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SYSGO ELinOS Version 6.1, Industrial Grade Linux

Mainz, Germany,

  • Linux Kernel 4.1 with with real time enhancements
  • Improved support for Windows
  • ARM 32 and 64-bit support
  • X86 32 and 64-bit support
  • Embedded Linux systems  "out of the box"
  • QEMU based target hardware emulation

SYSGO introduces version 6.1 of its industrial grade Linux operating system ELinOS, which has been optimised for real time embedded applications. The new version of ELinOS is based on Linux Kernel 4.1 with real-time extensions, support for ARM 64-bit architecture, as well as the X86 64-bit. ELinOS 6.1 enables developers, with a minimum working knowledge of Linux, to quickly build a development ELinOS system.

The complete ELinOS package has been updated to support the latest tools, including Qt, Wayland, MySQL, BusyBox, Apache, Perl, GTK to include about 250 precompiled applications. ELinOS toolchain makes use of the newer glibc v2.19. The toolchain has also been updated to include binutils v2.25, gcc v5.5 and gdb v7.10. ELinOS 6.1 includes CODEO 6.1, CODEO is an eclipsed based graphical Integrated Development Environment (IDE) supporting C/C++ and Java. CODEO provides a rich set of tools and plugins to easily create high performance embedded application with ease.

CODEO provides graphical Debug and System Trace capabilities and may be hosted on Linux or Windows based host computers. ELinOS hardware support has been significantly extended to enable more flexibility for developers. SMP (Symmetric MultiProcessing) supported on the new ARM64 platforms. ELinOS Board support has been dramatically extended to support a wide variety of embedded targets boards including NXP, Phytec, Texas Instruments, Xilinx and X86 formats.

ELinOS 6.1 supports the latest Core-I generation from Intel as well as Intel graphics. ELinOS 6.1 is available immediately. A complete demo server with a real target is available here

About SYSGO
SYSGO has supplied operating systems and services for embedded systems since 1991 and with ELinOS it has pioneered the use of Linux in the embedded market. In 2005 the company launched Hypervisor PikeOS for safety-critical applications. Today it is the world's first SIL 4 certified operating system for multi-core processors and is the basis of intelligent devices in the Internet of things. SYSGO is Europe’s leading operating systems manufacturer and supports customers such as Samsung, Airbus, Thales, Continental, etc. in the formal certification of software according to international standards for functional safety and IT security in markets such as aerospace & defence, industrial automation, automotive, railway and medical technology and network infrastructure. SYSGO is part of the European Thales Group which has branches in Germany, France, the Czech Republic, UK and USA and maintains a worldwide marketing network.