Wind River Introduces App Store Experience for VxWorks RTOS


  • Wind River Marketplace allows customers to enhance VxWorks implementation with best-of-breed solutions from Wind River partner ecosystem.
  • VxWorks app store includes packages ranging from safety, security, and storage to connectivity, graphics, and development tools.
  • Wind River demonstrates continued innovation for its industry-leading real-time operating system with latest initiative.

ALAMEDA, Calif. – June 16, 2015 – Wind River®, a global leader in delivering software for the Internet of Things (IoT), has introduced an app store for its VxWorks® real-time operating system (RTOS). Wind River Marketplace helps customers find and evaluate best-of-breed add-on solutions from the Wind River partner ecosystem in order to enhance their VxWorks deployment. Tested and validated by Wind River for seamless interoperability with VxWorks, the solutions found in Wind River Marketplace enrich the VxWorks operating environment with categories of packages ranging from safety, security, and storage to connectivity, graphics, and development tools. Customer benefits include simplified “try-before-buy” options, a modern app store experience, and easy installation and evaluation of complementary software. Via Marketplace, Wind River also houses an extensive range of board support packages (BSPs) in the embedded software industry to aid with board bring-up and design. “With the synergy and validation already achieved for Wind River Marketplace products, customers get almost immediate access to best-in-class embedded technologies to easily enhance the operating environment and accelerate market deployment,” said Dinyar Dastoor, vice president and general manager of operating system platforms at Wind River. “Marketplace creates a robust ecosystem offering for our customers, and provides our partners with a unique opportunity to showcase their products and distribute evaluation versions to our vast customer base.” Recognized as an industry-leading RTOS, VxWorks delivers deterministic performance and sets the standard for a scalable, future-proof, safe, and secure operating environment for connected devices in IoT. More information about Wind River Marketplace is available at To learn more about VxWorks visit About Wind River Wind River, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel® Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC), is a global leader in delivering software for the Internet of Things. The company has been pioneering computing inside embedded devices since 1981, and its technology is found in more than 2 billion products. Wind River offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions for addressing the system-level challenges and opportunities of IoT that is backed by world-class global professional services, award-winning customer support, and a broad partner ecosystem. Wind River delivers the software and expertise that enables the innovation and deployment of safe, secure, and reliable intelligent systems. To learn more, visit


Wind River is a trademark or registered trademark of Wind River Systems, Inc. and its affiliates. Other names may be the trademarks of their respective owners. QUOTE SHEET: “Core Avionics & Industrial is pleased to be chosen by Wind River to supply OpenGL safety critical drivers and certification artifacts for Intel CPUs deploying the HD4000 graphics core through the Wind River Marketplace. We have worked on many projects over the years with Wind River, however, this is our first cooperatively developed and marketed product, making our addition to the Marketplace a significant milestone.” - Lee Melatti, CEO, CoreAVI “The launch of the Wind River Marketplace is a significant achievement in the embedded computing market segment. This event is particularly timely with the explosion of touch screen user interface applications. We look forward to developers using this app store to see how easy it is to utilize our tools to produce high-fidelity safety critical 3D user interface graphics for the automotive, aerospace, medical, and industrial controls industries.” - Joe Swinski, CEO and co-founder, DiSTI “LDRA is proud to be chosen as the software verification tools for the VxWorks robust ecosystem via the Wind River Marketplace. Software complexity has risen steeply, introducing greater risks for technology providers; well-integrated tools that help companies implement high-quality applications that are secure, standards compliant and requirements driven, provides additional assurance that systems are reliable and safe while minimizing development costs.” - Ian Hennell, operations director, LDRA “McObject is excited to be included in the launch of Wind River Marketplace and to offer eXtremeDB – the first database management system (DBMS) designed specifically for embedded systems – and related resources from the site. Embedded systems manage more data than ever before. With this new distribution channel, McObject can offer more developers a proven DBMS with benefits that complement VxWorks’ advantages, including faster time-to-deployment, lower RAM and CPU demands, and ‘five-nines’ (99.999% uptime) or greater fault-tolerance.” - Steve Graves, CEO and co-founder, McObject “We are pleased that Tracealyzer for VxWorks and Linux has been recognized as a best-of-breed solution for the new Wind River Marketplace. Wind River Marketplace is a major resource for both users and partners, and a perfect venue for Percepio to showcase its industry-leading RTOS tracing and visualization tools.” - Mike Skrtic, marketing and sales manager, Percepio AB “We are very pleased to be a featured partner on the new Wind River Marketplace, building on a long history of successful integrations between our technologies. The direct availability of Cantata for VxWorks 7 offers new added value to our joint customers, enabling them to prove C/C++ code with integrated dynamic testing in the most cost effective way.” - Andreas Sczepansky, CEO, QA Systems “The Wind River Marketplace makes it easy for customers to get started with RTI's market-leading connectivity platform for the Industrial IoT. We are pleased to partner with Wind River to simplify the installation and evaluation of our Connext DDS product and to accelerate the time-to-market of IoT solutions." - David Barnett, vice president of products and markets, Real-Time Innovations “The Wind River Marketplace provides The Qt Company a great way for VxWorks customers to discover the benefits of developing amazing and highly-performing UI’s with Qt. Via the Marketplace, we are able to showcase the bountiful benefits Qt brings to embedded UI development where customers can evaluate our product and directly see how quick and easy it is to create highly-performing, smooth graphics and get to market faster.” - Kristen Tveter, senior partner manager, The Qt Company "Vector Software is pleased to be a featured partner in Wind River's Marketplace. Our VectorCAST test automation platform has supported all versions of Wind River's products for over 15 years. VectorCAST's integration with VxWorks provides perfect fidelity with customers' operating environments for testing embedded safety-critical or IoT applications.” - William McCaffrey, COO, Vector Software

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