firmware update

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firmware update

Changing the software in a flash memory chip. With personal computers, firmware updates are infrequent but sometimes necessary to recondition older machines. The user can perform such updates, but it can be a tedious job.

On the other hand, consumer products may be designed for periodic firmware updates, and the installation of the revised software should be no more difficult than "click here to update." See firmware, flash BIOS and FOTA.

Update Your Blu-ray Player
Firmware is being updated all over the place. As soon as this Blu-ray player was installed, it prompted the user for a firmware update, which took place over a Wi-Fi connection and TV set.

A Big Apple
The progress bar shows the Apple TV's firmware being updated. The Apple TV media hub streams content to this 50" plasma TV. See Apple TV.
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1 channel home theater system -- Blu-ray 3D ready (with firmware update available this summer) -- Monolithic Design -- BRAVIA Internet Video and BD-LIVE -- S-AIR ready for wireless rear and wireless multi-room speakers (sold separately) -- Wireless LAN Ready with included USB Wireless LAN adapter (802.
0 Firmware Update is already coming, and Sony has been kind enough to provide another overview video to showcase its upcoming features.
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We generally offer all firmware updates free of charge and with no restrictions, for the life of the product," says PR-Manager Sven Tornow.
Customers can find the new firmware update tool under the Hardware section of the SoftLayer Customer Portal.
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Livio Connect's over-the-air firmware update allows automotive OEMs and developers to keep their existing infotainment systems up to date.
A UK data recovery specialist has warned that users are still at risk from a firmware update from Seagate, which could leave their organisations with "bricked" hard disk drives (HDDs).
Toshiba's latest firmware update supports improved network connectivity for downloading web-enabled network content and is another example of the company's commitment toward achieving the ultimate home entertainment experience.
InnoPath's client technology consists of both the DM engine and the firmware update agent, known as the Device Update Agent (DUA).