Frequently Asked Questions


Firebolt® App Platform

What is Firebolt®?

Firebolt® is an application platform to build apps for RDK powered connected home devices.

Is Firebolt® specific to RDK platform devices?

Yes, currently Firebolt® is available for RDK platform devices.

Which applications can be developed?

Applications for any or any business solution can be implemented on Firebolt®.

eg: Streaming Channels, Gaming, Lifestyle etc.,

What type of applications does Firebolt® Support?

Firebolt® provides platform to build

  • WebApps (HTML5),
  • LightningApps (JavaScript),
  • NativeApps (C/C++) and,
  • Hybrid apps (combination of Web/Lightning and Native apps)

What are the requirements to build apps?

  • Firebolt® image,
  • Supported Raspberry-Pi
    • Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+
    • Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+
    • Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
  • TV
  • HDMI Cable
  • USB2 Keyboard
  • USB drive
  • Ethernet cable


How do we register to Firebolt® site?

Can we use existing RDK-Wiki credentials?


How to become contributor for Firebolt®?

By default, registered users are Subscribers. To become and Contributor and add blog posts, send a request to admin.

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