Wind River Announces VxWorks 6.0
London, Feb 23 2004 - Wind River Systems [NASDAQ: WIND], the global leader in device software optimization (DSO), today announced the next generation of its market-leading real-time operating system, VxWorks® 6.0. Product enhancements include a suite of memory protection features and a scalable message passing architecture. These new features set the standard for openness, flexibility and high-performance in real-time operating systems.
VxWorks 6.0 will be the foundation for Wind River’s next-generation, VxWorks-based Platforms. As part of Wind River’s annual subscription based enterprise-licensing model, customers will continue to receive additional Wind River technology. In addition to VxWorks 6.0, Wind River will be delivering the new Eclipse-based Wind Power IDE 2, which supports VxWorks 6.0 and Linux.
"Through Wind River Platforms, the company has focused aggressively on adding greater value to its customers as a means of differentiating their products from competitive offerings”, said Jerry Krasner PhD, chief analyst at Embedded Market Forecasters. “With VxWorks 6.0, Wind River has significantly improved its core real-time operating system and addressed the emerging needs of the marketplace."
With VxWorks 6.0 companies can:
New technology features include:
"We are thrilled to see that with VxWorks 6.0, Wind River has created a product that so accurately reflects the evolving needs of our developers and the evolving requirements of our products," said Mr. Jin-Pyo Hong, project leader, LG Electronics Inc. "We look forward to participating in the Wind River VxWorks 6.0 Release Program and using VxWorks 6.0 on our next projects."
“Now is the time for companies to optimize their device software development process, and with the latest technology upgrades announced today, Wind River Platforms will provide the foundation that enables our customers to build device software faster, better, less expensively and more reliably,” said Michel Genard, senior director Platform marketing for Wind River.
VxWorks 6.0 Release Program
If you are interested in joining the VxWorks 6.0 Release Program, please visit http://europe.windriver.com/announces/vxworks_release.html
To learn more about VxWorks 6.0, please visit http://europe.windriver.com/announces/vxworks.html
About Wind River
Founded in 1981, Wind River is headquartered in Alameda, Calif., with operations worldwide. To learn more, visit Wind River at www.windriver.co.uk or call Wind River at +44 (0)1793 831 831.
Wind River Systems and the Wind River Systems logo are trademarks of Wind River Systems, Inc., and VxWorks is a registered trademark of Wind River Systems, Inc. Third party marks and brands are the property of their respective holders.
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