EMWF: A Middleware for Flexible Automation and Assistive Devices
Source: National Taiwan University
EMWF (EMbedded Workflow Framework) is an open source middleware for flexible (i.e., configurable, customizable and adaptable) automation and assistive devices and systems, referred to collectively as SISARL (Sensor Information Systems for Active Retirees and Assisted Living). Examples include smart medication dispensers, autonomous appliances, service robots and robotic helpers for personal and home use, as well as automation tools for use in hospitals and long-term care facilities. EMWF 1.0 provides a light-weight workflow manager and engines on Windows CE, Windows XP Embedded, and Linux It is for small embedded automation devices.