Corvalent and QNX Team Up to Provide Ultra-Reliable Realtime Solutions

MORGAN HILL, CA and OTTAWA, Canada — June 5, 2007 — Corvalent, a pioneer in the design and manufacture of long-life Intel® processor-based motherboards and systems for vertical market applications, and QNX Software Systems, a leading provider of operating system technology for the embedded and realtime computing market, have formed an alliance to enable Corvalent to include QNX® Neutrino® realtime operating system (RTOS) based software support for Corvalent's global OEM customers.

Corvalent and QNX will collaborate in joint go-to-market strategies to enable Corvalent to offer developers support for embedded hardware/software solutions based on the QNX® Neutrino® RTOS for high-performance modular computing and integrated subsystem applications in the industrial, medical, imaging, communications, defense, and security markets.

Furthering its commitment to provide system designers with advanced and reliable embedded software, Corvalent will support board support packages (BSPs) and core drivers for the latest versions of the QNX Neutrino RTOS using QNX Momentics® development tools. Support for QNX Neutrino will be available on selected Corvalent single-board and low-powered computers, as well as new multi-core products such as the 965 ATX featuring an Intel® CoreTM 2 Duo microprocessor.

“Like Corvalent, QNX Software Systems is a recognized leader in providing embedded computing solutions for the embedded computing market,” said Tom Krueger, vice president of business development for Corvalent. “Support for QNX Neutrino on our single-board computers and multi-core engines will open up great new opportunities for both of our companies and our customers. We are excited about strengthening our relationship with QNX.”

Linda Campbell, QNX director of strategic alliances and segment marketing, said: “For customers developing deployed embedded systems needing ultra reliability and in-field performance, our proven and widely popular QNX Neutrino realtime operating system is an ideal match for Corvalent’s high-performance rugged board and subsystem solutions. The combination of our products delivers a winning set of features that system integrators are certain to embrace.”

About Corvalent
Founded in 1993, Corvalent is a pioneer in the design and manufacturing of long-life systems and single-board computers for industrial applications. Corvalent offers designs based on the latest Intel® processors in a full line of form factors. All products carry a five (5) to eight (8) year production guarantee, which reduces redesign and recertification costs and increases profitability. For more information on Corvalent Corporation please visit

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.

Corvalent and QNX are members of the Intel Communications Alliance, a community of communications and embedded developers and solution providers. Intel has been providing silicon with life-cycle management to the embedded market for 30 years. For more information, please visit