Motorola's DCT2500 Core Interactive Digital Set-Tops Deployed with Wind River Software
ALAMEDA, Calif.--Dec. 2, 2003--Wind River Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIND), a worldwide market leader in embedded software and services announced its technology is being deployed in Motorola's DCT2500 core interactive digital set-tops. WIND RIVER PLATFORM technologies include VxWorks(R) embedded real-time operating system (RTOS), embedded Internet Protocol (IP) connectivity and the Tornado(R) integrated development environment. The DCT2500 is an enhanced version of the DCT2000--the world's most widely deployed digital cable set-top. Enhancements in the DCT2500 include a faster processor and more memory enabling it to run more robust interactive applications more efficiently.
"Wind River's products were chosen by Motorola because of their proven functionality, reliability and value," said Don Hopp, vice president of engineering, digital core gateways, for Motorola Broadband Communications Sector. "Wind River provides a robust solution that allows us to manage system complexity, while providing the foundation technology to integrate the latest in interactive TV middleware."
The Motorola DCT2500 digital set-top offers industry-leading functionality for cable operators as well as end-users, including easy-to-use advanced program guides and improved graphical user interfaces. Support for multiple interactive television applications tied to programming such as sports, news, and game shows is now also possible through the incorporation of enhanced TV middleware features.
"Wind River strives to provide an integrated software platform to help our digital video customers quickly and cost-effectively develop a wide array of products from one system architecture," said Sayeed Choudhury, director of market development for Wind River's digital consumer group. "We are extremely pleased to work with Motorola Broadband to support their continued technology leadership in interactive digital television."
About Wind River
Wind River is the worldwide leader in embedded software and services. It provides market-specific embedded platforms that integrate real-time operating systems, development tools and technologies. Wind River's products and professional services are used in multiple markets including aerospace and defense, automotive, digital consumer, industrial, and network infrastructure. Wind River provides high-integrity technology and expertise that enables its customers to create superior products more efficiently. 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 http://www.windriver.com or call Wind River at 1-800-872-4977.
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