Method and apparatus for over-the-air upgrading of radio modem application software

  • US 5,418,524 A
  • Filed: 10/19/1992
  • Issued: 05/23/1995
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/31/1992
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. In a selective call receiver, a method of upgrading application software stored therein, the selective call receiver comprising a processor coupled to a memory and a data interface for controlling interactions between the processor and the memory, the method comprising the steps of:

  • (a) receiving upgrade information comprising upgrade installation software and upgrade data;

    (b) loading the upgrade installation software into the processor;

    (c) upgrading the application software in accordance with the upgrade installation software and in response to the upgrade data; and

    (d) deleting the upgrade installation software and the upgrade data.

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