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, https://firebolt.app/downloads/
  • 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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