Helium Development Kit

$118.00 $99.00

The Development Kit enables developers and companies to get started quickly. 

Included in the kit is our Helium Element Access Point with Ethernet connectivity and one Helium Atom Development Board - everything you need for your first time developing with Helium.

What can I sense?

Regardless of the asset you need to sense, whether it be machinery or environments – the Helium Development Kit makes building custom sensing solutions ultra-simple.

Your data will be pushed to Helium and visible through our Dashboard, or using our rich API endpoints.

    What is Helium?

    Helium is a complete IoT Toolkit.

    From the production-ready Helium Atom module, to development hardware along with dashboards and comprehensive APIs - Helium revolutionizes embedded programming and prototyping, making IoT easy and cheap.

    Learn More at Helium.com

    Pricing for Everyone

    Get started with Helium with our Free Subscription tier.

    • Up to 10 Helium Atom-based development boards (includes Helium 4-20 Smart Sensor Adapter)
    • Unlimited Helium Element Access Points with Ethernet
    • Up to 1,000,000 API Calls/month
    • Dashboard Access
    • Online Community Support

    For more information on our Professional and Enterprise plans, please visit helium.com

    Helium Atom Development Board

    The Helium Atom Development Board lives at the heart of your development workflow, allowing you to bring the physical world online. The Atom Development Board contains a Helium Atom Module, two on-board sensors, battery pack, and serial connection for script programming.

    When powered, the Development Board will automatically connect to the nearest Helium Element Access Point and report temperature and pressure data, all viewable on the Helium Dashboard.

    System Features

    • Zero-configuration on-boarding
    • Long range dual-band wireless connectivity, switches between 2.4Ghz and sub-Ghz as required in noisy environments
    • Temperature and pressure sensor
    • ARM Cortex M4 application processor for edge computing
    • 32MB onboard flash memory for backup storage (store and forward) and firmware update storage
    • OTA firmware updates from Helium platform
    • Programmable with Helium Script to interpret sensor signals (analog or digital)
    • Edge computing to transmit only the data that matters
    • Digital interrupt pads for I2C devices to wake the board
    • Connectors for analog and digital extension boards allow for connection of millions of off-the-shelf sensors (sold separately)
    • Hardware root of trust for encryption, authentication, and authorization from sensor to Helium Cloud
    • Included antennas to increase effective network range for prototyping

    Technical Specifications

    Networking standards

    IEEE 802.15.4

    Network topology

    Star/hub & spoke

    Application Processor

    ARM Cortex M4 (STM32L476JEY6TR)

    Onboard flash memory

    32MB Flash

    Frequency Band

  • 915 MHz & 2.4Ghz (North America)
  • 868 MHz & 2.4Ghz (EU)
  • Onboard Sensors

  • Temperature
  • Pressure
  • Security

    Hardware-based encryption, authentication and authorization

    Power Options

    Powered via battery or micro-USB cable. Includes 2000mAh battery and micro-USB cable.

    Certifications:

  • FCC ID: 2ADMK-1
  • IC ID: 12590A-1
  • Helium Element Access Point

    The Helium Element Access Point is an 802.15.4 gateway with cellular and ethernet connectivity. When deployed, Helium Atom-powered devices within range will automatically connect and send data to the Cloud via the Access Point.

    System Features

    • Available with Ethernet connectivity for backhaul
    • Long range wireless connectivity indoors between multiple floors, outdoors exceeding one city block with onboard antennas
    • Hardware-level encryption
    • RGB LED to indicate fault/operational conditions

        Technical Specs

         Networking standards

        IEEE 802.15.4

        Computing platform

      • AM335x 1GHz ARM® Cortex-A8 Processor
      • 512MB DDR3 RAM
      • 4GB 8-bit eMMC on-board flash storage
        • Backhaul connectivity

          Ethernet

          (Ethernet requires DHCP, DNS, Egress on port 2154 or 443)

          Typical operating range

          1 Access Point covers approximately 4,500 sq. feet under normal conditions

          Number of supported connected devices

          Unlimited

          Frequency Band

        • 915 MHz & 2.4Ghz (North America)
        • 868 MHz & 2.4Ghz (EU)
          • Security

            Hardware-based encryption, authentication, and authorization

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