What Is an Embedded Application?

March 7, 2023

An embedded application is software integrated into a hardware device, and the primary purpose of embedded applications is to control the hardware device.

The applications on hardware devices run in environments with limited resources but can run in real-time and continuously. Such devices have a high level of reliability and security.

Embedded applications include software used in medical devices, wearables, sensor systems, and industrial control systems.

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