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LTE and GPS Based vehicle tracker

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The Tracker is a battery-operated prototyping platform for cellular IoT, certified for global operation. It integrates the nRF9160 SiP, supporting LTE-M, NB-IoT and GPS, and a nRF52840 board controller, supporting Bluetooth Low Energy and NFC. It is the ideal platform for rapidly developing a prototype for any cellular IoT concept. It is especially suited for any flavor of asset tracking application. Find the position with the GPS integrated in the nRF9160 SiP, and use the accelerometers to do motion analysis and sleep when nothing is happening. An exhaustive set of sensors is included to gather data about the environment, and the movement of the Nordic Thingy:91. Temperature, humidity, air quality, air pressure, color and light data can easily be extracted for local or remote analysis. For input, the Tracker offers a user-programmable button. Visual output is achieved with user-programmable RGB LEDs, while a buzzer can provide audible output. It has one LTE-M, NB-IoT and GPS antenna connected to the nRF9160, supporting a global range of LTE bands. It has two antennas connected to the nRF52840, a 2.4 GHz antenna for Bluetooth LE and an NFC antenna.


  • ­Battery-operated prototyping platform for the nRF9160 SiP
  • ­700-960 MHz + 1710-2200 MHz LTE band support­
  • Certifications: FCC (USA), CE (EUR)
  • ­nRF52840 board controller
  • ­LTE-M/NB-IoT/GPS, Bluetooth LE and NFC antennas­
  • Nano/4FF SIM card slot
  • ­User-programmable button and RGB LEDs
  • ­Environmental sensor for temperature, humidity, air quality and air pressure, plus a color and light sensor­
  • Low-power accelerometer and high-g accelerometer
  • ­Buzzer­4 x N-MOS transistors for external DC motors or LEDs
  • ­Rechargeable Li-Po battery with 1440 mAh capacity