NON-INTRUSIVE BUILT-IN SELF TEST MEANS AND APPARATUS
Original Publication Date: 1995-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Apr-04
Customers expect that most hardware today- especially digital or processor-based hardware-be capable of diagnostic testing and fault reporting. These diagnostic tests, whether software-initiated or hardware BIST, have always required that the hard- ware be taken "off-line" to apply stimulus to the hardware, followed by a response measurement to assess the "health" ofthe hardware.