Guest Editor's Introduction: Design Tools for Embedded Systems

  title={Guest Editor's Introduction: Design Tools for Embedded Systems},
  author={Donatella Sciuto},
  journal={IEEE Design & Test of Computers},
0740-7475/00/$10.00 © 2000 IEEE April–June 2000 More and more products we buy contain electronics, including phones, cars, entertainment equipment, and toys. Unlike in computers, the electronics used in these applications are deeply embedded and must interact with the user and the real world through sensors and actuators. Embedded electronic systems are often highly distributed, and the parts must collaborate to implement a complete application. Because of performance and cost pressures… CONTINUE READING