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Motorola's DCT2500 Core Interactive Digital Set-Tops Deployed With Wind River Software.

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ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 3, 2003

Wind River Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:WIND), a worldwide market leader in embedded software and services, announced its technology is being deployed in Motorola's DCT2500 core interactive digital set-tops. WIND RIVER PLATFORM technologies include VxWorks(R) embedded real-time operating system (RTOS), embedded Internet Protocol (IP) connectivity, Tornado(R) integrated development environment. The DCT2500 is an enhanced version of the DCT2000 -- the world's most widely deployed digital cable set-top. Enhancements in the DCT2500 include a faster processor and more memory enabling it to run more robust interactive applications more efficiently.

"Wind River's products were chosen by Motorola because of their proven functionality, reliability and value," said Don Hopp, vice president of engineering, digital core gateways, for Motorola Broadband Communications Sector. "Wind River provides a robust solution that allows us to manage system complexity, while providing the foundation technology to integrate the latest in interactive TV middleware."

The Motorola DCT2500 digital set-top offers industry-leading functionality for cable operators as well as end-users, including easy-to-use advanced program guides and improved graphical user interfaces. Support for multiple interactive television applications tied to programming such as sports, news, and game shows is now also possible through the incorporation of enhanced TV middleware features.

"Wind River strives to provide an integrated software platform to help our digital video customers quickly and cost-effectively develop a wide array of products from one system architecture," said Sayeed Choudhury, director of market development for Wind River's digital consumer group. "We are extremely pleased to work with Motorola Broadband to support their continued technology leadership in interactive digital television."

About Motorola Broadband Communications Sector

The Motorola Broadband Communications Sector provides a scalable, integrated end-to-end system for the delivery of broadband services that keeps consumers informed, entertained and connected. Its technology enables network operators and retailers to create and execute on new business opportunities by providing innovative products and services to the home. Customer-responsive design and manufacturing expertise further contribute to the company's position as the world's leading supplier of digital cable set-tops and cable modems. For more information about the Motorola Broadband Communications Sector, visit www.motorola.com/broadband.

About Motorola

Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:MOT) is a global leader in wireless, automotive and broadband communications. Sales in 2002 were $27.3 billion. Motorola is a global corporate citizen dedicated to ethical business practices and pioneering important innovations that make things smarter and life better, honored traditions that began when the company was founded 75 years ago this year. For more information, please visit www.motorola.com.

About Wind River

Wind River is the worldwide leader in embedded software and services. It provides market-specific embedded platforms that integrate real-time operating systems, development tools and technologies. Wind River's products and professional services are used in multiple markets including aerospace and defense, automotive, digital consumer, industrial, and network infrastructure. Wind River provides high-integrity technology and expertise that enables its customers to create superior products more efficiently. Companies from around the world turn to Wind River to create the most reliable products and to accelerate their time to market.

Founded in 1981, Wind River is headquartered in Alameda, Calif., with operations worldwide. To learn more, visit Wind River at http://www.windriver.com or call Wind River at 800-872-4977.

Wind River Systems and the Wind River Systems logo are trademarks of Wind River Systems, Inc., and VxWorks is a registered trademark of Wind River Systems, Inc. All other names mentioned are trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks of their respective companies.

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