Mender enables iWave with over-the-air (OTA) software update solution

16th Jun 2020 is excited to partner with iWave, a global leader in the development of standardized and customized System-on-Modules, Single Board Computers and ODM solutions for the embedded industry to provide their customers with an out-of-the-box OTA solution. This enables iWave customers the ability to securely manage and deploy software updates remotely anywhere in the world for faster feature releases, bug and vulnerability fixes.

With the advent of IoT and the proliferation of connected embedded devices across a variety of industry verticals, one of the biggest challenges in developing competitive products is the ability to efficiently deliver remote software updates, while ensuring industry best practices in security and robustness. Due to the scale of connected devices and the increase in vulnerabilities that have affected devices across all embedded markets, support for OTA updates has become a mandatory requirement for providers of IoT devices. An update mechanism requires attention to operational and security nuances and is crucial to a product’s reputation and end-user satisfaction given the potential repercussions of a ‘bricked’ or compromised product. With Mender, customers of iWave can be assured they have been provided with a best-in-class software update solution that takes these issues very seriously and delivers on that promise.

“With IoT applications evolving continuously, it is essential to adapt the devices with emerging security standards and necessary system and application updates. To enable advanced applications in customer products, collaboration with trusted partners like Mender was integral to our go-to-market strategy”, says Abdullah Khan, Director-Engineering, iWave Systems Technologies.