Linked by Adam Dunkels on Tue 17th Jul 2012 23:20 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes Version 2.6 of Contiki, the open source operating system for the Internet of Things, has just been released. With its IP stack that fits in a few kilobyte of memory, Contiki lets tiny battery-operated wireless devices communicate directly over the Internet. Contiki is used in a wide variety of systems such as city sound monitoring, street lights, networked electrical power meters, industrial monitoring, radiation monitoring, construction site monitoring, alarm systems, and remote house monitoring. The 2.6 release introduces Antelope, a new SQL-like database for tiny flash memories, as well as a new JSON/HTTP webservice back-end.
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Contiki doesn't cease to amaze me
by dsmogor on Wed 18th Jul 2012 06:55 UTC
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It's basically a model of modern OS on 8bit devices first one since in 30 years (CPM).

Edited 2012-07-18 06:56 UTC

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