Afero Developer Hardware

Speed up and simplify product development,
with technology that abstracts security and connectivity from product development.

Modulo Development Board

Modulo Development Board

A small form-factor carrier board for the ASR-1 module. It is a system-in-package dual-inline-package (SIP DIP). Use Modulo standalone or attached to an Afero Plinto or PJRC Teensy development board.

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  • Bluetooth® Smart wireless technology (4.1)
  • Bluetooth radio frequency: 2.4 GHz
  • Buttons: 1
  • LED indicators: 1
  • Security type: 256-bit ECC (Afero security)
  • Dimensions: 59.69W x 17.78H x 4.445D mm
  • Unit weight: 5 g
  • Certifications: FCC, IC
  • Operating temperature: 0 to 40° C
  • Storage temperature: -20 to 60° C
  • Operating humidity: 10 to 80% non-condensing
  • Storage humidity: 5 to 90% non-condensing
  • Power: 5V, 100mA max

Plinto Development Board

Plinto Development Board

A shield board for the Modulo. Use it to extend the capabilities of the Modulo by attaching it to an Uno or other compatible Arduino board.

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  • Dimensions: 68.58W x 53.34H x 19.05D mm
  • Unit weight: 20 g
  • Operating temperature: 0 to 40° C
  • Storage temperature: -20 to 60° C
  • Operating humidity: 10 to 80% non-condensing
  • Storage humidity: 5 to 90% non-condensing
  • Power: 2.1-5VDC, 50mA max

ASR-1 Secure Radio Module

ASR-1 Secure Radio Module

A Bluetooth® Smart system-in-package (SIP) that supports ultra-low power connectivity for data communication. It is well designed for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. Built into every ASR-1 is a security chip, preprogrammed to operate in conjunction with the Afero Cloud.

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  • Bluetooth® Smart wireless technology (4.1)
  • Dimensions: 7.5W x 8.0H x 1.8D mm
  • Packaging: LGA
  • Antenna Configuration: Pin pad
  • Maximum transmit power: +3.5dBm (@ antenna port)
  • Receive sensitivity: -92dBm
  • Power consumption: TX/RX peak current 15.5mA/14.5mA
  • Host interface: SPI
  • Other interfaces: 13 GPIO, 4ADC, Debug UART, Debug SWD
  • Operating temperature: -20 to 75° C
  • RoHS compliant
  • MSL Level 3 in accordance with JEDEC J-STD-020

Afero Secure Hub

Afero Secure Hub

A standalone wireless gateway designed for applications that demand continuous and turnkey connectivity (e.g., Home Security, Asset Tracking). The Afero Secure Hub is designed to leverage the full capability of Afero Dynamic Hub Technology, which ensures secure and reliable communication between the Afero Cloud and any device equipped with ASR-1.

The Afero Secure Hub is equipped with its own network and connects wirelessly to the Afero Cloud using LTE, allowing customers to monitor and control devices from their smartphone, anywhere. The Afero Secure Hub is simple to set up using the Afero mobile app.

The Afero Secure Hub is just one way that devices equipped with ASR-1 can leverage the Afero platform. Depending on the use case, platform customers have three options for using Afero Dynamic Hub Technology: 1) Afero Secure Hub, 2) hub software included in the Afero mobile app, or 3) embedded hub hardware/software in third-party devices.

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  • WAN type: LTE
  • Number of WAN antennas: 2
  • WLAN type: 802.11a/b/g/n 2x2 MIMO
  • WLAN radio frequency: 2.4 and 5 GHz
  • Number of WLAN antennas: 2 dual-band (1 shared with Bluetooth)
  • Bluetooth® Smart wireless technology (4.1)
  • Ports: Backup battery connection
  • Buttons: Reset
  • LED Indicators: 3
  • Security features: WEP, WPA, WPA2
  • Security key bits: Up to 128-bit encryption
  • Dimensions: 104W x 127H x 68D mm
  • Unit weight: 275 g
  • Power: 5V, 2.5A
  • Certifications: FCC, IC
  • Operating temperature: 0 to 40° C
  • Storage temperature: -20 to 60° C
  • Operating humidity: 10 to 80% non-condensing
  • Storage humidity: 5 to 90% non-condensing