AUTOSAR Developers, Hardware Manufacturers and Embedded System Enthusiasts all Benefit from Arctic Core
Thanks to the open source license, Arctic Core can be used by anyone for commercial as well as non-commercial purposes. Following is a proposal of how to benefit from Arctic Core if you are an embedded application developer, a hardware manufacturer, an embedded system enthusiast or a company that wants to promote products.
- The embedded application developer: Arctic Core is a flexible and powerful platform built according to the AUTOSAR standard for automotive systems and will cover most of your needs. Use the Arctic Core operating system to manage your real time embedded applications, use the Arctic Core communication stack to setup CAN, LIN and FlexRay communication, and use the drivers (such as PWM and ADC) to control your I/O devices. Arctic Core will let you concentrate the work on your application rather than spending time setting up the CPU. And the best of all – Arctic Core is Open Source!
- The hardware manufacturer: Contribute to Arctic Core by porting the MCU and hardware dependent components of AUTOSAR to your devices. This way you will make sure that your customers have a free platform of high quality at hand for their projects. This will definitely kick-start your customers into using your products and lead to increased use of your devices in the industry. Supporting Arctic Core will be a measure of quality for your devices!
- The embedded system enthusiast: Use Arctic Core for your embedded projects and contribute your applications, bug fixes, and added functionality back to the community.
- For marketing purposes: As a contributor to Arctic Core you will be visible in a highly vibrant open source community. Take the chance to build yourself and you company a name by associating yourself with a high quality open source project. Make sure that the community knows about your products!