Timesys to Support Freescale i.MX 6UltraLite Processor at Launch

Expands Support for i.MX 6 Series Applications Processors

Pittsburgh, Pa. – June 23, 2015 — Timesys Corporation (https://timesys.com), provider of the award-winning LinuxLink suite of embedded Linux tools, today announced the company will offer a range of support for the upcoming Freescale i.MX 6UltraLite applications processor. The offering will include Timesys’ award-winning LinuxLink, including Yocto Project support, various commercial support contract options, custom training options and a wide array of services ranging from porting to custom hardware to optimizing boot time. The comprehensive software and services offering will further expand Timesys’ support of the highly successful Freescale i.MX 6 series of applications processors and will be immediately available to developers at the time of product launch.

The cost-efficient i.MX 6UltraLite processor features an ARM® Cortex®-A7 core and a variety of connectivity options. Advanced power management, robust security features, hardware tamper detection and rugged reliability make this newest member of the versatile i.MX 6 series of applications processors ideal for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. With Timesys’ comprehensive embedded Linux support offering, developers can leverage the capabilities of i.MX 6UltraLite processor and design smarter and more secure devices for a variety of markets including consumer and industrial.

LinuxLink for i.MX 6UltraLite processor will include access to hundreds of packages/middleware in the Timesys repository, enabling developers to easily design custom Linux BSPs that provide a solid development environment for building value-add Linux applications. With LinuxLink, a full suite of tools is available for designing, building, debugging, optimizing, deploying, and maintaining commercial-grade software systems. In addition to software and development tools, i.MX 6UltraLite developers will also have access to Timesys’ complete array of professional services, project-based commercial support and customized training, enabling them to significantly accelerate their development schedules and reduce overall project costs.

“We’ve been supporting the successful Freescale i.MX 6 series applications processors over the past few years, so we’re excited to extend our products, support and services offering to include the i.MX 6UltraLite family,” said Brian Gildon, Vice President of Business Development at Timesys. “Our extensive expertise in supporting the i.MX 6 series, combined with our ability to provide support for both Timesys Factory and Yocto Project build systems, will enable customers to hit the ground running and start development work on their projects immediately upon receiving their hardware. The
i.MX 6 series is an important product line for us, and it’s essential to our customers that we’re ready with a lot of options for them when Freescale launches.”

Developers can get a jump start on their development by registering for a free LinuxLink account now at www.timesys.com/register. With a free account, i.MX 6UltraLite customers will have immediate access to download Freescale’s Yocto Project-based BSP once it is released, or they can design their own custom embedded Linux BSP.

Commercial supportsales@timesys.com or through any major distributor. Timesys offers free consultations to investigate services inquiries at www.timesys.com/professional-services/contact-us.

For development resources, please visit www.timesys.com/embedded-linux/resources/dev-center/imx6.

About Timesys

Timesys is a pioneer and industry leader in providing embedded Linux solutions. Timesys is the provider of LinuxLink, a high-productivity software development toolset that dramatically simplifies and speeds up embedded Linux application development and product lifecycle maintenance. A total solution that fits teams of all sizes and experience levels, LinuxLink includes pre-tested software, powerful suite of development tools for building feature-rich applications and debugging. LinuxLink enables developers to deliver high-quality, differentiated products based on open source Linux in a cost-effective, predictable and timely manner. Timesys is a Freescale Connect Proven Partner. For more information, visit www.timesys.com.

Timesys and the Timesys logo are registered trademarks of Timesys Corporation. Freescale is a trademark of Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. ARM and Cortex are trademarks of ARM Limited. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in the United States and other countries. Yocto Project is a registered trademark of The Linux Foundation. All other company and product names mentioned are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

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