Wind River Acquires MIZI Research
Wind River (NASDAQ:WIND) announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire MIZI Research, Inc., a privately-held company based in Seoul, Korea that focuses on the development of mobile application platforms based on embedded Linux. Founded in 1999, MIZI currently has 65 employees and is one of the earliest Linux pioneers in the mobile market. With this acquisition, Wind River expects to gain access to world-class mobile expertise that can be leveraged across its various mobile alliances as well as accelerate its mobile services presence in Asia Pacific.
IAR, NXP, Micrium Team on LPC2468 RTOS-Based Reference Design Platform
IAR Systems, NXP Semiconductors, and Micrium have announced the launch of a new reference design platform targeted at RTOS-based, ARM-powered embedded systems for industrial applications. The new platform gives software and hardware engineers a fast time to market for systems based on the LPC2468 ARM7[tm] microcontroller from NXP Semiconductors, starting from a proven hardware/software platform with flexible pre-designed modules for a wide range of applications.
Fujitsu Selects RMI Multi-Core Multi-Threaded XLR Processor
RMI Corporation, a leading supplier of multi-core, multi-threaded processors for communications and media rich applications, announced that Fujitsu Limited, a leading telecommunication equipment supplier, has selected RMI’s Multi-core Multi-threaded XLR[tm] Processor for Fujitsu’s LTE Base Station product. Fujitsu’s LTE Base Station will be utilized by large telecommunications carriers to meet the growing needs of wireless connectivity. The LTE Base Station from Fujitsu utilizes the XLR Processor[tm] which incorporates an innovative set of XLR cores enabling multiple threads, or virtual CPUs (vCPUs[tm]), in a single chip.