Monthly Archives: July 2013

Embedded system changes among the industry

With improved processing and graphics performance as well as energy efficiency and broad scalability, the 4th generation Intel® Core™ processors with its new microarchitecture provide an attractive solution for a broad array of mid-range to high-end embedded applications in target … Continue reading

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People comment on medical applications

Increasing numbers of patients, shrinking numbers of embedded computer physicians, and rising costs are pushing the medical field further into the age of telehealth. Unlike traditional clinical platforms, however, telemedicine demands portability, flexibility, and long lifecycle support from Small Form … Continue reading

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Making strides in rugged memory technology

Memory technology innovations have made a variety of ruggedized options available to embedded system OEMs, including lower-profile module designs, Error Correction Code (ECC), thermal dissipation, extended-temperature operation, and the addition of thermal sensors to monitor module temperature. Embedded system OEMs … Continue reading

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Run a scheduled set up for your embedded computer

The scheduler sets up the order of embedded computer tasks to ensure that a higher-priority task can preempt a lower-priority task to maintain a deterministic response. The most popular scheduling technique is preemptive, prioritized scheduling where tasks can interrupt a … Continue reading

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