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Created by : Nishith Mohan, Project Lead, Cadence  | 09 09 2008 06:24:44 +0000
Industry : SemiconductorFunctional Area : Programming Languages(Technology)
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What are the differences between a general purpose computer system and an embedded computer system?
 
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Embedded systems are pretty much anything that has computer logic beyond a circuit board and some chips; something that has a UI. It can be a cell phone, a DVR, DVD player, etc. Think of most consumer electronic devices. An embedded computer system is designed to perform a single task, and is "embedded" in a larger unit.
By Mohan Kumar Singh, Project Lead, Motorola  09 09 2008 06:25:25 +0000
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With Multicore n all, i thin the line is blurring......

Most embedded systems i.e designed with a particular function in mind can be happily used as general purpose computers.....

 


By Saud Rehman, Senior Embedded Software Engineer  | 05 09 2009 12:30:35 +0000
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A General Purpose computer is one that doesn't have a set function, like a desktop or laptop. Different software can be put on it to allow it to have different purposes.

By Nishith Mohan, Project Lead, Cadence  | 09 09 2008 06:24:44 +0000
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it can perform a specific task efficiently than a general purpose computer .


By Ankitha K.B, student, M-tech in Information security and cyber forensics  | 02 10 2009 15:47:36 +0000
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Embdded systems  are stand alone systems and customised for a specifice purpose. In coming generations it will be very difficult to find a sinle electronic gudget without ES. Now what is the real challenge is how they communicate will be a tedious task.........


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