This reference design can help you build an ultra-low power asset tracker that can enable you to track and monitor livestock, vehicles, etc.
Do you lose your vehicle in the parking area or are afraid to lose your vehicle, then worry no more as in this article we will be discussing a multi-connectivity asset tracker that can help you keep track of your vehicle, and livestock or also help you with fleet management. The reference design comes with a 480mAh Li-Po battery which can allow the asset tracker to stay operational for an extended period of time. The design comes with both an SMA antenna and NFC antenna which improves the accuracy of the design. Housed in a plastic case the reference design has an operational temperature from +5 to 35°C.
The STEVAL-ASTRA1B is a reference for a multi-connectivity asset tracker with a dual wireless System on Chip (SoC). The reference design has a modular design and offers two wireless SoC for enabling both short and long-range communication. The reference design also features a complete set of motion and environmental sensors and offers highly accurate positioning. The reference design includes optimized power management which enables long battery life. The reference design also comes with an Asset tracking mobile application which is available for both Android and IoS users.
This reference design has been tested by ST. It comes with comprehensive software, firmware libraries, tools, battery, etc. You can find additional data about the reference design on the company’s website. To read more about this reference design click here.