October 23, 2014 1:18 AM ET


Company Overview of Lynx Software Technologies, Inc.

Company Overview

Lynx Software Technologies, Inc. designs and develops real-time operating systems (RTOS) and virtualization systems for safety and security applications. It offers LynxSecure Separation Kernel Hypervisor, a virtualization technology to support embedded, real-time, safety critical, and security critical solutions; LynxOS-178 RTOS to fulfill the stringent needs of multithread and multi process applications in safety-critical real-time systems; and LynxOS 7.0, a operating system that provides POSIX-conformant APIs in a small-footprint embedded kernel. The company also provides LynxSecure Rootkit and APT detection system for the real-time detection and live forensics of zero-day low-level rootki...

855 Embedded Way

San Jose, CA 95138-1018

United States

Founded in 1985

202 Employees





Key Executives for Lynx Software Technologies, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 61
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance
Age: 62
Managing Director of EMEA
Chief Technology Officer
Age: 52
Age: 59
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Lynx Software Technologies, Inc. Key Developments

Lynx Software Technologies Appoints Embedded Office as New German Distributor

Lynx Software Technologies announced that it has strengthened its support for customers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH) with the appointment of Embedded Office, a specialist in safety-critical embedded applications, as its distributor. Based in the Munich area, Embedded Office will undertake market development, product training and first line technical support activities for the LynxOS real time operating system family, including the avionics certified, LynxOS-178 safety critical RTOS, and also the LynxSecure separation kernel /hypervisor with its customers across Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Its technical team will also offer development services such as creating device drivers, porting and delivering customized technical workshops for customers who require it.

LynuxWorks, Inc. has Changed its Name to Lynx Software Technologies

On May 20, 2014, LynuxWorks, Inc. changed its name to Lynx Software Technologies.

LynuxWorks, Inc. Announces Upcoming Availability of LynxOS-178 2.2.3

LynuxWorks, Inc. announced the upcoming availability of LynxOS-178 2.2.3. The release brings this FAA Level A certifiable real-time operating system (RTOS) to new Power Architecture based platforms and designs and offers many new features for avionics developers. LynxOS-178 is a safety partitioned real-time operating system based on open standards APIs, and has been successfully deployed on many commercial and military avionics systems. LynxOS-178 is also the first and only commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) operating system to receive Reusable Software Component (RSC) acceptance from the FAA for DO-178B certification. RSC certification acknowledges a speedier, smoother and more reliable development path for system integrators. LynxOS-178 2.2.3 is based on a new set of Power Architecture optimized tools to give an easy migration for existing designs to new Power Architectures such as the QorIQ family from Freescale, and will offer off-the-shelf BSPs for COTs and development boards from Freescale, GE Intelligent Systems and Curtiss Wright Controls. LynxOS-178 2.2.3 also offers both a native POSIX API and FACE application programming interface for easy migration of software applications across different commercial and military avionics systems, helping to reduce the cost and risk associated with the re-use of software components. LynxOS-178 is a commercial off-the-shelf COTS RTOS that fully satisfies the objectives of the DO-178B level A specification and meets requirements for Integrated Modular Avionics developers. LynxOS-178 delivers the security and real-time responsiveness needed for safety-critical systems and provides a low-risk path to DO-178B certification for developers to meet the technical requirements in the production of software for airborne systems. In addition, LynxOS-178 provides full POSIX conformance, enabling developers to take advantage of the time-to-market and investment-protection benefits of open standards-based development. The powerful formula of DO-178B certification and POSIX conformance allows developers to meet the most stringent requirements for real-time safety-critical applications while at the same time ensure application portability, software reuse and interoperability between embedded systems.

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