Intelligent Systems<br /><ul><li>What is Embedded System in General?</li></ul> It is a combination of Computer Hardware, Software and perhaps additional Mechanical Parts, designed to perform a Specific Function.<br /><ul><li>Gadgets are increasingly becoming Intelligent and Autonomous.
The Intelligence of these Smart Devices resides in Embedded Systems. </li></li></ul><li>Desktop Vs Embedded System<br /><ul><li>In contrast to Desktops that performs a Variety of Tasks, an Embedded System performs a Single, Well-Defined Task.
The System has a Processor, Associated Peripherals, and Software for a Specific Purpose.
For example, in a Mobile Phone the Embedded Processor needs to Process Voice (to Send and Receive Speech Signals) as well as implement Communication Protocols.