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To get started prototyping with Myriota we recommend a Dev Kit or Sense&Locate. The Dev Kit includes a Development Board (with an onboard Myriota Module), and a USB Satellite Simulator, to get you up and running and building custom firmware applications quickly. The Sense&Locate provides a ready-to-go hardware option for geolocation and connecting a 4-20mA closed loop sensor, with the ability to create custom firmware applications for your users.
I've got my hardware, let me at it!
Prototyping with Myriota Hardware
You're ready to start setting up your Myriota Dev Kit or Myriota Sense&Locate for prototyping in the lab and outside.
The first step in the Myriota maker journey is to set up your development environment by installing the Myriota SDK. After customising your device firmware, registering for a Device Manager account and configuring your device's data destination, you are ready to deploy. Data is delivered to your destination via a HTTP post request or AWS Lambda function. Insights can be gained by visualising your data using one of our integrated partner platforms, a third-party IoT application or your own visualisation tools.
You can send messages to the Myriota Cloud using three different methods; via the real satellites in the Myriota Network, using the Satellite Simulator included in the Dev Kit, or using the message injection feature in Device Manager. Sending via the Myriota Network introduces satellite latency, using the Satellite Simulator or message injection feature enables faster message transmission for testing and development.
Depending on your experience level, put aside a few hours to get set up, send your first message and check out the code examples available.
Read the About the Network and Message Queue guides before designing your application. These guides give an overview of the Myriota Network and device communications, and provide important information to support your firmware development process.
The guides below are the primary resources needed to get started. These guides link to further resources on the Myriota Developer Site:
Building Myriota Enabled Products
Once you have validated your use case with the Dev Kit or Sense&Locate you are ready to design your Myriota enabled device.
The following guides, also available on the Datasheets & Downloads page, contain the hardware integration requirements for the Myriota Module:
After completing System Design and Prototype Manufacture & Testing, your device is ready to be certified by Myriota. The Myriota Certification process ensures that your product is comms-ready for deployment. It verifies product compliance with the requirements of the Myriota Network including receive (Rx) and transmit (Tx) performance. More details about the Rx requirements can be found in the Downlink article.
Once your Myriota enabled device is certified you will gain access to the Myriota Partner Program. The benefits of this program include:
- Access to the Myriota Network for volume numbers of devices
- The rights to use the Myriota logo and brand assets in your product packaging and
- Listing on the Myriota corporate website
- Increased market access and opportunity generation via the Myriota sales and
- Access to our marketing and communications support services
I don't have hardware yet, how do I get it?
While you're waiting for your hardware to arrive, visit Device Manager to sign up for an account.