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Green Hills Software Selects Devicescape for Its Proven Wireless Security

October 28, 2008

Devicescape, the leader in Easy Wi-Fi, and the named “Gold Standard” of Wi-Fi by the Wi-Fi Alliance, today announced a partnership with Green Hills Software, the technology leader in device software optimization (DSO) and real-time operating systems (RTOS). By integrating and reselling Devicescape Easy Wi-Fi with the Green Hills Platform for Wireless Devices, Green Hills provides its customers a complete embedded Wi-Fi solution that delivers certification and compliance with the latest Wi-Fi industry standards. With this combined solution, Green Hills’ customers can quickly and efficiently develop Wi-Fi products that are secure, seamless and reliable.

According to the latest quarterly report by Infonetics Research, worldwide sales of wireless LAN equipment was up 20% in 2007 from 2006, driven by the increased rollout of enterprise wireless LANs and the ubiquity of WLAN enabled mobile devices. Indeed, network connectivity in embedded devices has become extremely common. A wide range of devices — gas pumps, traffic lights, industrial controls, patient monitoring equipment, and vending machines — now connect to the Internet or private networks via Wi-Fi. With Devicescape embedded into the Green Hills Platform for Wireless Devices, developers now have a complete Wi-Fi reference platform for building electronic devices that incorporate the latest wireless LAN (WLAN) interfaces.

“We are partnering with Devicescape because their technology sets the benchmark for the industry and our customers want and deserve the very best,” said Dan Mender, vice president of business development, Green Hills Software. “By providing our customers with a proven, secure and reliable Wi-Fi solution with Devicescape in our Platform for Wireless Devices, Green Hills Software’s customers can develop industry leading WLAN solutions with assured Wi-Fi compliance and certification.”

“We are pleased to have the technology leader in embedded systems software deliver our technology to their customer base,” said Dave Fraser, CEO of Devicescape. “With Devicescape Easy Wi-Fi, Green Hills’ customers are able to quickly and inexpensively deliver secure and reliable Wi-Fi enabled products. We look forward to seeing what new products and advances will be developed as a result of our partnership and Green Hills’ continued success in delivering comprehensive solutions to the embedded market.”

The Green Hills Platform for Wireless Devices integrates the Devicescape Easy Wi-Fi with WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Set-Up) and CCX (Cisco Compatible eXtensions) for an all in one solution for any customer seeking secure Wi-Fi connectivity for their next device. The Platform for Wireless Devices makes it easy to add complete, diverse wireless connectivity safely and securely to your end product by offering a full suite of embedded networking and security products, all running on the industry’s most proven real time operating system — INTEGRITY.

Devicescape Easy Wi-Fi is a comprehensive product that can be integrated into a wide variety of service-enabled device designs to provide secure, reliable and easy-to-use Wi-Fi network access. Devicescape Easy Wi-Fi was used as the “Gold Standard” by the Wi-Fi Alliance test bed to certify interoperability of IEEE 802.11 products and to promote a global, wireless LAN standard. Devicescape was also the first to develop and make commercially available the WPS technology and the company is considered the world’s leading vendor of CCX technology for mobile devices. Devicescape software has been licensed by more than 90 leading device manufacturers including Intel, Motorola, Nokia, Nintendo and Sony. The Devicescape technology is shipping in more than 100 different devices for an installed base of millions of units.

About Devicescape

Devicescape is the leader in Easy Wi-Fi. The company has worked with original equipment manufacturers and service providers since its inception. Its market-specific solutions — Easy Wi-Fi for Handsets, Easy Wi-Fi for PCs and Easy Wi-Fi for Devices, leverage critical Devicescape technology to meet the specific Wi-Fi needs of manufacturers in their respective markets. Devicescape’s Easy Wi-Fi enables anytime, anywhere, any network Wi-Fi access.

Headquartered in San Bruno, California, the company is privately held and backed by leading venture capital companies including Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, August Capital, Enterprise Partners, and JAFCO. To learn more, please visit www.devicescape.com.

About Green Hills Software

Founded in 1982, Green Hills Software, Inc. is the technology leader in device software optimization (DSO) and real-time operating systems (RTOS) for 32- and 64-bit embedded systems. Our royalty-free INTEGRITY(R) and velOSity(TM) real-time operating systems, u-velOSity(TM) microkernel, compilers, MULTI(R) and AdaMULTI(TM) integrated development environments, DoubleCheck(TM) integrated static analyzer and TimeMachine(TM) tool suite offer a complete development solution that addresses both deeply embedded and high-reliability applications. Green Hills Software is headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA, with European headquarters in the United Kingdom. Visit Green Hills Software on the web at www.ghs.com.

Devicescape is a trademark of Devicescape Software, Inc. Green Hills, the Green Hills logo, MULTI, INTEGRITY, velOSity, u-velOSity, AdaMULTI, DoubleCheck and TimeMachine, are trademarks or registered trademarks of Green Hills Software, Inc. in the U.S. and/or All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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