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BW: OnCore Systems Releases Certifiable Open Source OS for Digital Avionics Manufacturers...

Jun 19, 2000, 23:13 (0 Talkback[s])

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"OnCore Systems Corporation, developer of the OnCore Systems Software Foundation, the most powerful embedded OS of its kind, today released a companion open source operating system product to meet the needs of digital avionics manufacturers requiring RTCA / EUROCAE DO-178B certification."

"MicroC/OS-II is a real-time operating system (RTOS) developed by Jean Labrosse, an embedded systems pioneer in open source software. His book, "MicroC/OS-II, The Real-Time Kernel" (ISBN 0-87930-543-6), has been widely sold and used as a valuable reference source by embedded engineers in over 45 countries. The MicroC/OS-II offering contains all of the services that one would expect from an industrial-strength, preemptive RTOS: semaphores, message mailboxes, message queues, event flags, interrupts, time delays and more. Each system call is fully described in detail in his book, and is published with a companion CD containing all of Labrosse's meticulously coded software modules. MicroC/OS-II has been ported to over 30 microprocessors."

"OnCore partnered with Jean Labrosse's Micrium and Validated Software to create a full certification package of source code, build files and requirements, design, test and integration documentation to meet all requirements of avionics manufacturers seeking to obtain Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) RTCA/EUROCAE DO-178B certification. This certification package will support the industry's highest Level A certification."

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