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Why Choose Timesys Embedded Linux

We can help you overcome the challenges associated with embedded Linux development.

Embedded development can be challenging because there is no one-size-fits-all solution. Almost every embedded project requires you to customize both hardware and software to build a competitive offering that leverages the latest in processor technology.

When you combine the need for customization with the growing adoption of Linux for embedded devices and the shortage of embedded engineers having Linux experience, it’s clear that overcoming complexity and time-to-market issues is critical to the success of your project, even your company.

Timesys is a Yocto Project Participant

“I want to …

… have high confidence in my development schedule.”

... use an intuitive development environment that doesn’t require weeks of training to learn.”

… start my project using proven, baseline reference software.”

… use open-source software components without jeopardizing the quality of my code.”

… leverage existing software as much as possible.”

… focus my efforts on the application software where I add value.”

… stay in sync with open-source patches without having to constantly scan newsgroups.”

… waste as little as time as possible trying to set up my development environment.”

… get technical support from an expert when I’m stuck.”

… shorten time-to-market by outsourcing foundational work.”

If more than one of the above statements applies to your Linux project, or if this is your first Linux project, choosing Timesys can help you minimize the time, risk and cost associated with building an embedded Linux based device.

We provide everything you need to generate a custom open, embedded Linux platform for your device.

  • Timesys’ Embedded Linux offering scales to match the development needs and experience profile of your engineering team.
  • Use the cloud-based, LinuxLink to easily build a custom BSP / SDK, benchmark your hardware and evaluate multiple architectures for one of the hundreds of embedded processors and boards supported by Timesys.
  • Simplify and speed up the code, edit, debug cycle of application development with the TimeStorm Eclipse-based IDE.
  • Optionally purchase a support contract so Timesys can quickly assist with build and runtime issues that frequently delay embedded Linux software projects. Support is available for both Timesys LinuxLink / Factory and Yocto Project build systems.


Use Timesys if:


You have an aggressive development schedule.



You have an understaffed engineering team.



You need help from a real person when you’re stuck / when issues arise.



You need proven middleware, configured for YOUR product.


Have questions about any of our embedded Linux products?

We’ be happy to answer your questions and provide you with more information about how Timesys products make development easier and can help reduce development delays and risk. To contact us, you can fill out our online form, email or call us at 1.888.432.8463 (toll-free) or +1.412.232.3250.

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