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Understanding Controls Applications Embedded Systems

 

When you choose embedded controls, it is always necessary to consider the application with which they will be used. Controls applications embedded systems are a combination of hardware and software that handle specific tasks not performed by the CPU. Choosing an embedded system for controls applications should be based on the specific needs of the application and how the host device will be used.

 

When should you use an embedded system?

As with any kind of component decision, the choice to use an embedded controller over traditional PAC or PLC systems comes down to the design of the device. Embedded controllers are a clear choice for applications that demand high-speed control, custom-made algorithms, and high-level signal processing. The reason for this is that embedded controls systems can perform these tasks for the application in efficient and innovative ways.

Another clear reason for using an embedded system is the flexibility it provides. Embedded controls systems can be used for a range of different kinds of applications. This is beneficial because it cuts down on the time and cost of redesigning systems repeatedly or having to rely on custom designs.

 

What are some examples of controls applications embedded systems?

Embedded controllers can perform a variety of tasks. Keep in mind that the controls system will be powered on any time the mainboard has power. Some of the tasks that embedded controls systems can perform include:

  • Sending and receiving processing signals from the keyboard and touchpad
  • Turning the CPU on and off
  • Resetting the LAN and GPU
  • eSATA, 3G, and 4G toggling
  • Bridging between BIOS chips and platform hubs
  • Muting audio
  • Enabling chargers
  • Controlling A20 line access

 

Controllers can easily be adapted to meet the needs of the host application and the operating conditions of the device.

Delkin can take the mystery out of embedded systems and storage to ensure your device works seamlessly and efficiently. Let our Product Team help you explore embedded storage options and pick the best solution for your application’s unique needs. Contact us for more information.

 

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