Operating Environment

Operating Environment

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Aplix Corporation

Aplix Corporation is the global leader in deploying Java technology in mobile phones and other consumer electronics devices. The company was founded in 1986 and has been a Sun Java™ licensee since 1996. Aplix has been publicly listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (Mothers) since 2003.

In 2004, Aplix and the Taiwan based company, iaSolution, finalized the integration of the corporations.  The merged company’s JBlend™ Java platform has been widely adopted by both handset manufacturers and leading wireless operators from around the world. As a first-to-market enabler, JBlend™ powers the most advanced Java features, and has been licensed by over 50 companies and been shipped on over 505 million units as of September 2008

Aplix actively supports the enhancement and standardization process of the latest Java requirements. To achieve this, Aplix cooperates with leading operators and industry consortiums/forums (e.g. JCP, Blu-ray Disc Association, etc.) to accelerate the adoption of Java on a variety of consumer electronics devices.

For more information about Aplix/iaSolution, please visit http://www.aplix.co.jp

Beijing Acoinfo Information Technology Co.

Beijing Acoinfo Information Technology Co., Ltd. developed the open source real-time operating system SylixOS and integrated development environment RealEvo-IDE also simulation virtual machine RealEvo-Simulator. SylixOS was developed in 2006, after years of continuous development and improvement, SylixOS has become a full-featured system operating system platform that is fully functional, stable, and easy to develop.

Available in 32-bit and 64-bit versions, SylixOS supports multiple operating modes such as AMP and SMP, and supports processors with multiple instruction sets such as SPARC, MIPS, x86, PowerPC, DSP, C-SKY, ARM, and RISC-V. SylixOS has a rich ecosystem and already supports large-scale middleware such as Qt, CODESYS, Python, and Java Script, and supports various API sets such as POSIX.

The standard version of SylixOS is suitable for most application scenarios, high real-time, high reliability, flexible enough and powerful, and supports secure container technology to provide a higher level of security support. The SylixOS Lite version is suitable for small processors without MMU and is the best choice for IoT and micro-nano satellites. The SylixOS functional safety certified version is suitable for rail transit, industrial automation, automotive, nuclear power. The Matrix 653 system serves products that require time-sharing partitions, such as aircraft. All of the above versions, the API is fully compatible, using the same development environment, support for virtual machine emulation, and application development without hardware.

SylixOS also offers two different distributions, tailored and optimized for industry features, such as satellites and rockets.

At present, SylixOS is widely used in industrial automation, defense, aerospace, electric power, rail transit, etc. Since 2006, many projects or products have been developed based on SylixOS, most of which require 7×24 hours of continuous operation. Many SylixOS system nodes have been running uninterrupted for more than 70,000 hours (eight years).

For more information about SylixOS, please visit http://www.acoinfo.com or contact acoinfo@acoinfo.com

eForce Co.,Ltd.

eForce is the leading RTOS and network stack provider in Japan. The three major features are “compact”, “easy-to-use” and “high-reliability”. The kernel size of μC3/Compact is just 2.4KByte and FREE configuration tool is bundled. By using the FREE configuration tool, user can configure “kernel”, “TCP/IP” and “some peripherals” via simple GUI tool without sweat. μNet3, the network stack, is also nice size (17KByte) and has IPv6, PPP and SSL as optional packages. eForce solution saves your time/cost and accelerates time-to-market drastically.

The newly released RTOS “Picco-Cube” is focusing on energy saving. It’s targeting battery-driven or power consumption sensitive applications, like wireless module, wearable device and IoT related products.

There are three kinds of license:

・R&D License

・Project License

・Platform License

For more information on eForce, please visit https://www.eforce.co.jp/products/microc3c or contact info@eforce.co.jp

Express Logic

Headquartered in San Diego, CA, Express Logic offers the most advanced run-time solution for deeply embedded applications, including the popular ThreadX™ RTOS, the high-performance NetX™ TCP/IP stack, the FileX™ embedded MS-DOS compatible file system, and the USBX™ Host/Device USB protocol stack. All products from Express Logic include full source-code and have no run-time royalties. 

For more information about Express Logic solutions, please visit the Web site at http://www.expresslogic.com, call 1-888-THREADX, or email inquires to sales@expresslogic.com.

FPT Software

FPT Software is a part of FPT Corporation, a globally leading technology and IT services & solutions provider headquartered in Vietnam, with nearly US$1.6 billion in revenue and 54,000 employees in 28 countries. As a pioneer in digital transformation, FPT delivers world-class services in Smart factories, Digital platforms, RPA, AI, IoT, Enterprise Mobility, Digital Product Development, Cloud, AR/VR, Business Applications, Application Services, Managed Services, and so on. The company has served 1,000+ customers worldwide, 85 of which are Fortune Global 500 companies in the industries of Aerospace & Aviation, Manufacturing & Automotive, Banking, Finance & Insurance, Logistics & Transportation, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Retail, Utilities & Energy, and more.


FreeRTOS™ includes official ports to 29 architectures and receives more than 77,500 downloads a year. It is market leading, robust, supported, portable, open source, free to download, and free to deploy. FreeRTOS can be used in commercial applications without any requirement to expose your proprietary source code. With a growing ecosystem, FreeRTOS is commonly integrated with both open source and commercial TCP/IP, file system, and USB components. 

FreeRTOS™ came top in the 2011 EETimes embedded market study in two categories: The kernel currently being used, and the kernel being considered for the next project. 

For more information about FreeRTOS™, please visit http://www.freertos.org 

Green Hills Software

Founded in 1982, Green Hills Software, the worldwide leader in embedded safety and security, has helped customers solve the most difficult design challenges by providing safe and secure foundational software for automotive, defence, industrial, IoT, medical, railway and other industries. Green Hills products and services support 32 and 64-bit RISC-V processors and draw upon a functional safety leadership position, having achieved certificates at the highest levels of functional safety for automotive (ISO 26262), industrial (IEC 61508), railway (EN 50128), medical and avionics (INTEGRITY-178).

• INTEGRITY RTOS with optional INTEGRITY Multivisor virtualization of Linux
• MULTI Integrated Development Environment
• Optimizing C/C++ compilers
• Green Hills JTAG/Trace Probe

INTEGRITY Security Services, a Green Hills Software company, provides Cryptographic Toolkits, Over-The-Air Updates and Device Lifecycle Management to enable the manufacture of secure, trusted and tamperproof products.

For more information see https://www.ghs.com/


KopherBit originated from the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) and had already been researching automotive software for a decade years before stablishment. Currently, KopherBit offers solutions encompassing both automotive software and integrated software-hardware controllers. In terms of software, KopherBit has introduced an one-stop integrated development platform KDP (KopherBit Development Platform), which assists customers in developing automotive software that complies with international standards, AUTOSAR. The platform, with R&D teams ‘effort , includes the KopherSAR BSW software package, and KopherSAR smart configuration tool that facilitates initial development from parameter configuration to code generation, the KITE toolchain related to diagnosis and flashing, and a HiL verification platform. It allows customers to complete ECU automotive operating system development, flashing, tuning, and validation with one stop platform. Utilizing KDP for automotive software development not only saves time and effort, but the results also align with international standards.

Mentor Graphics

The Mentor Graphics Embedded Systems Division is located in Mobile, Alabama with sales offices and distributors worldwide. As a leading provider of royalty-free, embedded operating system software, Mentor Graphics helps developers accelerate product time-to-market in a wide range of embedded device applications.

Its comprehensive Nucleus operating system includes kernels, networking, USB, graphics and file system software. The Eclipse-based EDGE Tools include an IDE, compiler, debugger, system profiler and JTAG connection. 

For more information about Mentor Graphics, please visit http://www.mentor.com/embedded 


Micrium’s vision is to provide the highest-quality embedded software components in industry, in the form of engineer-friendly source code with unsurpassed documentation and customer support. Micrium’s products consistently deliver on that vision to shorten time-to-market throughout all product development cycles.

Micrium’s world-renowned real-time operating system, the Micrium μC/OS-II was the first product to embrace this vision. The company’s flagship product, it features the highest-quality source code available for today’s embedded market. The industry’s acceptance and praise for μC/OS-II proves that Micrium’s vision and strategy have successfully hit their target within embedded industry.

Today, Micrium delivers to the embedded marketplace a full portfolio of embedded software components that complement μC/OS-II. A TCP/IP stack, USB stack, CAN stack, File System (FS), Graphical User Interface (GUI), as well as many other high quality embedded components are now available.

For more information about Micrium, please visit http://www.micrium.com

Micro Digital Inc

Micro Digital Inc, founded in 1975, was one of the first embedded-systems software companies in the market. Over the years, Micro Digital has been dedicated to providing high-quality services and developing excellent products for the embedded OEM marketplace.  SMX® RTOS is a modular RTOS for embedded systems. It has been toughened by over 15 years of use in hundreds of embedded applications. SMX is a small, fast, no royalty RTOS.

​Other available modules include USB, TCP/IP and File System products. GoFast® is a family of fast, IEEE 754 floating point libraries designed for embedded applications. They are fast because they are written in assembly language and specifically optimized for each processor. Micro Digital’s primary focus is providing quality solutions to the embedded systems industry.

MDI offers: 
・No Royalties — Eliminates headaches and reduces unit cost. 
・Source Code — Puts you in control. 
・Free Trial — Allows you to try before you buy. 

For more information about Micro Digital Inc. please visit http://www.smxrtos.com

Real-Thread Technology

Established in 2011 in Shanghai, Shanghai Real-Thread Technology Co., Ltd is the owner and development direction controller of RT-Thread, responsible for the core technology development of RT-Thread, community development, ecosystem maintenance and other work. The company has a series of technologies with proprietary intellectual property rights, including highly reliable RTOS, journal-type high-reliability file system under resource-constrained environment, real-time control technology, low power consumption technology, network protocol stack, embedded web technology, graphics library, RT-Thread|Linux hybrid system technology, whose development team members are from the top international companies, with rich experience in the development of embedded system and Internet of Things. 

RT-Thread is a technology platform integrating the core of real-time operating system (RTOS), middleware components and developer community, developed under the guidance of Mr. Xiong Puxiang by gathering the strength of open source community. It is featured by small core, high stability and reliability, rich components, which is easy to use and highly scalable. After 11 years of development, RT-Thread already has the largest embedded open source community in China, which is widely used in energy, vehicle, medical, consumer electronics and other industries. It has reached an installed capacity of tens of millions sets, thus becoming the most mature and stable open source RTOS in China developed independently with the largest installed capacity.
RT-Thread has a good software ecosystem, supporting all the mainstream compilers on the market, such as GCC, Keil, IAR, etc. With perfect and friendly tool chain, it supports kinds of standard interfaces, such as POSIX, CMSIS, C++ environment, Javascript environment. It supports all the mainstream MCU architectures. For example, Andes, ARM Cortex-M/R/A, MIPS, X86, Xtensa, C-Sky, RISC-V, it supports almost all mainstream MCU and Wi-Fi chips on the market. 
For more information, please visit http://www.rt-thread.com/.

SEGGER Microcontroller GmbH

SEGGER Microcontroller is a full-range supplier of software, hardware and development tools for embedded systems. The company offers support throughout the whole development process with affordable, high quality, flexible and easy-to-use tools and components. SEGGER offers solutions for secure communication as well as data and product security, meeting the needs of the rapidly evolving IoT. SEGGER was founded in 1992, is privately held, and is growing steadily. Headquartered in Germany, with US offices in the Boston area and Silicon Valley, as well as distributors in all continents, SEGGER offers its full product range worldwide.  

For more information about SEGGER Microcontroller GmbH, please visit https://www.segger.com

Shanghai Pingbo Info Tech Co., Ltd.

TrustKernel aims at providing device manufacturers and application developers with security solutions based on trusted execution environment (TEE), to secure systems and applications. The company was founded by a team of PhD and postgraduates from SJTU at the beginning of 2015. It has an industry-leading capability of system security enhancement and system integration, with related worked published on academic conferences like MobiSys and ISCA. TrustKernel has developed deep industrial cooperation with world-famous chip manufacturers, OEMs, ODMs, internet enterprises, financial institutions and biometric identification companies home and abroad. Our products have now been widely used in smart phones and IoT devices.

TrustKernel works at two aspects: firstly, in-depth cooperation with major global device manufacturers on creating hardware-grade and system-level secure devices. Trustkernel’s products have been deployed in thousands of device models, used by more than a hundred of device manufacturers, and are widely used in mobile payment, biometrics, device security and other fields. Secondly, based on the secure platform built with device vendors, TrustKernel provides hardware security ( such as the trusted execution environment, TEE) capabilities to third-party application developers and service providers. Currently, our secure platform has been utilized across many well-known applications, in providing financial security devices. From underlying system security to upper level application utilization, TrustKernel secures our smart life.

For more information, please visit https://www.trustkernel.com/en/


Vector is the leading manufacturer of software tools and embedded components for the development of electronic systems and their networking with many different systems from CAN to Automotive Ethernet.

Vector has been a partner of automotive manufacturers and suppliers and related industries since 1988. Vector tools and services provide engineers with the decisive advantage to make a challenging and highly complex subject area as simple and manageable as possible. Vector employees work on electronic innovations for the automotive industry every day. Worldwide customers in the automotive, commercial vehicles, aerospace, transportation, and control technology industries rely on the solutions and products of the independent Vector Group for the development of technologies for future mobility.

Vector worldwide currently employs more than 3,000 people with sales of EUR 948 million in 2021. Vector is headquartered in Germany (Stuttgart) and has subsidiaries in Brazil, China, France, Great Britain, India, Italy, Japan, Austria, Romania, Sweden, South Korea, Spain and the USA.

Wind River Systems, Inc.

Wind River is a global leader of software for the intelligent edge. Its technology has been powering the safest, most secure devices since 1981 and is in billions of products. Wind River is accelerating the digital transformation of mission-critical intelligent systems that demand the highest levels of security, safety, and reliability.

For more information, please visit https://www.windriver.com/

WITTENSTEIN high integrity systems

WITTENSTEIN high integrity systems (WHIS) are experts in embedded RTOS technology with a specialisation in safety certified software. WHIS supplies advanced RTOS and Middleware components across a broad range of market sectors and applications, from basic embedded designs, up to complex safety systems demanding the highest levels of certification. 

・SAFERTOS® – Pre-certified to ISO 26262 & IEC 61508. Compliant to IEC 62304, DO 178C; 

・SAFERTOS® CORE – For those who need to consider safety, but not full certification; 

・OPENRTOS® – Commercial licensing for FreeRTOS. 

Full source code, royalty free licensing, unlimited developers. 

For more details on products and services please see www.HighIntegritySystems.com