Decisions about what to run in-house are complex, and may vary from one company to the next.
What’s different about developing code for internet of things (IoT) devices? At one level, not very much. But when you consider what they fit into, the situation looks a lot more complex.
An individual device may perform relatively simple operations but form part of a complex system of systems. Each device needs to be easily accessible and not just be protected against hacking but not provide an easy way into a network for the hacker. And as part of that focus on security, to be able to receive patches in the form of over-the-air (OTA) updates…
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