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What is an embedded system?
An embedded system refers to any electronic system that uses a CPU chip, but that is not a general-purpose workstation, desktop or laptop computer. Embedded systems generally use microprocessors, or sometimes custom-designed chips or both. It is used in various applications such as vehicles, machine tools and consumer electronics.
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2003-03-03 Embedded Systems Development Trends: Asia
This research study highlights the various tools, devices, applications, and technology trends Asian embedded system developers are currently designing
2004-03-01 Embedded Systems Development Trends: Asia
Read EE Times - Asia's and Gartner Dataquest's latest embedded systems development survey, which gathered 890 qualified responses from embedded systems designers.
2005-02-24 Embedded Systems Development Trends: Asia
Over 900 embedded system designers participate in this annual survey to share their development experience with hardware, development tools and RTOS
2002-06-27 Embedded Systems Development Trends: Asia
This white paper is based on an Asia-wide survey conducted April 2002 that resulted in over 1,800 qualified responses. The survey aimed at discovering information on the latest embedded development tool and hardware component usage trends in Asia
2005-06-09 Embedded systems design with the ISP176x
This app note explains the factors determining ISP176x's performance.
2011-08-01 Embedded systems database supports synchronous replication
ITTIA's DB SQL 4.1 eases two-phase commit, synchronous replication on commit, table snapshots and distributed transactions.
2010-11-11 Embedded SSD tips SATA technology
The devices combine the company's integrated SATA NAND controller with various NAND flash capacities in a multichip package targeting enterprise, industrial, automotive and networking applications.
2008-01-03 Embedded solutions to continue to flood market
Market research firm Venture Development Corp. is anticipating more and more embedded systems and devices will be shipped in the coming years.
2007-03-13 Embedded software vendors also take IIC-China floor
This year's International IC-China Conference and Exhibition registered increase presence among embedded software vendors
2008-03-24 Embedded software evaluation tries hybrid approach
Simulation-based performance evaluation of software on a customized processor is accurate but can be very slow, according to researchers at an Indian institute, who have instead proposed a new hybrid approach for software performance evaluation.
2013-09-27 Embedded software engineers grapple with IoT complexities
Elecia White writes about the challenges she's encountered in her attempts to create connected devices for the internet of things.
2012-11-06 Embedded software devt: The disciplined way (Part 3
This installment looks into the significance of the postmortem process.
2012-10-22 Embedded software devt: The disciplined way (Part 2
Only one tool is needed to make huge improvements in both the quality and delivery time of your next embedded project
2012-10-15 Embedded software devt: The disciplined way (Part 1
Read this guide to doing software development in a disciplined way to reduce both errors and the time it takes to complete a project.
2003-07-28 Embedded recession is over, CEO says
The recession in the embedded systems market is over, the chief executive of a major tools maker declared.
2007-11-16 Embedded pushes India into spotlight
India's electronics industry is undergoing a gradual but inexorable transition from a software-driven outsourcing model to one that is increasingly focused on growth and development of the domestic market.
2007-07-04 Embedded processor counts cost for wireless hotspots
AMCC has developed an embedded processor that delivers a blend of price and performance for wireless access points, residential gateways and advanced STBs
2003-11-17 Embedded multimodal systems tell a good story
Applications spanning multiple HTML pages benefit from a well-designed interaction manager that dynamically generates pages with SALT rather than directly invoking the speech processing and GUI methods.
2012-05-14 Embedded mSATA SSD reads at 170MB/s
TDK's SMG3B series drives leverage the company's GBDriver RS3 controller for error correction expandable to 44bit ECC and features a power interruption data preservation algorithm and auto refresh function for data reliability.
2010-04-29 Embedded MPUs integrate hardware encryption
Atmel Corp. is rolling out its next-generation general-purpose ARM-based embedded microprocessors (eMPUs) optimized for use in industrial applications
2003-09-01 Embedded Linux technologies: More power to you
While users perceive results of power management in terms of battery life, it is really a combination of CPU capabilities, system software, middleware and policy.
2014-10-03 Embedded Linux tech enables NFV sol'n on 64bit ARM SoC
Mentor Graphics released what it flaunts as the embedded industry's first technical implementation of a network functions virtualisation solution on a 64bit ARM processor with AMD
2002-11-01 Embedded Linux and the Law
The rising popularity of Linux, combined with perceived cost savings, has spurred many embedded developers to consider a real-time Linux variant as an alternative to a traditional RTOS
2011-06-02 Embedded group welcomes more vendor-members
More chipmakers have joined the Embedded Vision Alliance, a new group that hopes to educate companies on the potential of embedded vision and enable the industry to share ideas and best practices
2006-05-16 Embedded experts: Fix code bugs or cost lives
The Therac 25 was supposed to save lives by zapping tumors with targeted blasts of radiation. Instead, the device delivered massive overdoses that killed three patients and injured several others because of software glitches by a lone programmer whose code was never properly inspected and tested.
2008-06-27 Embedded Ethernet system design guide
This design guide/application note by Silicon Laboratories discusses the benefits of Embedded Ethernet and walks you through three easy steps to add Ethernet connectivity to your embedded system: system definition, hardware design and software development
2008-11-17 Embedded developers make OS choices
Here's the second installment of a two-part report of Embedded Systems Design magazine's 2008 Embedded Market Study results.
2008-07-08 Embedded designers face tighter schedule challenges
Juggling more projects this year, embedded systems developers say meeting schedules is their biggest task, according to the 2008 Embedded Market Study from TechInsights/Embedded Systems Design.
2012-10-01 Embedded database geared for ARM architecture
ITTIA claims to offer embedded relational database software for developers of applications in the fields of consumer electronics, clean energy, medical devices and robotics
2007-04-10 Embedded computers suit harsh industrial apps
Moxa Technologies has released its ThinkCore W300 series of embedded computers for harsh industrial applications
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