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Red Hat eCOS Powers Comtrol's Next Generation Of Reconfigurable Devices
August 20United States, August 20, 2001
Red Hat's Open Source RTOS Gives Embedded Developers the Flexibility to Tailor Remote Device Management Devices to Application Specific Tasks
"The objective of DeviceMaster is to minimise the cost of owning and managing remotely deployed systems and devices," said Lee Stagni, president and COO, Comtrol. "It solves an industry-wide need for intelligent device connectivity and remote management. In giving our customers an open source environment option, we empower developers to tailor both application and operating system code to fit various device-specific applications."
The DeviceMaster family of low-cost, solid-state microcomputers provides a powerful platform for performing application-specific tasks. When connected to a local network, or the Internet, the flexibility of the DeviceMaster microcomputer eliminates the need for remotely placed PC servers for achieving locally embedded control, while allowing users to host and run applications for remote devices, as well as enabling automated maintenance and support functions. For more information, visit http://www.devicemaster.com
"Managing the ever-increasing array of post PC computing appliances in our increasingly connected world is one of the most important challenges embedded developers will face in the coming years," said Michael Tiemann, CTO, Red Hat. "The availability of Red Hat eCos for the DeviceMaster appliance moves the embedded community closer to open, standards-based remote device management."
DeviceMaster Product highlights include:
- Configurations to network-enable from 1 to 32 serial devices per DeviceMaster unit
- 10/100Base-T network connectivity with built-in Ethernet switch providing "hub-less" downstream connectivity
- Application software compatibility with native COM or TTY ports as well as remote TCP socket connections
- Full-function embedded Web server, SMTP e-mail agent, and SNMP monitoring
- Programmable processing platform with on-board Flash and RAM memory
- Watchdog software and reset circuitry
- Internet accessibility and remote management capabilities
- Application software development tools and support
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