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Otis Elevators Incorporate Green Hills Software

MULTI Raises the Bar for Embedded Software Performance and Reliability


Otis Elevator, MULTI IDE, Green Hills Software

Santa Barbara, CA — March 8, 2010 — Green Hills Software, Inc., the largest independent vendor of embedded software solutions, today announced that Otis Elevator Company, the world’s largest company in the manufacture, installation, and service of elevators, escalators, and moving walkways, is using Green Hills Software’s MULTI® integrated development environment (IDE) in its elevator and escalator control systems.

Key criteria for Otis’ choice of Green Hills Software were the Green Hills compiler’s generation of the fastest and smallest code, the productivity enabled by the MULTI integrated development environment, and Green Hills Software’s flexible business model. Otis has deployed the Green Hills MULTI for processors in its elevators and escalators.

"Our project had an ambitious software development schedule, and MULTI met the expectations of our global development team and was a key factor in achieving our goals," commented Art Grondine, software architect, Otis Worldwide Engineering.

"Green Hills Software has a storied history of supplying the most demanding multinational corporations with the tools they need to build innovative yet cost-effective and reliable electronic products," commented David Chandler, senior vice president of sales, Green Hills Software. "We are proud to be a valued partner of Otis."

About MULTI

The MULTI development environment supports more target processors, operating systems, and third-party tools than any other IDE—making it ideal for enterprise-wide deployment. Green Hills Software’s MULTI integrated development environment includes the industry’s most powerful and proven tools for developing embedded software with maximum reliability, maximum performance, and minimum code size. With the MULTI IDE’s sophisticated capabilities, you can develop, debug, and optimize code more quickly, significantly reducing both development cost and time.

About Otis Worldwide
Otis Elevator Company is the world's largest manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products including elevators, escalators and moving walkways. With headquarters in Farmington, Connecticut, Otis employs 61,000 people, offers products and services in more than 200 countries and territories and maintains 1.6 million elevators and escalators worldwide.

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, MULTI, 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.

North American Sales Contact:
Green Hills Software, Inc.
30 West Sola Street,
Santa Barbara, CA 93101,
Tel: 805-965-6044
Fax: 805-965-6343
Website: www.ghs.com
Email: info@ghs.com

Media Contacts:
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Email: bfrench@ghs.com

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UNITED KINGDOM
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