Silicon Labs also provides a mobile app for Android implanted in native code, and an iOS app implemented in Swift. The app streams sensors’ data to the cloud.

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Firmware can be developed using Simplicity Studio v3 and C-SDK software stack from Silicon Labs.

[Product Page]
[ThunderBoard-React User’s Guide]

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