An embedded system is actually a computer system, with dedicated hardware and software. To do a specific task. You could think about medical machines, industrial machines, a monitoring device, … .
Their new series are the Epyc Embedded 3000 and the Ryzen Embedded V1000. The Epyc 3000 is meant for storage and edge computing devices, while the Ryzen Embedded V1000 is meant for medical imaging, industrial systems, digital gaming and thin clients.
The V1000 family exists of an embedded system with a ”Zen” CPU and a “Vega” on the same SOC.
The new systems not only focus on performance, but also focus on security. AMD announced that the Ryzen and the EPIC embedded systems will “protect data at hardware level” and they will also protect their memory both virtual and physical.
Even if embedded systems are not that interesting for consumers, it is a huge step forward in technology for all the things we daily use in the industry, the medical sector, … . So this is really exciting news. We can’t wait to see what the evolution in those systems will be.