MapuSoft Technologies Announces OS Abstractor for Linux

March 16 th , 2004, MOBILE, AL – MapuSoft Technologies, L.L.C. today announced support for Linux with the OS Abstractor® product. This addition provides developers a standard programming interface that allows their embedded applications to work across any flavor of Linux. OS Abstractor solutions are highly optimized and integrated for every specific OS distribution. The initial release supports various flavors of Linux and offers a solution based on the POSIX interface.

“Linux is quickly moving into the embedded space. OS Abstractor gives developers a common interface to quickly start developing applications without having to worry about the OS variations across various Linux distributions.” said Raj Johnson, president and CEO of MapuSoft Technologies.

OS Abstractor hides the RTOS differences and allows developers to focus on product development. OS Abstractor simplifies the porting process and also saves developers from future porting efforts. The MapuSoft family of products gives users the freedom to switch RTOSs and greatly reuse existing code base enabling their product to get to the market faster with lower development costs. These products come in the form of individual compatibility and/or abstraction API libraries that are fully scalable and readily usable within an application. The MapuSoft products do not require modification to the underlying RTOS products; however, it directly accesses the internal RTOS kernel objects to provide the best performance along with low memory footprint.

MapuSoft Technologies provides royalty-free tools and technical support that allows customers to quickly and easily port their software from one Real-Time Operating System (RTOS) to another. With expertise in the embedded RTOS market, MapuSoft Technologies is committed to supplying software that is practical, familiar, financially reasonable and easily operable. Our attention to engineering detail provides developers with robust software and requires minimal technical maintenance. For more information on MapuSoft Technologies or any of our products, please contact us by phone or email at 251.665.0280 or or visit MapuSoft’s website at

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