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Symmetry Electronics Partners with MultiTech and Twilio To Offer Fleet Tracking Development Kit

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Established in 1998, Symmetry Electronics is a focused global distributor of wireless connectivity solutions, sensors, and audio-video technologies. Offering comprehensive design support and available-to-ship inventory, Symmetry is committed to helping engineers accelerate time to market, reduce costs, and offer modern solutions for their IoT designs. Acquired by Berkshire Hathaway company, TTI, Inc. in 2017, Symmetry Electronics is part of the Exponential Technology Group (XTG) – a supergroup of electronic component distributors and engineering services firms working together to advance the electronics industry. For more information, visit www.symmetryelectronics.com.

Dragonfly SoM from MultiTech

Symmetry Electronics is excited to announce an exclusive fleet tracking development kit from MultiTech and Twilio. This is the first development kit available, in an IoT series, offered by Twilio. The kit is designed for managing vehicle fleets and will collect data on driver performance. In addition, the kit uses MultiTech’s award winning MultiConnect Dragonfly™ and customized development board.

Twilio, a leading cloud communications platform, has created a series of IoT blueprints, which will help engineers develop prototypes for the most popular IoT applications. Fleet Tracker, the first blueprint in this series, will yield information such as miles driven, hours of usage, location, speed, fuel consumption and driver acceleration rates.

"IoT apps have traditionally been more complex for developers to build,” said Chetan Chaudhary, head of the IoT business unit at Twilio. Twilio's IoT Blueprints are designed to solve this challenge by providing all the necessary accessories right out of the box. “Multitech’s development kit, which includes its production ready, pre-certified Dragonfly cellular solution, is ideally suited for the developer community."

Using the MultiTech Dragonfly System on a Module (SoM), saves design engineers significant time in bringing an IoT device to market. All Dragonfly modules ship with the ARM mbed platform and its integrated Cortex®-M4 processor. Developers can host their application and have access to a full suite of interfaces for connecting sensors or other remote assets.


The MultiTech Fleet Tracker Development Kit is available now from Symmetry Electronics. The MTUDK2-TCP kit includes:

  • 1 x MTUDK2-TCP - Developer board customized to work with the Fleet Tracker Blueprint
  • 1 x MTQ-H5-B01-SP - HSPA+ SoM with GPS
  • 1 x Universal Power Supply w/US Blade
  • 1 x Micro USB Cable
  • 1 x MTS Logo Screwdriver
  • 1 x Twilio Supplied SIM card


The Fleet Tracker Blueprint also recommends these 2 antennas from Ethertronics:

Octa-Band Balanced Cellular LTE Embedded Antenna

GPS active patch antenna


To see the MultiTech Dragonfly in action, head to the Twilio sponsored SIGNAL Developer Conference, May 24-27 at Pier 27 in San Francisco.

Click here to read MultiTech's press release on the Fleet Tracker Development Kit. 


If you have any other questions contact Symmetry Electronics at 866-506-8829, email us or start a live chat and we'll be glad to help.


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About Symmetry Electronics Team

Established in 1998, Symmetry Electronics is a focused global distributor of wireless connectivity solutions, sensors, and audio-video technologies. Offering comprehensive design support and available-to-ship inventory, Symmetry is committed to helping engineers accelerate time to market, reduce costs, and offer modern solutions for their IoT designs. Acquired by Berkshire Hathaway company, TTI, Inc. in 2017, Symmetry Electronics is part of the Exponential Technology Group (XTG) – a supergroup of electronic component distributors and engineering services firms working together to advance the electronics industry. For more information, visit www.symmetryelectronics.com.

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