Important note:
OSEK is a registered trademark of Siemens AG. In general, when using the trademark, this has to be mentioned.
When using the trademark OSEK in conjunction with products based on published specifications, or claiming compliance with the specifications, it is necessary to get written permission. Permission is only granted if the product has been officially certified. See Trademark Licensing Agreement & Certification Process for details.
Moreover, to avoid paying fees for patented parts of the specification, the Free License Letter must be signed by companies offering products based on OSEK/VDX specifications.
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 For questions concerning OSEK/VDX:
(To use these email addresses, the text OSEK: has
to be part of the subject line
eMail to OSEK-Debug
eMail to OSEK-OS
eMail to OSEK-NM
eMail to OSEK-COM
eMail to OSEK-STC
eMail to OSEK-TC

eMail to OSEK-Time

Former specifications:
Communication v2.2.2, v3.0, v3.0.1, v3.0.2
Operating System v2.1r1, 2.2, 2.2.1, 2.2.2
Network Management v2.5, v2.5.1, v2.5.2
OIL (OSEK Implement.Language)  v.2.3, v2.4, v2.4.1
Binding Document 1.3, v1.4, v1.4.1
ORTI Part A 2.1


Open systems and the corresponding interfaces for automotive electronics

Aiming at an industry standard for an open-ended architecture for distributed control units in vehicles

Steering Commitee: 
Adam Opel AG, BMW AG, DaimlerChrysler AG, University of Karlsruhe - IIIT, PSA, Renault SA, Robert Bosch GmbH, Siemens AG, Volkswagen AG


OS 2.2.3

COM 3.0.3

NM 2.5.3

OIL 2.5

ORTI documents
ORTIapdxB0 / ORTIapdxB1

Binding Document 1.4.2

OSEK/VDX Time-Triggered
Operating System 1.0

OSEK/VDX Fault Tolerant
Communication 1.0

Information Status Specifications Current Topics

 Last Update: 07.11.05