The Moto Mods Development Kit is part of Motorola’s Moto Z family, it provides the tools for anyone from makers to established design houses to develop their own Moto Mod, IoT application, or to redefine what a smartphone can do.
The purpose of Moto Mods platform is to enable innovative makers and developers to transform the way people use smartphones.
Simply by snapping on the Moto Mods Development Kit (MDK) to the back of the Moto Z phone, users are provided with endless possibilities to contribute to and design the future of smartphone technology.
This is all made possible by the revolutionary Moto Mods Smart Surface. Reference documentation for the MDK is available at: http://developer.motorola.com/get-started
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|Moto Mods Development Kit (MDK)||Moto Mods Perforated Board||Moto Mods HAT Adapter Board|
|The Moto Mods Development Kit (MDK) abstracts complex areas of the Moto Mod architecture so you can focus on your design, create a prototype and refine your concepts quickly and efficiently.||The Perforated Board is the primary vehicle for developing of your MDK Project (included with the MDK). This is a blank slate for soldering your own components in place.||The HAT Adapter Board is Raspberry Pi HAT compatible and allows the use of commercially available HATs. It includes the 40-pin header, camera, and display connectors.|
|Motorola brings modular upgrades to the Moto Z with Moto Mods – including Pi HATs 9 months ago||by Cabe Atwell|
|Moto Mods Development Kit now available in Europe, China and USA 7 months ago||by KJackson|
|Moto Mods - Transform What a Smartphone Can Do With the Moto Mods Development Kit 9 months ago||by spannerspencer|
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