Over-the-air (OTA) software updates: Build vs. buy
So, your team has established the need for an over-the-air (OTA) software update manager for the Internet-of-Things (IoT) product you plan to launch next quarter. Now, should you build it yourself in-house? Think twice!
The total cost of ownership (TCO) for an OTA software deployment manager can have many direct and indirect costs over the product life cycle. TCO is only part of what needs to b...Read the article
What is the right strategy for IoT update management?
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...Read the article
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...Read the article
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...Read the article
As we move toward a more software driven world, industry after industry is up for a strong shake up. Probably no industry, except from the governmentally protected or monopolies, should feel safe. The shift from a physical read-only world (produce a product, ship it, never change it), to a virtual writable world (offer a service, keep improving it) imposes massive challenges to incumbents.
Be...Read the article