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First alpha version of Mender C++ client released

30th Jun 2023

We have reached the first milestone of the Mender client rewrite to C++: the first alpha version is now available! There are still a lot of features missing, but here are the ones that should be working:

Standalone mode (command line client) Update Modules Root filesystem updates (provided by a rootfs-image Update Module) Installing, committing, and rolling back

One notable omissio...

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Mender OTA on the ESP32, Part 2

30th May 2023
In the second of a two-part blog series, Josef Holzmayr, Head of Developer Relations, examines how community member Joël Guittet developed an integration for Mender with an ESP32 microcontroller (MCU) and Espressif.

The first blog in this ESP32 series, covered the desire of Joël Guittet, development engineer for MCUs at Witekio, to get secure and robust over-the-air (OTA) updates for the ES...

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Over-the-air (OTA) integration: Variscite VAR-SOM-MX8M-MINI and Yocto Kirkstone

23rd May 2023

The VAR-SOM-MX8M-MINI offers the latest video and audio experience, combining state-of-the-art media-specific features with high-performance processing optimized for the lowest power consumption. The VAR-SOM-MX8M-MINI perfectly fits various embedded products, including the growing market of connected, portable devices and segments for connected streaming audio and video devices, scanning and ima...

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Over-the-air (OTA) integration: Renesas RZ/G2L and Yocto 3.1 Dunfell

11th May 2023

Human machine interfaces (HMIs) and display systems in industrial and building automation, security panels, point of sale (POS) systems, door phones, and IoT edge devices, such as a network gateway or an edge server, require secure and robust over-the-air (OTA) software updates. For these use cases, integrating OTA updates with Renesas RZ/G2L and Yocto 3.1 Dunfell is a common requirement.


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DigiCert Management Circle: Over-the-air (OTA) updates and digital trust

4th May 2023

On March 24th, DigiCert, a global digital security company, held its Management Circle Meeting in Munich, where DigiCert’s European partners gathered, and executives shared insights into trends in device security. A leading global provider of digital trust, DigiCert is a provider of choice for leading companies around the globe, enabling individuals, businesses, governments, and consortia to eng...

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