Wind River to Discuss Device Software Trends at IBD Network Sector Watch Panel

David Fraser, Wind River's chief marketing officer, will join other industry experts at an IBD Network Sector Watch panel entitled "Embedded Systems: Smarter, Faster, Smaller & Everywhere." Specifically, the discussion will focus on the state of the device software industry, predictions for areas of growth and current trends driving the market.

Other panelists include:
Robert Simon, director, Alta Partners
Jim Turley, editor-in-chief, Embedded Systems Programming
Oren Zeev, general partner, Apax
Moderator: Rafe Needleman, columnist, AlwaysOn

Fenwick & West LLP
801 California St.
Mountain View, CA 94041

Tuesday, June 8, 2004
6:30 PM ? 8:30 PM PT

Intelligent connected devices will be the next hotbed of innovation and growth, and for manufacturers, device software will be the critical determining factor for a company's success or failure. However, these manufacturers are faced with increasing device software complexity, tighter market windows, spiraling costs, and need to develop a device software strategy. As the leading provider of device software, Wind River is at the center of this growing market. Wind River's software is currently deployed in hundreds of millions of devices worldwide and every day companies looking to add intelligence to their products turn to Wind River for its market-specific embedded platforms.

Register here to attend this event:

The event is free for credentialed members of the media.

About Wind River
Wind River is the market leader in device software optimization. Wind River enables companies to develop and run software faster, better, at a lower cost and more reliably. Wind River Platforms tightly integrate a rich set of market-leading operating systems, development tools and middleware with services to provide a complete foundation that meets the specific requirements of a vertical market. Wind River's products and professional services are used in multiple markets including aerospace and defense, automotive, digital consumer, industrial, and network infrastructure. 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 800-872-4977.

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Jessica Miller
Global Corporate Communications