QNX Chosen as ESC Best of Show Finalist

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  • Best of Show award goes to ESC exhibitor that demonstrates the most innovative end-user product.
     
  • QNX selected as finalist for InFocus LiteShow, a zero-configuration wireless projection system based on the QNX Neutrino RTOS.
     
  • System software for LiteShow co-developed by QNX professional services team.
      
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    OTTAWA, March 24, 2004 - QNX Software Systems today announced that it has been selected as an Embedded Systems Conference Best of Show finalist for Liteshow®, an innovative wireless projection system based on the QNX® Neutrino® RTOS.

    Manufactured by InFocus Corporation, LiteShow is quickly changing how people view and share information in meetings, seminars, and other collaborative settings. With LiteShow, users can project almost any kind of data - wirelessly and securely - from up to 300 feet away. No need for cables or network configuration.

    Despite its unsurpassed ease of use, LiteShow is extremely sophisticated, with an advanced 128-bit cryptosystem and a rich set of high-performance drivers (802.11b, video, etc.). To achieve the performance and reliability its customers expect, InFocus took advantage of the unique, fault-tolerant architecture of the QNX Neutrino RTOS. In fact, many of the LiteShow drivers were custom developed by the QNX professional services team, who worked closely with InFocus to select hardware for the product.

    Award Ceremony on March 30

    The ESC Best of Show award goes to the vendor that exhibits the most innovative end-user product at ESC. Winners can be chosen from each of the following categories: industrial, military/aerospace, consumer, medical, automotive, peripherals, and communication. QNX is a finalist in the communication category.

    An expert panel of judges will select one winner from each category and one overall Best of Show winner. Winners will be announced Tuesday, March 30, 4:30 p.m. on the exhibit floor.

    LiteShow Demo at QNX Booth

    To see LiteShow in action, along with the many new features of the QNX Momentics® development suite v6.3, visit the QNX booth, #2542.

    About QNX Software Systems

    Founded in 1980, QNX Software Systems is the industry leader in realtime, microkernel OS technology. The inherent reliability, scalable architecture, and proven performance of the QNX Neutrino RTOS make it the most trusted foundation for future-ready applications in the networking, automotive, medical, and industrial automation markets. Companies worldwide like Cisco, Ford, Siemens, and Texaco depend on the QNX technology for their mission- and life-critical applications. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, QNX Software Systems maintains offices in North America, Europe, and Asia, and distributes its products in more than 100 countries worldwide. Visit http://www.qnx.com.

    Editorial Contact

    Paul Leroux
    QNX Software Systems
    +1 613 591-0931
    paull@qnx.com

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