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Amazian
  • 39 months ago

What exactly is an embedded operating system?

An embedded system is a computer that is part of a different kind of machine. Examples include computers in cars, traffic lights, digital televisions, ATMs, airplane controls, point of sale terminals, digital cameras, GPS navigation systems, elevators, digital media receivers and smart meters, among many other possibilities.

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Is it legal?

Yes.

How does one acquire it if it is legal?

You can mess around with your current operating system and make it your "custom OS."

Example
Don't lynch me for this pls

Functionality?

The hardware configuration is meant to be lightweight and compact and does it specific job efficiently.

Examples:

Symbian - Cell Phones (Mostly Nokia)
Embedded Linux - Android is a subset, used in many other devices (like a printer)
BlackBerry OS - BlackBerry phones
iOS - Subset of Mac OS X, used in Apple’s mobile devices
Palm OS
Windows Mobile

Popular:

QNX
eCos
Vxworks
LynxOS
MontaVista Linux

Useful Sites:

Embedded
Microsoft
Lifewire
Stack Overflow

Feel free to add any knowledge you know about Embedded OS :D

Comments

[comment deleted]
  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

OP linked it, the first link "Example"

[comment deleted]
  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

It did get me thinking on what exactly an embedded OS was. I started researching the basics and thought to share to the community what I learned.

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