Validation Suites and Kits for
Micrium's µC/OS-II & µC/OS-III (RTOS)

Certification Evidence for use in Avionics, Medical, Industrial Control and Transportation

Validated Software Corporation (VSC) released the first Validation Suite for Micriµm’s µC/OS real-time operating system (RTOS) in 1999. Since that time, many more development teams have enjoyed the benefits brought by the combination of real-time micro-kernel and Validation Suite. Validation Suites contain all software development life-cycle documents, test results and essential evidence demonstrating that the µC/OS-II or µC/OS-III kernel embedded in your hardware meets the strict standards set forth by international safety-critical standards.
With its tiny footprint and efficient operation, the scale-able kernel consumes few resources yet provides a powerful set of services that reduce risk, tame complexity, and accelerate software schedules. When µC/OS is used in critical avionics applications, Validation Suites offer a similar set of benefits to those concerned with ensuring that the software system was developed and maintained in accordance with standards.
Incorporating the best features offered by their “off-the-shelf” nature. Ninety percent of the µC/OS Validation Suite is “pre-existing” and has been used for “previously certified” software. Like the µC/OS real-time operating system, Validation Suites have a proven record of accomplishment across a wide variety of microprocessors, digital signal processors and toolsets.
They also offer many of the benefits of a custom solution. Validation Suites use run for credit results from your choice of hardware target and the tools you select for the project. Validation Suites use robust unit-testing, integration testing and code coverage testing techniques that allow you to use all µC/OS APIs and Services across a wide range of configurations without the need for retest.
Validation Suites, as well as the rest of VSC’s products and services focus on supporting the way you and your team work.  They provide more than a set of certification documents, test results and software. Validation Suites provide you with options and flexibility. You choose the processor, AND compiler, AND development tools AND assurance level, AND delivery date. Then VSC does the rest. In sixty days or less and at a fraction of the cost of comparable in-house and commercial alternatives, VSC will deliver your µC/OS Validation Suites for virtually any 32 and 64-bit microprocessor, DSP, or soft-core processor.

Features and Benefits:

  • You choose the processor, compiler, and assurance level
  • Extensive hardware testing of µC/OS APIs and services assure robustness of test results across multiple OS configurations
  • Complete µC/OS  life-cycle documentation for certification
    • Project, planning process and procedure documents
    • Software requirements, design documents, development standards and source code
    • All reviews, checklists and audit trails
    • Unit, integration, coverage test code
    • All unit, integration, coverage results generated on your target hardware
    • Configuration index, Software accomplishments summary, trace matrices, user manual
  • Easy to use, certification ready package
  • No-questions asked compliance guarantee
  • Committed to meeting your current and future needs - additional Validation Suites available for immediate use:
    •  NAND, NOR, SDCard host drivers,
    • SPI, I2C, CAN, RS232, RS422, RS485
    •  Low-level initialization, boot-strap, power management IC, GPIO management


Micrium is a global RTOS leader and a top choice of embedded engineers building microprocessor, microcontroller, and DSP-based devices. Their commercial RTOS components are the preferred solution over open source and competitive alternatives.

Micrium has consistently held the leadership position in embedded software components. The company’s flagship µC/OS family is recognized for unparalleled reliability, performance, dependability, impeccable source code, and extensive documentation. In addition, some Micrium components contain certifications that meet the rigorous safety-critical standards demanded by industries that include medical electronics, avionics, and industrial products.


Certification Links for

Avionics Suites
Avionics Kits

RTCA DO-178C, DO-248C, DO-278A, EUROCAE ED-12C, ED-94C, ED-109A

Medical Suites
Medical Kits

FDA510(k), IEC-62304, IEC-60601,

Industrial Suites
Industrial Kits

UL-1998, IEC-61508

Transportation Suite
Transportation Kits

CENELEC EN50128, BS50128,  IEC-6150



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