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1.3: Embedded Systems
Example: A washing machine has a control chip that manages the different program cycles.
An embedded system is a computer system built into a larger machine to provide a means of control.
Embedded systems perform a specific pre-programmed task which is stored in ROM.
An embedded system uses a combination of hardware and software.
Example: A traffic light has a control chip that determines when to change to a green or red light.
1.3 - Embedded Software:
1. What is an embedded system? 
2a. Give two examples of an embedded system. 
2b. Research and describe another two examples of an embedded system. 
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