Rust Embedded Systems

Open-source Rust projects categorized as Embedded Systems

Top 7 Rust Embedded System Projects

  • defmt

    Efficient, deferred formatting for logging on embedded systems

    Project mention: I built a column staggered keyboard with firmware written in Rust! | /r/rust | 2023-07-31

    As someone who had only done embedded programming in the Arduino IDE, utilizing the defmt crate for logging with OpenOCD and GDB was an amazing experience. Although I still had no idea on to implement USB-HID for actually sending the key reports, until I discovered the usbd-human-interface-device crate and everything became so much easier. I just needed to create an iterator over Keyboard events and the crate would handle the rest as an added benefit the crate also supports multiple devices, so adding mouse support was as easy as creating a separate iterator over WheelMouseReport.

  • optimization-engine

    Nonconvex embedded optimization: code generation for fast real-time optimization

  • InfluxDB

    Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale. Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.

  • espup

    Tool for installing and maintaining Espressif Rust ecosystem.

    Project mention: Rust Based Linux Process Manager with both a TUI and a GUI | /r/Ubuntu | 2023-05-10

  • rust-aluvm

    Rust implementation of AluVM (RISC functional machine)

  • av1-streaming

    AV1 streaming for Linux and Raspberry PI

  • naps

    chain nats servers with transformation & processing pipelines

  • i2clib

    Library for i2c manipulation in Rust. Designed for OLED displays on Raspberry PI [paused dev because my screen is broken]

  • WorkOS

    The modern API for authentication & user identity. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-07-31.

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What are some of the best open-source Embedded System projects in Rust? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 defmt 674
2 optimization-engine 436
3 espup 180
4 rust-aluvm 45
5 av1-streaming 44
6 naps 8
7 i2clib 4
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