DDC-I's RTOS available for Abaco Systems use

Software and professional services supplier DDC-I has announced the availability of its Des DO-178real-time operating system (RTOS) for Abaco Systems, the company said.

The RTOS will be available for Abaco´s rugged SBC314 3U VPX single board computer. The integrated multicore platform greatly accelerates the development, certification and deployment of high-performance, safety-critical avionics applications.

The SBC314 is a rugged, 3U VPX single board computer with XMC/PMC mezzanine expansion. Based on a dual-threaded, four core, AltiVec-equipped T2081 processor running at speeds up to1.4-GHz, the Level 1-5 air/conduction cooled CPU board provides up to 4Gbytes of DDR3L memory and features versatile network and I/O options, including Gigabit Ethernet, GPIO, SATA, PCIe, and USB. For low power applications, the SBC314 is also available with a T1042 processor, which consumes less than 7.5W.

Deos is a field proven, certifiable, safety-critical, avionics RTOS that is used to host a multitude of flight critical functions, such as air data computers, air data inertial reference units, cockpit video, displays and flight instrumentation, flight management systems, engine management, and many more. Built from the ground up for safety-critical applications, Deos is the first partitioned DO-178C multicore COTS RTOS for processors with verification evidence to Design Assurance Level A.

Deos features a unique modular design with time and space partitioning, providing the easiest, lowest cost path to DO-178C DAL A certification, the highest level of safety criticality. DDC-I´s SafeMC™ technology extends DDC-I´ s advanced time and space partitioning capabilities to multiple cores, enabling developers of safety-critical systems to achieve best in class multicore performance without compromising safety-critical task response and guaranteed execution times.