Every OEM does it a little differently, but the license files contain descriptions and related attributes of the software and hardware feature entitlements that you own. These used to be dedicated to a given tester, but now they can reside on a license server and be allocated to a network of testers as needed. Third-party software license management tools are used to manage license delivery, activation, and renewal. These licenses are critical in determining the capability of your test capacity, and can have significant value.
Replay available now: A handful of emerging network technologies are competing to be the preferred wide-area connection for the Internet of Things. All claim lower costs and power use than cellular but none have wide deployment yet. Listen in as proponents of leading contenders make their case to be the metro or national IoT network of the future. Rick Merritt, EE Times Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, moderators this discussion. Join in and ask his guests questions.