Firmware FAQs:

Q: Is a firmware a type of software that provides control?

A: Yes, and monitoring and data manipulation of engineered products and systems.

Q: Is a firmware embedded systems?

A: Yes, and computers, computer peripherals, mobile phones, and digital cameras.

Q: Is a firmware upgradable?

A: Yes, and it is often done via a program from the provider, and will often allow the old firmware to be saved before upgrading so it can be reverted to if the process fails, or if the newer version performs worse.

Q: Is a firmware held in non-volatile memory devices such as ROM?

A: Yes, and EPROM, or flash memory.