Get a detailed technical view of the features and capabilities of the VxWorks RTOS.
New VxWorks Enhancements
Learn about the latest VxWorks updates for virtualization, partitioning, and compartmentalization as well as new processor and Java support.
Wind River's Latest VxWorks Offering Brings Benefits of Java to Embedded Development
Read our blog introducing Wind River Micro Runtime.
Wind River Announces VxWorks Integration with IBM Watson IoT
Learn more about this IBM/Wind River collaboration to advance IoT deployments for industrial customers.
Demonstration of Precision Time Protocol in VxWorks
Learn how VxWorks users can participate in time-sensitive networking (TSN) networks using PTP.
From introductory to advanced, our collection of videos helps you maximize your VxWorks experience.
The RTOS As the Engine Powering the Internet of Things
Learn why IoT demands a new set of critical characteristics for the RTOS.
Building New Military Infrastructure with Open, Free, and Cloud Technologies
Learn how new IoT products can create a secure sensor-to-cloud environment.
How the Internet of Things Is Helping the Earth
The development of IoT is opening up new possibilities for using technology to improve how we consume and manage Earth's resources.
Wind River Aerospace & Defense Solutions
Learn how Wind River helps aerospace and defense customers deliver next-generation intelligent systems.
Powering Unmanned Systems in Space, Air, Land, and Sea
Wind River provides the industry's most proven platforms for unmanned systems.
IoT: Where Will It Take You?
Explore our insights into the challenges and opportunities being created by the Internet of Things.
Level A Certification of Avionics COTS Hardware & Software
Industry experts will cover benefits of safety certification of COTS technology through GPU hardware certification, multicore processing, designing avionics graphical applications, and more.
Going Green with Internet of Things (IoT)
Learn ways IoT can improve how we manage the Earth’s resources and how companies are making a positive impact on our environment today.
Securing Devices in the Internet of Things
Learn five steps for building additional security assurance into embedded devices in today's increasingly interconnected world.
The Foundation for Embedded Innovation in More Than 2 Billion Devices
VxWorks has been the industry-leading real-time operating systems (RTOS) for building embedded devices and systems for more than 30 years. Its rich functionality helps our customers deploy innovative products while lowering costs and shortening production cycles.
Built on an upgradeable, future-proof architecture, VxWorks helps you rapidly respond to changing market requirements, customer needs, and technology advancements.
VxWorks delivers a comprehensive set of security features to efficiently protect devices, data, and intellectual property in a connected world.
VxWorks is flexible enough to meet a wide range of memory footprint, functionality, and processing power requirements.
VxWorks provides a sophisticated real-time operating environment that helps reduce the costs, risks, and lead times required to create differentiated, certifiable systems.
VxWorks Combined with Advanced Capabilities to Meet Industry-Specific Requirements
VxWorks Plus enhances VxWorks with a broad suite of advanced middleware features and protocols that help address a host of specialized needs unique to specific industries, including aerospace and defense, industrial, medical, consumer, and networking.
- Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol
- Secure Shell (SSH) protocol
- Cryptography Libraries
- Internet Protocol Security (IPSec) and Internet and Key Exchange (IKE)
- Hardware-based IPsec acceleration
- Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP)
- RADIUS and Diameter
- Wireless Security
- Time and Space Partitioning
- Web Services: HTTP, XML, and GSOAP
- Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
- Web Server
- MIBway for Web Server
- Routing Information Protocol (RIP) and RIP next generation (RIPng)
- Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
- Quality of Service (QoS)/Differentiated Services and (DiffServ)
- Socket Controller Area Network (SocketCAN)
User Interface and Graphics
- Open VG software-driven vector graphics stack
- OpenGL ES 2D and 3D graphics stack with Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) support
- User Interface (UI) render library for 2D interfaces
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Extend the Functionality of VxWorks
Find, download, and test-drive software that helps you speed production and create innovative products more efficiently. These best-in-class software packages from our trusted partners are tested and validated for seamless interoperability with VxWorks.
Board Support Packages
Wind River offers the most extensive range of BSPs in the embedded software industry. Our close relationships with silicon vendors and hardware manufacturers help us create ready-to-use BSPs to streamline your development efforts.
Build Your Embedded Systems with the Industry’s Best Tools
For more than 30 years Wind River has been creating best-in-class tools for embedded software development. The world’s leading manufacturers and integrators use our tools to more quickly and efficiently build intelligent devices, systems, and networks for the Internet of Things.
- Wind River Workbench is an Eclipse-based integrated environment for monitoring and analyzing code for early detection of defects to increase the overall quality and reliability of your products.
- Wind River Diab Compiler helps boost application performance, reduce memory footprint, and produce high-quality, standards-compliant object code.