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Open Source RTOS Supports Popular DSCs/MCUs

A real-time operating system, DSPnano Version 2 targets the 16 bit dsPIC digital-signal controller and PIC 24 microcontroller families from Microchip Technology. The open source RTOS and Eclipse-based tool set is groomed for small-signal processing development and includes an integrated IDE, open source technologies, architectural flexibility, signal processing features, and libraries. Support features include a C/C++ integrated IDE based on Eclipse with an intuitive user interface, an operating-system-level simulator, seamless integration with MPLAB IDE for instruction-level simulation, compiling, and debugging, DSP RTOS with full POSIX capabilities, and DSP libraries with 650 functions. DSPnano V2 is hosted on Windows XP/Vista for x86 platforms, and support for the entire dsPIC DSC and PIC24 MCU lines is available. Pricing starts from $499 for a single user, and open source royalty free licenses start at $3,999. ROWEBOTS RESEARCH INC., Ontario, Canada. (519) 208-0189.


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