Samsung chooses Wind River for its consumer devices

By SiliconIndia   |   Wednesday, 23 June 2004, 07:00 Hrs
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BANGALORE: Wind River Systems, the global leader in device software optimization (DSO), has announced that Samsung Electronics' Digital Media Business, a global leader in digital convergence technologies, has selected Wind River's Platform for Consumer Devices as the major device software platform for future product development.

This agreement builds upon and cements a long-standing history of successful product deployment between the two companies. Products from Samsung Digital Media Business with Wind River's device software include a wide array of DVD players and recorders, digital set top boxes, digital televisions, digital Imaging printers and digital video on demand recorders.

Kil Su Eo, vice president at Samsung Electronics, Digital Media Business said, "Wind River's Platform for Consumer Devices provides us with a reliable and modular base from which we can develop a complete range of devices. We are very pleased to work with the leader in device software optimization, and plan to continue to leverage Wind River products."

"Wind River is enabling a connected home, where consumers can easily and reliably share data, video and audio throughout the house. By providing a reliable and scalable development platform, Wind River allows Samsung to continue to bring innovative products to market quickly," said Ajit Edlabadkar, Country Manager Wind River India. "We are also pleased to announce that Samsung is the first leading consumer electronics manufacturer to leverage Wind River's new production license free business model, thereby optimizing the software within each product."

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