FOTA & FAQ

Enpod sys offer FOTA – firmware update over the air for various microcontroller vendors.

During IoT system design, there is the need to plan and think about firmware update over the air.

At the starting point, during first deployment, the number of smart device features for customer are usually reduced and simple. However, after a certain time the system has been in use, some unexpected (faulty) behavior might occur, or customers simply demand to add new features to the system.

In order to increase the quality and improve overall user experience, the system should be enabled to get updated.

So, every company dealing with Internet of Things, should think of implementing FOTA – firmware over the air.

Enpod-sys offers expertise for your custom designed hardware and provides firmware over the air solution.

Our solution Enpod-sys SDK will reduce the time to develop and will reduce the cost of FOTA feature design and implementation.

FAQ

1.What is MDB?

MDB is “Multi Drop Bus” is communication protocol for vending machine. This connection technology is for peripheral devices such coin validator, banknote reader to communicate with vending PCB controller.

2.What is G3-PLC?

G3-PLC is power line communication technology using in the Smart Grid Energy application. It is based at OFDM technology and has extremely long range.

3.What is OBIS code?

OBIS coding is identification value using in metering. This OBIS code is connected with IEC620156-61 standard. Every value readout from metering device has identification with OBIS code.

For example:

1.8.0. is cumulative sum of the positive active energy [kWh]
1.8.1. is cumulative energy in tariff1 for active energy [kWh]
1.8.2. is cumulative energy in tariff2 for active energy [kWh]
2.8.0. is cumulative sum of the negative active energy [kWh]
3.8.0. is cumulative sum of the positive reactive energy [kVArh]
4.8.0. is cumulative sum of the negative reactive energy [kVArh]