eCosCentric announces availability of CEE-J™ for eCosPro®

NÜRNBERG, GERMANY -- February 23, 2005 -- eCosCentric Limited, the eCos and RedBoot experts, today announced the availability of an eCosCentric certified port of the CEE-J Virtual Machine from Skelmir, LLC to eCosCentric's range of eCosPro® Developer's Kits.

CEE-J is a clean room, low-footprint virtual machine incorporating optimised graphics support for hosting a variety of Java™ applications including MHP, OCAP, OSGi, IP Middleware and browsers.

CEE-J enables organisations to further leverage their investment in their existing Java applications by migrating to a commercial-grade distribution of the high performance, low footprint and feature rich eCos RTOS. "With the growing adoption of eCosPro in commercial applications such as building automation, industrial control and consumer devices, organisations are looking for mature and robust middleware solutions to bring their designs quickly to market." said Daniel Morris, Sales & Marketing Director at eCosCentric.

CEE-J provides a high degree of technical and commercial flexibility in a market-proven solution enabling eCosPro users to develop and deploy rich applications and middleware without sacrificing system resources or low cost.

"The combination of its advanced graphics, high performance and low memory footprint makes CEE-J an ideal companion technology to the eCosPro product family to deliver competitive embedded solutions to our customers for executing Java applications." Said Graham Nice, VP Business Development, EMEA at Skelmir.

CEE-J is the latest third party solution to be certified with eCosPro, initially targeting the ARM & IA32 processor families. CEE-J has been deployed in many millions of units around the world, predominantly in the media rich iDTV and STB markets.

About eCosPro

eCosPro is a stable, fully tested and supported version of the eCos open source real-time operating system and RedBoot bootstrap firmware. The eCosPro Developer's Kit is a distribution of eCosPro which includes prebuilt eCos host tools and compiler toolchains, full documentation, an Eclipse-based integrated development environment to streamline eCos application development and a libstdc++ implementation for selected architectures.

About eCosCentric

Founded in April 2002, eCosCentric is the leading provider of eCos and RedBoot support, training, development and consulting services worldwide. Staffed by the original eCos creators and highly experienced embedded system and software engineers, eCosCentric provides complete solutions consisting of run-time systems, complementary host tools and certified third party applications.

About Skelmir LLC.

Skelmir provides small footprint, robust software infrastructure for hosting interactive applications on embedded devices.

Skelmir's market proven, small footprint, high performance CEE-J virtual machines host industry specific standards such as MHP and OCAP and other interactive applications on embedded devices. Available for an extensive range of platforms, Skelmir's family of clean room CEE-J virtual machines support embedded and consumer devices for interactive TV, video conferencing, mobile enterprise, industrial testing, scientific monitoring, handheld communications and more.

Skelmir and CEE-J are trademarks of Skelmir. Java and all Java based marks are trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. Skelmir, LLC is an independent company offering proven clean room virtual machine technologies for multiple Java Platforms. Skelmir is not affiliated with Sun Microsystems, Inc.

For further details visit or contact eCosCentric for pricing and availability.