AnyNet 3G-AA Click is a cellular to AWS gateway device, which provides developers with the complete solution for various IoT applications, by using the AWS IoT and Cloud Storage services for the data storage, analyzing and processing. AnyNet Click board™ provides a secure connection with the AWS over the air (OTA), by utilizing the Quectel UG95-AA 3G module, offering UMTS/HSPA coverage for the North American region, Eseye ES4623 embedded SIM card, that can work with all the major cellular operators within the NA region. The AnyNet 3G Click can be used as an AWS IoT button with almost no configuration.
AnyNet 3G-AA Click comes supplied with the start-up package - free activation through the AWS, unique ID number of the embedded SIM card and six-month cellular connectivity services of up to 5000 messages to the AWS cloud. With the AnyNet 3G Click, users get the unique level of integration with the AWS IoT services.
Note: Before the purchase of AnyNet 3G Click, please contact Eseye and check for the coverage and support of embedded SIM cards from your local provider. Opening an AWS account and subscribing to Eseye marketplace is mandatory to work with this Click board™.
The antenna is sold separately.
The Click board™ comes supplied with the start-up package - free activation through the AWS, unique ID number of the embedded sim card and a six-month cellular connectivity services of up to 5000 messages to the AWS cloud. With the AnyNet 3G Click board™, users get the unique level of integration with the AWS IoT services.
The cellular connection is established through the Quectel UG95-AA 3G module, offering UMTS/HSPA coverage for the North America region, and the embedded sim card by Eseye company used to communicate with the AWS. The additional onboard Microchip MCU contains the firmware used to interface the UG95-AA module to UART, providing users with easy to use end-point AT commands. UART communication speed is set to 9600 bps. To initiate the communication, several simple AT command strings should be transmitted to the UART pins of the Click board™. All the information about how to use AT commands can be found in the AT commands reference.
AnyNet 3G Click requires both 3.3V and 5V power supply pins from the mikroBUS™ to operate. The 5V rail is used to power up the Quectel UG95 module itself through the LVD regulator, while the 3.3V rail is used for powering up the rest of the circuitry.
There are four LEDs used to display the connection status. Before the connection and communication with the AWS is possible, the setup procedure must be followed. For detailed step by step information, refer to the setup manual. After the successful connection to the AWS and successful exchange of the certificates, the serial interface can be used to publish messages on the AWS IoT service console. AWS also provides data analysis and processing, as well as cloud storage capabilities.
The Click board™ has the IoT Button feature - a pin routed to the INT pin of the mikroBUS™ Setting this pin to a HIGH logic level is considered as IoT Button press. AWS IoT gateway recognizes three types of messages: short press, long press and double click.
The AWS IoT Button pin is based on the Amazon Dash Button hardware. The functionality of this pin is designed for developers to get started with AWS IoT, AWS Lambda, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon SNS, and many other Amazon Web Services.
IoT Button pin can be coded in cloud service to perform various tasks, such as remote control for Netflix, a switch for Philips Hue light bulb, a check-in/check-out device for Airbnb guests and so on. It can also be integrated with the third-party APIs like Twitter, Facebook, Twilio, Slack or even custom applications.
Future firmware updates are provided by the Eseye company over the air. The updates may include additional functionality and improved stability. For any additional technical questions regarding the firmware on this module, contact Eseye technical support.
THE ANYNET 3G-AA CLICK FEATURES
Use this link to find out how to sign up for the AnyNet Secure Cellular Connectivity through AWS Marketplace.
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Use this pdf manual to learn how to create your AWS AnyNet Secure Connected Thing.
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