google, technology

evolution of android security updates

android has a huge diversity in os versions, for enterpise is mandatory to provide high security …

arrowread more: mobile os version spread

samsung

launched it’s own EFOTA service to control software update remote to your managed samsung device @samsung

android enterprise recommended

android devices must satisfy numerous requirements, including regular security updates: at least every 90 days, with monthly updates strongly recommended. @google

 

android one

designed by google. smart, secure and simply amazing

devices that run the unmodified android to provide best compatibility and support @google

project treble

restructued android os framework since android 8 to make it easier, faster, and less costly for manufacturers to provide updates @google

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apple, technology

dual-sim

travelling between two countries or managing dual persona at the same device

in enterpise those solutions are quote interesting, provide full flexibility with just one device

  • Android support DUAL-SIM/MULTIPLE SIM cards in API since ANDROID 5.1
  • Samsung KNOX support Enterprise billing on dual SIM devices

  • first dual-sim phone was the benefon twin in 2000, sim card needs to be selected at phone launch
  • 2003 dual-adapter became popular, but it was still not possible to use both at the same time
  • several chinese device spotted beginning 2006, samsung’s first dual-sim device d880 was released in 2007
  • 2012 Nokia released a cheap nokia 101
  • beginning 2014 microsoft provied dual-sim devices 530 and 630

read more: huawei’s flagship devices with dual sim

  • update: 12.09.2018 apple released iPhone XR, XS and XS Max , all got dual-SIM capabilities, one will be a physical SIM card and the other an eSIM (embedded SIM), a chinese only device will hold two physical cards
  • hopefully those solutions are from the past

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general

ehealth

after almost any other industry already adopted enterprise mobilty to close the gap of information to improve productivity and optimize efficiency

health sector has a huge change to gain advantage of enterprise mobility, secure communication and exchange of information – imagine that a hospital can access patient data even when he’s still in ambulance – could you believe that forms are still to filled in on paper

to force this improvement and to ensure privacy the general conditions are written down in law, additionally each personal data needs to be compliant to gdpr (dsgvo) from may 2018

novaalert10use case – with novalink it is possible to preplace pager devices with intelligent smartphones, doctor’s get the information where and what kind of emergency direct at the display, even it could located with bluetooth beacons, with samsung xcover devices you get a complete solution with thread alarm if attacked by someone

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ehealth @germany @switzerland

general

under-glass fingerprint

update3.0: vivo and huawei phones use optical technology to scan the fingerprint through the display, samsung presented a prototype of the company’s ultrasonic fingerprint reader

update2.0: samsung’s s10 should get in screen fingerprint reader, like vivo and at the same time iphone like face recognition

update: samsung’s s9 still not provided in-screen fingerprint reader, vivo updated with dual fingerprint scanner

since samsung had to replace the 2. camera to place with the fingerprint sensor, because couldn’t provide under-glass fingerprint in S8 – vivo is the first company to reveal this feature, while S9 will launch in about one month

more @ androidauthority – see this detailed hands-on of 9to5google @ youtube