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RIOT: The friendly OS for IoT


via RIOT-OS/RIOT.

RIOT OS is an operating system for Internet of Things (IoT) devices. It is based on a microkernel and designed for

  • energy efficiency
  • hardware independent development
  • a high degree of modularity

Its features comprise

  • a preemptive, tickless scheduler with priorities
  • flexible memory management
  • high resolution timers
  • virtual, long-term timers
  • the native port allows to run RIOT as-is on Linux, BSD, and Mac OS. Multiple instances of RIOT running on a single machine can also be interconnected via a simple virtual Ethernet bridge
  • Wiselib support (C++ algorithm library, including routing, clustering, timesync, localization, security and more algorithms)
  • IPv6
  • UDP
  • 6LoWPAN
  • NHDP