The agreement includes Altitude’s IoT Bit HAT Hardware Attached on Top (HAT) modules for the Raspberry Pi, which provide the SBC with internet access, GPS location data, and Bluetooth connectivity. Available from Mouser will be Altitude Tech’s three main IoT Bit HAT modules. The modules are plug-and-play and support Micro SIM cards with a single terminal command setup.

The IoT Bit GSM HAT provides GSM mobile data logging, GPS positional information, Bluetooth connectivity and battery support for the Raspberry Pi. The IoT Bit 3G HAT has 4.5 Mbps connectivity for web browsing and small data transfers. The IoT Bit 4G HAT 100 Mbps down/50 Mbps up connectivity for large downloads and video streaming. The 3G HAT and the 4G HAT also offer access to GPS data and SMS transmission through the API.

The Bit HAT modules are supported by a variety of antenna accessories, which will also be stocked by Mouser. These include a water-resistant GSM 28 dBi antenna, two 433 MHz antennas for the GSM HAT, and a high-speed 4G aerial 28 dBi antenna or a 4G SMA aerial 10 dBi antenna upgrade for the 4G HAT.

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