Software Development Kits

Develop the future now! Innovation World Cup® partners provide their development kits to participants of the IOT / WT Innovation World Cup®.

How to get them? Simply register for the 11th IOT/WT Innovation World Cup® here and fill in the submission form with all the required details. You will have the unique opportunity to order one of the software development kits provided by the Innovation World Cup® partners EBV Elektronik, STMicroelectronics and Gemalto free of charge directly via the submission form!

Below you will find a description of the development kits including links to the websites of the different partners.

EBV Elektronik Development Kits

European participants only

  • HERACLES – 2G module with SIM Card and Prepaid Data

Heracles provides a ready to use 2G cellular module embedding a SIM card with a prepaid data plan in a very small size of 15.8 mm x 17.8 mm x 2.4 mm. The module supports quad-band 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, GPRS multi-slot class 12/10 as well as GPRS mobile station class B and is compliant to GSM phase 2/2+ Class 4 and 1. The modules high quality, small form factor makes it ideal for SMD assembly.

STMicroeletronics Development Kits

STMicroelectronics is making the STM32 Open Development Environment available to participants for free. For more information please refer to:

The STEVAL-STLKT01V1 is a comprehensive development kit designed to support and expand the capabilities of the SensorTile and comes with a set of cradle boards enabling hardware scalability. The SensorTile is a tiny, square-shaped IoT module that packs powerful processing capabilities leveraging an 80 MHz STM32L476JGY microcontroller and Bluetooth low energy connectivity based on BlueNRG-MS network processor as well as a wide spectrum of motion and environmental MEMS sensors, including a digital microphone. The development kit simplifies prototyping, evaluation and development of innovative solutions

  • NUCLEO-F401RE – STM Nucleo development board for High-Performance F4 Series with STM32-F401RET6 MCU, supports Arduino (100 SDKs for free) and NUCLEO-L053R8 – Nucleo development board for STM32 Low Power L0 series – with SMT32L053R8, supports Arduino (100 SDKs for free)

STM32 Nucleo boards provide an affordable and flexible way for users to try out new ideas and build prototypes with any STM32 microcontroller line, choosing from the various combinations of performance, power consumption and features. The Arduino™ connectivity support and ST Morpho headers make it easy to expand the functionality of the STM32 Nucleo open development platform with a wide choice of specialized expansion boards. The STM32 Nucleo boards do not require any separate probe as they integrate the ST-LINK/V2-1 debugger/programmer. The STM32 Nucleo boards come with the STM32 comprehensive software HAL library together with various packaged software examples.

  • X-NUCLEO-IDB04A1 – Bluetooth low energy expansion board based on BlueNRG for STM32 Nucleo (100 SDKs for free)

The X-NUCLEO-IDB04A1 is a Bluetooth low energy evaluation board to allow expansion of the STM32 Nucleo boards. It is compatible with the Arduino UNO R3 connector layout, and is designed around BlueNRG, a Bluetooth low energy, low power network coprocessor compliant with BTLE 4.0 and the BALF-NRG-01D3, an ultra miniature balun optimized for ST BlueNRG RFIC, which integrates matching network and harmonics filter. The X-NUCLEO-IDB04A1 interfaces with the STM32 MCU via SPI pin, and the user can change the default SPI clock, the SPI chip select and SPI IRQ by changing one resistor on the evaluation board.

  • X-NUCLEO-IKS01A1 – Motion MEMS and environmental sensor expansion board for STM32 Nucleo (100 SDKs for free)

The X-NUCLEO-IKS01A1 is a MEMS inertial and environmental sensor evaluation board system. It is compatible with the Arduino UNO R3 connector layout, and is designed around STMicroelectronics’ LSM6DS0 3-axis accelerometer + 3-axis gyroscope, the LIS3MDL 3-axis magnetometer, the HTS221 humidity sensor and the LPS25H pressure sensor. The X-NUCLEO-IKS01A1 interfaces with the STM32 microcontroller via the I2C pin, and it is possible to change the default I2C port.

  • X-NUCLEO-NFC01A1 – Dynamic NFC tag expansion board based on M24SR for STM32 Nucleo (100 SDKs for free)

The X-NUCLEO-NFC01A1 is a Dynamic NFC tag evaluation board to allow expansion of the STM32 Nucleo boards. It is compatible with the Arduino UNO R3 connector layout and it is designed around the M24SR64-Y. The M24SR64-Y device is a dynamic NFC/RFID tag IC with a dual interface. It embeds a 64 Kbit EEPROM memory. It can be operated from an I2C interface or by a 13.56 MHz RFID reader or a NFC phone. The board is powered through the Arduino UNO R3 connectors. It also includes three LEDs for general purpose.

  • X-NUCLEO-IDW01M1 – Wi-Fi expansion board based on SWPF01SA module for STM32 Nucleo (100 SDKs for free)

The X-NUCLEO-IDW01M1 is a Wi-Fi evaluation board based on the SPWF01SA module, which expands the STM32 Nucleo boards. The CE, IC and FCC certified SPWF01SA module has an embedded STM32 MCU, a low-power Wi-Fi b/g/n SoC with integrated power amplifier and power management and an SMD antenna. The SPWF01SA module is also equipped with 1 MByte of external FLASH for firmware update over-the-air (FOTA). The firmware features a complete software IP stack to open up to 8 TCP/UDP sockets, as well as dynamic web pages with SSI to interact with the module and a REST API (get & post) for conveniently transferring files to/from servers in the cloud. The module can simultaneously behave as a socket server and socket client. The firmware supports secure sockets with TLS/SSL encryption, ensuring secure end-to-end communications with the cloud, with or without authentication

The STM32 Open Development Environment is built on the following software tools:

  • STM32Cube software. A set of free of charge tools and embedded software bricks to enable fast and easy development on the STM32, including a Hardware Abstraction Layer, middleware and the STM32CubeMX PC-based configurator and code generator
  • STM32Cube expansion software. Expansion software provided free of charge for use with STM32 Nucleo expansion boards, and compatible with STM32Cube software framework
  • The STM32 Open Development Environment is compatible with a number of IDEs including IAR EWARM, Keil MDK, mbed and GCC-based environments.

Get more information at

Würth Elektronik Development Kits

The AMBER PI Design Kit by Würth Elektronik eiSos is a plug-in board for the Raspberry Pi 3B, which equips the Raspberry Pi with the sub 1 GHz interface from Würth Elektronik eiSos. The integrated sensors (temperature, humidity, air pressure, and movement) as well as the supplied radio stick, which acts as a counterpart to the AMBER PIs, allow the user to develop a variety of creative applications based on the Raspberry Pis.

Find out more details here.

Gemalto IoT Development Kits

By registering for the IOT/WT Innovation World Cup® 2017/18 you have the opportunity to qualify for one of two Gemalto development kits, either the proven Cinterion® Concept Board or the Cinterion® Connect Shield.

The Cinterion® Concept Board provides a simple environment with everything a developer needs to quickly transform creative ideas into the next trendsetting solution for the Internet of Things and is the perfect companion to get started with M2M. The development kit connects with Arduino-style sensor boards for super-fast prototyping and features a Cinterion EHS8 Java-powered module (Java ME 3.2) for global 2G and 3G cellular connectivity. It now also features GPS.

IoT Prototyping Made Easy with Arduino
IoT Prototyping Made Easy with Arduino

The Cinterion Connect Shield is an easy-to-use maker board that combines the widely used Arduino platform with Gemalto’s trusted cellular connectivity. Designed for professional developers, inventors and tinkerers alike, the shield is a powerful tool to simplify hardware and software integration and quickly transform ideas into prototypes in just hours. Mounted to an existing Arduino board, it gives inventors of all levels the opportunity to play in the global cellular ecosystem and experience its benefits, diversity and scalability first hand.

Designed to help first time IoT developers, experienced hobbyists and seasoned M2M OEMs alike, the Gemalto IoT Developer Community is an extensive online resource providing a single source for tools, reusable code, knowledge, expert advice and community support covering all the core components of the cellular IoT value chain.

Jump start your IoT innovation project by visiting the Gemalto Developer Community for 24-7 support, tutorials, and success stories.