Hardware Design Challenges for Portable Smart Devices
A portable smart device collects and provides information used for controlling, monitoring or decision making with the following characteristics:
- Local or Remote Rich User Interface
- User Configurable
- Can Be Connected (Wired or Wireless)
- High Performance Hardware and Software
This paper covers designs intended primarily for palm top or pocket computer uses. Some of the topics in this paper may be applicable to a lesser degree to cell phones, ebooks and hand-held multifunctional personal assistants.