Concurrent Technologies' CompactPCI and VME Boards Support LynxOS 4.0

9/16/2004 - Concurrent Technologies announces their support of LynuxWorks LynxOS® 4.0 hard-real-time operating system for Concurrent Technologies range of high performance Motorola® PowerPC® and Intel® Pentium® boards for both VME and CompactPCI® architectures. Included in the list of boards supported is Concurrent Technologies' latest 1GHz Motorola MPC7455 PowerPC based VME board where LynxOS 4.0 provides support for Motorola AltiVec technology. Vertical markets include defense, industrial automation, medical, aerospace, scientific and telecommunications industries.

Concurrent Technologies recognizes that customers have a choice of real-time operating systems depending on their market application. Therefore, supporting LynxOS 4.0 is meeting the explicit needs of customers requiring a well supported operating system for the VME and CompactPCI real-time single board market. LynxOS 4.0 provides features such as increased real-time performance, full POSIX® conformance, IPv6 networking capability and Linux ABI-compatibility.

A policy of ongoing board support for an operating system enables Concurrent Technologies' customers to encompass rapidly changing projects that require a product family with scaled performance, long life, ease of integration and protection of their software investment.

For further information on LynuxWorks LynxOS 4.0, visit their website at
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Concurrent Technologies is an international ISO 9001:2000 company specializing in the design and manufacture of commercial-off-the-shelf and custom designed industrial computer boards for real-time embedded applications. The company, which was founded in 1985, has offices in the USA and UK. In addition to its original Multibus II product line the company has a wide range of high performance, Intel and Motorola processor based VME and CompactPCI products, which are complemented by an extensive offering of PMC (PCI Mezzanine Card) products. The company offers support for many of today's leading industry standard operating systems.

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