BeRTOS is a real time open source operating system supplied with drivers and libraries designed for the rapid development of embedded software.
Perfect for building commercial applications with no license costs nor royalties, BeRTOS allows you to cut the economic investment for your products.
10 reasons to use BeRTOS
Ready made drivers and libraries
BeRTOS includes in its libraries tens algorithms and drivers ready for your applications. Do you need to drive a motor? Use a display? Use a Flash memory? No problem thanks to our ready made set of libraries!
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Free support and constant updates
BeRTOS community can resolve quickly and effectively any problem in short times! You can find daily updates, tests and new developments on the Developer's Trac (dev.bertos.org).
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Full documentation for every BeRTOS module is available online. A technical mailing list is also available.
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Premium support is available, as well as full documentation and training courses held by Develer, which contributes to maintain and constantly develop BeRTOS.
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Reliability and performance
BeRTOS on average is from 25% to 30% faster compared to competitors when testing on similar systems. The system is mature and stable, with minimal overhead for each process and low memory footprint, so that it's used also in medical devices.
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With BeRTOS you don't need to pay royalties nor licenses. You have full freedom on your application code thanks to our licensing terms. BeRTOS shifts funding focus from software to product development, so all the investment is done after the device is available and starts to generate profits.
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Not only kernel
BeRTOS is not only an embedded kernel, but it's a full operating system with also a file system! It also includes all the drivers you may need and you don't need to write them from scratch! It includes a complete display management and an emulator to write applications!
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Lowest time to market
BeRTOS guarantees a quick time to market, thanks to a complete feature set and easy-to-use development tools that contribute to cut down project's realization time. The reduced necessity to develop customized solutions can save you many development hours.
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Innovative licensing terms
Each BeRTOS component is immediately available, customizable and usable every time and without limitations. BeRTOS has no impact on your budget, you just need to write that your system is developed with our free rtos!
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Source code sharing
BeRTOS licensing terms allow developers to use the source code without development, debug and support costs. Furthermore, each developer can create and make available commercial and free derivatives of the operating system without paying licenses nor royalties.
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- Kernel: process management Mod
- Learn how to create processes and synchronize them.
- Drivers: KFile Subclass Mod
- A full example on how KFile subclassing works.
- Installation instructions Mod
- This page provides installation instructions for BeRTOS open source version for Windows, Mac and Linux.
- Basic: Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL) Mod
- This tutorial explains BeRTOS' Hardware Abstraction Layer and how it fits into the development process.
- Drivers: USB device Mod
- BeRTOS: USB device development tutorial with example. This howto describes all the required steps to implement a complete USB device driver from scratch using the BeRTOS API.
- Windows: installing USB/Serial for EKLM3S1968 Mod
- USB/Serial driver install guide for EK-LM3S1968 development board.
- SD Card Datalogger [SAM7] Mod
- The logger measures and stores temperature and pressure readings on a SD card using the FAT filesystem, so the user can easily download the stored data by plugging the SD card straight into a PC.
- Triface PLC Control Board [AVR] Mod
- The purpose of this project is to implement an interactive shell on the UART port to manage all the devices present on the board.
- DevelGPS [Stellaris] New
- purpose of project implement a portable GPS locator / geocaching finder with Cortex-M3 based Luminary Micro LM3S1968 evaluation board
- Arduino APRS [AVR] New
- Example usage of BeRTOS on Arduino Duemilanove, ham radio, AFSK modem
- DevelGPS binary file and source code
- Complete source code and binary file ready to download for DevelGPS project.
- Triface PLC Board binary files and source code
- Complete source code and binary files ready to download for Triface PLC Board example.
- APRS binary file and source code
- Complete source code and binary file ready to download for Arduino APRS project.
From BeRTOS blog
27 Apr 2012
07 Dec 2011