Entries by Mike Szczys

Understanding Golioth OTA Firmware Updates

Over-the-Air (OTA) firmware updates are table stakes for Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Once a device is in the field, OTA means you can make changes by updating the firmware remotely. The ability to update devices remotely is great, but that alone is the bare minimum of functionality. Options for targeting specific devices for each […]

Try Out Zephyr on Golioth’s Combined Firmware SDK

Golioth’s newest Zephyr support is now part of our cross-platform Golioth Firmware SDK. Yes, we have always supported Zephyr. This latest development includes our top-tier Zephyr offering alongside the other platforms we support–all in one single software development kit. We want to hear what you think of the new Zephyr support. Right now we’re in […]

Automatically Detecting Boards for Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) Testing

Golioth is an IoT company that supports as much custom hardware as possible: a multitude of microcontrollers and many different connection types. This presents a challenge when testing on real hardware. We developed tooling that tests the Golioth Firmware SDK on actual boards. Known as Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) testing, it’s an important part of our CI […]

Free Zephyr Training is Two Weeks Away (October)

Zephyr is the fastest growing real-time operating system. If you’re not already using it, you should be! Now’s your chance, Golioth’s next training and the next session is just two weeks away. Join our free Zephyr training on October 25th at 9am Pacific time to get yourself up to speed. What Will I Learn? This […]

How to turn Helper Code into a Zephyr Module

Embedded developers always maintain sets of helper code that get used across multiple projects. With Zephyr RTOS, you can easily turn your helper code into a portable Zephyr module. Creating a Zephyr module means you can version control your code, making changes in one centralized place, while targeting a specific git commit, tag, or branch […]

,

How to Provision and Store IoT Device Certificates

Every IoT device should operate over an encrypted channel. But how exactly does that security work as your fleet rapidly grows? Our recommendation is to use certificate authentication to deliver strong encryption while solving common fleet management problems. Today we’re showing how to provision and store IoT device certificates. Certificate Authentication based on ECDSA Golioth […]