Tech news tagged ‘os’

China to create its own open-source OS, based on Ubuntu

China is standardising on Ubuntu for the country’s open source operating system.

Government agency, the China Software and Integrated Chip Promotions Centre (CSIP) has selected Canonical’s Ubuntu for a reference architecture to be the basis of a standardised operating system.

The Chinese government has a five year plan…

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Silica ArchiTech embedded design service

Silica has introduced an embedded design service called ArchiTech, incorporating its offerings of board-based development tools and embedded software. The distributor is developing embedded system platforms with the support of  silicon suppliers. One of the first boards available is the recently launched Pengwyn board, based on TI’s AM…

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IAR design support for Infineon XMC1000 MCUs

IAR Systems has announced design support for the XMC1000 family of 32-bit microcontrollers recently announced by Infineon Technologies.

The XMC1000 family is based on the ARM Cortex-M0 core and the support is available using IAR Embedded Workbench for ARM.

By using IAR Embedded Workbench, developers can move freely…

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Cypress PSoC supported by graphical design tool

Naman Jain and Anshu Kandhari from Cypress Semiconductor describe the supplier’s programmable (SOC) schematic-based design environment, PSoC Creator, which allows designers to develop applications, without having to manually manage the architecture or configuration registers.  When developing embedded applications, we need to understand different chips and their capabilities and…

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Intel Atom embedded PC is stainless steel

AAEON has introduced a stainless steel embedded computer designed for applications that require waterproof, dustproof and anti-corrosion standards. “With an IP67 certification, AEC-6511 has waterproof and dustproof properties that make it eligible to be used in harsh environments,” said Barnabas Chen, product manager of AAEON’s Panel Appliance…

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LynuxWorks has DO-178B level C certified BSP

LynuxWorks has introduced a board support package (BSP) and corresponding DO-178B level C artifacts for the Curtiss-Wright SVME/DMV-183 rugged single-board computer.

The BSP, which is a part of LynxOS-178 2.2.2, the latest release of the safety-critical RTOS, brings this FAA Level…

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Lauterbach supports Cavium multicore processor

Lauterbach has announced support for the OCTEON III multicore processors from Cavium.

This includes the TRACE32 PowerView software which includes an HLL debugger for C and C++ and awareness for Linux RTOS. The tools can be connected to either Windows or Linux hosts via USB or Ethernet 10/100/1000…

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Raspberry Pi: production date, and SoC data sheet

The first batch of production Raspberry Pi computers will be finished on February 20th, according to the Raspberry Pi Foundation. A slight delay in production was due to the availability of a particular oscillator package in China. For low-level code developers, the most important news is that programming details…

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Green Hills has secure platform for smart meters

Green Hills Software has added to its secure software tools for smart metering which it said provides the core technologies required to develop, deliver, and maintain secure, resilient, smart grid devices. 

The platform includes a full suite of ISS Security Toolkits for the smart grid device development.

There is ISS…

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Green Hills adds PROFINET support to safety platform

Green Hills Software has partnered with KW Software and Molex to add new software integrations to its Platform for Industrial Safety. The platform includes a set of development tools, middleware, industrial communications protocols and services built around the IEC 61508 SIL 3-certified Green Hills INTEGRITY real-time operating system…

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