Express Logic Powers NetSilicon's NET+Works 6.0 with ThreadX RTOS

8/23/2004 - Express Logic, Inc., the worldwide leader in royalty-free real-time operating systems (RTOS) with over 100 million deployments, announced that its ThreadX® real-time operating system (RTOS) forms the software foundation for NET+Works® 6.1, NetSilicon’s latest version of its fully integrated, royalty-free, NET+Works software suite for embedded device networking.

“By using industry leading technology like ThreadX, NET+Works 6.1 helps customers to lower new product development risk, while speeding time to market and future proofs of their embedded products,” commented Tim Counihan, Vice President of Marketing for NetSilicon.

NET+Works 6.1 is specifically optimized for networking embedded devices using NetSilicon’s family of 32-bit NET+ARM® microprocessors. The software package provides the ThreadX® real-time operating system, a full-featured TCP/IP stack, and a broad set of device networking protocols and utilities. It also features a processor-specific development board, a debug probe, and a full suite of development tools. ThreadX provides system services to support application development on the NET+ARM processor, and is royalty free to provide low manufacturing cost for high-volume products.

“We are proud to be at the heart of NetSilicon’s NET+Works software suite for their NET+ARM processor based SoC solutions,” said William E. Lamie, President of Express Logic. “ThreadX comes complete with a full BSP, networking and application software, and the excellent support that customers get from the NetSilicon team. Partners like NetSilicon deliver ThreadX to developers in an easy-to-use form that makes device networking easy.”

About ThreadX
Express Logic’s ThreadX real-time operating system is a small, fast, royalty-free RTOS designed for embedded applications that demand small memory footprint, high efficiency, and low cost. ThreadX boasts extremely small memory requirements as well as very high performance. ThreadX also provides many advanced features, including a picokernelTM architecture, preemption-thresholdTM, optimized software timers, and priority inheritance. ThreadX has been deployed in over 100 million electronic products since 2001, making it one of the most widely deployed RTOSes in the world.

About Express Logic and ThreadX
Headquartered in San Diego, CA, Express Logic offers the most advanced run-time solution for deeply embedded applications, including the popular ThreadX RTOS, the high-performance TCP/IP stack NetXTM, and the embedded MS-DOS file system FileXTM. All products from Express Logic include full source-code and have no run-time royalties. For more information about Express Logic solutions, please browse to, call 1-888-THREADX, or email inquires to

ThreadX is a registered trademark of Express Logic, Inc. EMP, NetX, FileX, CANX, preemption-threshold, picokernel, UDP fast path technology, are trademarks of Express Logic, Inc.

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