Wind River Announces Expanded Support for Freescale PowerQUICC Processors

9/30/2004 - Wind River Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIND), the global leader in device software optimization (DSO), announced expanded support for Freescale Semiconductor’s PowerQUICC processors through its Wind River Workbench and visionCLICK products. Through Wind River’s long-standing partnership with Freescale, customers have the complementary processors, development tools and Platforms they need to optimize the entire product development lifecycle -- from board bring up to application development.

“By expanding Freescale processor support for the Wind River Workbench and Wind River’s visionCLICK, Wind River continues to provide customers with the broadest support for VxWorks and Linux-based PowerQUICC devices,” said Rob McCammon, director of tools marketing for Wind River. “Our relationship with Freescale provides us early access to the latest silicon, enabling Wind River to offer end-to-end support for our customers developing next generation devices.”

Wind River Workbench offers a complete integrated development environment that supports cross-platform development across multiple operating systems, including VxWorks, Linux and in-house proprietary OSes. Wind River visionCLICK is the industry’s most feature-rich and proven debugger. When used in conjunction with Freescale’s PowerQUICC products, including PowerQUICC II Pro and PowerQUICC III processors, customers have a robust foundation for their device software strategy, enabling them to get products to market faster.

“Freescale’s PowerQUICC communications processors deliver exceptional integration and performance, providing our customers with a solid foundation for successful system designs worldwide,” said Lynelle McKay, vice president at Freescale and general manager of Freescale’s Networking and Communications Systems Division. “Through our relationship with Wind River, developers can enjoy a comprehensive development platform that can help them develop and run device software better, faster, at lower cost and more reliably.”

Expanded Processor Support Includes:

To learn more about Wind River visionCLICK visit:

To learn more about the Wind River Workbench, visit:

About Wind River
Wind River is the market leader in device software optimization. Wind River enables companies to develop and run software faster, better, at a lower cost and more reliably. Wind River Platforms tightly integrate a rich set of market-leading operating systems, development tools and middleware with services to provide a complete foundation that meets the specific requirements of a vertical market. Wind River’s products and professional services are used in multiple markets including aerospace and defense, automotive, digital consumer, industrial, and network infrastructure. Companies from around the world turn to Wind River to create the most reliable products and to accelerate their time to market.

Founded in 1981, Wind River is headquartered in Alameda, California, with operations worldwide. To learn more, visit Wind River at or call Wind River at 1-800-872-4977.

Wind River Systems and the Wind River Systems logo are trademarks of Wind River Systems, Inc., and VxWorks is a registered trademark of Wind River Systems, Inc. Linux is a trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Previous Page | News by Category | News Search

If you found this page useful, bookmark and share it on: