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LTS Kernel is a barrier to building sustainable secure IoT and edge devices

IoT has experienced large levels of hype over recent years but is now turning into a reality with over 30 billion* IoT devices expected to be connected by 2020. This has moved IoT from early installs to full production and ongoing maintenance.

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Foundries.io @ Embedded World 2019

Foundries.io team are preparing to join the embedded industry annual exodus to Nuremberg and Embedded World.

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Adding a REST API to OTA Connect

By Andy Doan in fota

August 9, 2018

The OTA blog series left users with a secured OTA Connect server. This article will describe how you can deploy an easy-to-use REST API to manage your devices.

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Securing OTA Connect

By Andy Doan in fota

July 12, 2018

Part three of this blog series showed how to deploy an OTA Connect service in Google Kubernetes Engine that had a few security holes. This article will describe how to secure it.

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Deploying OTA Connect

By Andy Doan in fota

June 27, 2018

Continuing with the OTA blog series part one and part two, this article shows you how to deploy OTA Connect using the OTA Community Edition into Google’s Kubernetes Engine (GKE). After completion of these instructions, you’ll have an OTA Connect server available on the internet with a single QEMU device registered to it.

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What Is OTA Connect

Continuing with the OTA blog series, this article will explain what OTA Connect is and how it implements the TUF/Uptane/OSTree specifications.

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How We Chose a Software Update System

One of the first big decisions we had to make for the Linux microPlatform was our Over-The-Air Update (OTA) strategy. This decision required a lot of time, meetings, beer, and coffee. This article is the first of a small series explaining our recommended approach to OTA for the LMP. This article explains how and why we ultimately chose OTA Connect and its open source deployment project OTA Community Edition.

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Zephyr microPlatform, Zephyr OTA via DFU/mcumgr

In this blog we describe how to use the Zephyr microPlatform and the in-tree Zephyr samples to build, flash and perform an over the air (OTA) update of a Zephyr application over Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). This demonstration uses the DFU support within Zephyr provided by mcumgr.

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Linux microPlatform, now with OTA updates (beta)

Starting with Linux microPlatform update 0.13, we are including support for over-the-air (OTA) updates.

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Using AT&T's IoT Dev Kit

In the Zephyr microPlatform update 0.13, we have released support for the AT&T IoT Starter Kit (LTE-M).

With the following instructions, you can start using Zephyr and the IoT Starter Kit with LWM2M in a matter of minutes.

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