Skip to main content

Spotlight on Future Firmware

  • Chapter
  • First Online:
Firmware Development

Abstract

When purchasing a computing device, users are concerned with the hardware configuration of the device and whether it has the latest versions of the software and applications. Most computer and consumer electronics device users don’t realize that there are several layers of programs that run between the user pressing the power button of the device and when the operating system starts running. These programs are called firmware.

This is a preview of subscription content, log in via an institution to check access.

Access this chapter

Chapter
USD 29.95
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • Available as PDF
  • Read on any device
  • Instant download
  • Own it forever
eBook
USD 49.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • Available as EPUB and PDF
  • Read on any device
  • Instant download
  • Own it forever
Softcover Book
USD 64.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • Compact, lightweight edition
  • Dispatched in 3 to 5 business days
  • Free shipping worldwide - see info

Tax calculation will be finalised at checkout

Purchases are for personal use only

Institutional subscriptions

Change history

  • 15 February 2023

    A correction has been published.

Author information

Authors and Affiliations

Authors

Rights and permissions

Reprints and permissions

Copyright information

© 2022 The Author(s), under exclusive license to APress Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature

About this chapter

Check for updates. Verify currency and authenticity via CrossMark

Cite this chapter

Banik, S., Zimmer, V. (2022). Spotlight on Future Firmware. In: Firmware Development. Apress, Berkeley, CA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-7974-8_1

Download citation

Publish with us

Policies and ethics