Information Technology

Gartner Glossary

Embedded Software And Electronics Design

Embedded software and electronics hardware design includes the development of all software and electronics-related hardware, such as sensors, processors and operating systems, built into a vehicle, as well as its various components and parts, such as entertainment and engine management systems. Automotive-specific software and hardware are typically produced by multiple suppliers, and then integrated by the vehicle manufacturer or a large Tier 1 supplier. An emerging class of applications supports embedded software and electronics for the automotive industry.

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