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What are the 4 characteristics than can help identify whether a device is a computer or not?

A computer is a computer if it:
-Can accept data from an input device
-Can store Data
-Can process Data
-Is a combination of hardware and software


What is an embedded device?

Am embedded device is a computer that forms part of a larger device


In an oven what are the inputs and outputs?

The Buttons are the input and the heat is the output


What does the embedded system in an oven do?

Turn the heat on and off and regulates the temperature of it according to the input


What is different about the processor in an Embedded system compared to a process in a Desktop PC?

The processor in a desktop PC is usually much more powerful than the one in an embedded system