Instructed on: 2-Dec-2011 | Session: #03 By: Mohanad Yehia Topic Code: TCW-02-2012 All Copy Rights Saved to the 7th Students’ Conference on Communication and Information Based in the Faculty of Computers and Information Cairo University – Egypt 2011/2012 www.scci-cu.com
Introduction to embedded systems. Advantages of embedded systems. Disadvantages of embedded systems. Applications of embedded systems.
What’s embedded systems. Characteristics of embedded systems. User interface with embedded systems.
Any hardware system used to do aspecific task can be called an embeddedsystem.
1. Embedded systems are designed to do some specific task.2. Embedded systems are not always standalone devices.3. Most of the program instructions written for embedded systems are referred to as firmware.
Embedded systems range from no user interfaceat all to complex graphical user interfaces thatresemble modern computer desktop operatingsystems.
Low cost. Small size. High reliability. Fast operations. Easy to manufacture. Fewer interconnections.
Hard to maintain. Doesn’t evolve with technology improvement. Hard to carry files from one machine to another. Hard to backup embedded files.