Embedded Tech Expo: RTOS 101

Jun 25 – Jun 25, 2019

Planning to visit the Embedded Technologies Expo & Conference 2019? Jean Labrosse (Software Architect, Silicon Labs) will present a pre-conference workshop introducing the fundamentals of real-time operating systems.

Embedded Technologies Expo & Conference 2019
McEnery Convention Center
San Jose, CA

Tuesday June 25, 2019
9:00am - 12:00pm
Room 230A

For more information, visit the Expo website.

RTOS 101

An RTOS is software that manages the time of the CPU as well as other devices tied closely to the CPU such as a floating-point unit (FPU) and a Memory Protection Unit (MPU). An MPU limits access to memory and peripherals. This Pre-Conference Symposium introduces attendees to the world of RTOS by explaining what an RTOS is, how it works, how to use an RTOS and its services, the benefits and drawbacks of using an RTOS, process separation using an MPU, debugging an RTOS-based application, providing recommendations when using an RTOS, and more.

Jean Labrosse
Software Architect, Silicon Labs

Jean Labrosse is a software architect at Silicon Labs. Labrosse, an RTOS expert who founded Micrium in 1999, is a regular speaker and panelist at the Embedded Systems Conference in Boston, Minneapolis, Silicon Valley, Embedded World and other industry conferences. He is the author of three definitive books and many blogs and articles on embedded design. He holds BSEE and MSEE degrees from the University of Sherbrooke,

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