February 6, 2002

LynuxWorks announces BlueCat 4.0 availability for ARM920Ta

Author: JT Smith

Daniel McKean writes: "LynuxWorks today announced BlueCat® 4.0 Linux and VisualLynuxä
Integrated Development Environment (IDE) support for the for the new ARM920Tä
processor. Developers will now be able to quickly develop embedded Linux software applications for the ARM920T processor, which features high-performance and low-power characteristics for handheld devices, network computers, smart phones and other processor-intensive applications.

LynuxWorksâ BlueCat 4.0, the companyâs latest Linux distribution is based on the 2.4 Linux kernel, which offers enhanced productivity and performance. With VisualLynux, developers have access to a fully integrated and tested cross development environment to rapidly facilitate specific development requirements. VisualLynux is an extension of Microsoft Visual Studio, developed for Windows-hosted development, with the added benefit of all the commands and standard GNU tools needed to streamline the design and creation of applications targeted to run on BlueCat Linux.

"We are pleased to offer a complete BlueCat Linux development environment for the ARM920T processor," said Greg Rose, director of product management at LynuxWorks. "Our commitment to supporting the latest processors is one of the reasons BlueCat Linux is becoming so popular with OEMs."

Pricing and Availability

The BlueCat development environment for the ARM920T is available now as part of a standard bundle from LynuxWorks. Bundled BlueCat solutions start at $2,699. Numerous host/target processor combinations with options for various tools and technical support are available. To learn more about all BlueCat solutions, visit the LynuxWorks website at www.lynuxworks.com.

About LynuxWorks

LynuxWorks is a world leader in the embedded software market, providing operating systems, software development products and consulting services for the world's most successful communications, aerospace/defense, and consumer products companies. Established in 1988, the company is a founding member of the real-time operating systems (RTOS) industry, and a leading participant in the Embedded Linux Consortium (ELC). LynuxWorks' headquarters are located in San Jose, California. The companyâs products include the open-source BlueCat Linux and the scalable, Linux-compatible LynxOS real-time operating system. World class companies use LynuxWorks' products, including: 3Com, Alcatel, Boeing, Ericsson, Hewlett Packard, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Lockheed Martin, Lucent Technologies, Marconi, Mitsubishi, Motorola, NEC USA, Raytheon, TRW and Xerox. For more information, please visit www.lynuxworks.com.


LynuxWorks is a trademark and LynxOS and BlueCat are registered trademarks of LynuxWorks, Inc. Other brand or product names are registered trademarks or trademarks of the respective holders. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvald





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