International Journal of Computer Applications
Reconfigurable systems offer a solution to solve complex problems by combining the speed of hardware with the flexibility of software to improve performance and system performance. Past three decades have seen the introduction of the technology that has radically changed the way one analyses and controls the world around them. A byproduct of microprocessor development by Intel is the 8051 microcontroller which finds its use in almost all walks of life. The microcontrollers are not as well known to the general public, or even the technical community, as are the more glamorous microprocessors.