Curtiss-Wright and LynuxWorks Announce Support for LynxOS SE 5.0 on Curtiss-Wright's SVME/DMV 1901 Intel Core2 Duo 6U VME Engine
Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing and LynuxWorks, Inc. have announced support for LynuxWork’s LynxOS® SE 5.0 on Curtiss-Wright’s SVME/DMV 1901 Intel® Core2™Duo-based 6U VME single board computer (SBC). The growing alliance between LynuxWorks and Curtiss-Wright illustrates both companies’ commitment to the military and aerospace industries and the developers that drive those industries. The alliance further enables the companies to provide advanced and reliable software for mission critical applications.
San Diego, CA- September 30, 2008 – Providing the latest solution in its line of robust support offerings for military and aerospace embedded applications developers, Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing, a leading designer and manufacturer of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) VME, VPX, and CompactPCI products for the aerospace and defense market, and LynuxWorks, Inc., a world leader in the embedded software market, have announced support for LynuxWorks LynxOS® SE 5.0 on Curtiss-Wrights SVME/DMV 1901 Intel® Core2™Duo-based 6U VME single board computer (SBC). The growing alliance between LynuxWorks and Curtiss-Wright illustrates both companies commitment to the military and aerospace industries and the developers that drive those industries. The alliance further enables the companies to provide advanced and reliable software for mission critical applications.
The LynxOS SE 5.0 fully supported real-time operating system (RTOS) board support package (BSP) is available on Curtiss-Wright's rugged, conduction-cooled SVME/DMV 1901 Single SBC. The combined hardware/software solution provides a secure, POSIX-conformant and Linux-binary compatible operating system for use with Curtiss-Wright's hardware platform. Developers will benefit from lower costs, reduced time to market and an industry-leading foundation for sophisticated real-time systems as a result of the alliance.
“The Curtiss-Wright SVME/DMV 1901 represents the latest advancement in functionality and performance for rugged single-board-computers and our partnership with LynuxWorks opens up new opportunities for our customers,” said Lynn Patterson, Vice President and General Manager of Curtiss-Wrights Modular Solutions group. ”We are excited about teaming up with a leading player like LynuxWorks that will enable our customers solutions that they need to quickly and efficiently develop defense and aerospace industry applications.”
“Our relationship with Curtiss-Wright provides yet another way for us to serve our customers in the military and aerospace markets,” said Joe Wlad, director of certification, services and marketing, LynuxWorks. “By providing hardware and software solutions in a single package, LynuxWorks and Curtiss-Wright enable developers of military and aerospace applications to get to market faster. The combination of both products will provide an out-of-the-box solution for extreme and mission-critical environments with a crucial collection of capabilities that developers desire.”
The LynxOS SE 5.0 BSP is designed to meet the most stringent requirements for secure real-time mission-critical applications and allows defense developers to quickly benefit from an out-of-the-box hardware/software solution that is optimized for the harshest environments and provides a single, powerful solution for real-time systems that cant afford downtime. The operating system provides open APIs, Linux ABI compatibility, full POSIX conformance, medium assurance security per the single level operating system protection profile, and an advanced set of networking features for uncompromised performance. LynxOS SE 5.0 also offers increased RAM that enables developers to take full advantage of current hardware designs. The system also features a fully integrated, updated GNU tool chain and an enhanced Linux ABI to provide a streamlined development and execution environment.
The SMVE/DMV 1901 SBC
Curtiss-Wrights SVME/DMV-1901 SBC supports one Intel® Core 2 Duo Processor. With a Core 2 Duo processor the SVME-1901 acts as a dual CPU 6U VME64x air-cooled board built to meet the diverse needs of the evolving embedded community. With the addition of a SCSI, SATA, or USB hard drive, the SVME-1901 becomes a full-featured computing platform. The SVME/DMV-1901 supports extensive I/O from the front panel, including video graphics and SCSI. Optional dual video displays are supported with rear I/O configurations. The SVME/DMV-1901 is designed for embedded systems requiring optimal performance per watt.
The LynxOS SE 5.0 BSP for Curtiss-Wright's SVME/DMV 1901 SBCs is currently shipping. For more information on LynuxWorks current BSPs and its entire family of royalty-free and hard real-time embedded solutions and design tools, please visit www.lynuxworks.com.
About Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing
Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing is the industrys most comprehensive and experienced single source for embedded solutions, ranging from Processing, Subsystems, Data Communication, DSP, and Video & Graphics to the most advanced board level components and fully integrated custom systems. The Embedded Computing group serves the defense, aerospace, commercial and industrial markets and is part of Curtiss-Wright Controls Inc. For more information about Curtiss-Wright visit www.cwcembedded.com.
About Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc.
Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Curtiss-Wright Controls is the motion control segment of Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW). With manufacturing facilities around the world, Curtiss-Wright Controls is a leading technology-based organization providing niche motion control products, subsystems and services internationally for the aerospace and defense markets. For more information, visit www.cwcontrols.com.
LynuxWorks, a world leader in the embedded software market, is committed to providing open and reliable real-time operating systems (RTOS) and software tools to embedded developers. The company's LynxOS family of operating systems offers open standards with the highest level of safety and security features, enabling many mission-critical systems in defense, avionics and other industries. Additionally, LynuxWorks' BlueCat Linux provides the features and support of embedded Linux for companies wanting to use open source technology for their embedded applications. The Eclipse-based Luminosity IDE gives a powerful and consistent development system across all LynuxWorks operating systems. Since it was established in 1988, LynuxWorks has created technology that has been successfully deployed in thousands of designs and millions of products made by leading communications, avionics, aerospace/defense, and consumer electronics companies. LynuxWorks' headquarters are located in San Jose, Calif. For more information, visit www.lynuxworks.com.
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