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What is Zephyr Project?

The Zephyr™ Project is a scalable real-time operating system (RTOS) supporting multiple hardware architectures, optimized for resource constrained devices, and built with security in mind. This Linux Foundation hosted project embraces open source development values and governance on its mission to unite leaders from across the industry to produce a best-in-breed solution.

At Its Core

Security

  • Developed with security in mind.
  • Deliver security features for resource constrained devices

Open Source

  • Neutrally governed
  • Established and proven development model
  • Permissively licensed

Connectivity

  • Connectivity protocols optimized for resource constrained devices
  • Developers can customize for their device needs

What's New

October 11, 2017

Insider Advice on Getting Your Pull Request Accepted to the Zephyr Project

There are a lot of benefits to being a Zephyr Project contributor. You’ll have the opportunity to improve your existing skill sets, find mentors, teach others, work with like-minded individuals, create public artifacts, build a reputation, and even learn some people skills in the mix.
October 2, 2017

Building a qualified BLE Controller with Zephyr™ OS 1.9++

The Zephyr™ RTOS has included support for Bluetooth™ Low Energy (BLE) connectivity since its inception. Zephyr OS 1.9 now includes a qualification-ready controller subsystem implementation to allow MCUs with a BLE radio to be connected to a processor running a BLE Host stack. Taking a closer look at the different layers that make up a full BLE protocol stack helps explain this capability.

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