microprocessor are essential for many of the products we use every day such as TVs cars, radio, home appliance, and computers. microprocessor based controls also called microcontrollers. microcontroller is a digital integrated circuits which serves as a heart of many modern control applications.
microprocessor and microcontrollers are similar but the architecture of the both differs in the applications domains. microprocessor are employed for high speed applications such as desktop and laptop computers whereas the microcontroller are employed in automations and control applications such as microwave ovens, automatic washing machines, dish washers, engine management system, DVD players etc.