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Embedded processor Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
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In non-ADP equipment, a CPU and firmware that are critical to the operation of the equipment. Note: An embedded processor is not subject to FIRMR regulation when used for control of devices such as weapons systems, communications devices, home appliances, automobile diagnostics, etc.
Embedded processor Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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An embedded system is a computer system with a dedicated function within a larger mechanical or electrical system, often with real-time computing constraints. It is embedded as part of a complete device often including hardware and mechanical parts. By contrast, a general-purpose computer, such as a personal computer (PC), is designed to be flexible and to meet a wide range of end-user needs. Embedded systems control many devices in common use today.

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