Makers, developers and hobbyists looking to create Internet of Things projects might be interested in new Electron Cellular IoT Kits that takes the form of the 2G Global and 3G Americas/Aus, both of which are now available directly from Adafruit.
The Electron Cellular Internet of Thin 2G Global Kit is priced at $65 while the Electron Cellular Internet of Things Kit 3G Americas/Aus is priced at $85 and both are now in stock.
Adafruit explains a little more about what you can expect from the new Internet of Things kits :
The Electron is a small cellular IoT board made by Particle. These tiny development kits have everything you need for creating 2G or 3G cellular connected products. Includes a prepaid, no contract data plan and instant web access to your Electron with wireless programming.
– Particle SIM card with service in more than 100 countries worldwide
– 3 months of Particle’s 1MB monthly data plan (delivered by email)
– Antenna x 1
– 2000mAh battery x 1
– USB cable x 1
– Half-size breadboard x 1
The Electron kit also includes Particle’s development tools and cloud platform for managing and updating your new connected hardware. GSM 850/1900 MHz for use in North & South America, and Australia.
**Please note that the Electron is a GSM-only device, and does not support CDMA networks. For a full list of compatible countries, please visit the link here and see “Compatible Countries”.
For more information and full specifications as well as the ability to purchase jump over to the official Adafruit website via the link below.
Source: AdafruitFiled Under: Hardware, Top News