EC-Master for VxWorks 7
Weingarten, Germany (February 16th, 2014) – acontis technologies GmbH of Weingarten, a leading provider of EtherCAT® software, announced today the release of its EC-Master EtherCAT Master Stack for the new version 7 of WindRiver® VxWorks® RTOS family of products.
EC-Master for VxWorks 7 will be demonstrated for the first time at the embedded world conference 2014 from Feb. 25-27 in Nuremberg, Germany. The demo will showcase a Freescalse P2020 QorIQ demonstration board connected with Beckhoff EtherCAT devices.
EtherCAT is an open Real-time Ethernet based fieldbus technology which has become extremely successful over the last years. The demonstrated system presents high-speed and high-accuracy communication required for controlling EtherCAT based networks. EC-Master is specifically optimized for VxWorks' SMP capabilities to achieve highest performance and minimum jitter. All EC-Master feature packs as well as EtherCAT tools from acontis are supported together with VxWorks 7.
About acontis technologies GmbH
acontis technologies is a leading provider for EtherCAT® software. The company is known for high quality products "Made in Germany" specifically for the EC-Master EtherCAT Master Stack which is the company’s core product. Many important companies world-wide rely on its quality and rich amount of functionality. acontis’ ETG (EtherCAT Technology Group) engagement in several working groups ensures full compliance with the EtherCAT standards and inter-operability with all available EtherCAT slave devices.