In our previous post, we discussed the need to check compatibility for software and devices when designing a solution to deploy software updates. We also saw that this entails discovering the hardware device type and the supported device type by the software update.Read more
When designing an embedded or IoT product, the problem of deploying software updates to the devices in the field quickly becomes a problem. The main drivers for having the ability to deploy updates are to fix bugs, security issues and add new features after the devices have left manufacturing. Not having a way to update the software or firmware puts companies at significant risk and competitive disadvantage.
In this post, we will look at some of the basic device information that needs to be in place to enable software updates.Read more