Register Now For Wind River's WindForum 2001 Conference For Embedded Developers and Industry Leaders

ALAMEDA, Calif., September 5, 2001- Wind River Systems (Nasdaq:WIND), a leading provider of software and services for connected smart devices, today announced open web registration for its WindForum 2001 ( developers conference and exhibition. Designed to be the nexus of the embedded community, WindForum 2001 will take place over the course of two days, on December 10 and 11th at the Santa Clara Convention Center. Participants who register before October 12th will receive a $200.00 discount.

WindForum 2001 is an opportunity for developers to preview emerging cutting-edge technologies and interact directly with companies specializing in next generation embedded real-time solutions. The technical program offers attendees real-world expertise taught by respected authorities, combining practical knowledge with classroom hands-on education. In addition, this forum will give developers a unique chance to meet and network with influential and innovative leaders and members of the development community. Registration and additional information is available online at

"WindForum provides our attendees with the highest level of education taught by the most influential pioneers of the embedded development community, The market demands a venue like this so developers can share solutions to meet demands for decreased development time and increased functionality of products. With heavy-hitting sponsors, such as Intel and Motorola, WindForum creates a unique opportunity to be a part of a community of cutting edge developers," said Steve Kennedy, vice president of worldwide sales and marketing. "Our forum attendees will return home with the tools to develop and implement strategic networks, applications and services."

Conference themes include advances in Home Gateways and the growing importance of device management in the development of Internet appliances, and using Java technology in embedded devices by enhancing product quality and addressing deployment issues. Other themes include advances in reconfigurable computing technology, and implementing warm fail-over within high-availability systems.

Gold sponsors for this event include Intel and Motorola. Silver sponsors include Insignia Solutions, Hitachi Semiconductor, Rational Software, Real-Time Innovations, Xilinx and Sleepycat Software.

About Wind River
Wind River is a worldwide leader in embedded software and services for creating connected smart devices. Wind River provides software development tools, real-time operating systems, and advanced connectivity for use in products throughout the Internet, telecommunications and data communications, digital imaging, digital consumer electronics, networking, medical, computer peripherals, automotive, industrial automation and control, and aerospace/defense markets. Wind River is How Smart Things Think™. Founded in 1983, Wind River is headquartered in Alameda, California, with operations in sixteen countries worldwide.

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