Modern Embedded Computing: Designing Connected, Pervasive, Media-rich Systems
Modern Embedded Computing: Designing Connected, Pervasive, Media-Rich Systems provides a thorough understanding of the platform architecture of modern embedded computing systems that drive mobile devices. The book offers a comprehensive view of developing a framework for embedded systems-on-chips. Examples feature the Intel Atom processor, which is used in high-end mobile devices such as e-readers, Internet-enabled TVs, tablets, and net books.
This is a unique book in terms of its approach - moving towards consumer. It teaches readers how to design embedded processors for systems that support gaming, in-vehicle infotainment, medical records retrieval, point-of-sale purchasing, networking, digital storage, and many more retail, consumer and industrial applications. Beginning with a discussion of embedded platform architecture and Intel Atom-specific architecture, modular chapters cover system boot-up, operating systems, power optimization, graphics and multi-media, connectivity, and platform tuning. Companion lab materials complement the chapters, offering hands-on embedded design experience.
This text will appeal not only to professional embedded system designers but also to students in computer architecture, electrical engineering, and embedded system design.
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Chapter 1 Embedded Systems Landscape
Chapter 2 Attributes of Embedded Systems
Chapter 3 The Future of Embedded Systems
Chapter 4 Embedded Platform Architecture
Chapter 5 Embedded Processor Architecture
Chapter 6 Embedded Platform Boot Sequence
Chapter 7 Operating Systems Overview
Chapter 8 Embedded Linux
Chapter 12 Network Connectivity
Chapter 13 Application Frameworks
Chapter 14 Platform and Content Security
SMP AMP and Virtualization
Chapter 16 Example Designs
Chapter 17 Platform Debug
Chapter 18 Performance Tuning