Getting Familiar with RapidConnect
Step 1: Order the RapidConnect Hardware
RapidConnect hardware and Development Kits are available through our distribution partners. All of our hardware comes pre-loaded with RapidConnect firmware, so it's ready for immediate testing and integration into your device. Follow the links below to purchase the hardware that's right for you.
- RapidConnect Module: This is the component that will be integrated inside your device to provide the Zigbee wireless communication. It has been field-proven and pre-certified against RF regulatory requirements including FCC, ETSI, and ISED.
- RapidConnect USB Stick: A great tool for testing and completing quick product demonstrations. Your Development, QA, and Sales teams will all find this to be a useful device!
- RapidConnect Development Board: Includes a USB interface and headers to simplify your prototyping activities.
- RapidConnect Development Kit: A collection of all of the hardware above.
Step 2: Download and Install the USB Drivers
To connect your RapidConnect hardware to your system, you will need to install the USB drivers:
Step 3: Download and Install the RapidConnect Desktop Software
The installation files and instructions are available HERE.
Note that RapidConnect Desktop is not yet compatible with Linux.
Step 4: Complete a Quick Demonstration
The easiest way to become familiar with our RapidConnect solutions (and Zigbee in general) is to set up a demonstration by following the instructions in the RapidConnect Desktop Quick Demo Guide.
Step 5: Start Your Development