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embedded processor

A CPU chip used in a device that is not a general-purpose workstation, desktop or laptop computer. Such chips are used by the billions every year in myriad products. See embedded system.
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Embedded chip design company, MIPS Technologies Inc put in a strong showing for its first quarter of financial year 2000 and seems to be reducing its former reliance on Nintendo Co for license revenues.
The card is similar to a credit card and has an embedded chip on which is stored a personal identification number.
The embedded chip would download the service information, scan the part for its serial number, and confirm that an DE replacement part is being used.
An embedded chip registers when the last calibration took place and compares it with the current date in its internal time clock.
For example, elevators typically do not have date sensitivity, but they "become volatile when you hook them up to the fire alarm system because of the embedded chip in the alarm devices.
The bulk of the market is attributed to embedded chip security consisting of embedded chip security technology - such as ARM's TrustZone - and other semiconductor companies' security solutions.
Through the embedded chip and antenna, consumers will be able to wave their mobile phone over a reader at the point of sale, and radio-frequency identification makes the payments secure.
Visa cited the "recent debit card regulation" as casting "uncertainty" in the marketplace in an announcement of how it is supporting the embedded chip cards overseas.
Since the city owns an electric company, that embedded chip equipment went right to the top of the priority list.
Of those firms that had investigated the embedded chip problem, more than 60 per cent had discovered non compliant equipment.
No one knows if an embedded chip will keep an elevator running - and ignore the fact that its internal clock might indicate it's really January 1, 1900 - or stop the elevator on the internal theory that it can't find an earlier log entry for a routine maintenance check.
Dynamics' Chip & Choice[TM] technology includes two chips - a secure, embedded chip and an exposed chip.

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