Wind River Systems
Wind River is a to the U.S. semiconductor maker Intel belonging provider of software and services. Wind River provides market- specific software and operating systems for specific use in embedded systems to, such as the real time operating system VxWorks, Linux Distribution Wind River Linux, and various programming tools for creating and testing embedded software. The products and services of the company are aimed at different markets such as aviation and aerospace, defense, automotive, consumer electronics, industrial and medical devices, and networking and telecommunications infrastructure.
The corporate headquarters Founded in 1981, the company is located in Alameda / California. The German Wind River GmbH was established in 1991 and has its headquarters in Ismaning near Munich.
The previously independent, listed on the U.S. stock exchange NASDAQ company was acquired in July 2009 for the purchase price of 884 million U.S. dollars from Intel and acting since a wholly owned subsidiary.