June 27, 2005

TimeSys Gains Traction Among Developers

Kimberly Booth writes "TimeSys Gains Traction Among Developers Using Freescale Processors

Leading Companies Developing Embedded Devices based on
Freescale Processors and Linux Choose TimeSys

FREESCALE TECHNOLOGY FORUM – ORLANDO, FL – June 22, 2005 – TimeSys ® Corporation, the leading provider of Linux Customization Solutions for the embedded device market, today announced that a number of leading organizations have selected TimeSys for embedded device projects using Linux and Freescale processors based on PowerPC® cores.

Among the TimeSys customers using Freescale processors in their embedded device designs are Boeing, Corvis, DRC, ITT, Lockheed Martin, Miltec, NASA, Pratt & Whitney, Sycamore Networks and UT Starcom.

“The relationship we’ve established with TimeSys provides developers using Freescale processors with a commercial source that supports them in their efforts to take advantage of the flexibility of the Linux® operating system,” said Dave Mothersole, Distinguished Technology Fellow and Chief Technology Officer for Freescale's Networking and Computing Systems Group. “We are pleased to see our customers take advantage of commercial solutions such as those offered by TimeSys.”

The latest Freescale-developed optimizations for the Linux operating system are available through commercially maintained and supported solutions from TimeSys. At this week’s Freescale Technology Forum, TimeSys introduced the Freescale Linux Component Repository, the first continuously updated, web-based commercial source for developers customizing the Linux operating system to the exact requirements of embedded devices based on Freescale processors.

“Freescale processors power embedded devices across the globe, and we are pleased to see developers across a diverse range of industries choose to work with TimeSys as they tailor the Linux operating system to meet the unique requirements of their embedded device design,” said Larry Weidman, president and CEO of TimeSys. “We are committed to enabling developers using Freescale processors to deliver embedded devices to market with less effort and time using our breakthrough Linux Customization Solutions.”

The Freescale Linux Component Repository is a key part of Linux Customization Solutions from TimeSys, a full set of web-based, automated development, build and validation tools that dramatically help to reduce the cost, effort and time required to tailor the Linux operating system to the unique feature, footprint and processor requirements of any embedded device.

About TimeSys Corporation

TimeSys empowers developers to create commercial-grade, custom Linux platforms that meet the unique feature, footprint and hardware requirements of their embedded devices. TimeSys provides processor-optimized reference Linux distributions, Eclipse-based development and test tools and Linux Customization Solutions delivered through the TimeSys Network. The continuously updated components, systems and information available through the secure, hosted TimeSys Network significantly reduce the time and resources required to produce and maintain commercial grade custom Linux platforms. For more information, visit www.timesys.com."

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