A term used to describe hardware on which the software is â€˜permanently` engraved. Often mentioned when talking about embedded systems.
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microcode noun (computer science) coded instructions that are stored permanently in read-only memory
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(from the article `software`) ...or `executing,` a program. By contrast, software programs and procedures that are permanently stored in a computer`s memory using a read-only ...
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- Low-level software that runs in a digital camera, printer, scanner, etc., and controls the functionality and user interface.
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In electronic systems and computing, firmware is a term often used to denote the fixed, usually rather small, programs and/or data structures that internally control various electronic devices. Typical examples of devices containing firmware range from end-user products such as remote controls or c...
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The firmware of a device is the program code that is permanently stored in the device's memory. It contains all the necessary software routines to make the device fully functional. New updated firmware is sometimes distributed for dvd players, cd/dvd writers and many other computer devices to add fe...
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A computer program or software stored permanently in PROM or ROM.
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Computer program held permanently in a computer's ROM (read-only memory) chips, as opposed to a program that is read in from external memory as it is needed. The BIOS (basic input/output system) in a personal computer is an example of firmware
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In electronic systems and computing, firmware is a term often used to denote the fixed, usually rather small, programs and/or data structures that internally control various electronic devices. Typical examples of devices containing firmware range from end user products such as remote controls or ca...
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1) Code 2) Computer code 3) Microcode
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