Importance of Microcontroller in Automobiles

International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
© - Issue 2012 by IJCTT Journal
Volume-3 Issue-3                           
Year of Publication : 2012
Authors :"M.Jamal Azmi, Megha Gupta, S.Akhtar Imam"


"M.Jamal Azmi, Megha Gupta, S.Akhtar Imam"" Importance of Microcontroller in Automobiles"International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT),V3(3):1011-1016 Issue 2012 .ISSN Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract: -Technology has become an inevitable part of the human life, hence, automobiles are no exception. The use of microcontrollers to automate the automobile industry is increasing with every passing decade. Increasing use of Microcontrollers has not only led to automation but simpler construction of the subsystems and reduced use of wires for interconnection leading to increased portability. Microcontroller is dedicated for a specific task and their use in the automobile industry has led to automation in incredible areas ranging from Electronic Stability System(ECS), Automatic Parking to Smart Phone controlled car security. Hence, due to greater customer expectations regarding fuel economy, safety, comfort, performance, maintenance and ease of operation, in the future microcontrollers will be increasingly involved in our day to day lives to eventually get better performing automobiles.


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Keywords—Automobile, Embedded System, Microcontroller, Intelligent automobile, Smart vehicle