The Linux Foundation is a non-profit organization that sponsors the work of Linus Torvalds. Supporting companies include HP, IBM, Intel, and a host of other large corporations. The foundation hosts several Linux-related projects. This month they announced Zephyr, an RTOS aimed at the Internet of Things.
The project stresses modularity, security, and the smallest possible footprint. Initial support includes:
- Arduino 101
- Arduino Due
- Intel Galileo Gen 2
- NXP FRDM-K64F Freedom
The project (hosted on its own Website) has downloads for the kernel and documentation. Unlike a “normal” Linux kernel, Zephyr builds the kernel with your code to create a monolithic …read more