Collaborates to bring ease-of-use to open source project
Pittsburgh, PA – February 20, 2014 — Timesys Corporation (http://www.timesys.com), provider of easy-to-use and affordable embedded Linux solutions and world-class professional services and training, today announced that the company has reengaged with the Yocto Project.
As an early supporter and a founding member of the Yocto Project, a Linux Foundation workgroup, Timesys continually invests in features to make embedded Linux development easier, to lower risk, and to make it more cost effective for professional embedded developers. During the last few years, the Yocto Project has made significant strides to standardize embedded Linux development. Timesys is pleased to reengage with the Yocto Project to both advance the company’s product offerings and enhance the Yocto Project’s appeal. By combining the company’s strength in ease-of-use Linux development with the Yocto Project’s industry standardization efforts, Timesys is reinforcing its commitment to the Yocto Project.
As a Participant of the Yocto Project, Timesys brings years of advancement in ease-of-use to the open source project. Timesys is collaborating to bring a cloud-based workflow to the Yocto Project which will vastly improve the Project’s appeal to new embedded Linux developers, hobbyists, and companies that prefer to focus on building differentiated software. In addition to the upcoming product enhancements, the company will be expanding its Yocto Project support, professional services and training offerings in the coming months.
“Timesys is committed to continuing our participation in the Yocto Project,” said Atul Bansal, Timesys CEO. “The mission of the Yocto Project is well-aligned with ours. The number of developers adopting embedded Linux continues to increase, as does the level of complexity of development. We are excited to be a part of the collaboration that is committed to making the development of embedded Linux-based devices easy while lowering the longer term cost of maintenance.”
The Yocto Project is an open source collaboration project that provides templates, tools and methods to help you create custom Linux-based systems for embedded products regardless of the hardware architecture. It was founded in 2010 as a collaboration among many hardware manufacturers, open-source operating systems vendors, and electronics companies to bring some order to the chaos of embedded Linux development. For more information, visit https://www.yoctoproject.org.
Timesys is a pioneer and industry leader in providing embedded Linux solutions. The company is committed to providing easy-to-use, embedded Linux offerings and world-class support, professional services and training to embedded developers targeting Linux as their go-to-market platform. Timesys is the provider of LinuxLink, a complete suite of tools for embedded Linux platform and application development that fits teams of all sizes, experience levels and budgets. Timesys’ products and services have been used globally and across many markets including consumer electronics, medical, automotive, telecommunications/networking, industrial control/process automation, and military/aerospace. For more information, visit http://www.timesys.com.
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