Embedded Rust


This is a curated list of resources related to embedded and low-level programming in the Rust programming language, including a selection of useful crates.

This project is developed and maintained by the Resources team.

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Table of Contents


In 2018, the Rust community created an embedded working group to help drive adoption in the Rust ecosystem.

  • Embedded WG, including newsletters with progress updates.

Community Chat Rooms

Books, blogs, and training materials


  • xargo Rust package manager with support for non-default std libraries — build Rust runtime for your embedded system.
    • xargo is great, but since it's in maintenance mode, cargo-xbuild is catching up as its intended replacement.
  • svd2rust Generate Rust structs with register mappings from SVD files.
  • edc2svd Generate SVD files for PIC32 devices from EDC files. - crates.io
  • embedded-hal-mock Mock implementation of embedded-hal traits for testing without accessing real hardware. - crates.io
  • bindgen Automatically generates Rust FFI bindings to C and C++ libraries. - crates.io
  • cortex-m semihosting Semihosting for ARM Cortex-M processors
  • bobbin-cli A Rust command line tool to simplify embedded development and deployment.
  • ferros A Rust-based userland which also adds compile-time assurances to seL4 development.
  • cargo-flash A small cargo subcommand to download your binary to your target chip. - crates.io
  • cargo-embed A superset of cargo-flash with additional useful features like configuration file support, an RTT terminal, or a GDB server. - crates.io
  • cargo-hf2 A small cargo subcommand to download cargo builds to Microsoft UF2 bootloaders via HID USB . - crates.io
  • cargo-bloat Find out what takes most of the space in your executable.
  • cargo-call-stack Static, whole program stack usage analyzer.
  • cargo-dfu Cargo extension for flashing embedded rust programs via DFU.
  • espflash Serial flasher utility for Espressif SoCs and modules. - crates.io
  • espup Tool for installing and maintaining Espressif Rust ecosystem. - crates.io
  • uf2 Converts binary files to Microsoft's UF2 format for copying over to mass storage device uf2 bootloaders - crates.io
  • Knurling Tools are developed by Ferrous Systems to ease the development process for building, debugging, and testing embedded Rust systems. These tools include:
    • Probe Run: a cargo runner to flash and run embedded applications just like you would native applications, including backtraces and panicking behavior
    • defmt: a highly efficient logging framework that targets resource-constrained devices, like microcontrollers.
    • flip-link, a linker wrapper that provides stack overflow protection without an MMU by flipping the standard memory layout of ARM Cortex-M programs
    • app-template, a cargo-generate powered project template for quickly setting up new projects using the Knurling Tools.
    • defmt-test, an embedded test harness that lets you write and run unit tests as if you were using the built-in #[test] attribute, but will run on an embedded target
  • embedded-hal-compat, a compatibility layer to provide interoperability between v0.2.x and v1.x.x hal implementations and drivers
  • Embassy start is a GitHub repo template for setting up async embedded Rust projects that use Embassy. This particular template targets nRF hardware and networking using the Uarte for the purposes of illustration only.
  • svd-generator CLI tool to parse flattened device tree files, and create a SVD file. - crates.io


Real-time Operating System (RTOS)

  • Drone OS An Embedded Operating System for writing real-time applications in Rust.
  • FreeRTOS.rs Rust interface for the FreeRTOS API
  • FreeRTOS-rust Rust interface for FreeRTOS with Rust entry point and build support crate.
  • RIOT-OS directly supports applications written in Rust, both in terms of build system integration and by having safe and idiomatic wrappers.
  • Tock An embedded operating system designed for running multiple concurrent, mutually distrustful applications on low-memory and low-power microcontrollers
  • Hubris A real-time operating system built by Oxide Computer to run the Service Controller processor in the mainboards of their rack-mount servers.

Real-time tools

  • RTIC v1.0 Real-Time Interrupt-driven Concurrency — A concurrency framework for building real-time systems:

Peripheral Access Crates

Register definition for microcontroller families. Usually generated using svd2rust. - crates.io

Peripheral Access Crates were also called Device Crates.

NOTE You may be able to find even more peripheral access crates by searching for the svd2rust keyword on crates.io!


  • atsamd11 Peripheral access API for Microchip (formerly Atmel) SAMD11 microcontrollers. This git repo hosts both the peripheral access crate and the hal.
  • atsamd21 Peripheral access API for Microchip (formerly Atmel) SAMD21 microcontrollers. This git repo hosts both the peripheral access crate and the hal.
  • atsamd51 Peripheral access API for Microchip (formerly Atmel) SAMD51 microcontrollers. This git repo hosts both the peripheral access crate and the hal.
  • atsame53 Peripheral access API for Microchip (formerly Atmel) SAME53 microcontrollers. This git repo hosts both the peripheral access crate and the hal.
  • atsame54 Peripheral access API for Microchip (formerly Atmel) SAME54 microcontrollers. This git repo hosts both the peripheral access crate and the hal.
  • atsamx7x-rust Peripheral access API for Microchip (formerly Atmel) SAM S70/E70/V70/V71 microcontrollers. This git repo hosts both the peripheral access crate and the hal.
  • avr-device Peripheral access API for Microchip (formerly Atmel) AVR microcontroller family.
  • sam3x8e Peripheral access API for Atmel SAMD3X8E microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io
  • pic32-pac Peripheral access API for PIC32MX1/2xx - crates.io


  • nrf51 Peripheral access API for nRF51 microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io
  • nrf52810-pac - Peripheral access API for the nRF52810 microcontroller (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io
  • nrf52811-pac - Peripheral access API for the nRF52811 microcontroller (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io
  • nrf52832-pac - Peripheral access API for the nRF52832 microcontroller (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io
  • nrf52833-pac - Peripheral access API for the nRF52833 microcontroller (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io
  • nrf52840-pac - Peripheral access API for the nRF52840 microcontroller (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io
  • nrf5340-app-pac - Peripheral access API for the nRF5340 application core (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io
  • nrf5340-net-pac - Peripheral access API for the nRF5340 network core (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io
  • nrf9160-pac - Peripheral access API for the nRF9160 system-in-package (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io


Raspberry Pi Silicon

  • rp2040-pac - Peripheral access API for the RP2040 dual-core system-on-chip (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io


Silicon Labs

  • efm32pg12-pac - Peripheral access API for Silicon Labs EFM32PG12 microcontrollers - crates.io

The efm32-rs project has peripheral access APIs for most EFM32 microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust):



The stm32-rs project has peripheral access APIs for most STM32 microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust):

Texas Instruments

  • tm4c123x Peripheral access API for TM4C123x microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust)
  • tm4c129x Peripheral access API for TM4C129x microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust)



Ambiq Micro

  • ambiq-apollo1-pac Peripheral access API for Ambiq Apollo 1 microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust)
  • ambiq-apollo2-pac Peripheral access API for Ambiq Apollo 2 microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust)
  • ambiq-apollo3-pac Peripheral access API for Ambiq Apollo 3 microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust)
  • ambiq-apollo3p-pac Peripheral access API for Ambiq Apollo 3 Plus microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust)


  • gd32vf103-pac Peripheral access API for GD32VF103 RISC-V microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io
  • gd32e2 Peripheral access API for GD32E23x Cortex-M23 microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io
  • gd32f1 Peripheral access API for GD32F1x0 Cortex-M3 microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io
  • gd32f2 Peripheral access API for GD32F20x Cortex-M3 microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io


Peripheral access crates for the different XMC4xxx families of microcontrollers



  • w7500x-pac Peripheral Access Crate for Wiznet's W7500x microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io


  • ra2a1 Peripheral Access Crate for ra2a1 microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io
  • ra2e1 Peripheral Access Crate for ra2e1 microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io
  • ra2e2 Peripheral Access Crate for ra2e2 microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io
  • ra2l1 Peripheral Access Crate for ra2l1 microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io
  • ra4e1 Peripheral Access Crate for ra4e1 microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io
  • ra4m1 Peripheral Access Crate for ra4m1 microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io
  • ra4m2 Peripheral Access Crate for ra4m2 microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io
  • ra4m3 Peripheral Access Crate for ra4m3 microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io
  • ra4w1 Peripheral Access Crate for ra4w1 microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io
  • ra6e1 Peripheral Access Crate for ra6e1 microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io
  • ra6m1 Peripheral Access Crate for ra6m1 microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io
  • ra6m2 Peripheral Access Crate for ra6m2 microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io
  • ra6m3 Peripheral Access Crate for ra6m3 microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io
  • ra6m4 Peripheral Access Crate for ra6m4 microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io
  • ra6t1 Peripheral Access Crate for ra6t1 microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io
  • ra6t2 Peripheral Access Crate for ra6t2 microcontrollers (generated using svd2rust) - crates.io
  • da14531 Peripheral Access Crate for DA14531 Ultra-Low Power BT 5.1 System-on-Chip - crates.io

HAL implementation crates

Implementations of embedded-hal for microcontroller families and systems running some OS. - crates.io

NOTE You may be able to find even more HAL implementation crates by searching for the embedded-hal-impl and embedded-hal keywords on crates.io!



  • atsam4-hal - HAL for SAM4E, SAM4N and SAM4S - crates.io
  • atsamd-hal - HAL for SAMD11, SAMD21, SAMD51 and SAME54 - crates.io
  • atsamx7x-hal - HAL for SAM S70/E70/V70/V71-based devices - crates.io
  • avr-hal - HAL for AVR microcontroller family and AVR-based boards
  • pic32-hal - HAL for PIC32MX - crates.io



Also check the list of NXP board support crates!

Raspberry Pi Silicon

  • rp2040-hal - HAL for the RP2040 dual-core system-on-chip - crates.io



Also check the list of STMicroelectronics board support crates!

Texas Instruments


  • msp430fr2x5x-hal
    • HAL implementation for the MSP430FR2x5x family of microcontrollers


  • esp-idf-hal
    • An embedded-hal implementation for Rust on ESP32 microcontrollers and ESP-IDF
  • esp-hal
    • A no_std Hardware Abstraction Layers for ESP32 microcontrollers

Silicon Labs

  • tomu-hal
    • HAL implementation targeted for Tomu USB board with EFM32HG309F64 ARMv6-M core. Has support to configure tomu bootloader directly from an application via the toboot_config macro.



  • gd32vf103xx-hal - crates.io
    • HAL for GD32VF103xx microcontrollers
  • gd32vf103-hal - crates.io
    • (WIP) Hardware abstract layer (HAL) for the GD32VF103 RISC-V microcontroller
  • gd32f1x0-hal - crates.io
    • HAL implementation for GD32F1x0 microcontrollers



  • da14531-hal HAL crate for DA14531 Ultra-Low Power BT 5.1 System-on-Chip - crates.io


Architecture support crates

Crates tailored for general CPU architectures.


  • cortex-a Low-level access to Cortex-A processors (early state) - crates.io
  • cortex-m Low-level access to Cortex-M processors - crates.io


  • riscv Low-level access to RISC-V processors - crates.io


  • mips Low-level access to MIPS32 processors - crates.io
  • mips-mcu Low-level access to MIPS MCU cores - crates.io

Board support crates

Crates tailored for specific boards.







Raspberry Pi

  • rp-pico - Board Support Crate for the RP2040-based Raspberry Pi Pico.






  • prussia - SDK for the PlayStation 2.



  • teensy4-rs Board Support crate for the [Teensy 4.0]


Texas Instruments

  • monotron - A 1980s home-computer style application for the Texas Instruments Stellaris Launchpad. PS/2 keyboard input, text output on a bit-bashed 800x600 VGA signal. Uses menu, vga-framebuffer and pc-keyboard.
  • stellaris-launchpad - For the Texas Instruments Stellaris Launchpad and Tiva-C Launchpad crates.io
  • tm4c129-launchpad - For the Texas Instruments TM4C129-XL Launchpad board

Special Purpose

  • betafpv-f3 - For the BetaFPV F3 drone flight controller



Component abstraction crates

The following crates provide HAL-like abstractions for subcomponents of embedded devices that go beyond what is available in embedded-hal:

  • accelerometer - Generic accelerometer support, including traits and types for taking readings from 2 or 3-axis accelerometers and tracking device orientations - crates.io
  • embedded-graphics: 2D drawing library for any size display - crates.io
  • radio - Generic radio transceiver traits, mocks, and helpers - crates.io
  • smart-leds: Support for addressable LEDs including WS2812 and APA102
  • usb-device: Abstraction layer between USB peripheral crates & USB class crates - crates.io
  • atat: Abstraction crate to ease writing AT based driver crates - crates.io
  • embedded-nal: An Embedded Network Abstraction Layer - crates.io
  • embedded-storage: An Embedded Storage Abstraction Layer
  • switch-hal: An "on"/"off" abstraction for input and output switches - crates.io

Driver crates

Platform agnostic crates to interface external components. These crates use the embedded-hal interface to support all the devices and systems that implement the embedded-hal traits.

The list below contains drivers that have achieved the "released" status. To add a driver to this list, please ensure that your driver has a short blog post, article, or sufficiently explanatory README showing an example of its use. Ideally, this post would demonstrate using the device in a small project so that a Rust and/or embedded newcomer can also understand it. Otherwise, please add it to the WIP section below.

  1. AD983x - SPI - AD9833/AD9837 waveform generators / DDS - Intro blog post - crates.io
  2. adafruit-alphanum4 - I2C - Driver for Adafruit 14-segment LED Alphanumeric Backpack based on the ht16k33 chip - crates.io
  3. ADE791x - SPI - ADE7912/ADE7913 3-Channel, Isolated, Sigma-Delta ADC - github - crates.io
  4. ADS1x1x - I2C - 12/16-bit ADCs like ADS1013, ADS1015, ADS1115, etc. - Intro blog post - crates.io
  5. ADXL313 - SPI - 3-axis accelerometer - crates.io
  6. ADXL343 - I2C - 3-axis accelerometer - crates.io
  7. ADXL355 - SPI - 3-axis accelerometer - Intro blog post - crates.io
  8. AFE4404 - I2C - Pulse oximeter - crates.io
  9. AHT20 - I2C - Humidity and temperature sensor - github - crates.io
  10. AHT20-driver - I2C - Humidity and temperature sensor - Intro blog post - github - crates.io
  11. AnyLeaf - I2C - pH sensor module - github - crates.io
  12. AT86RF212 - SPI - Low power IEEE 802.15.4-2011 ISM RF Transceiver - Intro blog post - crates.io
  13. BlueNRG - SPI - driver for BlueNRG-MS Bluetooth module - Intro post crates.io
  14. BMA400 - I2C/SPI - Bosch 12-bit 3-axis accelerometer - github crates.io
  15. BNO055 - I2C - Bosch Sensortec BNO055 9-axis IMU driver - Intro post crates.io
  16. CD74HC4067 - GPIO - 16-channel digital and analog multiplexer - Intro blog post - github - crates.io
  17. dht-sensor - 1-Wire - DHT11/DHT22 temperature/humidity sensor driver - github - crates.io
  18. DRV8825 - DRV8825 Stepper Motor Driver (based on Stepper) - Intro blog post - crates.io
  19. DS1307 - I2C - Real-time clock driver - Intro blog post - crates.io
  20. ebyte-e32 - SERIAL - Ebyte E32 LoRa module driver - Intro blog post - crates.io
  21. EEPROM24x - I2C - 24x series serial EEPROM driver - Intro blog post - crates.io
  22. embedded-ccs811 - I2C - Gas and VOC sensor driver for monitoring indoor air quality - Intro blog post - crates.io
  23. embedded-sdmmc - SPI - SD/MMC Card Driver with MS-DOS Partition and FAT16/FAT32 support - Intro post crates.io
  24. ENC28J60 - SPI - Ethernet controller - Intro blog post - crates.io
  25. FUSB302B - I2C - Programmable USB Type‐C Controller with USB Power Delivery - github
  26. HC-12 - SERIAL - Wireless serial transceiver module - Intro blog post - github - crates.io
  27. HTS221 - I2C - Humidity and temperature sensor - Intro blog post - crates.io
  28. IIS2MDC - I2C - ST's High accuracy, ultra-low-power, 3-axis digital output magnetometer - crates.io
  29. ISM330DHCX - I2C - ST's IMU with 3D accelerometer, 3D gyroscope, ML core and more - crates.io
  30. keypad - GPIO - Keypad matrix circuits - Intro post - crates.io
  31. KXCJ9 - I2C - KXCJ9/KXCJB 3-axis accelerometers - Intro blog post - crates.io
  32. L3GD20 - SPI - Gyroscope - Intro blog post - crates.io
  33. LSM303DLHC - I2C - Accelerometer + compass (magnetometer) - Intro blog post - crates.io
  34. MAX6675 - SPI - A driver for the MAX6675 digital thermocouple converter - Intro blog post - crates.io
  35. MAX6955 - I2C - Driver for Alphanumeric LED display driver - Intro blog post - crates.io
  36. MAX116xx-10bit - SPI - Driver for the MAX11619-MAX11621, MAX11624 and MAX11625 10-bit ADCs - Intro blog post - crates.io
  37. MCP25LCXX - SPI - Driver for Microchip's 25LC series of EEPROMs - crates.io
  38. MCP3008 - SPI - 8 channel 10-bit ADC - Intro blog post - crates.io
  39. MCP3425 - I2C - 16-bit ADC - Intro blog post - crates.io
  40. MCP794xx - I2C - Real-time clock / calendar driver - Intro blog post - crates.io
  41. MMA7660FC - I2C - 3-axis accelerometer - Intro blog post
  42. OPT300x - I2C - Ambient light sensor family driver - Intro blog post - crates.io
  43. PAC194X - I2C - Single/multi channel power monitor - Intro blog post - crates.io
  44. port-expander - I2C - Driver for I2C port expanders (supports PCA95xx, PCF85xx) - Intro blog post - crates.io
  45. pwm-pca9685 - I2C - 16-channel, 12-bit PWM/Servo/LED controller - Intro blog post - crates.io
  46. rainbow-hat-rs - I2C/SPI/GPIO - Pimoroni Rainbow HAT driver for Raspberry Pi - github - crates.io
  47. rotary-encoder-hal - GPIO - A rotary encoder driver using embedded-hal - Intro blog post - crates.io
  48. sega-controller - GPIO - Sega controller input - github - crates.io
  49. SGP30 - I2C - Gas sensor - Intro blog post - crates.io
  50. SH1106 - I2C - Monochrome OLED display controller - Intro post crates.io
  51. shared-bus - I2C - utility driver for sharing a bus between multiple devices - Intro post crates.io
  52. shift-register-driver - GPIO - Shift register - Intro blog post - crates.io
  53. Si4703 - I2C - FM radio turner (receiver) driver - Intro blog post - crates.io
  54. SRAM23x - SPI - Microchip 23x series serial SRAM/NVSRAM driver - Intro blog post - crates.io
  55. SSD1306 - I2C/SPI - OLED display controller - Intro blog post - crates.io
  56. SSD1309 - I2C/SPI - OLED display controller - Intro blog post - crates.io
  57. STSPIN220 - STSPIN220 Stepper Motor Driver (based on Stepper) - Intro blog post - crates.io
  58. Sx127x - SPI - Long Range Low Power Sub GHz (Gfsk, LoRa) RF Transceiver - Intro blog post - crates.io
  59. Sx128x - SPI - Long range, low power 2.4 GHz (Gfsk, Flrc, LoRa) RF Transceiver - Intro blog post - crates.io
  60. TC72 - SPI - Microchip TC72 temperature sensor - crates.io
  61. TCN75A - I2C - Microchip TCN75A temperature sensor - crates.io
  62. TMP006 - I2C - Contact-less infrared (IR) thermopile temperature sensor driver - Intro post crates.io
  63. TMP1x2 - I2C - TMP102 and TMP112x temperature sensor driver - Intro blog post crates.io
  64. TSIC - GPIO - TSIC 306 temperature sensor driver - Intro blog post crates.io
  65. TSL256X - I2C - Light Intensity Sensor - Intro blog post - crates.io
  66. VEML6030/VEML7700 - I2C - Ambient light sensors - Intro blog post - crates.io
  67. VEML6075 - I2C - UVA and UVB light sensor - Intro blog post - crates.io
  68. usbd-serial - USB CDC-ACM class (serial) implementation - github - crates.io
  69. usbd-hid - USB HID class implementation - github - crates.io
  70. usbd-hid-device - USB HID class implementation without unsafe - github - crates.io
  71. usbd-human-interface-device - Batteries included embedded USB HID library for usb-device. Includes concrete Keyboard (boot and NKRO), Mouse and Consumer Control implementations as well as support for building your own HID classes - github - crates.io
  72. usbd-midi - USB MIDI class implementation - github - crates.io
  73. usbd-webusb - USB webUSB class implementation - github - crates.io
  74. SHTCx - I2C - Temperature / humidity sensors - github - crates.io
  75. ST7789 - SPI - An embedded-graphics compatible driver for the popular lcd family from Sitronix used in the PineTime watch - github - crates.io
  76. DW1000 - SPI - Radio transceiver (IEEE 802.15.4 and position tracking) - Article - crates.io
  77. Adafruit-7segment - I2C - Driver for Adafruit 7-segment LED Numeric Backpack based on the ht16k33 chip - github - crates.io
  78. ST7565 - SPI - An embedded-graphics compatible driver for LCD displays based on the ST7565 chip - github - crates.io
  79. tb6612fng - A no_std driver for the TB6612FNG motor driver - Crates.io
  80. vl53l1x-uld - I2C - A pure-rust driver for the ST VL53L1X - crates.io
  81. i2c-multiplexer - I2C - An I2C Multiplexer library that supports the PCA9546 and TCA9546A chips - github - crates.io
  82. SHT31-rs - I2C - Fully supported SHT temperature / humidity sensors - github - crates.io

NOTE You may be able to find even more driver crates by searching for the embedded-hal-driver keyword on crates.io!


Work in progress drivers. Help the authors make these crates awesome!

  1. AD9850 - Embedded driver for the AD9850 DDS synthesizer chip - crates.io
  2. AFE4400 - SPI - Pulse oximeter
  3. APDS9960 - I2C - Proximity, ambient light, RGB, and gesture sensor - crates.io
  4. AS5048A - SPI - AMS AS5048A Magnetic Rotary Encoder
  5. AXP209 - I2C - Power management unit
  6. ad57xx - SPI - Quad and dual channel DAC - crates.io
  7. BH1750 - I2C - ambient light sensor (lux meter)
  8. BME280 - A rust device driver for the Bosch BME280 temperature, humidity, and atmospheric pressure sensor and the Bosch BMP280 temperature and atmospheric pressure sensor. crates.io
  9. bme680 - I2C - Temperature / humidity / gas / pressure sensor - crates.io
  10. BMI160 - I2C / SPI - Inertial Measurement Unit - crates.io
  11. BMP280 - A platform agnostic driver to interface with the BMP280 pressure sensor crates.io
  12. CC1101 - SPI - Sub-1GHz RF Transceiver - crates.io
  13. DS3231 - I2C - real-time clock
  14. DS3234 - SPI - Real-time clock
  15. DS323x - I2C/SPI - Real-time clocks (RTC): DS3231, DS3232 and DS3234 - crates.io
  16. epd-waveshare - SPI - driver for E-Paper Modules from Waveshare crates.io
  17. embedded-morse - Output morse messages - crates.io
  18. embedded-nrf24l01 - SPI+GPIO - 2.4 GHz radio
  19. Ft6x36 - I2C - Rust driver for focal tech touch screen FT6236, FT6336 - crates.io
  20. grove-matrix-led-my9221-rs - I2C - Rust driver for Grove RGB Matrix Led with my-9221 Driver - crates.io
  21. GridEYE - I2C - Rust driver for Grid-EYE / Panasonic AMG88(33) - crates.io
  22. HC-SR04 - DIO - Ultrasound sensor
  23. HD44780-driver - GPIO - LCD controller - crates.io
  24. HD44780 - Parallel port - LCD controller
  25. HM11 - USART - HM-11 bluetooth module AT configuration crate - crates.io
  26. HRS3300 - I2C - Heart rate sensor / monitor used in the PineTime smartwatch, for example. - crates.io
  27. HDC20xx - I2C - Temperature and humidity sensor compatible with HDC2080, HDC2021 and HDC2010. - crates.io
  28. hub75 - A driver for rgb led matrices with the hub75 interface - crates.io
  29. hzgrow-r502 - UART capacitive fingerprint reader - crates.io
  30. iAQ-Core - I2C - iAQ-Core-C/iAQ-Core-P Gas and VOC sensor driver for monitoring indoor air quality.
  31. ILI9341 - SPI - TFT LCD display
  32. INA260 - I2C - power monitor - crates.io
  33. ISL29125 - I2C - RGB Color Light Sensor with IR Blocking Filter - crates.io
  34. IST7920 - SPI monochrome LCD display - crates.io
  35. LM75 - I2C - Temperature sensor and thermal watchdog (also compatible with LM75A, LM75B, LM75C, AT30TS75A, DS1775, DS75, DS7505, G751, MAX7500/1/2/3/4, MAX6625, MCP9800/1/2/3, STDS75, TCN75, PCT2075) - crates.io
  36. lp586x - I2C/SPI - LED matrix driver crates.io
  37. LS010B7DH01 - SPI - Memory LCD
  38. LSM303C - A platform agnostic driver to interface with the LSM303C (accelerometer + compass) crates.io
  39. LSM9DS1 - I2C/SPI - 9-axis motion sensor module crates.io
  40. ltr-559 - I2C - Ambient Light Sensor and Proximity sensor crates.io
  41. lvgl - no_std LittleVGL port - crates.io
  42. M95320 - SPI - STMicroelectronics Serial flash EEPROM - crates.io
  43. MAG3110 - I2C - Magnetometer
  44. MAX17048/9 - I2C - LiPo Fuel gauge, battery monitoring IC - crates.io
  45. MAX170xx - I2C - LiPo Fuel gauge, battery monitoring ICs compatible with MAX17043/4, MAX17048/9, MAX17058/9.
  46. MAX3010x - I2C - Pulse oximeter and heart-rate sensor. ATM Compatible with MAX30102. -crates.io
  47. MAX31855 - SPI - Thermocouple digital converter -crates.io
  48. MAX31865 - SPI - RTD to Digital converter - crates.io
  49. MAX44009 - I2C - Ambient light sensor - crates.io
  50. MAX7219 - SPI - LED display driver - crates.io
  51. MCP4725 - I2C - 12-bit DAC - crates.io
  52. MCP49xx - SPI - 8/10/12-bit DACs like MCP4921, MCP4922, MCP4801, etc. - crates.io
  53. MCP9808 - I2C - Temperature sensor - crates.io
  54. MFRC522 - SPI - RFID tag reader/writer
  55. midi-port - UART - MIDI input - crates.io
  56. MLX9061x - I2C - MLX90614/MLX90615 Contact-less infrared (IR) temperature sensor driver. - crates.io
  57. motor-driver - Motor drivers: L298N, TB6612FNG, etc.
  58. MPU6050 - I2C - no_std driver for the MPU6050 crates.io
  59. MPU9250 - no_std driver for the MPU9250 (and other MPU* devices) & onboard AK8963 (accelerometer + gyroscope + magnetometer IMU) crates.io
  60. MS5637 - no_std I2C driver for the MS5637 temperature and pressure sensor crates.io
  61. NRF24L01 - SPI - 2.4 GHz wireless communication
  62. OneWire - 1wire - OneWire protocol implementation with drivers for devices such as DS18B20 - crates.io
  63. PCD8544 - SPI - 48x84 pixels matrix LCD controller
  64. PCD8544_rich - SPI - Rich driver for 48x84 pixels matrix LCD controller - crates.io
  65. PCF857x - I2C - I/O expanders: PCF8574, PCF8574A, PCF8575 crates.io
  66. radio-at86rf212 - SPI - Sub GHz 802.15.4 radio transceiver crates.io
  67. RFM69 - SPI - ISM radio transceiver
  68. RN2xx3 - Serial - A driver for the RN2483 / RN2903 LoRaWAN modems by Microchip
  69. SCD30 - I2C - CO₂ sensor - crates.io
  70. SHT2x - I2C - temperature / humidity sensors
  71. SHT3x - I2C - Temperature / humidity sensors
  72. SI5351 - I2C - clock generator
  73. SI7021 - I2C - Humidity and temperature sensor
  74. SPL06-007 - I2C - Pressure and temperature sensor - crates.io
  75. spi-memory - SPI - A generic driver for various SPI Flash and EEPROM chips - crates.io
  76. SSD1320 - SPI - Graphical OLED display controller - crates.io
  77. SSD1322 - SPI - Graphical OLED display controller - crates.io
  78. SSD1351 - SPI - 16bit colour OLED display driver - crates.io
  79. SSD1675 - SPI - Tri-color ePaper display controller - crates.io
  80. st7032i - I2C - Dot Matrix LCD Controller driver (Sitronix ST7032i or similar). - crates.io
  81. ST7735-lcd - SPI - An embedded-graphics compatible driver for the popular lcd family from Sitronix crates.io
  82. ST7920 - SPI - LCD displays using the ST7920 controller crates.io
  83. stm32-eth - MCU - Ethernet
  84. SX1278 - SPI - Long range (LoRa) transceiver
  85. SX1509 - I2C - IO Expander / Keypad driver
  86. TCS3472 - I2C - RGB color light sensor - crates.io
  87. TPA2016D2 - I2C - A driver for interfacing with the Texas Instruments TPA2016D2 Class-D amplifier - crates.io
  88. VEML6040 - I2C - RGBW color light sensor - crates.io
  89. VEML6070 - I2C - UVA light sensor - crates.io
  90. VEML7700 - I2C - Ambient light sensors - crates.io
  91. vesc-comm - A driver for communicating with VESC-compatible electronic speed controllers crates.io
  92. VL53L0X - A platform agnostic driver to interface with the vl53l0x (time-of-flight sensor) crates.io
  93. w5500 - SPI - Ethernet Module with hardwired protocols : TCP, UDP, ICMP, IPv4, ARP, IGMP, PPPoE - crates.io
  94. xCA9548A - I2C - I2C switches/multiplexers: TCA9548A, PCA9548A - crates.io
  95. ublox-cellular-rs - Serial - Cellular driver for the full Ublox cellular serial based family
  96. atwinc1500-rs - SPI - A host driver for the Atwinc1500 network controller
  97. HX711 - GPIO - An interrupt-based driver for the HX711 Load Cell Amplifier IC. no-std.

no-std crates

#![no_std] crates designed to run on resource-constrained devices.

  1. adskalman: Kalman filter and Rauch-Tung-Striebel smoothing implementation. crates.io
  2. atomic: Generic Atomic wrapper type. crates.io
  3. bbqueue: A SPSC, statically allocatable queue based on BipBuffers suitable for DMA transfers - crates.io
  4. bitmatch: A crate that allows you to match, bind, and pack the individual bits of integers. - crates.io
  5. biquad: A library for creating second-order IIR filters for signal processing based on Biquads, where both a Direct Form 1 (DF1) and Direct Form 2 Transposed (DF2T) implementation is available. crates.io
  6. bit_field: manipulating bitfields and bitarrays - crates.io
  7. bluetooth-hci: device-independent Bluetooth Host-Controller Interface implementation. crates.io
  8. bounded-registers A high-assurance memory-mapped register code generation and interaction library. bounded-registers provides a Tock-like API for MMIO registers with the addition of type-based bounds checking. - crates.io
  9. cam-geom: Geometric models of cameras for photogrammetry. crates.io
  10. combine: parser combinator library - crates.io
  11. console-traits: Describes a basic text console. Used by menu and implemented by vga-framebuffer. crates.io
  12. cmim, or Cortex-M Interrupt Move: A crate for Cortex-M devices to move data to interrupt context, without needing a critical section to access the data within an interrupt, and to remove the need for the "mutex dance" - crates.io
  13. cmsis-dsp-sys: Rust FFI bindings to the Arm CMSIS_5 math library - crates.io
  14. dcmimu: An algorithm for fusing low-cost triaxial MEMS gyroscope and accelerometer measurements crates.io
  15. debouncr: A simple no-std input debouncer to detect rising/falling edges with minimal RAM requirements. crates.io
  16. device-driver: A toolkit to write better device drivers, faster. crates.io
  17. drogue-device: A distribution of tools and examples for building embedded applications in Rust.
  18. dummy-pin: Dummy implementations of the input/output pin traits. crates.io
  19. crossbus: A Platform-Less, Runtime-Less Actor Computing Model.
  20. ector: An async actor framework for embedded, based on embassy.
  21. embassy: A set of embedded async tools to make async/await a first-class option for embedded development
  22. embedded-cli: CLI library with autocompletion, subcommands, options, help and history support. crates.io
  23. embedded-crc-macros: Macros implementing portable CRC algorithms and build-time lookup table generation. crates.io
  24. embedded-update: Pluggable firmware update protocol for embedded devices.
  25. embedded-tls: A TLS 1.3 implementation that runs in a no-std environment.
  26. embedded-websocket: A lightweight server and client websocket library for embedded systems. crates.io
  27. endian_codec: (En/De)code rust types as packed bytes with specific order (endian). Supports derive. - crates.io
  28. ethercrab: A Rust implementation of the EtherCAT industrial automation protocol - crates.io
  29. fixed-fft: Fixed-point Fast Fourier Transform - Crates.io
  30. gcode: A gcode parser for no-std applications - crates.io
  31. gdbstub: zero-allocation, pure Rust implementation of the GDB Remote Serial Protocol - crates.io
  32. heapless: provides Vec, String, LinearMap, RingBuffer backed by fixed-size buffers - crates.io
  33. idsp: integer DSP algorithms (trigonometry, filtering, PLL...) tuned for precision and speed - crates.io
  34. ieee802154: Partial implementation of the IEEE 802.15.4 standard - crates.io
  35. infrared: infrared remote control library for embedded rust - crates.io
  36. intrusive-collections: intrusive (non-allocating) singly/doubly linked lists and red-black trees - crates.io
  37. inverted-pin: Implementations of the input/output pin traits with inverted logic. crates.io
  38. irq: utilities for writing interrupt handlers (allows moving data into interrupts, and sharing data between them) - crates.io
  39. lakers: Microcontroller-optimized EDHOC implementation, with bindings for C and Python - crates.io
  40. lorawan-encoding: A LoRaWAN packet codec.
  41. lorawan-device: A LoRaWAN MAC implementation supporting both event-driven and async mode.
  42. managed: provides ManagedSlice, ManagedMap backed by either their std counterparts or fixed-size buffers for #![no_std]. - crates.io
  43. menu: A basic command-line interface library. Has nested menus and basic help functionality. crates.io
  44. mqtt-sn: Implementation of the MQTT-SN protocol - crates.io
  45. microfft: Embedded-friendly (no_std, no-alloc) fast fourier transforms - crates.io
  46. micromath: Embedded Rust math library featuring fast, safe floating point approximations for common arithmetic operations, 2D and 3D vector types, and statistical analysis - crates.io
  47. minimq: A minimal MQTT5 client designed for no_std platforms - crates.io
  48. moonboot: OTA Bootloader Construction Framework for Rust no_std environments, especially embedded devices without an OS
  49. nalgebra: general-purpose and low-dimensional linear algebra library - crates.io
  50. nom: parser combinator framework - crates.io
  51. null-terminated: generic null-terminated arrays - crates.io
  52. num-format: Crate for producing string representations of numbers, formatted according to international standards, e.g. "1,000,000" for US English - crates.io
  53. panic-persist: A panic handler crate inspired by panic-ramdump that logs panic messages to a region of RAM defined by the user, allowing for discovery of panic messages post-mortem using normal program control flow. - crates.io
  54. pc-keyboard: A PS/2 keyboard protocol driver. Transport (bit-banging or SPI) agnostic, but can convert Set 2 Scancodes into Unicode. crates.io
  55. qei : A qei wrapper that allows you to extend your qei timers from a 16-bit integer to a 64-bit integer. - crates.io
  56. qemu-exit: Quit a running QEMU session with user-defined exit code. Useful for unit or integration tests using QEMU. - crates.io
  57. RampMaker: Stepper Motor Acceleration Ramp Generator - crates.io
  58. register-rs: Unified interface for MMIO and CPU registers. Provides type-safe bitfield manipulation. register-rs is Tock registers with added support for CPU register definitions using the same API as for the MMIO registers. This enables homogeneous interfaces to registers of all kinds. - crates.io
  59. scapegoat: Safe, stack-only alternative to BTreeSet and BTreeMap. - crates.io
  60. scroll: extensible and endian-aware Read/Write traits for generic containers - crates.io
  61. Slint: Declarative GUI framework that works on microcontrollers. crates.io
  62. smbus-pec: Minimal portable System Management Bus Packet Error Code calculation algorithm. crates.io
  63. smoltcp: a small TCP/IP stack that runs without alloc. crates.io
  64. sntpc: Rust SNTP client to get a timestamp from NTP servers. - crates.io
  65. static-bytes: Help work with buffers without dynamic allocation. Implement traits from bytes crate. crate.io
  66. Stepper: Universal Stepper Motor Interface - crates.io
  67. tinybmp: No-std, no-alloc BMP parser for embedded systems. Introductory blog post - crates.io
  68. vga-framebuffer: A VGA signal generator and font renderer for VGA-less microcontrollers. Used by Monotron to generate 48 by 36 character display using 3 SPI peripherals and a timer. crates.io
  69. usb-pd: USB-PD library, supports using the FUSB302B as a Sink driver, with Source functionality planned.
  70. wyhash: A fast, simple and portable hashing algorithm and random number generator. - crates.io
  71. adafruit-bluefruit-protocol: A no_std parser for the Adafruit Bluefruit LE Connect controller protocol. - crates.io


Work in progress crates. Help the authors make these crates awesome!

  • light-cli: a lightweight heapless cli interface crates.io
  • OxCC: A port of Open Source Car Control written in Rust
  • Rubble: A pure-Rust embedded BLE stack crates.io

Firmware projects

  • rmk: Mechanical keyboard firmware for stm32/rp2040, supports vial/dynamic keymap/eeprom, written in Rust
  • anne-key: Alternate keyboard firmware for the Obins ANNE Pro
  • μLA: Micro Logic Analyzer for RP2040
  • air-gradient-pro-rs: Bootloader, firmware, and CLI tools for the AirGradient PRO
  • Stabilizer: Firmware for a DSP tool used in quantum physics experimentation, includes telemetry via MQTT and run-time configuration
  • Booster: Firmware for an RF power amplifier, including telemetry via MQTT and run-time configuration
  • Thermostat EEM: Firmware for a multi-channel temperature controller used in physics experiments
  • Card/IO ECG: Firmware for a business-card-sized ECG device with Wifi connectivity
  • BillMock: Firmware for credit card terminal add-on hardware to install on Korean arcade machines
  • LuLuu: Firmware for a custom RP2040-based display controller that streams animated images from a microSD card to a small LCD display.

Old books, blogs, and training materials

These materials may be outdated and reflect earlier practices, but they might still be helpful for reference.


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