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Features of the Shell packages


Each package gives access to the communication facilities through an API (Application Programming Interface).  They are easy to build into a software system, using calls in ANSI-C.


All our Shell packages are designed for portability to any system which has an ANSI-C compiler.

The software has the following portability features

Off-the-shelf Software Components

Our Shell packages are commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software components. For example, the Telecommand Encoder Shell is designed to be a component of a ground system in the same way that a VLSI telecommand decoder chip is a component of a spacecraft.

These software components provide a way to

compared to independent development of an equivalent capability.

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