Linux Foundation Hosted Projects



The Zephyr Project is a Linux Foundation hosted Collaboration Project. It’s an open source collaborative effort uniting developers and users in building a best-in-class small, scalable, real-time operating system (RTOS) optimized for resource-constrained devices, across multiple architectures.

The Zephyr Project is a neutral project where silicon vendors, OEMs, ODMs, ISVs, and OSVs can contribute technology to reduce costs and accelerate time to market for billions of connected embedded devices. The software is a perfect choice for simple connected sensors, LED wearables, modems, and small wireless gateways. Because Zephyr is modular and supports multiple architectures, developers can create a solution that meets their needs.

As an open source project, the community evolves the project to support new hardware, developer tools, sensors, and device drivers. Improvements are frequently delivered to incorporate enhancements in security, device management capabilities, connectivity stacks, and file systems.


The LF Community Platform ( will be used to host / highlight Zephyr Meetups, hosted by community members.


Those interested in developing with Zephyr, are encouraged to visit:

  1. Primary Git Repo
  2. Getting Started Guide
  3. Community Chat Forum

Past events

In-Person Event

Zephyr Austin Meetup

In-Person Event

Zephyr RTOS: Open Source, Secure, and Ready for Your Next IoT Project (Community Meetup)


Brett Preston

Linux Foundation, Senior Program Manager

Benjamin Cabé

Linux Foundation, Zephyr Developer Advocate
The Linux Foundation

Kate Stewart

Linux Foundation, VP Dependable Embedded Systems

Maemalynn Meanor

Linux Foundation, Director PR and Communications

Susan Remmert

Linux Foundation, PR and Communications
Linux Foundation Europe

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