What is an embedded system? Give characteristics of embedded system.

Subject : Embedded Systems Design

Topic : Fundamentals of Embedded Systems

Difficulty level : Low

1 Answer

A system that has embedded software and computer hardware, which makes it a system dedicated for a particular application or task, is called an embedded system.


• Real time and multirate operations- this defines the ways in which the system works, reacts to events, interrupts and schedules system's functionality in real time.

• Complex algorithms.

• Complex GUIs.

• Dedicated function.

• I/O Device flexibility.

• Low Manufacturing cost.

• Low power consumption

• Small size.

• User friendly.

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