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LinuxDevices: Wind River Tightens Embrace of Open Source, Open Standards

Mar 08, 2005, 18:15 (0 Talkback[s])


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"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.

"Wind River first adopted Eclipse technology in December of 2003, and the company has marketed the Eclipse-based Workbench IDE (integrated development kit) since February, 2004. Now, Wind River has joined the very largest Eclipse supporters--including IBM, Intel, MontaVista, and QNX--becoming a 'strategic developer' rather than merely an add-in provider..."

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