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Mender Enables Over-The-Air Software Updates in NXP's i.MX 8M Family of Application Processors

We are excited to announce our collaboration with NXP to facilitate the ever increasing demand for over-the-air (OTA) software updates in industrial, consumer, end-to-end security, privacy and smart connected Internet of Things (IoT) markets. NXP is the world leader in high performance mixed signal solutions holding number one position in various verticals including Automotive and Identificati...

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What Is a Mender Update Module, How It Works and Why Use It?

In Mender taxonomy, an Update Module is essentially a method for deploying over-the-air (OTA) software updates with the advantage of customizability and flexibility at its core. See Two Ways to Update Embedded Devices Over-The-Air.

Before getting into Update Modules, let’s refresh what Mender Client and Mender Artifact are. Mender Client is a process that runs in user space on top of an em...

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U.S. government imposes stricter IoT security measures on D-Link

Everyone in the industry knows IoT security is a mess. The industry has proven incapable of coping with cybersecurity problems as the commoditization of technology doesn’t allow for any unnecessary costs, including security.

Following an indictment of D-Link by Federal Trade Commission (FTC) back in 2017, a few weeks ago the parties agreed to a settlement that seems to put some real security mea...

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Two Ways to Update Embedded Devices Over-The-Air

1st Aug 2019

Whether the need is to install the latest security patch, delight customers with new features, or fix bugs - every company must be able to deploy over-the-air (OTA) software updates to their fleet of devices. There are fundamentally two different methods for updating a connected device remotely, be it a gateway, powerful edge computing device or a smaller IoT device.

The first update method i...

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Mender Hub User Profile Series – Pierre Jean Texier

As today marks our third user profile in a series of blog posts that reflect our active Mender Hub contributors , we are happy to share about Pierre-Jean Texier. Pierre-Jean is an embedded software architect since 2014 when he started his career in the field of femtosecond lasers. Now, he works in the secure payment field where he designs embedded software for outdoor payment terminals such as...

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