Automobiles using Hardware Root of Trust to Securely Provide Software updates Over The Air
Automobiles using Hardware Root of Trust to Securely Provide Software updates Over The Air

My car performed an over the air (OTA) update of the infotainment system last week. It was really cool! It was performed when I got home and parked the car. I didn't have to waste time, sitting in traffic, going to the car dealer. There was nothing to plug in or wirelessly connect to. It just updated itself.

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IoT4Ag: AI, IoT and Agriculture
IoT4Ag: AI, IoT and Agriculture

Can robots be farmers too? Although it sounds like 23rd century science fiction, robots could soon be planting, growing and harvesting our farms, using AI and IoT technology to enhance and expand our food supply.

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Next Big Tech Thing: Edge Computing?
Next Big Tech Thing: Edge Computing?

Cloud computing has been all the rage in the technology world, but a new way of computing has started to emerge. Could we be looking at at a new technological advancement? Some people certainly believe so. If you haven't heard about edge computing, we're here to give you a simple break down of what it is and why tech companies are working towards providing support for edge computing.

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Today's Acronym Soup: What is PSME?
Today's Acronym Soup: What is PSME?

In today's "Acronym Soup" blog post, we once again step over on the manageability side of things and ask the question: What is PSME?

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The Importance of Disaster Recovery in your IT Infrastructure
The Importance of Disaster Recovery in your IT Infrastructure

Hurricane? Tornado? Fire? Not a problem! If you have a Disaster Recovery site (DR site), that is. A DR site is a location that a business uses to recover and reconstruct its IT operations and infrastructure when its primary facility is not accessible. Inaccessibility can be caused by a number of factors, whether it be a natural disaster or by a network or hardware failure. A DR site is crucial because it keeps an organization running, and ensures that the company does not get brought down to its knees during an unforeseen mishap.

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What Happens When You Press the Power Button?
What Happens When You Press the Power Button?

So when you press that power button, what exactly happens? In simple terms, the system is going to go through the boot process, a process that is overseen by the one and only BIOS. It doesn't seem like the system is going through an entire process because it all happens so fast, but within those few seconds, a lot happens. For those curious, we've outlined the basics of what happens in those few seconds between the moment you press the power button and when the operating system start menu welcomes you.

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When do you NEED All-Flash Storage?
When do you NEED All-Flash Storage?

All-flash storage is a hot topic around data centers these days, but the debate is ongoing as to whether or not an all-flash SAN has a place in every data center. While all-flash is an extraordinary technology, there are only a handful of data storage situations that truly require the performance of all-flash. For most, this performance is overkill.

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IoTbrix - Build, not code your IoT Devices
IoTbrix - Build, not code your IoT Devices

IoTbrix is a cloud-based firmware development environment for IoT from American Megatrends. The IoT hardware and its logical operations are represented as graphical user interface components. It allows you to represent hardware connections and logical operations by dragging and dropping components. IoTbrix can generate firmware based upon this graphical representation. It provides an easy way for the you to generate your IoT firmware without the need of going through hardware specifications. Instead, you can concentrate on logical functions.

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Traveling to Embedded World in Nuremberg this Year?
Traveling to Embedded World in Nuremberg this Year?

Embedded World 2018 is just around the corner and we're getting hyped! AMI has been attending Embedded World for more than 10 years and this year, we're excited to make another appearance to talk to attendees about the latest innovations we've been working on!

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American Megatrends Statement in Response to “Meltdown” and “Spectre” Security Vulnerabilities
American Megatrends Statement in Response to “Meltdown” and “Spectre” Security Vulnerabilities

In the wake of recent news of the Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities, American Megatrends has released a statement outlining the company's recent activities, stance and response plan.

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