Particle Boron as Cellular Modem

Is it possible to use the particle boron as a cellular modem with a static ip and forward the tcp ports? In my project I would like to gather data from a field device using the boron via serial rs232 and forward that data to ignition by inductive automation. I have previously done this with a sierra wireless modem but those are so expensive I would like to just build what I need myself. Let me know if anyone thinks this is possible.

That is not possible.

  • You can't get a static IP address with the Particle SIM
  • The cellular modem does not support TCP server

The recommended method is to send the data from the device outbound using Particle.publish() to a webhook that sends the data to a cloud service. There are rate limitations, however, so it would not be a good solution for real-time data.

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