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Market Guide for Embedded Operating Systems

Published: 13 September 2017

ID: G00333087

Analyst(s): Aapo Markkanen


Embedded OSs are key enablers for enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders designing an IoT-enabled product, allowing new features while staying within constrained design parameters. This research examines the capabilities that must be factored in to the selection of an embedded OS.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

Market Analysis

Representative Vendors

  • Arm (Owned by SoftBank Group)
  • BlackBerry
  • Canonical
  • Concurrent Real-Time
  • DDC-I
  • Enea
  • eSOL
  • Express Logic
  • Google
  • Green Hills Software
  • Huawei
  • Lynx Software Technologies
  • Mentor (Owned by Siemens)
  • Micrium (Owned by Silicon Labs)
  • Microsoft
  • NXP Semiconductors
  • Prove & Run
  • Sysgo (Owned by Thales Group)
  • Wind River (Owned by Intel)
  • Wittenstein high integrity systems

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