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Automate Device Updates with Device Twins in Azure IOT Hub

22nd Dec 2021

Device twins are JSON documents that have device state information including metadata, configurations, and conditions. A device twin is created and managed for each device connected to your IOT project that is added to the IoT Hub. The following article summarizes the key parts and functions of the Device Twin. For more detailed information visit the cited Microsoft Documentation.

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2021 in review: Mender, OTA software updates and IoT device management

21st Dec 2021

We look back at what was an amazing year for the evolution of edge IoT and Mender as a best of breed managed service for OTA software updates (and add-on benefits)!

Recognition for the Mender Hub community

First of all, a big thanks to the Mender Hub Community who have helped us to support embedded projects with advice and hardware integrations since 2019. Since then, users have grown...

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Azure IoT Device Provisioning Service - An Introduction

20th Dec 2021

Mender has an integration with Azure IoT Hub for sharing device credentials. Mender is also used in conjunction with Azure Device Provisioning Service to securely update thousands of gateway devices on home heating and comfort management systems provided by Vaillant Heating Systems. This integration project is described here. For these reasons, how Azure Device Provisioning Service functions i...

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Device Update for Azure IoT - How to Get Started

17th Dec 2021

Azure IoT Hub enables developers to put device management capabilities into their products' device twins. This enables synchronization of device configuration. Automatic device management is also enabled so configuration changes can be deployed across a large device fleet.

Critical importance of update manager

An update manager must also be factored in when you want to have device manag...

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Seeed integrates Mender with the reTerminal and the Dual Gigabit Ethernet Carrier Board for RPi CM4

3rd Dec 2021

Mender has a partnership with Seeed to provide remote management capabilities including OTA software updates, configure, troubleshoot and remote terminal access. First, we carried an integration for both the Mender Client and the Mender Server with the ODYSSEY-X86 and now there are reference integrations available for both the reTerminal and the Dual Gigabit Ethernet Carrier Board for Raspbe...

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