Building a cellular asset tracker using @Particle #Boron and @Adafruit #Feather

The Particle blog shows how to build an all-purpose cellular asset tracker, with features that you can quickly adapt to suit your specific needs.

To build this tracker, the project uses FeatherWing accessory boards from the Adafruit Feather system to allow you to easily customize the project by swapping out different sensors or actuators — no jumper-wires necessary.

It starts with a Particle Boron as the brains of the build. The Boron queries location data from an attached GPS module and displays the coordinates on a small OLED display. All three of the FeatherWing compatible devices attach together using a FeatherWing Tripler, and means zero wiring is required. And since there are hundreds of FeatherWings, you can easily expand the functionality just by swapping out a Wing and modifying your code.

For a complete tutorial on how to build, program, and use the project, see the details on the Particle blog.

Interested in the Feather ecosystem of boards? See Adafruit.com and the Awesome Feather list for all the details.

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