Micrium Announces Support for Atmel |SMART ARM Cortex M7-based MCUs

  • µC/OS-III ported to Atmel | SMART SAM V71, V70, E70 and S70 ARM Cortex M7-based microcontrollers
  • Project integrates multiple libraries for MCU peripheral devices
  • Supports the Atmel SAM V71 Xplained Ultra Evaluation Kit to accelerate project designs

WESTON, Fla. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — December 16, 2015Micrium, the premier RTOS provider for embedded systems and the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced  commercial real-time operating system (RTOS) support for the Atmel® | SMART ARM® Cortex® M7-based SAM V71/V70/E70 and S70 microcontrollers (MCUs).

“The industry brings a number of performance and secure communication requirements to the table for embedded systems that benefit significantly from using a proven, commercial RTOS kernel and middleware,” said Jean Labrosse, CEO of Micrium. “µC/OS-III is proven in applications where reliability and security are paramount, as well as having a long track-record of performance in ARM-based devices. This new project makes it easy for designers to get our kernel up and running on Atmel’s powerful SMART MCU platform.”

Micrium’s µC/OS-III® RTOS kernel runs on Atmel’s ARM Cortex M7-based MCUs and supports the SAM V71 Xplained Ultra Evaluation Kit, ATSAMV71-XULT, featuring the ATSAMV71Q21 MCU. It also integrates several Atmel-supplied libraries for various MCU peripheral devices such as ADC, Embedded Flash Controller and SPI bus to further facilitate evaluating and prototyping with Micrium on the platform.

“Availability of Micrium’s µC/OS-III further strengthens the ecosystem for our Atmel | SMART ARM Cortex M7-based MCUs,” said Jacko Wilbrink, Atmel's senior marketing director. “µC/OS-III’s ability to support features like high-speed connectivity and high performance on-chip memory makes it a natural fit for this platform.”

About Micrium

Micrium is a global RTOS leader for microprocessor-, microcontroller- and DSP-based devices. µC/OS is the leading commercial RTOS for embedded systems, and features a wide array of connectivity options. Micrium® Spectrum™ is a pre-integrated end-to-end portfolio of embedded software, protocol stacks and cloud services to facilitate development of the IoT from device to the cloud. Micrium’s RTOS kernel and software components are recognized for unparalleled reliability, performance, dependability, impeccable source code and extensive documentation. They are ideally suited to all embedded vertical markets, with solutions certified to meet rigorous safety-critical standards for industries such as medical electronics, avionics and industrial control. For additional information, visit: www.micrium.com.


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