An embedded computer is a single chip that contains all of the elements that are essential for any computer such as RAM, ROM, CPU, Input, Output and Clock. Another term often used for an embedded computer is a 'micro controller'. This is because the main purpose of an embedded computer is to control something. A lot of things have an embedded computer in it such as
A Plasma televisdion is a high definition (HDTV) alternative to the standard cathode ray televisions sold today. A plasma television provides sharp images and vibrant colors, especially when used in conjunction with high definition broadcasts. Quite often a plasma TV is designed in a 16:9 ratio for wide screen movie formats, as opposed to the box-like 4:3 ratio of standard televisions. A plasma television such as Philips and Sony are not cheap, however. Units start at $1,000 BND and can be as high as $15,000 BND or more.
The very first prototype for a plasma display monitor was invented in July 1964 at the University of Illinois by professors Donald Bitzer and Gene Slottow, and then graduate student Robert Willson. However, it was not until after the advent of digital and other technologies that successful plasma televisions became possible.