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3D Printing and Manufacturing

In this step, we are going to discuss the use of 3D modelling to create your embedded system. We will give you a brief introduction to the process and introduce …

Embedded and General-Purpose Computer Systems

Computer systems vary widely in the tasks they perform and how users interact with them, but there are some common characteristics that we can attribute to all computer systems. Features …

Designing the Exterior of a Product

When you move on to focus on the outward appearance of your device, you must consider its design features. You can iterate over these in the same way as you …

From Prototype to Production

Here we will be exploring how to take your embedded system from a pen and paper design to a prototype and, eventually, to a product. In this step we will …

What is real-time computing?

What is real-time computing? Real-time computing, also known as reactive computing, is used to describe a computer system that reacts to events by performing tasks within a specific time interval. …

How to design a real-time computing system

In this article, we will walk you through the creation of a real-time algorithm: an alarm-triggering algorithm for an automated greenhouse system. How to craft an algorithm All computer systems …

What is a smartwatch?

In this step you will be looking at a specific type of embedded system: a smartwatch. We will explain what makes these watches so smart, and explore the different types …