emlix offers industrial-grade Linux for the digitalization and secure networking of devices, machines and plant throughout the entire product life cycle.

For more than 20 years, we have been transferring system knowledge, innovations from the open source world and market knowledge into the products of our more than 350 customers. Product-specific software platforms from emlix are in successful use millionfold worldwide. Our quality management is certified according to ISO 9001. emlix is self-certified under ISO/IEC 5230:2020

Linux for safety applications

Development project together with Elektrobit Automotive GmbH

SIL2 Safety Application directly on a Linux System

As a part of a highly innovative project together with Elektrobit Automotive GmbH, emlix task was to developed a Safety Monitor for the Linux Kernel. This supervisory element together with the EB Hypervisor allows for the first time to run a SIL 2 safety application directly on a Linux system.

This new approach received a positive and extensive assessment by the TÜV Nord in early March 2024. It is applicable not only for the ISO 26262 (ASIL B, SEooC) but also the IEC 61508 (SIL2).

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SIL2 safety application directly on Linux - new architecture for industrial automation and medical technology

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The emlix GmbH has developed a Linux Safety Monitor which allows to run a SIL2 safety applications directly on a Linux system.

In March 2024 this…

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Linux for Safety Applications: SIL-2 Applications Running on a Linux System

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As a part of a highly innovative project EB corbos Linux for Safety Applications together with Elektrobit Automotive GmbH emlix developed a Linux…

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Technical lecture: Planning, implementing and maintaining cyber security according to IEC 62443

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Thomas Brinker shares his expertise in the development of embedded Linux-based industrial products at 2nd Phytec Anwenderforum on April 24 and 25,…

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emlix at FrOSCon 2024

August 17 and 18, 2024

Free and Open Source Software Conference


Innovative solutions for industrial products

Our core competence is the conception, qualification, composition and development of embedded Linux systems and hardware-near product features. We thereby observe the relevant norms for the respective industry closely.

Our quality-assured solutions are based on mainline Linux, distributions such as Yocto, Buildroot, PTXdist and Android as well as other industrially proven open source components and commonly used tools.

Process-secure implementation

We offer you development tools and processes that are especially designed for industrial requirements:

e2factory offers build and process automation that guarantees reproducibility over the entire software life cycle. The emlix Test Application Framework (TAF) enables automation and traceability of hardware-near tests with report generation.

Reliable life-cycle support

Our service spectrum includes process-compatible maintenance and ensuring of the IT security as well as functional security throughout the entire product life cycle.

Furthermore, emlix accompanies its customers in quality and safety audits – during both development and life cycle maintenance.

Smart deviation monitoring

Success Story Schenck Process Europe GmbH

Secure Yocto edge device | customzied embedded Yocto system (Kirkstone LTS)

Schenck Process aimed to achieve two goals in the development of the CONiQ® Cloud: Central to the project was the implementation of the Secure Boot concept based on the Zero Trust principle: A secure connection links Schenck Process machines and systems with secure data storage as well as secure user and device management. In addition, AWS Greengrass was to be integrated into an embedded Linux system as a connector for the Amazon Cloud - with the goal of complete controllability and hardware independence.

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Valuable experience from current projects

CVE Monitoring

egislators as well as the compliance departments of operators increasingly expect manufacturers to provide IT security management processes in order to guarantee the respective current software version. The reality, however, is that industrial products and critical infrastructure often contain outdated and insecure software components.

emlix focuses on economical software life-cycle management for embedded Linux systems.

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Safe Linux

With the extent to which high-performance CPUs are taking over safety-critical areas, the necessity increases of providing a high-performance operating system that is able to fully utilize the resources of the hardware. Linux is increasingly being chosen for this purpose.

In this context, emlix is an active player with projects in the areas of medical technology, industry and automotive, in which embedded Linux has become established in the area of functional security.

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emlix is an innovative company with agile working methods. As a provider of systems solutions, we offer our customers a wide portfolio of services and our colleagues a broad range of possible fields of activity.

With our approach of implementing industrial-grade Linux in industrial processes with process conformity and open source compliance we have a special position on the market and actively extend the areas of use of embedded Linux.

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Security Audit

Outdated and therefore insecure software components in industrial products or critical infrastructure are a major risk factor in terms of cyber attacks. Norms such as IEC 62304 for medical device software as well as the compliance departments of customers therefore expect increased IT security management processes and sophisticated risk evaluation.

For a fast evaluation and improvement of the IT security of existing systems with open source software, the emlix Security Audit provides a simple and economical basis.

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ISO 9001

Certifiable processes, open source software (OSS) and agile development according to high quality standards are not conflicting requirements for emlix but constitute a future-orientated overall concept.

emlix is certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 and develops in accordance with the norms in a diverse range of projects (e.g. according to IEC61508 and IEC62304).

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