EtherCAT Master Stack for Freescale i.MX 6 Dual Core with Linux
Acontis Technologies GmbH of Weingarten, leading provider of EtherCAT software, today announced the release of its EC-Master EtherCAT Master Stack for the Freescale i.MX6 with Linux.
The i.MX series provides a scalable multicore platform that includes single-, dual- and quad-core families based on the ARM Cortex-A9 architecture. Together with EC-Master and its support for the i.MX 6 embedded Ethernet controller it provides the ideal platform to develop EtherCAT master devices based on a single hardware design.
EtherCAT is an open Real-time Ethernet based fieldbus technology which even more than 10 years after its invention still shows high growth rates in the market. To support customers who use embedded platforms participating in this technology EC-Master was specifically optimized to provide high performance on modern embedded ARM platforms like the Freescale i.MX series.
acontis technologies GmbH
Acontis technologies, based in Weingarten Germany, was founded in 2001 by the todays managers Christoph Widmann and Stefan Zintgraf.
As a leading provider for EtherCAT® software and Windows® Real-time solutions acontis serves customers in the sectors machine builders, medical technology, automation, semiconductors and robotics.
In the future, expansion in the EtherCAT and real-time businesses are plant as well as new investments in the area of the “Internet of Things”.
Our company is known for high quality products "Made in Germany". The product portfolio is supplemented by professional Training-, Support- and Software Services.