QNX Expands Presence in Israeli Embedded Market


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  • GS Tech to distribute and support QNX embedded technology in Israel.
  • Has proven track record in delivering sales and technical support for major hardware and software vendors.
  • Offers turnkey solutions, including hardware design, software design, and system integration.
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    OTTAWA, November 29, 2006 - QNX Software Systems today announced it has signed a distribution agreement with GS Tech to serve the growing number of QNX customers in the Israeli technology market. A specialist in turnkey solutions for embedded system developers, GS Tech offers one-stop shopping for hardware design, software design, and system integration.

    With this agreement, GS Tech becomes the second authorized QNX distributor in Israel. The first, Software Sources Ltd., has served as a QNX distributor since 2003.

    As part of the QNX Solutions Network, GS Tech will distribute and support the QNX® Neutrino® realtime operating system (RTOS), the QNX Momentics® development suite, and the rich selection of middleware offered by QNX Software Systems.

    “We’re very pleased to add GS Tech to the QNX team. By combining their expertise with our innovative multi-core, multimedia, and Adaptive Partitioning technologies, we are poised for rapid growth in the region,” said Larry Atkinson, distribution manager for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) at QNX Software Systems.

    As a result of this agreement, GS Tech customers can now combine the exceptional reliability and performance of QNX technology with other products in the GS Tech portfolio, including DSP development tools from Texas Instruments and multimedia solutions from Ingenient Technologies.

    “By representing QNX, GS Tech can offer a comprehensive solution that includes proven OS technology, a productivity-enhancing tool suite, and a wealth of middleware packages for accelerating time to market,” said Sharon Musai, CEO of GS Tech. “GS Tech believes the QNX will become one of its major vendors and will lead the embedded RTOS market in Israel in the near future.”

    About the QNX Solutions Network
    Serving 100 countries worldwide, the QNX Solutions Network comprises a team of highly qualified distributors and resellers with proven expertise in QNX technology and services. Network members have full access to QNX sales and marketing tools, training, and certification, in addition to simplified order processing and discounted price structures.

    About QNX Software Systems
    QNX Software Systems, a Harman International company (NYSE: HAR), is the industry leader in realtime, embedded OS technology. The component-based architectures of the QNX® Neutrino® RTOS and QNX Momentics® development suite together provide the industry’s most reliable and scalable framework for building innovative, high-performance embedded systems. Global leaders such as Cisco, DaimlerChrysler, General Electric, Lockheed Martin, and Siemens depend on QNX technology for network routers, medical instruments, vehicle telematics units, security and defense systems, industrial robotics, and other mission- or life-critical applications. Founded in 1980, QNX Software Systems is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, and distributes products in over 100 countries worldwide.

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