Starter Kit for Amazon Sidewalk
Amazon Sidewalk is a private, secure, always-on community network designed to connect billions of devices. It leverages long-range, low-bandwidth connectivity, offering the potential for battery-saving benefits without the costs associated with cellular data or the limited range of Wi-Fi. Amazon Sidewalk is designed to help Ring cameras send motion notifications even when they’re offline and allow Level smart locks to connect to the internet without the need for battery-sapping Wi-Fi radios.
Our solution, based on the RAK4630 module, is designed to enable brands to build devices compatible with Amazon Sidewalk. We have obtained the complete chain of qualification, including SDK, manufacturing, and cloud backend. This means that we can provide a comprehensive solution for businesses looking to leverage the benefits of Amazon Sidewalk in their IoT devices.
For easier usage, the kit uses WisBlock modules, which allows one to simply use the device without the requirement to build a prototype board. WisBlock modules are just plugged together and provide USB connection and multiple options to power the device. The Quick Start Guide in our Documentation Center will enable you to quickly and easily test a RAK4630 based device with Amazon Sidewalk, including the visualization of sensor data in AWS.
As IoT continues to evolve, networks like Amazon Sidewalk will play a crucial role in connecting devices and enabling new functionalities. Our solution, based on the RAK4630 module, provides a robust and reliable way for brands to build devices that are compatible with Amazon Sidewalk. With our comprehensive qualification and the support of our Sidewalk test kit, we are excited to help businesses leverage the power of Amazon Sidewalk in their IoT devices.
- To use the Amazon Sidewalk Starter Kit, an AWS account is required.
- To connect the device to the Sidewalk network, an Amazon Sidewalk compatible device is required. You can find a list of applicable devices in the Amazon Sidewalk Documentation.
Amazon Sidewalk is only available in selected areas in the USA and testing, or usage of a Sidewalk device is possible only in the USA! Check the coverage map at https://coverage.sidewalk.amazon .
- RAK4631 WisBlock Core module is based on RAK4630 stamp module
- RAK19007 WisBlock Base Board with 4 sensor slots and 1 IO slot
- RAK1901 temperature and humidity sensor
- RAKDAP1 DAPlink adapter to flash firmware on the RAK4631(H)
- USB Type-C cable
- LoRa and BLE antenna
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