Manufacture Your Wio-E5-Based PCBA Designs for FREE with Fusion

In the past, we launched the Wio-E5 PCBA sponsorship where you can apply to get 2 Wio-E5-Based PCBAs manufactured 100% FREE with Fusion one-stop services, which received a lot of positive feedback and customer reviews. Now, with the release of the Wio-E5-LE wireless module, we’re relaunching this program to reignite the spirit of innovation. With our one-stop PCB prototyping and assembly platform, Seeed Fusion, we’ll help you turn your LoRaWAN designs into reality swiftly.


Get Involved in Fusion PCBA Sponsorship for Wio-E5 & Wio-E5-LE

Do you have any interesting designs using Wio-E5 or Wio-E5-LE? Would you like your designs to be validated through small-batch manufacturing? Do you want to share your story with the community? Share it with us, and we can help you turn it into reality.

Each person is limited to 2 pcs PCBA boards 100% completely FREE for one design, including PCB fabrication, the cost of parts, assembly, and shipping. The design must include Wio-E5 or Wio-E5-LE.

How to Apply:

Step 1: Please fill out the form to submit your bravo project ideas!

Step 2: After submitting your application, our team will promptly assess your design. Kindly await our team’s contact.

By participating in this event, you agree to review your experience with us and allow us to share it and the design with the community on our social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, blog, etc.). The design does not need to be open-sourced and production files will not be shared with the public (unless you want to). We hope your experience will go on to inspire more users to embrace IoT, LoRaWAN® and its capabilities.


Wio-E5 and Wio-E5-LE: Low-Power IoT Solutions

Wio-E5 is the first System on Chip (SoC) that combines a remote RF integrated circuit (SX126X) with an embedded single-mode MCU (STM32WLE5JC). Compared to the Wio-E5, the Wio-E5-LE module reduces transmission power consumption by 84%. Its ultra-low power consumption makes it highly energy-efficient, making it the ideal choice for applications that demand minimal power usage.

They are highly versatile and suitable for a wide range of low-power, wide-area IoT applications, including smart agriculture, wireless meter reading, and smart city solutions. With the built-in AT command firmware, developers can easily create prototypes or applications.

Excited to join the program but still looking for a design to start with? We got you covered!

Scroll down to check out how our community members applied the Wio-E5 module to their unique designs and brought them to reality with our Fusion sponsorship and services.


Wio-E5 PCBA Designs from The Community

Design 1: Stream Runoff Monitoring Sensors Powered by Wio-E5 Designed by Former Ph.D. Researcher from Oregon State University

William Dillon harnessed the low power efficiency of Wio-E5 to create a stream runoff monitoring sensor. This sensor measures the volume, temperature, and quality of river runoff for an entire year, correlating water resistance with fish survival and growth.

Design 2: Loko – The Smallest GPS Tracker with Built-in Wio-E5 Module

Tomi Piriyev, the driving force behind the Loko project, used certified Wio-E5 to create LOKO. It boasts its radio transmitter and is tailor-made for remote, hard-to-reach places like mountains, forests, and oceans. Loko tracks vital equipment and vehicles, from drones and pricey machinery to wildlife and farm animals.

Design 3: NENA™ – LoRa® Ship Monitoring System Based on Wio-E5

NENA™ is a device that monitors unattended anchored and docked boats for excessive roll/pitch angles due to unexpected weather conditions, anchor drift, and boat intruders. Onboarded with several sensors to measure targeted factors, the device will send alert notifications immediately to the boat owner whenever abnormal conditions are detected.

Design 4: DirectMessage – Private Communication Device

This is a LoRa® navigation system based on a P2P network, integrated with the Wio-E5 wireless module. Similar to a two-way pager, directMessage offers a range of advanced features, including live navigation and sharing of location, altitude, and attitude.

There are many other outstanding cases as well,such as Solar-Powered Outdoor Air Quality Monitor, Low-Power Snow Depth Sensor Monitoring Application and AGRIWEISS® – Australian Agricultural Remote Sensing IoT Device. These creators attended the Seeed Fusion PCBA sponsorship event, praising Seeed Fusion’s high-quality PCBs, component costs, assembly, and even fast shipping for free. It’s evident that Wio-E5 can be applied to various solutions, including smart agriculture, smart cities and so on.


Further Cooperation With Seeed Fusion

Seeed can assist designers with an established project plan with product development and mass production. Furthermore, we can assist with sales and distribution using our global sales network, and designers can obtain the licensing fees through sales by becoming a senior partner.

We hope to see more Wio-E5 or Wio-E5-LE application cases involving smart agriculture, smart logistics management, smart water meter, smart home and smart parking system, etc.

Furthermore, if you are very interested in our product, but do not want to draw schematic and lay out by yourself for some reason, you are welcome to experience our ODM service. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our customer support at [email protected] for further consultation. We look forward to hearing from you!

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October 2023