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Embedded Software Development with eCos™ by Anthony J. Massa

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Foreword

In 1997, there were over 100 commercially supported embedded operating systems, none of which had more than a minority share of the overall embedded OS market, not to mention countless thousands of others developed for specific projects (cell phones, radar arrays, networking equipment, etc.) that had no application developer base beyond that specific project. In short, the embedded operating systems market was highly fragmented, and the cost of this fragmentation was beginning to seriously limit the viability of many embedded software projects and the OEMs who funded those software projects.

While it was clear to many that the major embedded software companies needed to change their business models in radical ways, each company believed ...

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