Hawk

The Hawk is a robust plug-and-play IoT data logger and sensor hub for cellular LTE-M/NB-IoT networks designed to support an extensive range of sensor integrations.

  • Available in several power and housing variations to best fit your application
  • Flexible I/O Card Architecture caters for plug-in cards that define the 9 inputs/outputs, offering limitless options for interfacing to sensors such as Bluetooth®, SDI-12, I²C, 1-Wire, iButton, 4-20mA, RS-485, RS-232, Analog Inputs, Digital Inputs, Pulse Counting, Digital Outputs, Switched Power, and more
  • Ultra-low power design for maximum battery life
  • Multiple external power options including solar power – can also supply power to external sensors
  • Powerful task management to schedule or run tasks based on sensor thresholds and events
  • Over-the-air (OTA) Remote Device Configuration, Management and Firmware Updates
  • Securely send data to any end platform via TCP Direct or HTTPS Webhook
  • Hawk PCB, I/O Cards, and Housing sold separately – the flexibility to build what you need

 

This device is designed, developed, and manufactured by Digital Matter

The Flexibility to Build What You Need

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Choose Your Sensors

The versatile Hawk architecture caters for plug-and-play I/O Cards that define the 9 inputs/outputs, offering limitless options for interfacing to sensors.

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Choose Your Power

Power the Hawk with a large internal rechargeable LiPo battery, external power including solar, or 2 x D Cell LTC batteries.

Choose Your Housing

Select from our ultra-rugged Hawk housing options or build your own.

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Choose Your Endpoint

Securely send data to any end platform via TCP Direct or HTTPS Webhook.

IoT Evolution 2023 - Hawk

2023 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award

The Hawk represents a significant advancement in remote monitoring applications, transforming the industry with its flexible and unique approach to IoT sensor monitoring hardware.

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Enabling Hundreds of IoT Remote Monitoring Applications

Environmental Monitoring

  • Temperature and Humidity
  • Soil Moisture and Quality
  • Air and Water Quality
  • Weather Stations

Resource Management

  • Water Management and Metering
  • Sewer Level Monitoring
  • Tank Level and Quality
  • Storm and Flood Water
  • Wildlife Management

Equipment Management

  • Pulse Counting
  • Task Management and Controls
  • Remote Pump Management

Meet the Hawk PCB

Ultra-low power and packed with firmware smarts, the Hawk PCB is the backbone of your IoT remote monitoring solution. Ready to go.

  • Cellular LTE-M and NB-IoT, IoT Satellite Version planned
  • Flexible I/O Card Architecture caters for plug-in cards that define the 9 inputs/outputs
  • Ultra-low power design for maximum battery life
  • Support for multiple input power options including solar, primary battery and external power
  • Flexible onboard output power to power your sensors
  • Onboard LiPo battery charger with selectable charge rate
  • Powerful task management – Schedule or run tasks based on sensor thresholds and events
  • Onboard GPS Location
  • Onboard Accelerometer for tamper detection*
  • Onboard Data Storage
  • Supports optional external cellular antenna for maximum range
  • OTA device configuration, management, and firmware updates via Device Manager

*Planned in future firmware release.

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Integrate Any Sensor with Plug-and-Play I/O Cards

The versatile Hawk architecture caters for module I/O Cards that define the 9 inputs/outputs, offering limitless options for interfacing to sensors. We have a range of deployment-ready cards available and are always expanding.

  • Agtech 1 Card – 1 x Digital Input, 1 x Switched Ground, I²C, SDI-12, 3.3V Switched Power Out, 5V or 12V Switched Sensor Power, 1-Wire® or iButton®, 4-20mA
  • Agtech 2 Card – 4 x Analogue Inputs (0-30V Range), 1 x Switched Ground, SDI-12, 3.3V Switched Power Out, 5V or 12V Switched Sensor Power, 1-Wire®
  • Digital Card – 2 x Analogue Inputs, 5 x Digital Inputs, 1 x Switched Ground, 5V or 12V Switched Sensor Power
  • Bluetooth+ Card – 1 x Analogue Input, 1 x Digital Input, 1 x Switched Ground, 3.3V Switched Power Out, 5V or 12V Switched Sensor Power, SDI-12, I²C, 4-20mA, Bluetooth Module
  • RS-1 Card – 1 x Analogue Input (0-30V Range), 1 Digital Input, 1 x Switched Ground, RS485 (Modbus), 3.3V Switched Power Out, 5V or 12V Switched Sensor Power, 1-Wire®, 1 x 4-20mA input
  • Serial (RS-232 and TTL) – 1 x Analogue Input, 2 x Digital Inputs, 1 x Switched Ground, 5V or 12V Switched Sensor Power, RS232 RX and TX, TTL RX and TX

Need something else? Custom card development is available. MOQs may apply. Get in touch with us to learn more.

Choose your Power


Large Rechargeable LiPo
– Powered by 3500mAh rechargeable LiPo battery to support full-season deployments.

Rechargeable LiPo with External Power – Connect the Hawk to an external power source such as a solar panel or grid power to facilitate long-term deployments.

D Cell Battery Pack – Powered by 2 x D Cell LTC batteries for a completely self-powered solution. Depending on your sensor setup, this could give many years of life before a DIY battery change is required.

Solar Panel Hawk

Choose your Housing

 

 

Hawk LiPo – Ultra-rugged and waterproof housing (IP68 and IK07) with GORE® vent. Designed to accommodate the PCB, I/O Card, and 3500mAh rechargeable LiPo battery. Includes 2 cable glands to allow for waterproof cable entry to the housing.

Hawk D Cell – Ultra-rugged and waterproof housing (IP68 and IK07) with GORE® vent. Designed to accommodate the PCB, I/O Card, and 2 x D Cell LTC Batteries. Includes 2 cable glands to allow for waterproof cable entry to the housing.

Board and I/O Card Only – No external housing, ideal for users and businesses who are building their own custom housing.

Sensor Integration Examples

 

Hawk Resources

Explore our comprehensive knowledge base to learn more about the Hawk IoT data logger and sensor hub.

 

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Tech Specs

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Getting Started Guide

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Architecture

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Installation and Power Options

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Inputs and Outputs

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Configuring Tasks

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Application Examples

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The Digital Matter Difference

QUALITY matters

‘Good Enough’ is Not Enough For Your Critical Assets

Details matter. Our entire process is underpinned by a relentless attention to detail to consistently deliver solutions of the highest-possible quality and reliability.

POWER matters

The Power to Do More with ‘Deploy Once’ Battery Life

Through smarter design and better engineering we’re now able to achieve ‘deploy once’ battery life, significantly reducing operating costs and enabling deployments at scale.

FLEXIBILITY matters

Demand More From Your Devices

Easily configure your devices with full control over a rich set of device parameters. Send data to any end platform with multiple integration options.

SECURITY matters

Authenticated and Encrypted Everywhere

We implement comprehensive security protocols on our hardware and software to protect the integrity and confidentiality of your IoT data.

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