LinuxWorld Conference Features Wind River, Developer Day

IDG World Expo, the leading producer of world-class tradeshows and events, has announced that Wind River, the global leader in Device Software Optimization (DSO), will host a Developer Day on Wednesday, August 6th, at this year’s LinuxWorld Conference & Expo®. LinuxWorld® is scheduled to take place August 4-7, 2008, at San Francisco’s Moscone Center.

During the Wind River Developer Day, attendees will learn how leading mobile stacks, industry consortia, and hardware platforms are using tools, integrated development environments, and software development kits with Wind River Linux to create compelling and differentiated mobile solutions.

“Wind River Developer Day will offer developers an opportunity to hear from senior members of Wind River’s technical team about the tools and resources available to create next-generation Linux deployments,” said Tomas Evensen, chief technology officer of Wind River. “The LinuxWorld Conference & Expo is going to be a dynamic event and we look forward to showcasing how Wind River can help developers and customers more quickly develop cutting-edge mobile devices.”

Wind River Developer Day sessions include:

  • Virtualization – The Bridge to Carrier Grade Linux and COTS Adoption: An overview of some of the solutions available for virtualization, and how these technologies can be used as a bridge that allows existing intellectual property to be leveraged in new, advanced commercial software and hardware solutions.
  • Using the Wind River Build System: An overview of the Wind River Build System and suggestions for how to best take advantage of its robust feature set to speed a project’s delivery schedule.
  • Lunch with Key Embedded Linux Developers: Wind River will host a lunch and informal Q&A session with some of the industry’s key embedded Linux developers.
  • Leveraging Open Source in the New Mobile Device Market: An overview of how Linux will help developers in the new mobile device market deliver service innovation and converged device functionality.

Wind River is a Platinum Sponsor at this year’s Mobile Linux Conference at LinuxWorld.

About Wind River
Wind River is the global leader in Device Software Optimization (DSO). Wind River enables companies to develop, run and manage device software faster, better, at lower cost and more reliably. Wind River platforms are pre-integrated, fully standardized, enterprise-wide development solutions. They reduce effort, cost and risk and optimize quality and reliability at all phases of the device software development process, from concept to deployed product. Founded in 1981, Wind River is headquartered in Alameda, Calif., with operations worldwide.

About LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
LinuxWorld Conference & Expo is the premier event exclusively focused on Linux and open source solutions. As the world’s most comprehensive marketplace for open source products and services, LinuxWorld provides business decision-makers with information and resources to implement Linux and open source solutions into business infrastructure and enterprise networks. For more information or to register for the event, visit the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo Web site or call (800) 657-1474. For exhibiting opportunities, please contact Amy Bonner at (508) 424-4892 or or Giovanni Stein at (508) 424-4864 or For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Ellen Boland at (508) 988-7830 or Michelle Mohr at (508) 424-4855, or

About IDG World Expo
IDG World Expo ( is a leading producer of tradeshows and events for professionals and consumers seeking world-class education, peer-to-peer networking and one-stop comparison shopping. IDG World Expo’s portfolio of conferences and events includes Entertainment For All[tm] (E For All[tm]), E3 Media & Business Summit, GreenXchange Xpo[tm], LinuxWorld Conference & Expo®, Macworld Conference & Expo®, Next Generation Data Center[tm] (NGDC[tm]) and REVEAL Los Angeles…The Fashion & Design Event[tm]. IDG World Expo is a business unit of IDG, the world’s leading technology media, research and event company.