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Developer BlackHawk
OS family Unix-like, Real-Time
Working state Current
Source model Open source
Platforms Texas Instruments TMS320 DSP
Kernel type Microkernel
License Proprietary
Official website www.blackhawk-dsp.com/Talon.aspx

Talon DSP RTOS is a commercial POSIX-compliant Unix-like real-time operating system, aimed primarily at the DSP market.


The TALON OS is a POSIX-compliant real time operating system and software platform for designing and implementing application software for Texas Instruments TMS320 digital signal processors (DSP).


  • Royalty Free
  • Includes full source code
  • Optimized for each TI DSP family
  • Real-Time multithreaded pre-emptive microkernel
  • Host to target communication utilities
  • Dynamic shared library allocation
  • Three completely configurable file systems
  • Small OS footprint
  • Completely thread safe run-time libraries
  • POSIX compliant