Trends and Implications in Embedded Systems Development
Embedded systems have become an integral part of daily life. Be it a cell phone, a smartcard, a music player, a router, or the electronics in an automobile - these systems have been touching and changing modern lives like never before. An embedded system is a combination of computer hardware, software, and additional mechanical or other technical components, designed to perform a dedicated function. Most of the embedded systems need to meet real-time computing requirements.