As long as you are complying with GPLv2 license rules and restrictions you can use Mongoose OS under this licence for prototyping,
noncommercial and commercial projects free of charge. In general it requires you to open the end product’s source code to the
public under the same license.
Please seek an independent legal advice on the GPLv2 restrictions compliance.
If your end device or application is commercial and you want to remove GPLv2 restrictions, you can purchase a Commercial license. Keep reading to find out more about commercial licensing.
|GPLv2 License||Commercial License|
|Requires to open end product’s source code to public||Yes||No|
|Access to the full source code:||Limited||Full|
|Over-The-Air updates functionality||Limited||Full|
|Crypto Chip / Device Encryption||Limited||Full|
|Access to Commercial Technical Support, Integration and Consultancy services.||No||Yes|
Our license model is built around our customers and their specific needs. It is divided into two options:
Integrating Mongoose OS in a commercial product without fully releasing your source code or purchasing a commercial license can have legal ramifications. You agree to the GPLv2 terms as you integrate our source code.
Incompatibilities, through taking different components of different sources and ignoring any license restrictions, can result in the software pieces you choose not to be permitted to be used in a single product.