Wind River Pulsar Linux for Avnet PicoZed

Xilinx Zynq 7000 – ARM

Certified on the Avnet PicoZed, Wind River® Pulsar Linux is a small, secure Linux OS for embedded and Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

The best part? Pulsar is available at no cost.

Begin Building Your Applications in Minutes

Avnet PicoZed is a highly flexible, rugged system-on-module (SOM). It contains the common functions to support the core of most system-on-chip (SoC) designs, including memory, configuration, Ethernet, USB, and clocks.

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Available with the Industry's Leading Commercial Embedded Linux OS

Avnet PicoZed comes preloaded with Pulsar to help your team begin development immediately, without any of the headaches and hassles of setting up your own embedded operating system.

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Start Your Development

Check if your Avnet PicoZed board is preloaded with the latest Pulsar image.

Download the certified image for your Avnet PicoZed board.

Want the source code?
We are developing Pulsar directly on GitHub. You can download the build system, cross toolchain, and all layers and packages needed to build Pulsar on Intel® and ARM® hardware targets by following the instructions on GitHub. You’ll be building in less than five minutes.

"The combination of Wind River’s embedded software expertise, coupled with Avnet’s hardware strength, enables our customers to leverage open source development, run an always-updated distribution, strengthen security, and increase efficiency in their software development cycles."

Tim Barber , Sr. VP Global Design Chain Business Development, Avnet

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