SOURCE: LynuxWorks

January 14, 2008 08:00 ET

LynuxWorks to Provide Real-Time Operating System for New Wabtec Product

Adherence to Open Standards, Extreme Reliability Key Factors in Selection by Diversified Manufacturer

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - January 14, 2008) - LynuxWorks, Inc., a world leader in embedded software, today announced that it is working with Wabtec Corporation on a technology-based product for the rail industry. Wabtec, which manufactures a wide range of products for the rail and transit industry, selected LynuxWorks' industry-leading real-time operating system (RTOS) products because of the company's strong reputation for providing reliable platforms based on strict adherence to open standards.

LynuxWorks is a proven leader in the embedded systems industry, with more than 20 years experience. Unlike competitive offerings, LynuxWorks' embedded RTOS are based on open standards, and are employed again and again in critical products made for markets including communications, aerospace and defense, transit, medical and automotive. LynuxWorks operating systems are designed to fulfill customer requirements for hard real-time performance and open standards, and they help developers optimize designs, reduce development time and costs and get critical products to market ahead of the competition.

"Time and again, LynuxWorks' customers like Wabtec select our products because of our unwavering adherence to open standards such as Linux, POSIX and Eclipse," said Robert Day, VP Marketing, LynuxWorks. "Our products speak for themselves, proving themselves daily in mission-critical environments in which failure is not an option."

About LynuxWorks

LynuxWorks, a world leader in the embedded software market, is committed to providing open and reliable real-time operating systems (RTOS) and software tools to embedded developers. The company's LynxOS family of operating systems offers open standards with the highest level of safety and security features, enabling many mission-critical systems in defense, avionics and other industries. Additionally, LynuxWorks' BlueCat Linux provides the features and support of embedded Linux for companies wanting to use open source technology for their embedded applications. The Eclipse-based Luminosity IDE gives a powerful and consistent development system across all LynuxWorks operating systems. Since it was established in 1988, LynuxWorks has created technology that has been successfully deployed in thousands of designs and millions of products made by leading communications, avionics, aerospace/defense, and consumer electronics companies. LynuxWorks' headquarters are located in San Jose, Calif. For more information, visit

LynuxWorks is a trademark and LynxOS and BlueCat are registered trademarks of LynuxWorks, Inc. Other brand or product names are registered trademarks or trademarks of the respective holders. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.

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    Kirsten Long
    LynuxWorks, Inc.
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