Getting Started with the RapidConnect Gateway
Step 1: Order the RapidConnect Gateway Hardware
RapidConnect Gateway Development Kits are available directly from MMB. The kit includes:
- RapidConnect Gateway
- Power Adapter
- Ethernet Cable
The RapidConnect Gateway comes pre-loaded with baseline Linux software plus RapidConnect firmware and associated tools, so it's ready for immediate testing and demonstrations.
Step 2: Install Terminal Application
To configure/modify the software on your RapidConnect Gateway, you will need to install a terminal application to establish an SSH connection with the gateway. Examples include:
- Command Line ssh utilities in Linux or OS X
Step 3: Establish an IP Connection to the Gateway
You can connect the gateway to your LAN via Ethernet or Wi-Fi. See the Connecting the Gateway to Your LAN page for instructions.
Step 4: Complete a Quick Demonstration
The easiest way to become familiar with our RapidConnect Gateway (and our the Gateway API tools that run on it) is to set up a demonstration by following the instructions in the GAPI Sample Application Startup Guide.
Step 5: Discuss Your Customization Needs with MMB
MMB is pleased to offer numerous customization options, from branding to hardware or software. Talk to an Account Manager to learn more.