By Topic

Portable code: reducing the cost of obsolescence in embedded systems

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $31
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Audsley, N. ; Dept. of Comput. Sci., York Univ., UK ; Bate, I. ; Grigg, A.

Embedded computer systems often remain in service long after part or all of the hardware has become obsolete, due to the high cost of replacement. This cost occurs as often software has to be rewritten for the new hardware. Portable code allows compiled software to be executed on any platform without change. This enables hardware to be replaced when it is obsolete, but software to be moved to the new hardware unchanged-so reducing the cost of obsolescence.

Published in:

Computing & Control Engineering Journal  (Volume:10 ,  Issue: 3 )