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Software stored in a computer's ROM.


(Computer Science) computing a fixed form of software programmed into a read-only memory



software stored on a ROM chip.
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Noun1.firmware - (computer science) coded instructions that are stored permanently in read-only memory
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
computer code, code - (computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions
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PTCRB certified a minor firmware build for Sony Xperia E1 carrying the build version (https://ptcrb.
After mounting the lens on the camera, the user can go online and update the lens firmware by downloading the latest lens firmware.
Also included in the new firmware option in the Scalar 100, is the ability to more easily manage multiple generations of tape technology in the same system.
You can distribute new firmware to your customers on CD-ROM.
The Windows NT Firmware Basic Kit for the PowerPC family gives system designers and firmware developers a guide to porting Windows NT boot compliant firmware to PowerPC platforms.
Tolliver says that the remedies - through shielding, grounding, noise filtration, and firmware changes - have successfully addressed the problem of transient plant noise.
Vodafone Europe is now rolling out an official Android firmware update for Sony Xperia Z1 users in Germany, Spain and the Netherlands.
SST's expertise in the design and manufacture of high-functionality, reliable and cost-effective flash memory products for high-volume applications is why we have become and will continue to be the leading supplier of Firmware Hub devices in the industry," said Mike Briner, senior vice president, Application Specific Products Group at SST.
Phoenix firmware plays a key role in enabling Quanta to deliver the highest quality notebook computers in the industry," said Michael Wang, President of Quanta Computer.
Users can install the firmware update using the following three possible methods:
Intel was the sole producer of Firmware Hub devices until last year, when the company began licensing its FWH interface protocol to other flash memory vendors.