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Green Hills Software Joins ARM Solution Center for Android

Commitment Supports Drive to Fuel Innovation and Speeds Time-to-market for Next-generation Open Source Mobile and Connected Devices


Santa Barbara, CA —January 12, 2010—Green Hills Software, Inc., the largest independent vendor of embedded software solutions and member of the ARM® Connected Community™, today announced corporate engineering support for the ARM Solution Center for Android, a collaborative resource for designers and developers of ARM technology-based products running on Android, the open source platform from the Open Handset Alliance™. Green Hills Software provides INTEGRITY® Secure Virtualization (ISV) coupled with a complete ecosystem of software solutions that enable developers of Android-based devices to achieve higher levels of security, reduced power consumption, faster time-to-market, and more flexible usage and licensing models. Green Hills Software will demonstrate these benefits while working with the platform, OEM, and third party software vendors within the Android Innovation Center.

As the market for smartphones, connected mobile solutions and home devices grows, so do consumers’ expectations for these devices. The ARM Solution Center for Android provides designers and developers of Android-based devices the assurance that the components used to develop these next-generation consumer electronic devices are integrated, fully functional and delivered with the reliability, security and support that are required in the mobile market.

"We are pleased to join ARM Ltd. and its partners to provide solutions optimized for Android-based devices," said Gordon Jones, vice president of Green Hills Software’s Embedded Virtualization Business Unit. "Built on the world’s first and only Common Criteria EAL6+ operating system technology, INTEGRITY Secure Virtualization enables a range of powerful connected device use models, including multiple concurrent service provider instances and the deployment of security-critical applications sandboxed from the multimedia user environment."

"Android was written for the ARM architecture, the leading processor architecture for Internet everywhere applications from mobile to the connected home," said Kevin Smith, vice president of Segment Marketing, ARM. "ARM is fortunate to be able to cultivate a Partner ecosystem that ensures device manufacturers have the best development solutions at their disposal."

About INTEGRITY Secure Virtualization

INTEGRITY Secure Virtualization consists of the certified INTEGRITY microkernel technology coupled with facilities to execute and optimally manage one or more "guest" Android operating systems on SoC’s based on ARM technology such as the multicore Cortex A9. INTEGRITY Secure Virtualization also provides a full-featured interface to deploy critical services, such as security applications, power management or fast-boot web browsers, alongside Android. For device manufacturers who want to deploy Android across classes and generations of products, INTEGRITY Secure Virtualization can provide significant cost and time-to-market savings by enabling proven distributions of Android to run on the latest hardware without porting. In addition to its security and reliability features, INTEGRITY Secure Virtualization comes with more than a decade of tools and middleware ecosystem to help device manufacturers develop and deploy products faster.

The Solution Center for Android is accessible immediately. For more information and a full list of participating Partners please visit:

http://www.arm.com/products/os/android.html

Please visit us at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 15 – 18, 2010, stand # 7EZ1.

About Green Hills Software

Founded in 1982, Green Hills Software, Inc. is the largest independent vendor of embedded development solutions. In 2008, the Green Hills INTEGRITY-178B RTOS was the first and only operating system to be certified by the NSA to EAL6+ High Robustness, the highest level of security ever achieved for any software product. Our open architecture integrated development solutions address deeply embedded, absolute security and high-reliability applications for the military/avionics, medical, industrial, automotive, networking, consumer and other markets that demand industry-certified solutions. Green Hills Software is headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA, with European headquarters in the United Kingdom. Visit Green Hills Software at www.ghs.com.

Green Hills, the Green Hills logo, and INTEGRITY are trademarks or registered trademarks of Green Hills Software, Inc. in the U.S. and/or internationally. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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