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AERO Project: Java Technology for Space Applications

The European Space Agency (ESA) develops the basis for future software development in space applications within the AERO project. The objective of this project is to specify and develop a Java Virtual Machine that takes into account the severe constraints brought by the space domain. For on-board systems in satellites, these constraints include safety-critical and realtime software requirements.

JamaicaVM for VxWorks

JamaicaVM Version 1.05 of aicas GmbH in Karlsruhe, Germany, is available for WindRiver's realtime operating system VxWorks Version 5.4.2. JamaicaVM enables the use of Java Technology in realtime applications. The currently supported target architectures include PowerPC, x86, StrongARM and NEC v850. The supported development platforms are Linux and Windows.

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