QNX Supports Freescale Multi-Core Communications Platform

QNX Software Systems, a leading provider of operating systems, protocol stacks, and development tools for networking equipment manufacturers, announced planned support for the new Freescale Multi-Core Communications Platform. This platform, in combination with QNX’s industry leading multi-core support, will enable developers to fully realize the performance inherent in next-generation multi-core processors.

“Multi-core processing is the future of high-end computing for the embedded market,” said Mark Roberts, director of product marketing at QNX Software Systems. “The Freescale Multi-Core Communications Platform, with its innovative architecture, will enable the industry to continue to benefit from highly scalable multi-processing technology.”

QNX Software Systems’ comprehensive multi-core support includes an integrated set of development tools and OS features that enable software engineers to quickly build reliable, high-performance embedded products that leverage the latest generation of multi-core processors. Built from the ground up to support multi-processing, the QNX(R) Momentics(R) development suite provides not only multi-core debug aware capability, but also powerful visualization tools to help characterize and optimize multi-core systems.

“Multi-core processing holds enormous potential for high-performance embedded applications,” said Jeff Timbs, director of marketing for Freescale’s Networking Systems Division. “The availability of software solutions optimized for multi-core platforms has never been more important. QNX is enabling software developers to rapidly migrate uniprocessing-based designs to those based on innovative multi-core architectures, such as Freescale’s Multi-Core Communications Platform.”

About QNX Software Systems
QNX Software Systems, a Harman International company (NYSE: HAR), is the industry leader in realtime, embedded OS technology. The component-based architectures of the QNX(R) Neutrino(R) RTOS and QNX Momentics(R) development suite together provide the industry’s most reliable and scalable framework for building innovative, high-performance embedded systems. Global leaders such as Cisco, DaimlerChrysler, General Electric, Lockheed Martin, and Siemens depend on QNX technology for network routers, medical instruments, vehicle telematics units, security and defense systems, industrial robotics, and other mission- or life-critical applications. Founded in 1980, QNX Software Systems is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, and distributes products in over 100 countries worldwide.

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