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Embedded Systems, The Forgotten Y2K Problem

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Author(s)

G E. Fisher

Abstract

Much has been written about embedded systems and how they will be affected by the year 2000 problem. During the first 6 months of 1999, a significant amount of conflicting information was spread about the outlook for fixing systems that rely on embedded processors. This article presents information about embedded systems to help clarify the nature and extent of the problems associated with embedded systems remediation. In addition, given that there are fewer than 150 days left in 1999, the article provides recommendations on what can be done about assessing embedded systems and where resources should be focused between now and January 1, 2000.
Proceedings Title
International Council on Systems Engineering; Sharing the Future, Annual International Symposium | 9th | International Council on Systems Engineering; Sharing the Future | INCOSE
Volume
1
Conference Dates
June 1, 1999
Conference Location
Brighton, UK
Conference Title
Proceedings of the Annual International Symposium - International Council on Systems Engineering

Keywords

embedded system, realtime clock, remediation approach, year 2000 problem

Citation

Fisher, G. (1999), Embedded Systems, The Forgotten Y2K Problem, International Council on Systems Engineering; Sharing the Future, Annual International Symposium | 9th | International Council on Systems Engineering; Sharing the Future | INCOSE, Brighton, UK (Accessed May 25, 2024)

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Created June 1, 1999, Updated February 17, 2017