TimeSys, ACT/Technico to Provide Embedded Linux, Java-based Solutions

4/2/2003 - TimeSys Corporation and ACT/Technico announced a partnership to provide Embedded Linux(R) and Java(TM)-based products and services to the telecommunications, military, medical imaging and semiconductor equipment manufacturing industries. ACT/Technico will add TimeSys' embedded real-time Linux and Java runtime environments and development tools to its list of leading VMEbus and CompactPCI hardware and software products. Together, the companies will provide reliable, high-performance solutions to ACT/Technico's OEM customers, enabling faster time-to-market and lowering total cost of ownership.

"By employing TimeSys' Linux RTOS and development tools in our design and manufacturing services, we are able to reduce the risk and cost associated with building complex, real-time bus oriented computer systems for our customers," said Ken Grob, Vice President of ACT/Technico. "Our customers can now benefit from the use of a Linux-based platform and have complete confidence in the high-performance, high-reliability solutions they expect from ACT/Technico."

"TimeSys' innovations in embedded Linux and Java technologies provide the ACT/Technico development and sales teams with powerful, open-standards based products for delivering high-performance, high-value solutions to their customers," said TimeSys CEO Larry Weidman. "Our joint customers in the telecommunications, networking, military and industrial markets will realize reduced risk and development costs through ACT/Technico's use of our completely integrated, real-time Linux and Java software development kits."

Specializing in supplying hardware and software solutions for real-time computer applications, ACT/Technico distributes, integrates, and manufactures bus oriented computer platforms. ACT/Technico's customers will experience reduced development risk and lower total cost of ownership from the use of TimeSys' complete embedded Linux and Java development tools, a full Linux RTOS, and the industry's first Real-Time Specification for Java-compliant Java Virtual Machine.

About ACT/Technico
ACT/Technico has been supplying integrated embedded systems for 25 years to companies in communications, military/aerospace, medical imaging, and semiconductor equipment manufacturing. The company provides products, system architecture, hardware, and software design to deliver complete solutions and expedite time to market.

ACT/Technico is also a manufacturer and reseller of embedded hardware and software. The company offers leading edge CPUs, Mass Storage and RAID products, RTOS, Linux or Windows, and device drivers.

The company, based in Ivyland, PA has been in business since 1978 and is privately held. There are additional offices in California, Florida, and Maryland. For more information, please visit http://www.acttechnico.com, call (215) 957-9071 or e-mail sales@acttechnico.com.

About TimeSys
TimeSys is a pioneer and leader in Embedded Linux and Java for the embedded systems market. Through complete software development kits design engineers can leverage certified, hardware-specific, single API Linux distributions, a complete range of Windows and Linux development tools and a full range of performance enhancements to develop advanced embedded systems. Its products support the full range of performance from non-real-time to deterministic hard real-time, and add unique reservations technologies that guarantee system response, even in overload conditions. TimeSys offers SDKs for more than 50 target platforms supporting 7 processor architectures and 24 unique processors. TimeSys technologies are utilized in a wide variety of industries and applications, from industrial/process control and consumer electronics to military and avionics. For more information about TimeSys, please visit http://www.timesys.com, send email to info@timesys.com or call 1-888-432-TIME.

TimeSys, TimeTrace, TimeWiz, TimeStorm and JTime are trademarks or registered trademarks of TimeSys Corporation in the United States and other countries.

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