AUSTIN, TX --- Silicon Labs announced the acquisition of Micrium, a supplier of real-time operating system (RTOS) software for the Internet of Things (IoT). This strategic acquisition helps simplify IoT design for all developers by combining a leading, commercial-grade embedded RTOS with Silicon Labs’ IoT expertise and solutions. Micrium’s RTOS and software tools will continue to be available to all silicon partners worldwide, giving customers a wide range of options, even when using non-Silicon Labs hardware. Micrium will continue to fully support existing as well as new customers.
Founded in 1999, Micrium has consistently held a leadership position in embedded software components. The company's flagship µC/OS RTOS family is recognized for reliability, performance, dependability, impeccable source code and extensive documentation.
Micrium’s widely deployed RTOS software has been ported to more than 50 microcontroller architectures and has a global footprint with more than 250,000 downloads across all embedded vertical markets, with solutions certified to meet safety-critical standards for medical electronics, avionics, communications, consumer electronics and industrial control.
The combination of Micrium’s RTOS and Silicon Labs’ multiprotocol SoCs, wireless modules, wireless stacks and Simplicity Studio™ development tools gives customers a faster, easier on-ramp from connected devices to the cloud with end-to-end solutions for embedded IoT design.