News, information, schedules, what's new, some small but interesting readings, many links. Mostly Japanese, several useful, interesting pages in English.
Official overseas news source; all the information needed to learn about and keep up on developments in this popular, general-purpose computer architecture designed to connect the wide array of computer systems used in society today, and new types to come into use in the next century.
The Real-time Operating system Nucleus is an open RTOS specification; versions: BTRON, CTRON, ITRON, JTRON. Developed in Japan, where some 1/4 of new embedded systems use an ITRON type OS. [University of Tokyo, Japan]
Develops and markets packaged software; imports, localizes overseas software, edits and publishes books on computers and general topics. A current focus is commercializing TRON Project results. English page of mostly Japanese site.
T-Engine Forum and MontaVista Software are joining the long-dominant Japanese embedded OS, TRON, with embedded Linux, to form a standard software architecture for embedded devices benefiting from open source and Linux. Forum with comments. [Slashdot]
Announcement disproving rumors that project is dead, 3 forum comments. [OSNews.com]
Story on announcement, made at Embedded Systems Conference San Francisco 2003, history and information on TRON, ITRON; Mentor Graphics, Accelerated Technology. [EDACafe]
What is Earth's most widely used OS? Not Linux, Unix, or Windows, but ITRON, Japanese realtime kernel for small-scale embedded systems. It runs mobile phones, digital cameras, CD players, many other devices. [LinuxInsider]
Promotes standards creation and adoption, offers conformance testing services, does related studies, publicizes and promotes TRON. Confident that their efforts will contribute significantly to creation of a new computer order and emergence of a mature information society. Hope to advance industries and economies of nations throughout the world.
A small (12-64k), standards-based, low cost, no royalty, commercial realtime OS; POSIX, ITRON/uITRON programming interfaces, GNU compiler support, source code provided; supports CPUs: Altera Nios, ARM, Hitachi SuperH. Free downloads: KROS demos, documentation, updates. By Shugyo Design Technologies, Inc.