ATZ elektronik: From aircraft to automotive niches
In the past few years, many developers have come to appreciate the advantages of open source software:
among them – beside cost advantages – the open implementation, certifyability, and adaptability of functionalities to accommodate individual demands. For many companies, the decision to use a specific operating system platform is of strategic importance as it ought to be stable for many years and many follow-on projects. The principle of free, open-source software provides independence from the decisions of operating system providers. RTEMS therefore wins market shares not only in the aerospace sector but also in industrial and automotive applications, as the company embedded systems describes.