Google Chromeboxes to Receive 10 Years of Automatic Updates

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For users employing Chromebox as their preferred digital signage player, Google has just unveiled exciting news that promises to extend the lifetime of your Chromeboxes.

ChromeOS: A Secure and Efficient Platform

ChromeOS, crafted by Google, stands out as an exceptional operating system choice for running Valotalive Workplace Digital Signage. Renowned for its robust security, lightning-fast performance, and a set of remarkable device management tools, ChromeOS consistently receives praise from its users.

Operating System with great device management tools

If you’re considering outsourcing the device management aspect of your digital signage service, you can opt for a turnkey mediaplayer featuring ChromeOS, complete with device management services offered by Valotalive. Our extensive experience with ChromeOS enables us to confidently say that this operating system is exceptionally reliable, ensuring seamless performance.

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Automatic Updates for Enhanced Security


Security takes center stage in the development of ChromeOS. Regular automatic updates, issued every four weeks to Chromebooks and Chromeboxes, provide peace of mind to customers. These updates reinforce the security of Chromeboxes, making them a top choice among customers and corporations for running Valotalive Digital Signage Software.

10 Years of Automatic Updates: A Game-Changer

On September 14th, Google unveiled a groundbreaking announcement aimed at extending the lifecycle of Chromebooks and Chromeboxes.

According to the release: “Starting in 2024, users with Chromebooks released from 2021 onward will automatically receive 10 years of updates. For Chromebooks released before 2021 that are already in use, both users and IT administrators will have the option to extend automatic updates to 10 years from the platform’s release date, following their last automatic update.”

Improved Sustainability & Increased ROI

This announcement is great news for all customers who rely on Chromeboxes as their digital signage player. This move not only enhances sustainability but also significantly boosts the return on investment, making Chromeboxes an even more attractive choice for your digital signage needs.

Here is the more detailed information where you can check the information about the auto-update policy for Google-approved hardware. 

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