Wind River tightens embrace of open source, open standards

Wind River — the largest vendor of software platforms and tools in the embedded market — has focused its message for the 2005 Embedded Systems Conference on open source, open standards, and open technologies, announcing an expanded role in the Eclipse Foundation, proposing device-oriented extensions to the Eclipse software development platform, and unveiling a significant contribution to an open-source project for interprocess/interprocessor communications. Additionally, the company says it has increased its investment in organizations such as the Eclipse Foundation, OSDL, and CELF.