The concept

With most designs, JWA Systems uses a combination of a PC and an embedded software module, as drawn in the next diagram. This embedded software module acts as a smart controller.

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With this combination, the design gets the best from both sides of the computer spectrum. A PC is a powerful, cheap, reliable and universal computing device. It is well suited for running the user interface of an application. Tasks that can be implemented in the user interface are:

At the other end of the spectrum, an embedded software module has its own specific advantages:

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