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Portuguese Firm Delivers Software Solution for KOMPSAT-6 Satellite
EDISOFT Selected by Defense Company LIG Nex1
Portuguese Firm Delivers Software Solution for KOMPSAT-6 Satellite
  • By Kim Eun-jin
  • April 3, 2019, 17:03
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Korean defense company LIG Nex1 has selected EDISOFT, a Lisbon-based software developer, as provider of a unified software solution to be used in KOMPSAT 6 satellite project.

EDISOFT, a Lisbon-based software developer, has been selected as provider of a unified software solution for the leading defense company LIG Nex1, in Korea, the Portuguese company announced on April 3.

EDISOFT has been developing RTEMS by EDISOFT since 2006 for several leading aerospace projects, including the Meteosat Third Generation (MTG), Galileo, Plato and SmallGEO geostationary satellite platform. The stringent and highly complex project requirements included the delivery and qualification of an updated, qualified version of RTEMS by EDISOFT. This updated version will be delivered to LIG Nex1 and will be used in KOMPSAT 6 satellite project.

The Real Time Executive for Multiprocessor Systems (RTEMS) is a free open source Real Time Operating System (RTOS) designed for deeply embedded systems aimed to be used in space flights, medical devices, and many more embedded systems across a wide range of the most advanced critical processor architectures.

By developing and qualifying RTEMS, EDISOFT supports its customers in the streamline process towards its qualification for future space missions. This project has developed the required material to be used, with minimum updates, in the qualification process of space missions

RTEMS by EDISOFT has been adopted by several key European missions, including, Galileo – FOC; SmallGEO; MTG; Solar Orbiter; Sentinel-2; IXV – Int. eXperimental Vehicle; EarthCare; EUCLID; BB4A; PROBA3; ESail, Plato, and others.

EDISOFT is a joint venture between Thales, NAV Portugal and the Portuguese MoD Defence holding, Empordef which promotes and delivers innovative security critical systems, for land, sea, air, space and cyberspace.