SOFTWARE MANAGEMENT FOR CONNECTED DEVICES

Connected Infrastructure for a connected business needs a robust and scalable platform to securely manage all the software across devices. Our Over-the-Air Software Management enables connected devices to be securely and successfully updated and managed over time, regardless of the network protocol, device platform or operating system.

SOFTWARE UPDATE MANAGEMENT

Software Update Management

Guarantees all connected devices are securely and successfully managed, regardless of the network protocol, device platform or operating system

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Device Management and Settings

Device Management and Settings

Remotely managing, monitoring, analyzing and configuring connected devices to improve user experience and performance

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Device Virtualization for connected car

Device Virtualization

Securely separating, isolating and virtualizing operating systems on diverse hardware platforms

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PARTNERS

  • ALCATEL
  • AMDOCS
  • ATT
  • INTEL
  • MEDIATEK
  • NOVERO
  • NXP
  • PANASONIC
  • QNX
  • QUALCOMM
  • SIERRA
  • TELIT
  • TOYOTA
  • VECTOR
  • WINDRIVER

OUR OFFERINGS

AUTOMOTIVE SOLUTIONS

Innovative Automotive Solutions

Our advanced automotive market-centric capabilities optimize in-vehicle hardware and software and assure 100% reliability, and secure, end-to-end remote and Over-the-Air (OTA) software management for any vehicle platform throughout its operational life. Our Automotive Solutions enable manufacturers to capitalize on the full business potential of connected cars by enhancing driver experience with rapid deployment of value-added in-car services, minimizing costs through improved efficiency and a reduction in recalls.

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MOBILE SOLUTIONS

Innovative Mobile Solutions

End-to-end software and device management services backed by powerful update technology. Our mobile solutions allow manufacturers and service providers to continuously increase the usefulness and value of connected devices throughout their entire lifecycle, while assuring OMA DM protocol-compliant certification as per carrier interoperability requirements. They optimize device performance, deliver unique insights, facilitate rollout of innovative services and ultimately contribute to increased ARPU.

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AUTO IOT SOLUTIONS

Innovative IoT (Internet of Things) Solutions

Backed by our market-leading Smart Delta update technology, our comprehensive IoT software and device management services help deliver reliable, flexible and scalable solutions. They enable manufacturers of even the most resource-constrained IoT devices to easily monitor, control and continuously add value to wearables, consumer and smart home electronics, automated meters and more – ultimately enhancing user experience and increasing ROI.

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SMART DELTA

Smart Delta

Smart Delta technology is used to compare two versions of software, a source version and a target version, mostly in the form of binary executable image files. Identifying only the essential changes, the delta, between the source and target versions, guarantees the smallest and most efficient update file. Smart Delta performs an advanced comparison between any two images identifying changes between content and code location. The technology recognizes the difference between new content and generated content such as changes to reference pointers in the code. It then creates the instruction set defining how to open up and install the delta on the target device to construct a bit-for-bit identical target version by combining the installed source image and the delta. A by-product of this technology is a full analysis of the changes between the source and the target images.

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AUTOMOTIVE VIRTUALIZATION

Type-1 Virtualization

HARMAN’s advanced virtualization technology is based on Type-1 Virtualization (bare-metal virtualization). The technology includes a hypervisor that virtualizes access to the CPU and memory and backend/front-end drivers that virtualize access to the peripheral hardware devices. The hypervisor serves as the scheduler to run multiple operating systems simultaneously and allocate hardware resources according to the needs of the OS and predefined priorities. It saves Integration time reuses development by virtualizing the processing unit and memory as well as virtualizing dedicated peripheral hardware used for networking, I/O and multimedia.

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INSIGHTS

OTA SOLUTION BLOG

Simple OTA solution for recalls

On June 1, the U.S. Congress enacted the Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2015. While this piece of legislation will ground rental cars for 24 hours after written recall notices are received, there’s still an issue that affects consumer safety: These notices may not arrive or be opened by rental agencies until well after the public has been made aware of the issue. Meanwhile, recalled rental cars are still on the road.

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OTA UPDATES IN AUTOMOTIVE BLOG

Real-life Implementations of OTA Updates in the Automotive Industry

Much has been written about over-the-air (OTA) updates reducing the need for recalls of essential automotive software, but there are many other use cases for OTA updates. There are two aspects of OTA updates that need expounding: What is being updated and where it is being updated.

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AUTOMOTIVE SOLUTIONS BROCHURE

Innovative Solutions for a changing Automotive World

As automobiles become increasingly computerized, automated and connected, so grows the need for effective and comprehensive automotive software management, and for continuous, failsafe updating of software-driven in-vehicle hardware resources. HARMAN’s range of automotive solutions can provide you with everything you need to do just that.

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