HSINCHU, TAIWAN: MediaTek launched Labs on the market, a global initiative, which developers of any background knowledge or knowledge of portable devices and IoT (Internet of can develop things).
The new program provides developers, manufacturers and service providers Software Development Kits (SDKs), Hardware Development Kits (HDKs), technical documentation, and technical and managerial support.
"With the launch of MediaTek Labs we open for everyone - from amateurs on students to professional developers and designers - a new world of possibilities in which creativity and innovation are no limits," says Marc Naddell, VP of MediaTek Labs. "We are convinced that the benefits of activities MediaTek Labs innovations will lead the next wave of consumer gadgets and apps that will cure billions of things and people around the world."
The Labs Developer Program includes the LinkIt-Entwickler platform based on the MediaTek Aster (MT2502) chipset based. The LinkIt developer platform is one of the most effectively networked platforms with outstanding integration for the package size and requires no additional hardware for connectivity.
With LinkIt and the proven reference model for developing design of MediaTek prototype portable and IoT devices can be easily and inexpensively created. The LinkIt platform consists of the following components: