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Archive-name: realtime-computing/list
Version: 4.0 (June 2001)

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This posting provides an incomplete list of commercial Real-Time Operating
Systems available on the market. Two companion postings, "Comp.realtime:
Welcome to comp.realtime" <realtime_welcome_1084010824@rtfm.mit.edu>, and "Comp.realtime:
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)", <realtime_faq_1084010824@rtfm.mit.edu>, provide an
introduction to the group, and answers to frequently asked questions.

These articles are posted periodically for the benefit of new readers.

Disclaimer: information of this nature changes rapidly.  It's quite possible
that it may have changed recently.  In particular, this is fair warning to
those who get this file from archive sources: please be sure to check the
date to make sure you've got a recent version of the file.  This file is
posted every 4 weeks on comp.realtime on USENET, and cross-posted to
news.answers and comp.answers.

Further disclaimer: this entire posting is nothing but a mass of trademarks,
all of their respective owners.

I welcome reactions, additions, and corrections to this posting via
mailto:b.van.beneden@dedicated-systems.com

This posting is assembled from the RTOS buyer's guide that can be found on
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Dir228.html. This
buyer's guide is filled up and maintained by the RTOS vendors themselves.
Any additions and modifications made to this guide will be reflected in this
posting.

The level of detail in this posting is kept to a minimum. Links are provided
when more detailed information is needed.

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AMX, KwikNet, KwikPeg
From KADAK Products Ltd.
Contact: amxsales@kadak.com

Development hosts: Windows, Portable
Supported targets: x86, PowerPC, ARM, 68K,
Royalty free: Yes

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object100.html
http://www.kadak.com

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C EXECUTIVE
From JMI Software Systems, Inc.
Contact: edr@jmi.com

Development hosts: Windows, Solaris, any
Supported targets: x86, PowerPC, ARM, MIPS, 68K,i960,SH,TI
Royalty free: Yes

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object82.html
http://www.jmi.com

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CORTEX -- COncurrent Real Time EXecutive
From Australian Real Time Embedded Systems (ARTESYS)
Contact: info@artesys.com.au

Development hosts: Windows, Solaris, Linux
Supported targets: Hitach H8/300H, H8/S and SH-1/2/3, TI TMS320C3X, POSIX.4
(on SUN SPARC)
Royalty free: Yes

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object171.html
www.artesys.com.au

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DeltaOS
From CoreTek Systems, Inc.
Contact: zhumy@mail.coretek.com.cn

Development hosts: Windows, Linux
Supported targets: x86, PowerPC, ARM, MIPS, Dragonball
Royalty free: No

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object208.html
www.coretek.com.cn

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eCos
From Red Hat, Inc.
Contact: embedded-info@redhat.com

Development hosts: Windows, Red Hat Linux 5.x, 6.x
Supported targets: x86, PowerPC, ARM, MIPS, StrongARM, NEC V850, Hitachi SH,
Panasonic AM3x, SPARC
Royalty free: Yes

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object153.html
http://www.redhat.com

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embOS
From SEGGER Microcontroller Systeme GmbH
Contact: info@segger.com

Development hosts: Windows, Linux
Supported targets: x86, ARM, M77, M16C/20/60/80, V850(E), NEC K0, NEC k4,
Fujistu F16LX etc
Royalty free: Yes

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object173.html
http://www.segger.com

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eRTOS
From JK microsystems, Inc.
Contact: sales@jkmicro.com

Development hosts: Windows, DOS, OS/2
Supported targets: x86
Royalty free: Yes

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object189.html
www.jkmicro.com

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ETS
From VenturCom
Contact: info@vci.com

Development hosts: Windows
Supported targets: x86
Royalty free: No

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object240.html
www.vci.com

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EYRX
From Eyring Corporation
Contact: eyring-info@eyring.com

Development hosts: Windows
Supported targets: x86
Royalty free: No

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object120.html
http://www.eyring.com

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INTEGRITY
From Green Hills Software, Inc.
Contact: sales@ghs.com

Development hosts: Windows, Solaris, UNIX
Supported targets: PowerPC
Royalty free: Yes

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object113.html
http://www.ghs.com

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IRIX
From SGI
Contact: brucej@sgi.com

Development hosts: SGI
Supported targets: MIPS
Royalty free: No

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object81.html
www.sgi.com

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Jbed
From esmertec, inc.
Contact: mailto:info@esmertec.com

Development hosts: Windows
Supported targets: PowerPC, ARM, MIPS, 68K, Coldfire, Strong Arm
Royalty free: No

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object76.html
http://www.esmertec.com

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LynxOS
From LynuxWorks
Contact: info@lynuxworks.com

Development hosts: Sun Solaris, SunOS, RS6000, LynxOS Native/Hosted
Supported targets: x86, 68k, PPC, microSPARC, microSPARC II, PA-RISC
Royalty free: No

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object98.html
http://www.lynuxworks.com

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MQX
From Precise Software Technologies Inc
Contact: info@psti.com

Development hosts: Windows
Supported targets: PowerPC, ARM, MIPS, ARC, TI DSP, SHARC, 68k, Coldfire,
MCore
Royalty free: Yes

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object252.html
www.psti.com

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Nucleus PLUS
From Accelerated Technology, Inc.
Contact: info@acceleratedtechnology.com

Development hosts: Windows
Supported targets: x86, PowerPC, ARM, MIPS
Royalty free: Yes

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object159.html
http://www.acceleratedtechnology.com

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On Time RTOS-32
From On Time Informatik GmbH
Contact: info@on-time.de

Development hosts: Windows
Supported targets: x86
Royalty free: Yes

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object165.html
http://www.on-time.com

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OnCore OS and Linux for Real-Time
From OnCore Systems Corporation
Contact: Sales@OnCoreSystems.com

Development hosts: Linux
Supported targets: x86, PowerPC, See website
Royalty free: No

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object185.html
http://www.OnCoreSystems.com

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OS-9
From Microware Systems Corporation
Contact: info@microware.com

Development hosts: Windows
Supported targets: x86, PowerPC, ARM, MIPS, IXP1200, SH3, SH4
Royalty free: No

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object141.html
www.microware.com

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OSE
From OSE Systems
Contact: info@enea.com

Development hosts: Windows, Solaris, Linux
Supported targets: PowerPC, ARM, MIPS, StrongARM, DSPs, Network Processors
Royalty free: No

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object242.html
http://www.ose.com

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PDOS
From Eyring Corporation
Contact: eyring-info@eyring.com

Development hosts:
Supported targets: 68K
Royalty free: No

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object119.html
http://www.eyring.com

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PSX
From JMI Software Systems, Inc.
Contact: edr@jmi.com

Development hosts: Windows, Solaris, any system with ANSI C compiler
Supported targets: x86, PowerPC, ARM, MIPS, 68K,i960
Royalty free: Yes

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object83.html
http://www.jmi.com

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QNX Neutrino
From QNX Software Systems Ltd.
Contact: info@qnx.com

Development hosts: Windows, Solaris, Self-Hosted, QNX4, Linux
Supported targets: x86, PowerPC, MIPS, StrongARM, SH4
Royalty free: No

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object149.html
http://www.qnx.com

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QNX4
From QNX Software Systems Ltd.
Contact: info@qnx.com

Development hosts: Self-Hosted
Supported targets: x86
Royalty free: No

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object150.html
http://www.qnx.com

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RTLinux
From Finite State Machine Labs, Inc.
Contact: business@fsmlabs.com

Development hosts: Linux
Supported targets: x86, PowerPC, MIPS, Alpha
Royalty free: Yes

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object177.html
http://www.rtlinux.com

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RTOS-UH
From Institute of Automatic Control
Contact: mailbox@irt.uni-hannover.de

Development hosts: Cross-compiler/assembler for several platforms
Supported targets: PowerPC, MC 68xxx
Royalty free: No

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object167.html
http://www.irt.uni-hannover.de/irt/irt-gb.html

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RTX 5.0
From VenturCom
Contact: info@vci.com

Development hosts: Windows
Supported targets: x86
Royalty free: No

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object239.html
www.vci.com

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smx (Micro Digital, Inc)
From Micro Digital, In.
Contact: Betty Martin-Danner bettymd@smxinfo.com

Development hosts: Windows
Supported targets: x86, PowerPC, 8086
Royalty free: Yes

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object104.html
http://www.smxinfo.com

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SuperTask!
From U S Software
Contact: info@ussw.com

Development hosts: Windows
Supported targets: x86, PowerPC, ARM, MIPS, Check our web site for more
supported processors at www.ussw.com
Royalty free: Yes

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object245.html
www.ussw.com

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ThreadX
From Express Logic, Inc.
Contact: Infro@expresslogic.com

Development hosts: Windows
Supported targets: x86, PowerPC, ARM, MIPS, MCORE, SHx, SH-DSP, H8,
ColdFire, 68k, 386 PM, x86, XScale, i960, ARC, TriCore, SPARClite, SHARC,
WIN32, C54x, C55x, C67x,
Royalty free: Yes

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object248.html
www.threadx.com or www.expresslogic.com

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Treck AMX
From Treck, Inc.
Contact: sales@treck.com

Development hosts: Windows
Supported targets: x86, PowerPC, MIPS
Royalty free: Yes

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object110.html
http://www.treck.com

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Treck MicroC/OS-II
From Treck, Inc.
Contact: sales@treck.com

Development hosts: Windows
Supported targets: x86, PowerPC, 68K
Royalty free: Yes

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object111.html
http://www.treck.com

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TronTask!
From U S Software
Contact: info@ussw.com

Development hosts: Windows
Supported targets: x86, PowerPC, ARM, MIPS, Check our web site at
www.ussw.com for a complete list
Royalty free: Yes

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object246.html
www.ussw.com

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TTPos
From TTTech Computertechnik AG
Contact: mailto:office@tttech.com

Development hosts: Windows
Supported targets: PowerPC, Motorola PowerPC MPC555, Motorola 68k (MC68360,
MC68376), Intel Pentium MMX (PC104), Siemens C16x (C164, C166, C167)
Royalty free: No

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object227.html
http://www.tttech.com

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TxOS & TxSDK
From Incantation Systems Ltd.
Contact: info@incantationsystems.com

Development hosts: Windows
Supported targets: x86, willing
Royalty free:

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object99.html
http://www.incantationsystems.com

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Virtuoso
From Eonic Systems
Contact: info@eonic.com

Development hosts: Windows, Solaris, VxWorks,
Supported targets: PowerPC, ARM, TI, ADI
Royalty free: Yes

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object121.html
http://www.eonic.com

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VxWorks 5.4
From Wind River
Contact: inquiries@windriver.com

Development hosts:
Supported targets: x86, PowerPC, ARM, MIPS, 68K, CPU 32, ColdFire, MCORE,
Pentium,i960,SH, SPARC, NEC V8xx, M32 R/D, RAD6000, ST 20, TriCore
Royalty free:

For more information:
http://www.dedicated-systems.com/encyc/buyersguide/rtos/Object117.html
www.windriver.com



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