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Embedded Linux pioneer offers webinar

Jul 16, 2007 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive — views

MontaVista founder and embedded Linux pioneer Jim Ready will host a technical webinar on the past, present, and future of real-time Linux this month. Entitled “New developments in Real-time Linux,” the event is set for Wed., July 25, at 10:30 A.M.

Ready is a 25-year veteran of the embedded and real-time OS market. He is credited with leading the development of VRTX, the first commercially viable RTOS (real-time OS), in the mid-80s. He went on to found MontaVista — one of the first commercial Linux OS and tools providers — in 1999. Today, he serves as MontaVista's CTO.

The Ready-led webinar will feature topics that include:

  • Real-time Linux implementations
  • Embedded Linux performance levels
  • APIs for integrating real-time Linux with application software
  • The future of real-time Linux
  • Live question-and-answer session
More information about the webinar can be found at

Additionally, MontaVista has started to promote its annual partner event, Vision 2007 Embedded Linux Developers Conference, set for Oct. 8-10.

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