What is Embedded Display System?


What is embedded display system?


An embedded display system is basically an electronic system that can be programmed or non-programmed to operate, organize, and perform single or multiple tasks based on the application. In the real time embedded systems, all the assembled units work together based on the program or set of rules or code embedded into the microcontroller. But, by using this microcontroller programming techniques only a limited range of problems can be solved. These solutions are highly customisable from the embedded motherboards and software to the LCD display and touch screen interface and save you valuable development time and cost. Developers just need to load the application software and tune it.


Embedded display system are wildly used in Industrial machines, agricultural and process industry devices, automobiles, medical equipment, cameras, household appliances, airplanes, vending machines and toys, as well as mobile devices, are possible locations for an embedded system.


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History of embedded systems

Embedded systems date back to the 1960s. Charles Stark Draper developed an integrated circuit (IC) in 1961 to reduce the size and weight of the Apollo Guidance Computer, the digital system installed on the Apollo Command Module and Lunar Module. The first computer to use ICs, it helped astronauts collect real-time flight data.

In 1965, Autonetics, now a part of Boeing, developed the D-17B, the computer used in the Minuteman I missile guidance system. It is widely recognized as the first mass-produced embedded system. When the Minuteman II went into production in 1966, the D-17B was replaced with the NS-17 missile guidance system, known for its high-volume use of integrated circuits. In 1968, the first embedded system for a vehicle was released; the Volkswagen 1600 used a microprocessor to control its electronic fuel injection system.

By the late 1960s and early 1970s, the price of integrated circuits dropped and usage surged. The first microcontroller was developed by Texas Instruments in 1971. The TMS 1000 series, which became commercially available in 1974, contained a 4-bit processor, read-only memory (ROM) and random-access memory (RAM), and cost around $2 apiece in bulk orders.

Also in 1971, Intel released what is widely recognized as the first commercially available processor, the 4004. The 4-bit microprocessor was designed for use in calculators and small electronics, though it required eternal memory and support chips. The 8-bit Intel 8008, released in 1972 had 16 KB of memory; the Intel 8080 followed in 1974 with 64 KB of memory. The 8080's successor, x86 series, was released in 1978 and is still largely in use today.

In 1987, the first embedded operating system, the real-time VxWorks, was released by Wind River, followed by Microsoft's Windows Embedded CE in 1996. By the late 1990s, the first embedded Linux products began to appear. Today, Linux is used in almost all embedded devices.

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The embedded display system is expected to continue rapidly growing, driven in large part by the internet of things (IoT). Expanding IoT applications such as wearables, drones, smart homes, smart buildings, video surveillance, 3D printers and smart transportation are expected to add to fuel embedded system growth.


Reshine TFT-LCD display modules are available in various sizes,such as 1.77", 2.4”,2.8" ,3.2”,3.5”,4.0”,4.5”,5.0”,5.5”,6.0”,7.0”,8.0”,10.1”,10.4”,11.6”,12.1”,13.3”,15.6”,19” and 21.5” TFT LCD.These TFT LCD modules are including options of TFT panel, TFT LCM with controller board, industry standard TFT LCM, TFT color display, and wide operating temperatures of -20°C to +70°C or -30°C to +80°C,and also Higher brightness (1000-1300cd/m) or wider viewing angle(IPS) displays.

Many of Reshine TFT display modules have more than one interface available including MCU, RGB, TTL ,MIPI and LVDS as well as two touch panels optional in resistive and capacitive technology.


Reshine’s lcd displays are wildly used in smart home,car navigator,home security system,POS,medical devices,table advertising machine,industrial measuring inintrument,industrial control system,HMI devices,game player machine,detectors and so on.Please contact us freely if you are looking for a display for your new project.



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