Wind River Sponsors Science Competition—Wind River WonderCup Challenge

Wind River Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIND), the global leader in device software optimization (DSO), will sponsor the Wind River WonderCup Challenge, a spirited competition that gives high school students the chance to test their basic science knowledge. The WonderCup challenge will be a featured event of Wonderfest 2004, the San Francisco Bay Area Festival of Science, taking place on November 6, 2004.

Wind River’s WonderCup challenge is specifically designed to test teams of students on their grasp of biology, chemistry and physics. The WonderCup championship will feature the Bay Area’s top two science quiz teams competing for highest honors at Wonderfest. The winning team will win notebook computers, provided by Wind River, and the coveted WonderCup trophy.

Saturday, November 6, 2004
Competition: 5:30 p.m. — 6:00 p.m. (PT)
Winners Announced: 6:00 p.m. (PT)
Awards Ceremony [and other events]: 8:00 p.m. — 10:00 p.m. (PT)

Hewlett Teaching Center, Stanford University, Room 200

Wonderfest is dedicated to the memory of Carl Sagan, a popular figure who fiercely proclaimed the importance of science in society, a concept that Wind River wants to support and foster in Bay Area students.

Wonderfest, founded in 1997, has been dedicated to enhancing the understanding of science in the Bay Area through its annual science festival. Wonderfest seeks to inspire and nurture a deep sense of scientific interest in people across the Bay Area. Through provocative science dialogues by world-class researchers, Wonderfest aspires to stimulate curiosity, promote careful reasoning, challenge unexamined beliefs, and encourage life-long learning.

For more information on Wonderfest, please visit

About Wind River
Wind River is the global leader in device software optimization (DSO). Wind River enables companies to develop and run device software faster, better, at a lower cost and more reliably. Wind River Platforms are pre-integrated, fully standardized enterprise-wide development solutions. They reduce effort, cost and risk, and optimize quality and reliability at all phases of the device software development process from concept to deployed product.

Founded in 1981, Wind River is headquartered in Alameda, California, with operations worldwide. To learn more, visit Wind River at or call Wind River at 1-800-872-4977.

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Jessica Miller
Global Corporate Communications