BREAKPOINTS IN MASKED MICROCONTROLLERS TO FIX LATENT SOFIWARE DEFECTS
Original Publication Date: 1995-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Apr-01
When software for microcontroller is masked i.e. included as part ofthe manufacture ofthe microcon- troller it cannot be changed. If the software con- tains any defects then the mask has to be changed at considerable cost in terms of the new mask and of throwing away existing parts.