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EC-Master for INtime® 5

02-20-2013 11:21 PM CET | Industry, Real Estate & Construction

Press release from: acontis technologies GmbH

Weingarten, Germany (February 19th, 2013) – acontis technologies GmbH of Weingarten, a leading provider of EtherCAT® software, announced today the release of its EC-Master EtherCAT Master Stack for the new release, version 5 of TenAsys® INtime® RTOS family of products.

Real-time Ethernet capability based on the EtherCAT technology, acontis technologies’ EC-Master software and TenAsys’ INtime provide together the key components for modern Ethernet-based PC control systems. These technologies enable customers to fulfill all their deterministic control logic needs in software without the use of proprietary field bus or co-processing hardware.

acontis’ EC-Master is fully compliant with the ETG.1500 EtherCAT Master Class A and Class B specifications, and all ETG.1500 specified feature packs are available with industry-proven quality.

EC-Master supports both operating environments contained in TenAsys’ INtime RTOS family of products: an updated release of INtime for Windows where the INtime RTOS runs alongside Windows, and the new stand-alone RTOS, INtime Distributed RTOS. This provides a new level of flexibility for embedded system developers to reduce system-level costs and add scalability to PC-based embedded designs.

The full EC-Master stack software architecture is fully integrated with INtime, including the EC-Master feature packs, the Windows based EC-Lyser diagnosis bus system analyzer, the EC-Engineer network configurator and diagnosis tool and the EC-CTK configurator toolkits. All components are now available for this platform.

EtherCAT® is registered trademark and patented technology, licensed by Beckhoff Automation GmbH, Germany.

About TenAsys
Real-time virtualization expert, TenAsys Corporation, specializes in operating software for the embedded computer industry, designed and optimized for Intel® x86 platforms using the Microsoft® Windows® OS and the Visual Studio® development environment.

Since 1980, customers worldwide have entrusted TenAsys RTOS products to provide reliable deterministic control in a wide array of mission-critical applications including: medical, telecom, industrial control, robotics, test and measurement, and military applications.

About acontis technologies GmbH
acontis technologies is a leading provider for EtherCAT® software. The company is known for high quality products "Made in Germany" specifically for the EC-Master EtherCAT Master Stack which is the company’s core product. Many important companies world-wide rely on its quality and rich amount of functionality. acontis’ ETG (EtherCAT Technology Group) engagement in several working groups ensures full compliance with the EtherCAT standards and inter-operability with all available EtherCAT slave devices.

Additional information on the companies is available on their Web sites: and

acontis technologies GmbH
Stefan Zintgraf
Haehnlehofstr. 5
Tel: +49(751)5603033

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