SOFTWARE UPDATE MANAGEMENT

The Software Update Management set of capabilities brings a holistic set of features to HARMAN’s market facing solutions that guarantee all connected devices will be securely and successfully managed over time, regardless of the network protocol, device platform or operating system. The HARMAN Smart Delta-based Update Generator and Installer have been used in more than 2 billion connected devices across industries to continuously keep devices relevant with efficient, failsafe and secure software updates.

PRODUCT FEATURES

  • Update Generator

    Using the Smart Delta technology, the Update Generator compares any two versions of firmware, applications or maps, identifies the differences between the two versions and creates the delta update file.

  • Software Catalog

    The Software Catalog manages full versions and delta updates of all the application embedded software, ECU binaries and firmware update packages available for remotely managed devices.

  • Update Orchestrator

    Update Orchestrator manages device update campaigns and properties such as time, network bearer type, update type and device population. Each update package is specifically tailored for each device..

  • Software Installer

    The Software Installer is OS agnostic and installs, removes and updates any type of software on the device. This includes user space applications, embedded system applications and full ECU binaries.

  • Firmware Update Installer

    Using Smart Delta technology the Firmware Update Installer applies the generated delta update file to the existing on-device firmware to update it to the target firmware version.

  • Repartitioning Tool

    Perform an OTA update to the device’s flash partitions; An updated flash partition layout is then defined and sent remotely to the device where it is applied in-place without compromising on-device software.

OTHER OTA SOLUTIONS

Software Management Solutions

Software Management Solutions Portfolio

Our portfolio of OTA Software Management solutions enables connected devices to be securely and successfully updated and managed over time, 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

Device Virtualization

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

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BENEFITS

SOFTWARE UPDATE FOR CONNECTED CAR

Some of the key benefits include

  • 100% update reliability
  • Platform and OS agnostic
  • Up to 97% image reduction with Smart Delta updates
  • Manages all types of software elements: Firmware, apps and maps
  • Highly scalable backend system – up to tens of millions of devices

INSIGHTS

OTA SOLUTION White Paper

Updating connected car software over-the-air. Why wait?

With cars becoming much like other connected devices, it’s only natural for their owners to expect their software to be easy to update. Can you imagine being required to visit your local smartphone or tablet store nowadays, only to have the latest firmware or application version installed? Similarly, consumers will soon no longer be willing to accept the need to manually download automotive software updates and having to visit the nearest dealership to have them applied.

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OTA UPDATES IN AUTOMOTIVE BLOG

The Future of Autonomous Off-Highway Machines

Seamless wireless delivery and secure OTA Updates in Automotive machines are key factors in ensuring the success of telematics deployment. Is connectivity and automation limited to automobiles? How does one face the challenges of “being connected” in the form of connectivity, big data management and over-the-air updates?

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SOLUTION FOR AUTOMOTIVE BROCHURE

A powerful OTA software management platform

In today’s connected world, change is more than a driver of revolutionary innovations. It’s also increasingly about improving and extending the usefulness of existing technology investments. Delivering new functionality to existing devices and enhancing their performance and value can however be quite the challenge, especially in situations subject to connectivity, bandwidth or storage constraints. And it’s exactly this challenge that HARMAN OTA (Over-the-Air) Software Management can help you overcome.

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