MCU Wars Episode 2: Micrium vs. FreeTROS

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This series was filmed at DevCon 2012 by Renesas in Anaheim, California. DevCon provides an environment for valuable technical information exchange and access to Renesas’ technology experts and partners from around the world. MCU Wars Episode 2.1: Developing in an RTOS

In this episode of MCU Wars, we spoke with two experts in real-time systems: Richard Barry, founder of freeRTOS, and Jean Labrosse, President and CEO of Micrium. The discussion ranges from the advantages of using a Kernel in your product to why these companies offer their source code to their users. Part 1 of 6. MCU Wars Episode 2.2: Supporting MCUs in an RTOS
Richard Barry and Jean Labrosse continue the discussion about the nuances of developing in an RTOS. The discussion ranges from the challenges of RTOS developers have in supporting MCUs to reasons why an engineer should not try writing their own RTOS. Part 2 of 6. MCU Wars Episode 2.3: Running an RTOS for the First Time
Jean Labrosse of Micrium and Richard Barry of FreeRTOS discuss the initial challenges of getting an RTOS running for the first time and where you can find additional information once you are up and running. Part 3 of 6. MCU Wars Episode 2.4: The DevCon Experience
Jean Labrosse of Micrium and Richard Barry of FreeRTOS talk about their experiences at DevCon 2012 and what sets this convention apart from the others. Part 4 of 6. MCU Wars Episode 2.5: Importance of Code Quality in an RTOS
Jean Labrosse of Micrium and Richard Barry of FreeRTOS discuss the quality of the code in each of their RTOS products and the great lengths they go through to get their RTOS certified. Part 5 of 6... Stay tuned for the last in our series, Episode 2.6. MCU Wars Episode 2.6: OS Alternatives in the Embedded Space
Jean Labrosse of Micrium and Richard Barry of FreeRTOS go into detail about the key differences between Embedded Linux and a real-time operating system. *More Information:* http://micrium.com/page/home http://www.freertos.org/ http://www.renesasdevcon.com/

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