Lineo and ARM Partner on Embedded Development; ARM Invites Lineo to Participate in the ARM DevZone Developer Program

Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from Lineo, Inc.

    SAN FRANCISCO, Embedded Systems Conference, April 10 /PRNewswire/ --
 Lineo(TM), Inc., a leading innovator in embedded systems, real-time and high
 availability solutions, and ARM (Nasdaq:   ARMHY; London: ARM), the industry's
 leading provider of 16/32-bit embedded RISC microprocessor solutions, today
 announced the formation of a partnership that will further the development and
 use of embedded Linux on ARM(R) core-based microprocessors.  As part of the
 partnership, Lineo has been selected as one of the inaugural members of the
 ARM DevZone(TM) program (ARM Supports Partners and Developer Community with
 Launch of DevZone Web Site, Apr. 10, 2001).  As an ARM DevZone Linux partner,
 Lineo will collaborate closely with ARM at an engineering level to develop
 ARM-optimized versions of Lineo OS technology, including Embedix, uClinux and
 RTXC.
     Lineo recently began shipping Embedix(TM) SDK 2.0 that includes support
 for the ARM7(TM) Thumb(R) and ARM9(TM) Thumb families of microprocessors.
 Lineo also plans to support the ARM10(TM) Thumb family of microprocessors as
 it becomes available.
     "ARM is a very strategic processor platform for us," said Bryan Sparks,
 CEO, Lineo, Inc.  "Our partnership is a natural extension of the embedded
 Linux development and integration that our two companies have already
 accomplished.  Customers are demanding solutions for the ARM family of
 microprocessors and we're providing them with those solutions today.  This
 partnership will ensure greater product integration and collaboration which
 will benefit our mutual customers."
     "The ARM DevZone program extends our support for the rapidly growing
 Embedded Linux community and creates a collaborative environment in which key
 third-parties can work directly with our internal ARM Linux engineering
 group," said Rod Crawford, director, Third-Party Software Products, ARM.  "We
 welcome Lineo to the ARM DevZone program and look forward to a strong
 relationship that will provide significant benefit to the Open Source
 Community."
 
     About Lineo, Inc.
     Lineo, Inc. provides embedded systems, real time and high availability
 solutions that include software, hardware reference designs and professional
 services.  Lineo's solutions allow OEMs to create devices and systems that
 interact with the Internet while helping OEMs to reduce system requirements,
 per-unit costs and time-to-market.  The company's key product lines include:
 Embedix(TM) (embedded Linux system software), uClinux(TM) (embedded Linux for
 MMU-less processors), SecureEdge(TM) (Linux-based Internet appliances
 including VPN Internet routers, firewalls and network attached storage),
 RTXC(TM) (general purpose and DSP real-time operating system), BeaconSuite(TM)
 (x86 development toolkit) and Availix(TM) (mission-critical high availability
 Linux cluster solutions).  Contact Lineo at www.lineo.com, via e-mail to
 info@lineo.com or by calling (801) 426-5001.
 
     About ARM
     ARM, a leading intellectual property (IP) provider, licenses
 high-performance, low-cost, power-efficient RISC processors, peripherals, and
 system-on-chip designs to leading international electronics companies.  ARM
 also provides comprehensive support required in developing a complete system
 for portable communications, hand-held computing, multimedia digital consumer,
 and embedded solutions.  More information on ARM is available at
 http://www.arm.com.
 
     ARM and Thumb are registered trademarks of ARM Limited.  ARM7, ARM9, ARM10
 and ARM DevZone and Integrator are trademarks of ARM Limited.  All other
 brands or product names are the property of their respective holders.  "ARM"
 is used to represent ARM Holdings plc (LSE: ARM and Nasdaq:   ARMHY); its
 operating company ARM Limited; and the regional subsidiaries ARM, INC.; ARM
 KK; ARM Korea Ltd.; ARM Taiwan
 
     Lineo and Embedix are trademarks of Lineo, Inc.  Linux is a registered
 trademark owned by Linus Torvalds.  ARM is a trademark of ARM Corporation.
 All other products, services, companies and publications are trademarks or
 registered trademarks of their respective owners.
 
 

SOURCE Lineo, Inc.
    SAN FRANCISCO, Embedded Systems Conference, April 10 /PRNewswire/ --
 Lineo(TM), Inc., a leading innovator in embedded systems, real-time and high
 availability solutions, and ARM (Nasdaq:   ARMHY; London: ARM), the industry's
 leading provider of 16/32-bit embedded RISC microprocessor solutions, today
 announced the formation of a partnership that will further the development and
 use of embedded Linux on ARM(R) core-based microprocessors.  As part of the
 partnership, Lineo has been selected as one of the inaugural members of the
 ARM DevZone(TM) program (ARM Supports Partners and Developer Community with
 Launch of DevZone Web Site, Apr. 10, 2001).  As an ARM DevZone Linux partner,
 Lineo will collaborate closely with ARM at an engineering level to develop
 ARM-optimized versions of Lineo OS technology, including Embedix, uClinux and
 RTXC.
     Lineo recently began shipping Embedix(TM) SDK 2.0 that includes support
 for the ARM7(TM) Thumb(R) and ARM9(TM) Thumb families of microprocessors.
 Lineo also plans to support the ARM10(TM) Thumb family of microprocessors as
 it becomes available.
     "ARM is a very strategic processor platform for us," said Bryan Sparks,
 CEO, Lineo, Inc.  "Our partnership is a natural extension of the embedded
 Linux development and integration that our two companies have already
 accomplished.  Customers are demanding solutions for the ARM family of
 microprocessors and we're providing them with those solutions today.  This
 partnership will ensure greater product integration and collaboration which
 will benefit our mutual customers."
     "The ARM DevZone program extends our support for the rapidly growing
 Embedded Linux community and creates a collaborative environment in which key
 third-parties can work directly with our internal ARM Linux engineering
 group," said Rod Crawford, director, Third-Party Software Products, ARM.  "We
 welcome Lineo to the ARM DevZone program and look forward to a strong
 relationship that will provide significant benefit to the Open Source
 Community."
 
     About Lineo, Inc.
     Lineo, Inc. provides embedded systems, real time and high availability
 solutions that include software, hardware reference designs and professional
 services.  Lineo's solutions allow OEMs to create devices and systems that
 interact with the Internet while helping OEMs to reduce system requirements,
 per-unit costs and time-to-market.  The company's key product lines include:
 Embedix(TM) (embedded Linux system software), uClinux(TM) (embedded Linux for
 MMU-less processors), SecureEdge(TM) (Linux-based Internet appliances
 including VPN Internet routers, firewalls and network attached storage),
 RTXC(TM) (general purpose and DSP real-time operating system), BeaconSuite(TM)
 (x86 development toolkit) and Availix(TM) (mission-critical high availability
 Linux cluster solutions).  Contact Lineo at www.lineo.com, via e-mail to
 info@lineo.com or by calling (801) 426-5001.
 
     About ARM
     ARM, a leading intellectual property (IP) provider, licenses
 high-performance, low-cost, power-efficient RISC processors, peripherals, and
 system-on-chip designs to leading international electronics companies.  ARM
 also provides comprehensive support required in developing a complete system
 for portable communications, hand-held computing, multimedia digital consumer,
 and embedded solutions.  More information on ARM is available at
 http://www.arm.com.
 
     ARM and Thumb are registered trademarks of ARM Limited.  ARM7, ARM9, ARM10
 and ARM DevZone and Integrator are trademarks of ARM Limited.  All other
 brands or product names are the property of their respective holders.  "ARM"
 is used to represent ARM Holdings plc (LSE: ARM and Nasdaq:   ARMHY); its
 operating company ARM Limited; and the regional subsidiaries ARM, INC.; ARM
 KK; ARM Korea Ltd.; ARM Taiwan
 
     Lineo and Embedix are trademarks of Lineo, Inc.  Linux is a registered
 trademark owned by Linus Torvalds.  ARM is a trademark of ARM Corporation.
 All other products, services, companies and publications are trademarks or
 registered trademarks of their respective owners.
 
 SOURCE  Lineo, Inc.