The Swarm Eval Kit allows you to send 1-way messages or GPS positions through Swarm’s space network from anywhere on the planet. The Eval Kit will automatically send a GPS location once powered on. Users can use a mobile phone or laptop to interface with a pre-loaded web app to modify the GPS ping cadence and send messages through the Swarm satellite network to any email address.
The Eval Kit product is a 1-way data transfer product. (2-way data transfer is available for commercial Swarm Tiles.) All satellite communications use AES256 encryption to ensure your messages are kept safe.
The Swarm Eval Kit includes:
- FeatherS2 – ESP32 board + OLED for quick development, testing, and IoT product creation
- Turn-key with 9W solar panel
- Rechargeable 9000 mAh battery
- IP68 waterproof enclosure
- Aluminum tripod
- Satellite antenna
- GPS antenna
- WiFi/USB-C/USB-micro/serial inputs
Please see our Developer Tools for more information.
This product is currently only available for online sales in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Denmark, Greenland, Iceland, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, Australia, New Zealand, and Antarctica. For other regions, please email [email protected].
Q: When will the Swarm Eval Kit be available?
A: We currently estimate early 2022. You can enter your email above to receive updates on availability.
Q: How and when do I pay?
A: You will pay for devices by submitting a pre-order (above). You will receive a notification in advance of shipment. An annual Swarm data plan ($60/yr) is required to transit and will be billed to the same payment method upon activation of your device(s).
Q: Will the price go up once the Eval Kit is available?
A: The current pricing shown is valid through March 31, 2022.
Q: When is the activation date for my device(s)?
A: A device’s Activation Date is the first of the month following when ≥50 messages are sent. For example, if you send the first ≥50 messages on Feb 17th, the Activation Date will be March 1st and your data plan will annually renew each March 1st. Please see Terms & Conditions for further details.
Q: What if I’m interested but I’m not ready to pre-order?
A: No problem! Enter your email above and we’ll notify you when the Swarm Eval Kit becomes available.