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Principles of Updating Mobile Firmware Over-the-Air (FOTA)

Wed, 11/28/2007 - 5:39am
By Sharon Peleg, Founder and Chief Technology Officer Red Bend Software

Firmware Over-the-Air (FOTA) technology enables device manufacturers and network operators to deliver updated firmware to mobile phones in consumers’ hands. Today’s mobile devices contain enormous amounts of software, mainly firmware, to support advanced features. There are inevitable issues with such complex software: software defects, missing features and design issues, often created by time-to-market demands in this highly competitive market. The need to fix device software over-the-air has made FOTA mainstream, adopted by nearly every major manufacturer and operator.

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