|Developer||Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.|
|Source model||Open source|
|Latest release||V5.0 / December 2020|
|Marketing target||Internet Of Things, Smartwatches|
Huawei LiteOS was a lightweight real-time operating system (RTOS) developed by Huawei. It is an open source, POSIX compliant operating system for Internet of things (IoT) devices, released under a three-clause BSD license. Microcontrollers of different architectures such as ARM (M0/3/4/7, A7/17/53, ARM9/11), x86, and RISC-V are supported by the project. Huawei LiteOS is part of Huawei's '1+8+N' Internet of Things solution, and has been featured in a number of open source development kits and industry offerings.
- Lightweight, small kernel; <10 kilobytes (kB)
- Energy efficient
- Fast startup within milliseconds
- Support NB-IoT, Wi-Fi, Ethernet, BLE, Zigbee, and other different IoT protocols
- Support access to different cloud platforms
- Atmel SAM D21 Xplained Pro
- ARDUINO ZERO PRO
- Kirin A1
- Nordic Semi
- Silicon Labs
- EFM32 GIANT GECKO STARTER KIT EFM32GG-STK3700
- EFM32 PEARL GECKO STARTER KIT SLSTK3401A
- EFM32 HAPPY GECKO STARTER KIT SLSTK3400A
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- "The Honor Magic Watch 2 is a great wearable, but LiteOS is too light". www.XDA-Developers.com. XDA Developers. 17 December 2019. Retrieved 3 February 2021.
- Amadeo, Ron (2 February 2021). "Huawei's HarmonyOS: "Fake it till you make it" meets OS development". Ars Technica. Retrieved 14 February 2021.
- "GigaDevice unveils the GD32V series with RISC-V core, in a brand new 32bit general purpose microcontroller". www.GigaDevice.com. GigaDevice. 22 August 2019. Retrieved 12 February 2021.