Particle’s mission to to make connecting to the web easy for IoT projects and products . The Photon is our Wi-Fi solution. It is an Arduino-compatible, Wi-Fi enabled, cloud-powered development platform that makes creating Internet-connected hardware a breeze.

Whether you are building a product prototype, scaling up to thousands of devices, or working on a project at home, the Photon allows you to forget about infrastructure and tools and focus on what matters — your project or product.

  • Easy setup—get online in minutes with the Particle app and update device firmware over-the-air.
  • Thorough documentation and access to the largest developer community in the Internet of Things.
  • Includes access to Particle’s comprehensive set of development tools—Web IDE, Desktop IDE, Console.
  • Cypress BCM43362 Wi-Fi chip, STRM32F205 120mHz ARM Cortex M3, 1MB flash, 128KB RAM.
  • Easiest way to learn IoT with access to over 450 fully documented projects.


approx. $19.00


Easy to Setup, Easy to Use

With the Photon, we designed ease of use from the setup to prototype to scaling. Get started in minutes with the Particle App. Use our comprehensive suite of development tools to write and flash code to your device. Take advantage of integrations with IFTTT, Google Cloud, and Azure to extend that capabilities of your Photon.

Documented Projects

Follow tutorials to build a connected garage door opener, coffee maker, or home watering system. The Photon has over 250 documented projects complete with code examples, wiring diagrams, and commentary.

Particle Cloud Included

All Particle Devices come with free access to the Particle Cloud. The Cloud serves as the gateway between your devices and the web.

Comprehensive Development Tools

Comes with access to a comprehensive set of development tools – a Web IDE, Downloadable (Dev) IDE, and a Device Management Console.

Integrations Built-In

Particle Devices come with integrations built-in. You can easily connect your devices to Google Cloud, IFTTT, and Microsoft Azure.

Particle Connects your Devices to the Web

We make IoT easy. Of all the IoT platforms out there, we’re the only one that gets you online in minutes, not hours. Forget all the frustration and focus on your application.