This New Product Brief (NPB) is part of a video series highlighting the features, applications, and technical specs of newly-released products.

STMicroelectronics Cellular-to-Cloud Discovery Packs

STMicroelectronics’ Cellular-to-Cloud Discovery Packs are turnkey platforms for prototyping cellular-based IoT devices. The kits include a discovery board based on an ultra-low-power STM32L496 MCU, and an STMod+ cellular expansion board. Discovery Packs are available with LTE-IoT or 2G/3G modems. The kits include a 90-day free trial data plan from EMnify and free trial access to multiple cloud service partners, allowing developers to deploy globally and easily connect to the most relevant cloud services. The MCU integrates 1 MB of Flash, 320 KB of SRAM, and a JavaScript interpreter is included, allowing developers to code in JavaScript or C. The Discovery board offers additional memory and interfaces to easily expand the capabilities of the pack.

  • P-L496G-CELL01: Quectel UG96 2G/3G module
  • P-L496G-CELL02: Quectel BG96 LTE Cat M1/Cat NB1/EGPRS module
  • Includes free 90 day EMnify trial data plan
  • Cloud Service Partners: Grovestreams, Exosite, AVSystem, Aimagin, Ubidots
  • MCU Memory: 1 MB Flash, 320 KB SRAM
  • Supported IDEs: IAR, Keil, GCC-based, Espruino

More Information


New Industry Products are a form of content that allows industry partners to share useful news, messages, and technology with All About Circuits readers in a way editorial content is not well suited to. All New Industry Products are subject to strict editorial guidelines with the intention of offering readers useful news, technical expertise, or stories. The viewpoints and opinions expressed in New Industry Products are those of the partner and not necessarily those of All About Circuits or its writers.