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Top Trend #2: Automation Enables Scale for Fleet Management

14th Dec 2022

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Over-the-air software updates bring automation at scale that is essential for a modern connected device fleet

If you start up an embedded project and have less than 10 connected devices in one location that require system and application updates, then it would be relatively easy to update them manually with a USB key. It might get a little bit harder if eac...

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Technology & Autonomous Driving: The Buy vs. Build Dilemma

6th Dec 2022

What are the technical opportunities and challenges for vehicle automation? What do organizations need to consider today? These questions are at the center of Tech.AD, the award-winning global business event for OEMs and Tier 1 organizations.

As autonomous vehicles and autonomous driving races ahead, stakeholders, industry experts, and key suppliers gathered in Dearborn, Michigan, to discuss...

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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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Industry 4.0 and software updates at SPS 2022

21st Nov 2022

Mender attended the Smart Production Solutions exhibition in the NurembergMesse exhibition center on Nov 8-10 last. SPS provides a platform for collaboration between experts in the software development and automation industry. 1,500 exhibitors showcase their expertise to an estimated 65,000 visitors over 3 days.

Mender marketers Karolina Beta and Valeria Ceselli with the “Yocto Jester” Mende...

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Heise DevSec: Reminding people of the importance of "security-by-design" for smart devices

28th Oct 2022

With much anticipation, the Heise DevSec Conference was held on October 4th through the 6th at the IHK Haus der Wirtschaft in Karlsruhe, Germany. It's safe to say it was a huge success.

Presenting to an audience of over 180 DevSec delegates, Mender Head of Developer Relations, Josef Holzmayr, stressed the importance of over-the-air (OTA) software updates as a crucial part in ensuring security...

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