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2015-10-05 12:00

Real-time Linux on the go!

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First LCA certificate issued

Major automation provider passed OSADL License Compliance Audit

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License Compliance Audit (LCA)

Certificate template of the OSADL Open Source License Compliance Audit (LCA)
Your audit here

OSADL is offering a service to help manufacturers comply with license obligations of products that contain Open Source software. The logo is registered as trademark and will be established as a cachet. Suppliers of board support packages and other Open Source software providers may then print the logo on their products and use it as a hallmark of certified license compliance.



In contrast to the many other services OSADL is providing to its members based on the annual flat-rate service fee, this audit requires too much time and work to be offered free of charge. However, every member is entitled to undergo as many highly subsidized audits per year as OSADL shares have been purchased:

OSADL Open Source License Compliance Audit Pricelist (price/audit)

Membership level





1st audit per year

  4,000 €

  8,000 €

12,000 €

16,000 €

2nd audit per year

  8,000 €

12,000 €

14,000 €

16,000 €

3rd audit per year

12,000 €

14,000 €

14,000 €

16,000 €

Additional audit per year

14,000 €

14,000 €

14,000 €

16,000 €

Travel expenses and accommodation may be allocated separately. VAT may need to be added, if required for a particular country.

Should an audit fail and a delta re-audit is needed to issue the certificate, the fee will be determined individually based on the effort.

Detailed description of the audit procedure


OSADL Open Source License Compliance Audit (PDF)

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Please write to the OSADL Open Source License Compliance Audit Group, if you would like to get any more details or to directly order an audit.