Microcontrollers

A small and low-cost computer built on one integrated circuit, for the purpose dealing with a specific tasks. They are usually embedded in consumer products, appliances for computer systems, and other such devices. Unlike microprocessors, they have built-in RAM and ROM.

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First released 1971
Developed by Gary Boone and Michael Cochran
Used by ARM, Microchip Technology, NXP Semiconductors

Interesting facts

Today, microcontrollers are in all devices, even in washing machines and microwaves.

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