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Thunderboard™ React Kit for Sensor to Cloud Connectivity

Silabs Thunderboard React Kit

It has leading set of sensors and connects using Bluetooth® Smart to the free mobile app. The mobile app seamlessly communicates between the Thunderboard and the cloud database to visualize sensor data collected or control the LED states on the Thunderboard React hardware. Individual components of the Thunderboard React can be easily integrated and modified in order to add BLE-to-cloud connectivity for a user’s particular application.

Thunderboard Derby Car Features

BGM111 Bluetooth Smart Module

  • Bluetooth 4.2 compliant
  • Integrated antenna and excellent RF performance
  • Configurable TX power up to +8dBmARM Cortex M4 core with 32 kB RAM and 256 kB Flash
  • Low Energy Consumption
  • Flexible MCU peripheral interfaces

Mobile app

  • Mobile app for Android and iOS 
  • iOS app implemented in swift
  • Android app implanted in native code
  • Source code available at GitHub
  • Mobile app features
  • Beacon notifications 
  • View sensor data
  • Control LEDs and detect button pushes
  • Stream sensor data to the cloud

Cloud streaming

  • Data is stored in Firebase
  • Web frontend is implemented in ReactJS
  • Using Alt.js as the flux implementation
  • D3.js for data driven charts
  • All source code available

Input and Sensors

  • Si1133 UV Index and Ambient Light Sensor
  • Si7021 Digital relative humidity and temperature sensor
  • Si7201 Hall-effect Magnetic Sensor
  • Invensense MPU-6500 Six-Axis (Gyro + Accelerometer) Motion
  • Tracking device2 Buttons2 LEDs