The use of FPGAs is growing in embedded designs and the embedded systems software market must continue to change to support this shift. With the added flexibility of the FPGA-based design, the embedded software solution, specifically the RTOS (Real Time Operating System), middleware, and drivers should complement the benefits of the FPGA. The RTOS should be well designed and easy-to-use, with the necessary and sufficient offering of middleware stacks and drivers. In addition to this prerequisite, the RTOS should also maintain the characteristics related to embedded designs, namely small code size, low interrupt latency, and full services needed for your application.

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