A solution package from a single source: TQ announces hardware collaboration with Wind River
(PresseBox) (Seefeld, )TQ-Systems, electronics service provider and module manufacturer, has announced a hardware collaboration with Wind River, a world leader in embedded and mobile software. As part of the Wind River Hardware Partner Alliance Program, TQ will offer solution packages aimed at applications in the medical device market segment.
The solution packages will include state-of-the art CPU modules, suited to match requirements of various applications, as well as Wind River VxWorks® real-time operating system or Wind River Linux for ARM and PowerPC applications. The current versions of VxWorks and Wind River Linux are currently running on the TQ star product TQMa28 and are in preparation to be implemented onto the latest Minimodules based on Freescale i.MX6 and PowerPC.
Wolfgang Heinz-Fischer, Head of Marketing and PR at TQ-Group, explains: "With Wind River we have a strong partner at our side with which we can continue the expansion of our solution components. As part of our collaboration framework we put together attractive packages for our customers - using TQ modules and Wind River software. The customer can then immediately begin using the package as a basis for creating its own product quickly and cost-effectively."
"This collaboration will offer medical device manufacturers up-to-date technology platforms with documents related to certification, allowing them to start with the system evaluation right away, thereby meeting regulatory requirements", said Gerhard Zehethofer, sales director, EMEA at Wind River. "The combination of TQ's high performance, robust modules, and Wind River's industry-leading operating systems, provide a very compelling offering to the market."