June 19, 2012 -- Timesys Corp. today announced that Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. is expected to offer Timesys LinuxLink PRO Edition as the default software development option for its Vybrid controller solutions. With this relationship, Vybrid controller solutions users will have access to a full featured runtime software platform, including unmetered expert support.
Timesys LinuxLink PRO Edition is the only offering that combines the power and flexibility of both a cloud-based infrastructure and desktop environment to enable developers to design, configure and deploy a hybrid embedded Linux and RTOS platform, utilizing Freescale's MQX real-time operating system (RTOS).
Freescale Vybrid controller solutions are designed to simplify development of applications that need rich, human-machine interfaces (HMI) and connectivity, as well as deterministic real-time control and response capabilities such as building/ home automation and control; industrial automation; point-of-sale systems; medical devices, such as patient monitors; smart energy equipment, including energy meters and data concentrators; and appliances.
With LinuxLink PRO Edition, Freescale customers will have the ability to leverage Vybrid's asymmetrical multiprocessing architecture and easily build applications using both Linux and MQX RTOS. The cloud-based architecture provides an easy-to-use wizard that simplifies the development of a comprehensive, customized software platform for a multi-OS environment. The unmetered, expert support that is included with LinuxLink PRO Edition gives developers the timely help needed to resolve any issues in building and booting their custom applications.
Vybrid controller software developers will also have access to Timesys' complete array of professional services, enabling them to significantly accelerate their development schedules and reduce overall project costs.
The LinuxLink PRO Edition for Vybrid processors includes:
Cloud- and desktop-based, easy-to-use system which enables developers to configure, build, and deploy a customized, hybrid Linux/ Freescale MQX RTOS software platform.
Eclipse-based TimeStorm IDE for target-based Linux application development and debugging.
Unmetered support for build and boot issues.
Free SDKs and demo code to help jump-start application development.
LinuxLink Advice Engine and Update Engine to help developers stay up-to-speed on the latest code options.
Optional Premium Support and Software Development Services
LinuxLink for Vybrid controllers will be available in December, 2012.
Go to the Timesys Corp. website to find additional information.