μC/TCP-IP is a compact, reliable, high-performance TCP/IP protocol stack, optimized for embedded systems. Built from the ground up with Micrium quality, scalability and reliability, μC/TCP-IP enables the rapid configuration of required network options to minimize time-to-market.
Built from the ground up with Micrium quality, scalability and reliability, μC/TCP-IP enables the rapid configuration of required network options to minimize time-to-market.
μC/TCP-IP allows for adjustment of the memory footprint based upon design requirements. μC/TCP-IP can be configured to include only those network components necessary to the system. When a component is not used, it is not included in the build, saving valuable memory space.
The μC/TCP-IP design introduces a new concept: Large and small buffers. A large buffer is of the size required to transport a complete Ethernet frame. This is what other TCP/IP stacks do. But, in an embedded system, it is quite possible that the amount of information to transmit and receive does not require the use of a full Ethernet frame. In this case using buffers of the size of full Ethernet frames is a waste of RAM. μC/TCP-IP allows the designer to maximize the system performance by defining different quantities of small and large buffers.
The source code for μC/TCP-IP is an extremely robust and highly reliable TCP/IP solution. μC/TCP-IP is designed to be certifiable for use in avionics, compliant for use in FDA-certified devices, and in other safety-critical products.
μC/TCP-IP requires the presence of an RTOS for task scheduling and mutual exclusion. To meet this requirement, Micrium provides source code to allow network applications to readily accommodate μC/OS-II and μC/OS-III.
Note: Based on the component’s extensible kernel interface, other non-Micrium kernels can also be adapted to μC/TCP-IP, but are not supported.