Hologram Nova

Cellular IoT for single board computing, made simple

A cellular modem purpose-built for IoT development with single board computer compatibility and Hologram software tools.

Accelerate Your Global IoT Connectivity

Connect your device in minutes rather than months to Hologram's global network for rapid deployment.

Focus on your core product experience

Spend less time on connectivity management and more time on your core product with Hologram's connection SDKs and Data Engine message routing.

Leverage existing developer platforms

With supported hardware compatibility and open source SDKs, the Nova platform is adaptable to your org's development stack.

Securely Connect and Communicate Anywhere

Send and receive messages perfectly with a Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone and other single-board Linux computers

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Enterprise-grade and ready for global scale

With an open-source design and industrial grade modules, the Nova platform is fully hackable and scalable for integrating cellular connectivity into your product for 2G/3G/LTE-Cat-M1 and beyond.

Control Devices Like They're Sitting Right Next To You

Load config files, run diagnostics, from anywhere over the network

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sudo hologram send "{46,3214,-87.31248}" -t "location" Message sent with topic "location" over Hologram's Global
  1. # Import Hologram Python SDK library
  2. from Hologram.HologramCloud import HologramCloud
  3. # Set Hologram Device credentials
  4. credentials = {'devicekey': device_key}
  5. # Create Hologram class network object
  6. hologram = HologramCloud(credentials, enable_inbound =
    False, network='cellular')
  7. # Connect to the Hologram Global Network
  8. result =
sudo hologram location Location: {"latitude": "41.8938382", "longitude": "-87.6254237"}
sudo hologram spacebridge Device now enabled for inbound remote SSH via Hologram Spacebridge

Hardware built with IoT development in mind

Tight coupling of the Nova and the Hologram SDK enable you to easily script IoT connectivity.

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Need CAT-M1 or CAT-NB1?

Models and availability below.

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Nova 3G

Global 3G/2G GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

In Production

LTE-M/NB-IoT (Global)

Global LTE-M & NB-IoT (Cat-M1 & Cat-NB1)

FDD: 1,2,3,4,5,8,12,13,17,18,19,

In Production

Part of our end-to-end IoT toolkit

Our Hologram cloud services connect the capabilities of our Hologram cellular IoT platform.

Cloud services

The tools you need to manage your device's data and lifecycle

IoT SIM Card

Our global cellular network accessible through our Hologram SIM

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Hologram Nova

Hologram Nova: A cellular modem platform built for IoT single board computing

Technical specifications

  • Cellular Module
    • 3G/2G: u-blox SARA-U201
    • Global Quad-band 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
    • 2G (GPRS/EDGE), 3G (UMTS/HSPA)
    • LTE-M & NB-IoT: u-blox SARA-R410-02B
    • Global Cat-M1 and Cat-NB1
    • FDD: 1,2,3,4,5,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,25,26,28
  • u.FL Antenna Connector
  • Nano SIM card holder
  • UART GPIO Pads
  • USB Serial
  • Network Status LED
  • Power LED
  • Slim hardware design
  • Clear LED feedback
  • External UFL antenna port
  • Global cellular coverage (unlocked)
  • Fully end certified (FCC, PTCRB, CE,
    Verizon, and AT&T)
  • Included in the box:
    • Nova global USB modem
    • Hologram global IoT SIM card
    • Quad-band flexible UFL antenna
    • Access to Hologram Developer Tools for easy
      modem and data management
  • 46mm x 19mm x 6mm Dimensions (Plugged in PCB)
  • Weight: 8g

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