An embedded system is a complete computer system that includes hardware and software. Its definition is: "Embedded systems are application-centric, computer-based, Special computer system with strict requirements on reliability, cost, size and power consumption.
Embedded technology originates from single-chip microcomputer technology and is the core of various digital electronic and electromechanical products. It is mainly used to implement functions such as controlling, monitoring or managing hardware equipment.
In the 21st century, about 90% of the development of various industries in computer applications will involve embedded development. The global embedded software market has an annual growth rate of more than 12.5%, and the annual industrial output value brought by embedded systems has reached one trillion US dollars. The embedded software industry in the next three years will maintain a compound annual growth rate of more than 40%.