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Software-over-the-air (SOTA) versus Firmware-over-the-air (FOTA) and JamaicaCAR

David Beberman
ESE Kongress 2016


Firmware-over-the-air (FOTA) updates refer to downloading either a complete replacement for a specific firmware image in a device or ECU's FLASH, or a patch to an existing firmware image, and updating the FLASH with the changes. The “over-the-air” part refers to using a cell modem data link, a Bluetooth link, a WiFi link, or some other network data link connection.


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