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Sparrow Wireless Sensor Node

Sparrow is an excellent platform for IoT, ultra low-power wireless computing and energy harvesting, with state-of-the-art sensing capabilities. It was designed to work with a range of wireless protocols, including IEEE 802.15.4, 6LoWPAN and ZigBee.

Fig. 1: Sparrow v4.1 Sensor Node

Features include:

  • Atmega128RFA1 8-bit AVR low-power microcontroller
  • Integrated 2.4GHz radio transceiver
  • Precision temperature & humidity sensor
  • Barometer/altimeter
  • Light sensor (visible, IR and UV spectrum, luxmeter and UV radiation index)
  • Fully-compatible with Arduino, with dedicated libraries for easy programming of the sensors and radio.

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