Timesys, Lineo to Develop Embedded Linux Solutions

Timesys® Corporation, a premier provider of embedded Linux software solutions, and Lineo Solutions, Inc. announced a multi-year strategic alliance. Timesys and Lineo will work together to jointly develop and market embedded Linux solutions for the Japan marketplace based on Timesys’ LinuxLink(tm). Combining the flexibility of LinuxLink with Lineo’s engineering and marketing expertise will provide embedded developers with a powerful suite of Linux software, tools and support for Japan’s most common processor platforms.

“Japan is a very strategic market for our business,” said Atul Bansal, President & CEO of Timesys. “We are excited to partner with Lineo to develop innovative embedded Linux products and services for the Japan market. With Lineo, we will strengthen our local presence for both existing and new Timesys LinuxLink customers.”

“We are delighted to bring together the technologies of two companies,” added Kenji Futatsugi, President & CEO of Lineo. “There are a great number of leading manufacturers who develop innovative products in Japan, and the use of Linux as a product OS has been rapidly increasing. We are confident that our cooperation opens the choices available to such manufacturers and brings more reliable Linux solutions.”

About Timesys
Timesys is the provider of LinuxLink, a web-based software subscription for both first-time and experienced embedded Linux developers. LinuxLink provides the embedded software, tools, documentation and support needed to quickly optimize a custom Linux platform for a given processor. LinuxLink enables embedded development teams to unleash the innovation of Linux without sacrificing the quality, service and support of a traditional commercial embedded operating system.

About Lineo Solutions, Inc.
With a core technology in embedded Linux operating systems, Lineo provides cross development environment (Lineo uLinux ELITE) and various solutions including software reference designs and professional services. Lineo’s embedded solutions facilitate OEMs developing systems and products, and reduce time to market.