Arrow Electronics, LynuxWorks, Motorola and RTI Offer Free Seminar on U.S. Navy Open Architecture Technology

It takes a mix of standards-based technologies with complementary strengths to meet the stringent requirements the military faces.

San Jose, CA, April 25, 2006 --( Standards leaders Arrow Electronics, LynuxWorks, Motorola and Real-Time Innovations, Inc. (RTI), are offering a unique seminar series on the U.S. Navy Open Architecture (OA). The Navy OA is a systems-design approach supported by verifiable governmental testing platforms such as the Category 3-compliant Open Architecture Computing Environment (OACE), which seeks to implement open specifications for interfaces, services and supporting formats.

The free half-day seminar will include discussions on how Navy OA technology can fulfill demands for the following:
- Fully distributed processing, unlimited scalability and modularity, high reliability and fault-tolerant data management
- Standards-based software and hardware building blocks including:
° Real-time POSIX- and Linux-based operating systems
° Standards-based publish-subscribe middleware
° Open hardware architectures with the new VME: ATCA and PICMG3

Seminar dates and locations are noted below:
May 2 – Orlando, FL
May 4 – Eden Prairie, MN
May 9 – Boston, MA
May 11 – Patuxent River, MD
May 23 – Dahlgren, VA
May 24 – Arlington, VA
June 14 – Manhattan Beach, CA

About Arrow Electronics
The North American Components (NAC) group of Arrow Electronics, Inc., is a leading provider of semiconductors and passive, electromechanical, and connector products, services, and supply chain solutions tailored to serve distinct customer segments with dedicated sales teams. Three primary, customer-focused NAC groups serve these market segments: The Arrow/Zeus Electronics Group targets the aerospace and military markets; the Arrow Electronics Components Group serves local OEM and contract manufacturing customers; and the Arrow Alliance Group focuses on large customers with complex needs.

Arrow Electronics, Inc. is a major global provider of products, services, and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and computer products.

About LynuxWorks
LynuxWorks is a world leader in the embedded software market, providing operating systems, software development products and consulting. Our products include the open-source BlueCat Linux, the scalable, Linux-compatible LynxOS RTOS and LynxOS-178 RTOS for numerous DO-178B certified deployments, including multiple mil/aero systems certified to DO-178B, up to and including level A. Recently awarded the first FAA Reusable Software Component (RSC) for an RTOS, the operating systems from LynuxWorks are built for maximum reliability, but offer the reusability required in today’s complex systems. To find out more about open operating system architecture. 

About Motorola
Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications. Inspired by our vision of Seamless Mobility, the people of Motorola are committed to helping you get and stay connected simply and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment that you want and need. We do this by designing and delivering the "must have" products, "must do" experiences and powerful networks - along with a full complement of support services. A Fortune 100 company with global presence and impact, Motorola had sales of $36.8 billion in 2005.

About RTI
Real-Time Innovations (RTI) supplies middleware and distributed data management solutions for real-time systems. With innovative technology and deep expertise in distributed applications, RTI provides an unequaled competitive advantage to customers developing systems that benefit from high-performance access to time-critical data. RTI solutions have been deployed in a broad range of applications including command and control, intelligence, surveillance, data fusion, simulation, industrial control, air traffic control, railway management, roadway traffic monitoring and multimedia communications. Founded in 1991, RTI is privately held and headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

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