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Top Trend #1: Opportunity Costs of Buying versus Building OTA Software Infrastructure

2nd Dec 2022

A 5 point framework for assessing whether to buy or build OTA software infrastructure.

The Mender team recently visited the TechAD automotive conference in Detroit. Albeit it was automotive industry-focussed, we learned about the motivations and drivers for choosing whether to build or buy the components of their software infrastructure. As in most industry segments, liability and risk managem...

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What is OTA Update?

13th Jul 2021

OTA update management is the process of remotely updating the entire root file system, performing a firmware update, or an application update over the air. This means that the update does not need to be locally managed by an on-site technician with a USB key or other method requiring physical proximity to the device in the field. In automotive where you have CAN-bus-connected devices, performing a...

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What is the right strategy for IoT update management?

13th Jul 2021

When designing and provisioning OTA software updates in IoT update management, it is important to think about the right strategy for deploying the updates to your device fleet. This is an essential step in figuring out how to build a management workflow for your IoT fleet. It is important to understand the distinct nuances of system updates and application updates and which ones are most suitable...

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Beaglebone vs Raspberry Pi - Choosing the Right SBC

Both the BeagleBone Black and Raspberry Pi family of boards provide solid, affordable single board computer options for your embedded systems project. If you want to add robust and secure OTA system updates to your devices then Mender.io will support both.

Which board to select for your project?

Which board you select may boil down to a few factors such as your level of reliance on community...

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IoT device management: Why is it important in managing software updates?

With the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the proliferation of embedded connected devices across a variety of industry verticals, a host of assets are scattered globally across terrain, geography, or customer locations. Support for remote software updates is inevitable for producing customer value and effective operations. Industry verticals such as transportation, energy, consumer, smar...

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