Mender OTA on the ESP32, Part 2In 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...Read the article
Over-the-air (OTA) integration: Variscite VAR-SOM-MX8M-MINI and Yocto Kirkstone
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...Read the article
Using the Mender API: The Basics of the Management API
Api icons created by DinosoftLabs - FlaticonCustomer engineer Alan Martinovic explores the basics of using the Mender API - specifically the management API
Mender was designed with easy integration into CI CD pipelines and fleet management workflows in mind and this is also reflected in our open core business offering and in our open source offering. Open REST APIs are the practical manif...Read the article
Mender OTA integrated with Toradex Verdin iMX8M Plus SOM and Yocto
The embedded engineering experts at Mender’s partner Konsulko have completed a reference integration project: it ports Mender to the Toradex Verdin iMX8M Plus SoM and the exact steps to build images for it and the Dahlia carrier board using the long-term support release of the Yocto Project and the Toradex BSP.
Konsulko software engineer Leon Anavi led the integration project and he pre...Read the article
Understand Azure IoT Hub Device Twins with Mender
Mender users may often deal with device inventory information such as CPU model, IP address, and software versions pertaining to each device. Mender users may also be using Azure IoT Hub for device fleet application telemetry which can contain a set of additional device information. These two services, Mender and Azure IoT Hub, initially may exist in silos which could mean managing and dealing wit...Read the article