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Product Description

SMARTHON Smart City IoT Starter kit is designed to introduce Internet of things (IoT). With basic knowledge of computing knowledge and electronics provided in the kit, you can be a city creator and build a unique IoT system in the city. Based on Smarthon IoT board, which is compatible with multiple sensors and actuators, you can design city features; for example: using sensors to detect traffic status and upload city information to the internet.


Additional Information

micro:bit not included, this kit requires micro:bit v1 or v2 to run, you may add on to purchase micro:bit.


Product Video

1. Overview

2. Introduction


What is a Smart City?

Smart city is a framework, integrating the information and communications technology (ICT) to improve the city's sustainability, efficiency and quality of life, in 6 major area - mobility, living, environment, people government and economy. The scope of coverage for this kit can be divided into 3 categories, including Smart Living, Smart Mobility and Smart Environment.



Smarthon IoT Bit is an IoT orientated expansion board for micro:bit. With the help of this, micro:bit able to connect to different sensors or actuators without welding and start to use the internet services.



The model is included with the kit. There are total 9 different types of cardboard-wooden made models for student to build creatively. All modules are the basic elements for a smart city and will be allowed the users to create their own smart city.

1. Playground Lamp

2. Car Park Access Barrier

3. Garbage Bin

4. OLED Display Stand

5. Car speed monitoring

6. Small Building (Apartment, communal building)

7. Traffic Light

8. Tall Building (Skyscrapers, high-rise housing)

9. Streetlight


Smart City Projects

This package can conduct at least 11 smart city projects. The following are some reference examples, ranging from simple to advanced IoT level by using Thingspeak, IFTTT, App Inventor 2 etc.


Detail assembly steps, please click here.


Case 01: Automated Smart Playground Lamp

When someone passes by, the playground lights will turn on automatically.


Case 02:Smart Car Park Access Barrier

A distance sensor is used to detect the vacancy of the parking space. When the parking space is full, the brake lever will automatically fall to prevent the vehicle from entering.


Case 03:Garbage Disposal System

With the distance sensor and LED light, it shows the full load of the trash can.


Case 04:Urban Noise Detection

Using sound sensors to detect noise in decibels.


Case 05:Car Speed Monitoring

Use a distance sensor to detect vehicle speed.


IoT Case 06: Weather Station

Establish a small observatory to detect temperature and humidity.


IoT Case 07: Smart Defense System

When a suspicious person passes by, an alarm system is automatically triggered.


IoT Case 08: Automated Traffic Light

The light sensor can detect the traffic accident ahead, automatically coordinate the traffic light signal, and prevent the vehicle from moving forward.


IoT Case 09: Smart House Door Control

Use a mobile app to control the door.


IoT Case 10: Smart Street Light

Use the IFTTT platform to control the street light timer switch.


IoT Case 11: Roof Garden Clothes Rack

With the rain sensor and 180-degree steering gear, the canopy is automatically opened when it rains.


Scenario Example

Scenario example 1: Modern residential house

Scenario example 2: Green engineering

Scenario example 3: Transport safety and security


Product Features

1. Acquiring Knowledge of Smart City and IoT

2. 9 cardboard-wooden models and a city map

3. Real Smart Home Scenario

4. Advance IoT Practice

5. Suitable for Group Project (2-3 ppl)

6. Ignite Creativity

7. Complete Teaching Materials



1. manual book

2. Online Documentation

3. Unboxing Video

4. Product Details & Information


Delivery Components

- 1x Smarthon IoT:bit

- 1x Traffic Light

- 1x White LED

- 1x Multi-Colour LED (WS2812)

- 1x 180° Servo

- 1x Noise sensor

- 1x Ultrasonic Distance Sensor

- 1x Light Sensor

- 1x Temperature and Humidity sensor (DHT11)

- 1x PIR Motion Sensor

- 1x Raindrop sensor

- 1x Cardboard-wooden Model

- 1x City Map

- 2x Module Wire

-1x Accessories

-1x Screw and Nut


Detail part list, please click here.


Smarthon Smart City IoT Starter Kit for micro:bit

HK$778.00 Regular Price
HK$698.00Sale Price
  • - Dimension: 270mm x 180mm x 65mm

    - Net Weight: 730g

    - Operational Temperature: 0 to 80℃

    - Voltage: MicroUSB (5V) or AA -Battery x4 (6V)

    - Current: 1A

    - Processor: Micro:bit

    - Wi-Fi: Smarthon IoT:bit ESP32

    - Sensor & actuators: Smarthon series