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Visualise real-time sensor data with Microsoft® Azure

  • Cloud-ready Renesas RA EK-RA6M3 Board with Multi-sensor Arduino Shield
  • Powered by Renesas RA MCU Family for secure IOT endpoints and edge devices
  • Delivers industry leading security features for Resource Constrained Embedded Systems (RCES) connected to Microsoft® Azure Cloud
  • Arduino Multisensor Shield (Ambient Light, RH/T, Air Quality, Pressure, Microphone, Motion, Inductive)
  • The HoriZone kit is a fully integrated solution to bring sensor data into Avnet´s IOTConnect® Cloud Platform based Microsoft® Azure cloud
    • Seamless configuration / provisioning
    • Proof of concept to start the project
    • Clear path how to move on with the project
    • Production ready, easy to integrate, including communication/security stack

Markets and use cases

  • Smart City
  • Smart Building
  • Smart Metering
  • Smart Factory
  • Smart Agriculture
  • Transportation, Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Retail
  • Health Care

Kit content

  • Evaluation Kit
    • EK-RA6M3
  • Arduino Sensor Shield
    • Humidity
    • Temperature
    • Ambient Light
    • Air Quality
    • Barometric Air Pressure
    • Microphone
    • 3D Digital Accelerometer
    • 3D Digital Gyroscope
    • Inductive Position
  • Cloud Connectivity
    • Visualization
    • Analytics
    • Control IoT Device


Part number HoriZone RA Kit:


Part number Multisensor Shield:



Multisensor Shield

Arduino Multisensor Shield (Ambient Light, RH/T, Air Quality, Pressure, Microphone, Motion, Inductive)

Sensor shield block diagram and top side of the board

Relevant products

  • Light 0-1000Lux (sensor has 64kLux intensity) :
  • Voltage Supervisor with Adjustable Power-On Reset and Adjustable Trip Point Voltage
  • Humidity 10-90%:
  • Temperature -10°C... +80°C:
  • Air quality: estimated CO2 and total organic compounds:
  • Inductive position:
  • Acceleration 3 axis ±2g FS:
  • Gyroscope ±2000°/s FS:
  • Omnidirectional digital microphone Top-port:
  • Multiperformance digital microphone Bottom-port:
  • 200-1100hPa Absolute Pressure Sensor:
  • 260-1260hPa Absolute Pressure Sensor:
  • Memory MX25L

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HoriZone of IoT - Security for cloud-ready IoT Devices| Avnet Silica

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HoriZone of IoT - Energy efficient security for cloud-ready IoT Devices

10 Nov 2020 - 08 Dec 2020

Join us for one of our LIVE online sessions to learn more about energy-efficient security-focused MCUs for cloud-ready IoT Devices.

Prod Renesas RA MCU Family (RM)

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RA MCU Family

The Renesas RA Family is a new 32-bit MCU family built on the Arm® Cortex®-M core architecture. The Renesas RA Family meets the scalability, power consumption and performance needs of nearly any embedded systems end-product.

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