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Questions tagged [over-the-air-updates]

For questions about the technology, processes, services and concepts that enable over the air updates for smart devices. This includes identifying the correct devices, delivering the update of the air, verifying a successful delivery and monitoring IoT device versions.

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How to prevent a nest thermostat from auto updating its firmware

I am having a problem where my nest thermostat doesn’t pre-heat until someone is home because we are using the home/away assist feature that sets the heat level to an “eco” temperature when no one is ...
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Are Over-the-Air Updates possible with NB-IoT

I'm trying make an IoT device which I want be a highly power saving one & want it to work in a remote static environment. So I plan to make a circuit with a "SARA" NB IoT module. Now I want to ...
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Which Fleet Management Software exists for IoT devices? [closed]

I would like to ask what kind of fleet management software exists for IoT devices. I know: resin.io mender.io Teamviewer IoT (RPI only) Are there more services like this? Thank you very much
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Standards for keeping devices' security up-to-date

With IoT devices typically being built with low profit margins and low power specifications, functionality is typically limited to that which is needed. But for a device that is expected to last a ...
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Remote Firmware Update Arduino Nano

I am working on Arduino Nano (32Kb flash memory of which 2Kb used by boot loader, 2Kb SRAM, 1Kb EEPROM). The micro-controller takes input from an electrical device via RS485 module and posts the ...
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Are there any ready cloud services or frameworks for firmware update over the air?

I have prototype of the resource constrained-device (8-bit MCU with no-OS firmware), interacting with a web server. I wonder are there any solutions, frameworks or cloud services for updating my ...
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Are Android Things updates going to be delivered automatically?

I recently found out about Android Things, Google's platform for developing an IoT device on top of the Android system. An InfoQ article suggests that the updates Google provide to Android Things ...
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How can I do incremental updates with a flash that can only be erased block-wise?

Scenario I want to update a low cost IoT device over-the-air with new firmware updating the device's microcontroller(s). The microcontroller memory is flash memory in the 32k to 128k range (every ...
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Testing the success of Over the Air updates [closed]

What is the best practice to ensure an IoT device has been updated successfully? What do you need to do in order to test OTA updates and authenticate devices? Taking it a step further, how can you ...
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Best practices for secure Over The Air updates [closed]

What are the best security practices to follow when issuing an OTA update to a fleet of IoT devices? What are the significant causes for concern? For example, preventing an update from being ...