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Green Hills Software Joins GENIVI Alliance

Cross-industry Leading Expert Adds Proficiency and Software for Developing Safe and Secure Vehicle Electronics

NOVI, MI — June 8, 2011 — Telematics Update, Booth 59/60 — Green Hills Software, the largest independent vendor of embedded software solutions, today announced it has formally joined the GENIVI Alliance as an Associate Member. The GENIVI Alliance is an automotive and consumer electronics industry association driving the development and adoption of an open In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) reference platform.

“We are pleased to have Green Hills Software participating in this game-changing industry Alliance”, says Graham Smethurst, GENIVI President. “Their extensive experience in helping customers design, develop, debug and deploy some of the industry’s most secure, reliable vehicle electronics are of value to both the Alliance and consumers of the efforts that come from GENIVI.”

Matt Jones, Vice President of GENIVI added, "We’re pleased that Green Hills has joined the Alliance. Green Hills offers some unique technologies that may be critical in delivering the advanced features expected of a car infotainment system."

Green Hills Software's flagship run-time offerings include its INTEGRITY® RTOS and INTEGRITY Multivisor™ Virtualization. According to independent industry analyst firm Venture Development Corporation, INTEGRITY has demonstrated the highest growth in RTOS market share over the past five years. The success of INTEGRITY is due to its advanced separation architecture, incorporating memory protection, guaranteed resource availability, secure remote management, and optimal real-time response. INTEGRITY technology is certified to numerous safety and security standards in industrial safety (IEC 61508 SIL 3), railway safety (EN 50128 SWIL 4), medical (FDA Class III), avionics (DO-178B Level A) and for INTEGRITY-178B to EAL6+, High Robustness, the highest Common Criteria (IEC 15408) security level ever achieved for any software product.

For software development, the Green Hills MULTI® integrated development environment (IDE) provides state-of-the-art compilers, debuggers, simulators, and profiling tools. Green Hills compilers are used to build application code with the highest performance and smallest footprint. The IDE includes a built-in MISRA C rules checker and the Green Hills DoubleCheck™ static source code analyzer. The MULTI IDE also provides leading debug technology, including the award-winning TimeMachine™ suite for advanced trace analysis. Green Hills also offers the widest range of JTAG run control and trace-based hardware probes.

"As a GENIVI Alliance Member, Green Hills brings a rich set of proven capabilities and know- how when it comes to developing the most reliable and secure embedded systems in the world," stated Dan Mender, vice president of business development at Green Hills Software. "With its expansive cross-industry experience, working with the highest levels of electronic device safety and security, Green Hills will contribute to expand the capabilities of the IVI reference platform slated for availability from the Alliance."

About GENIVI Alliance
GENIVI Alliance is a non-profit industry association whose mission is to drive the broad adoption of an In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) open source development platform. GENIVI will accomplish this by aligning requirements, delivering reference implementations, offering certification programs and fostering a vibrant open source IVI community. GENIVI’s work will result in shortened development cycles, quicker time-to-market, and reduced costs for companies developing IVI equipment and software. GENIVI is headquartered in San Ramon, Calif.

About Green Hills Software
Founded in 1982, Green Hills Software 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 NIAP (National Information Assurance Partnership comprised of NSA & NIST) 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

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