The BerryGPS-GSM uses the same cellular modem as the Hologram Nova. This makes the BerryGPS-GSM 100% compatible with all the tools at Hologram.io
For the latest information, you can refer to the Hologram documentation.
Activate Hologram SIM
The first thing you will need to do is to active your Hologram SIM. You can head here for Instructions.
It should only take a couple of minutes to become active.
Install Hologram CLI
The Hologram Command Line Interface (CLI) and Python SDK are easily downloadable via curl from your Linux terminal:
To update to the latest version:
Once installed, you can do a quick check to see what network operator you are using:
Connect via 3G/2G to the carrier using Hologram CLI
Bring up/down an internet connection:
The above commands will give you a normal internet connection. You need to be mindful of data usage when connected over 3G/2G.
Useful Hologram CLI commands
For a full list of commands:
Get u-blox CellLocate Location:
Check signal strength:
Check network operator:
Send a message:
Receive inbound messages (try from the Hologram Dashboard):
A detailed guide for the Hologram CLI and Python SDK can be found here.