Renesas Releases AE-CLOUD2 LTE IoT Connectivity Kit

September 13, 2019 Laura Dolan

Renesas Electronics Synergy’s AE-CLOUD2 LTE IoT Connectivity Kit allows accelerated evaluation, prototyping, and development of Global LTE IoT Cellular Cloud Connected Applications using the Synergy Platform. 

The AE-CLOUD2 kit:

  • Helps developers connect IoT sensor devices to cloud services using IoT protocols such as Cat M1 and Cat NB1 (NB-IoT)
  • Is conducive for connecting IoT devices and sensors to 4G LTE Cellular Networks globally
  • Is based on the S5D9 Microcontroller, an Arm Cortex-M4 Core MCU with Floating Point Unit (FPU)
  • Supports Cat-M1, Cat-NB1, GSM/GPRS, as well as GPS
  • Features global certification including FCC (US), PTCRB (US), Instituto Federal de Tele Comunicaciones (Mexico), CE marking (EU), Radio and Telecom approval (Japan), Info-communications Media Development Authority (Singapore), China Compulsory Certificate (China), as well as other mobile carrier certifications
  • Has a modular design

Kit contents include:

  • S5D9 Microcontroller Board
    • Synergy S5D9 MCU featuring 2MB Code flash, 640KB RAM, and 64KB Data flash
    • 32MB Quad SPI Flash
    • USB Device Interface
    • Arduino-Compatible Expansion Headers
    • PMOD Interface Header
    • Grove Connector Interface
    • J-Link On-Board Segger Debugging Probe
    • JTAG Interface 10-pin Connector
    • RJ45 Ethernet Connector
    • Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer: Bosch Sensortec BMI160 6-Axis Inertial Measurement Unit and BMM150 Geomagnetic Sensor
    • Environmental Sensor: Bosch Sensortec BME680 Low Power Gas, Pressure, Temperature and Humidity Sensor
    • Ambient Light Sensor: Renesas Electronics ISL29035 Digital Light Sensor
    • Audio Sensor: Knowles SP SiSonic SPM0687LR5H-1 MEMS Silicon Microphone
  • Arduino Shield for Cellular Network Connectivity
    • Quectel BG96 LTE Cat M1/Cat NB1/EGPRS Modem Module
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity Board
    • Qualcomm Atheros GT202 Wi-Fi module
  • Two USB Cables and one Ethernet Cable
  • Cellular Antenna
  • GPS Antenna
  • Quick Start Guide

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