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Selecting an Embedded Operating System Web Seminar



This session reviews in detail all the facets of the make vs. buy of an operating system selection decisions - both technical and commercial - for an operating system on an embedded design.

Most modern embedded systems employ an operating system [OS] of some kind, and this necessitates some critical design decisions. Should you obtain a commercially available OS, develop one in-house or consider one of the “free” offerings? If the acquisition of a commercial OS is planned, how do you make the selection?

What You Will Learn

  • The pros and cons of commercial vs. free vs. in-house
  • The way to make a choice between a conventional RTOS and other options
  • How embedded OS selection works in a multicore design

About the Presenter

Presenter Image Colin Walls

A Technical Marketing Manager, Colin has over twenty-five years experience in the electronics industry, largely dedicated to embedded software. A frequent presenter at conferences and seminars and author of numerous technical articles and two books on embedded software, Colin is a member of the marketing team of the Mentor Graphics Embedded Systems Division, and is based in the UK.

Book: Embedded Software: The Works
Blog: The Colin Walls Blog

Who Should View

  • Developers using an operating system for the first time
  • Software engineers starting work using a new target platform
  • Engineers and managers considering open source software solutions

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