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February 6, 2003
From VersaLogic Corporation
VersaLogic Announces Board Support Package for Wind River's VxWorks
Contact Name: Kristin Allen
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Eugene, OR — VersaLogic Corp. today announced the market launch of a Wind
River VxWorks® real time operating system (RTOS) Board Support Package
(BSP) for their popular VSBC-8 EBX single board computer. This release
comes at the same time as an announcement of formal partnership between
Wind River Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIND), a worldwide embedded software
and services provider, and VersaLogic Corp., an award-winning embedded
The Wind River Partner Program-certified BSP from VersaLogic will allow
developers to configure their systems quickly, and develop applications
in a shorter timeframe. The BSP supports the VSBC-8 Flash BIOS with OEM
enhancements, a CPU temperature monitor interrupt, I/O options and other
functions. More details about the VersaLogic BSP can be found on VersaLogic's
web site at www.versalogic.com/products/bspsoftware.asp.
VersaLogic used Wind River´s Tornado® 2.2 development tools to build, test
and validate the BSP for the VSBC-8 single board computer.
Tom Barnum, VP of Sales and Marketing at VersaLogic noted, "By combining
our high quality single board computers with one of the industry's most-widely
recognized RTOSes, we can provide a package that will help our customers
develop better end products in less time."
"We are pleased to partner with VersaLogic and incorporate their certified
BSP into our recently announced online BSP online resource center," said
Caroline Yao, director of partner solutions for Wind River. "VersaLogic
offers customers a proven track record of engineering excellence in the
embedded board market that dovetails well with Wind River's leading Tornado,
VxWorks RTOS and WIND RIVER® PLATFORMS. Through this partnership, customers
can speed product development while reducing project risk."
The VSBC-8, a Pentium III EBX single board computer, is designed for long-life,
high reliability applications. Target markets include military, aerospace,
industrial control, and medical.
The VSBC-8 BSP is designed to be installed on top of Wind River's Tornado
2.2 integrated development environment (IDE) in a Windows host environment.
About VersaLogic Corporation
A leading supplier of industrial computers since 1976, VersaLogic focuses
on high-quality board-level products for embedded applications. Product
lines include PC/104, PC/104-Plus, EBX, and STD 32 Bus. Their 5-year product
availability guarantee and outstanding warranties demonstrate a commitment
to service. VersaLogic's customers recently rated the company a "Platinum"
level embedded board vendor (2002 VDC study). For more information, visit
About Wind River's Partner Program
The Wind River Partner Program builds strategic relationships with hardware
and software companies worldwide. Wind River Partners offer customers integrated
and complementary solutions for Wind River's integrated embedded platforms
and technologies. These partnerships accelerate product development and
enable customers in multiple markets including aerospace and defense, automotive,
digital consumer, industrial, and network infrastructure build products
better and faster.
About Wind River
Wind River is the worldwide leader in embedded software and services. It
is the only company to provide market-specific embedded platforms that
integrate real-time operating systems, development tools and technologies.
Wind River's products and professional services are used in multiple markets
including aerospace and defense, automotive, digital consumer, industrial,
and network infrastructure. Wind River provides high-integrity technology
and expertise that enables its customers to create superior products more
efficiently. Companies from around the world are standardizing on Wind
River, creating the most reliable products while also accelerating their
time to market.
Founded in 1981, Wind River is headquartered in Alameda, California, with
operations worldwide. To learn more, visit Wind River at www.windriver.com
or call Wind River at 1-800-872-4977 worldwide.