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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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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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Configuring QT Creator for Yocto with OTA Updates | Mender

16th Sep 2021

This is a guide to configuring QT Creator to perform application updates to Yocto based devices incorporating OTA updates from the experts at Mender. You may be looking to deploy applications made in Qt onto your fleet of IoT devices.In a very significant tutorial on the Mender Hub community platform, embedded engineer Mirza Krak explains how to take an application developed in Qt Creator and d...

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Debian and OTA software updates in an IoT project

15th Sep 2021

Mender supports secure and robust OTA updates of Debian-based Operating System images such as Raspberry Pi OS. The Debian family of OS are highly functional and provide a range of options for running embedded devices in an IoT project. Debian is often seen as a good starting point when setting up a proof of concept in an IoT project as it is relatively easy to set up and configure and there is a t...

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What is port forwarding?

19th Jul 2021

You will probably need to expose an IoT embedded device from the local network to the external internet in order to access it from anywhere in the world. You will want to do this safely. With specific router configuration knowledge, it is feasible to manually open ports so that you would be able to access a web server running on the Raspberry Pi via a specific port in it such as Port 22 for a SS...

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