Wind River Systems to Present at Military Electronics Conference and Show 2003

Steve Blackman, director of business development for aerospace and defense at Wind River, will present two sessions at the Military Electronics Conference and Show 2003 entitled:

-- "Killing Bugs on Mars: A NASA Case Study"
The case study will detail how NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory utilized a COTS solution to successfully meet the development schedule for the Mars Pathfinder Mission.

-- "Meeting RTCA/DO-178B/12B and ARINC 653 Safety Requirements for Critical Systems"
This presentation will explore and review the DO-178B/ED-12B software guidance document and the ARINC 653 standard. It will also discuss how equipment makers can benefit from an ARINC 653 COTS based solution that introduces the possibility of software reuse and incremental certification.

Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD
One West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

September 16, 2003
9:40 am - 10:10 am ET: "Killing Bugs on Mars: A NASA Case Study
10:20 am - 10:50 am ET: "Meeting RTCA/DO-178B/12B and ARINC 653 Safety Requirements for Critical Systems"

Attendees will hear how leading aerospace and defense companies rely on Wind River to provide proven solutions that meet exceptional standards of performance and reliability. For more information about the conference, please visit:

About Wind River
Wind River is the worldwide leader in embedded software and services. It provides market-specific embedded platforms that integrate real-time operating systems, development tools and technologies. Wind River's products and professional services are used in multiple markets including aerospace and defense, automotive, digital consumer, industrial, and network infrastructure. Wind River provides high-integrity technology and expertise that enables its customers to create superior products more efficiently. Companies from around the world turn to Wind River to create the most reliable products and to accelerate their time to market.

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