Mark Saunders, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Cypress Semiconductor
EETimes (10/4/2010 5:53 PM EDT)
One perspective for thinking of the embedded world is as a spectrum of complexity ranging from ASIC to MCU. ASIC designs are enormously expensive and take years to complete but the potential for innovation is almost unbounded. MCU projects are almost free in comparison and take months or even just weeks to finish, but they are limited by the third-party chips they run on.
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