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Everything you need to connect your asset to Astrocast's satellite network

The Astronode DevKit has the Astronode S architecture at its core, enabling you to quickly and securely connect your assets to the Astrocast Nanosatellite Network. With the Astronode DevKit, you can easily connect and test in less than 24 hrs.

Everything you need to connect your asset to Astrocast's satellite network

The Astronode DevKit has the Astronode S architecture at its core, enabling you to quickly and securely connect your assets to the Astrocast Nanosatellite Network. With the Astronode DevKit, you can easily connect and test in less than 24 hrs.

Seamless integration

Set up the DevKit to communicate with Astrocast's Nanosatellite Network in less than 20 minutes.

Full development environment

A complete software development environment is provided including access to our API and Portal.

Astronode S ready

Enables you to develop applications ready to work with the Astronode S.

Everything you need

All the hardware you need to develop and connect your asset to Astrocast's network in a single box.

IoT connectivity in four simple steps

Set up the DevKit to communicate with Astrocast's Nanosatellite Network in less than 20 minutes.

1

Set up

Connect the Astronode Satellite board to your PC via USB.

2

Test

Send a customizable test message over Astrocast's Satellite Network which will be displayed in the user portal.

3

Develop

Develop the interface between your asset and the Astrocast Network via the Astronode Wi-Fi Board, which will provide a low latency development environment.

4

Communicate

Seamlessly switch your asset over to the Astronode Satellite Board, which features the same hardware, electrical and software interface. Your asset is now connected to the Astrocast Network.

FAQ

What's in the box?

The Astronode DevKit’s box contains:

  • Astronode Satellite Board
  • Astronode Wi-Fi Board
  • Water-resistant enclosure compatible with both boards
  • Cables
  • QuickStart guide

Where is my data stored?

Astrocast gathers and stores all the data generated by connected assets in its secure data management platform.

What kind of messages can I send and receive, and how do I communicate with my asset?

You can send two kinds of messages through our network.

Asset-originated. These messages are sent by your assets to our Data Management Platform. They have a maximum size of 160 bytes (user-generated payload)

Asset-terminated. These messages are primarily used to transmit command messages to your assets. They have a maximal size of 32 bytes (user-generated payload).

How do I access my data?

You can access your data via our secure online portal or API.

How do I communicate with my asset?

You can communicate with your asset via our API or online portal. This also allows you to retrieve messages from your assets.

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Building and operating the most advanced and sustainable satellite IoT network.

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