Eicon and Lynx to Provide Embedded WAN Solutions -- Eicon to Develop WAN Drivers as Part of Lynx Synergy Partners Program.SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 28, 1999--
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Eicon Technology, a global leader in remote access solutions, and Lynx Real-Time Systems Lynx Real-Time Systems - A company in Los Gatos, California who distribute LynxOS.
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Address: 16780 Lark Avenue, Los Gatos, CA 95030, USA. , Inc., a leader in embedded applications, today announced a strategic alliance that will enable Eicon to introduce communications solutions to the embedded market. As part of the Lynx Synergy Partners Program, Eicon will develop drivers for its extensive range of communications hardware under the Lynx real-time operating system (operating system) Real-Time Operating System - (RTOS) Any operating system where interrupts are guaranteed to be handled within a certain specified maximum time, thereby making it suitable for control of hardware in embedded systems and other time-critical applications. (RTOS), LynxOS, enabling vendors to offer their applications across wide area networks (WAN) using a turnkey connectivity solution.
As the uses for Internet-enabled embedded systems grow, Eicon's WAN cards operating with LynxOS will enable third-parties to build scalable internet appliances, from PDAs to vending machines, that are pre-approved and certified by worldwide regulatory bodies. The Eicon/Lynx alliance enables product development around the globe without concern for homologation Certification, confirmation or approval. Data communications equipment is often subject to the homologation requirements of various countries. and regulatory approval, allowing customers to immediately deploy robust communications solutions anywhere in the world.
Eicon/Lynx solutions are ideally suited for the telecommunications, data communications, avionics and automotive industries, where many mission-critical applications, such as telemetry, run under the LynxOS kernel and vendors are looking to install off-the-shelf communications systems into their systems for all kinds of remote monitoring and management tasks.
"Customers will benefit from the experience of both companies in developing products for the global computer market," said John Seaton, vice president marketing, Lynx Real-Time Systems. "Through our Synergy Partners Program, we worked with Eicon to develop high quality and robust communications solutions using the Lynx real time operating system A master control program that can provide immediate response to input signals and transactions. See real time system and embedded Linux. that meet our customers' most demanding requirements."
"This partnership underscores Eicon and Lynx' commitment to provide the embedded market with high quality, highly reliable state-of-the-art products," said Ken Gingrich, Eicon's Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales & Marketing Operations. "Our communications hardware and the reliability and robustness of the Lynx operating system offers our customers the best possible choice for their mission-critical embedded applications."
Products that will support LynxOS include the EiconCard family of WAN interface cards, as well as the DIVA T/A PCI (1) (Payment Card Industry) See PCI DSS.
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About Lynx Real-Time Systems
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(2) (International Organization for Standardization, Geneva, Switzerland, www.iso.ch) An organization that sets international standards, founded in 1946. The U.S. member body is ANSI. 9001 registered company, Lynx Real-Time Systems, Inc. provides the foundation software for reliable and high-performance applications in telecommunications, data communications, avionics, automotive, office automation and process control systems. Lynx supplies embedded software products including scalable real-time operating systems, a software framework for high-availability systems, development tools and technical support worldwide. These products are based on such industry standards as POSIX (Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX) An IEEE 1003.1 standard that defines the language interface between application programs and the Unix operating system. , JAVA and CompactPCI to enable customers to leverage their investments in software and education.
Lynx holds two patents for real-time software and has three patents pending. Founded in 1988, Lynx is a privately held company privately held company
A firm whose shares are held within a relatively small circle of owners and are not traded publicly. with offices in North America, Europe and Japan, with worldwide headquarters in San Jose, California San Jose (IPA: /ˌsænhoʊˈzeɪ/) is the third-largest city in California, and the tenth-largest in the United States. It is the county seat of Santa Clara County. . Information about Lynx Real-Time Systems is available on the World Wide Web at www.lynx.com.
Eicon Technology Corporation
Eicon Technology Corporation is a worldwide provider of remote access products for personal computers. The Company develops, markets and supports hardware and software products for connecting network servers and desktop and notebook PCs to corporate networks, host computers and the Internet. Its products are sold in more than 80 countries through a network of certified channel partners and Original Equipment Manufacturers. Eicon Technology shares are traded on the Montreal Exchange and Toronto Stock Exchange Toronto Stock Exchange (TSE)
Canada's largest stock exchange, trading approximately 1,200 company stocks and 33 options. under the symbol "EIC." Information about Eicon and its products is available at http://www.eicon.com.
Eicon and EiconCard are trademarks of Eicon Technology Corporation. LynxOS is a registered trademark of Lynx Real-Time Systems, Inc.