FOTA

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FOTA stands for "firmware over the air".

Teltonika fleet management devices support the following FOTA solutions:

FOTA 2.x - desktop application

File: fota_2.10.8_setup.exe (or later)

It updates firmware of FM devices over the cellular network.

It requires an SMS service.

FOTA 2.x requires addtional SQL server as a data base

Installed and licensed application is needed as well as FM36XY device as a Modem for SMS dispatcher

FOTA 2 is not recommended for new projects.

Compliant devices:

  • Most FMxxxx devices

FOTA 3.x (lite) - desktop application

File: fota_3.0.8_setup.exe (or later)

It updates firmware of FM devices over the cellular network.

It requires an SMS service.

Fota 3 is much easier to use than FOTA 2, because it has its own database and doesn't require any SQL server.

IMEIS in Fota 3.x as well as FOTA 2.x must de licensed in our server

Installed and licensed application is needed as well as FM36XY device as a Modem for SMS dispatcher

Fota 3.x allows user to build required SMS structure as to send it through external device or application as an alternative for MODEM

Compliant devices:

  • Most FMxxxx devices