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Battery-Powered Silo & Level Measurer: Pico LTE and Azure

This project aims to create a battery-powered IoT Silo & Level Meter that measures and sends real-time data to Azure IoT Hub

The Sixfab Pico LTE is a special board for making Internet of Things (IoT) devices. It puts together two important things: the Raspberry Pi Pico W and the Quectel BG95-M3 modem. This mix makes it a really useful tool for trying and building IoT projects. The Sixfab Pico LTE has all the parts you need and many cool features. It lets you play with Pico W and LTE technologies, so you can learn and try new things.

In today’s rapidly advancing world, smart technologies are transforming various industries, including agriculture and industrial storage management. The Silo & Level Meter project combines the versatility of the HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Distance Sensor, the power of the Raspberry Pi Pico microcontroller, and the convenience of cellular connectivity through the Pico LTE SDK. This project aims to develop a battery-powered, IoT-enabled Silo & Level Meter that measures the distance of storage materials and sends real-time data to the Azure IoT Hub platform. With this comprehensive guide, you’ll learn the step-by-step process to create a cutting-edge solution for efficient and automated storage management

Components Needed
1. Sixfab Pico LTE
2. SparkFun Qwiic Ultrasonic Distance Sensor - HC-SR04
3. Waveshare UPS Module For Raspberry Pi Pico, Uninterruptible Power Supply
4. Micro USB cable and Jumper Wire”

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