Vector Software Expands Support for μC/OS Real-Time Operating System (RTOS)

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VectorCAST speeds verification and validation time for DO-178B embedded applications

Vector Software, the leading provider of software testing applications for embedded systems, announced today the integration of their VectorCAST product suite with the Micrium μC/OS Real-Time Operating System, broadening its support for the highest safety critical systems including DO-178B, Class III medical devices, and SIL IEC-certified systems.

“We are excited to expand our product by providing our clients with support for Micrium’s µC/OS, RTOS” said Bill McCaffrey, chief operating officer at Vector Software.

Vector Software engineers have interfaced a Micrium µC/OS powered MPC board with both the unit testing (VectorCAST/C++) and system test code coverage tools (VectorCAST/Cover). The environment was based on Freescale’s CodeWarrior compiler. Organizations developing µC/OS applications will use VectorCAST to comply with the DO-178B structural testing requirements.

About Vector Software, Inc.
Founded in 1989, Vector Software, Inc. is the leading independent provider of automated software testing tools for developers of safety critical embedded applications. Vector Software’s VectorCAST line of products, automate and manage the complex tasks associated with unit, integration, and system level testing. The VectorCAST tools support the C, C++, and Ada programming languages.

Vector Software’s Product Family
VectorCAST/Requirements Gateway
Modified Condition / Decision Coverage (MC/DC) module
DO-178B and FDA Qualification Packages
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