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Wind River Delivers New Upgrades to Its Workbench Development Tools

Enhancements and new plug-ins extend the open-source Eclipse framework and unlock the power of Wind River run-time solutions for greater integration and solution flexibility

ALAMEDA, Calif., December 4, 2006 — Wind River Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIND), the global leader in Device Software Optimization (DSO), today announced Wind River® Workbench 2.6, a significant upgrade and collection of enhancements to the company's comprehensive device software development tools. With the new version of Workbench announced today, developers will be able to more easily integrate the commercial-grade software design, analysis and test tools provided by Workbench 2.6 into existing development projects or workflows, and even install the tools into preexisting Eclipse installations. Wind River's collection of software development tools will help device manufacturers focus on building differentiated device applications, understand and test complex projects, and accelerate time-to-market by leveraging the deeply instrumented middleware technology in both VxWorks and Wind River Linux platforms.

"Our latest Workbench tools are designed to unlock the power of VxWorks and Wind River Linux run-times," said Steven Heintz, director of product management, Wind River. "Wind River is committed to enriching our customers' overall development experience by increasing interoperability with other software tools and fostering collaboration among hardware engineers, software developers and testers within a project team. The new Workbench enhancements empower device developers to innovate at the application layer, reduce development costs and increase overall productivity."

Workbench 2.6 delivers device software tools in a standards-based Eclipse development environment that ensures higher-quality products, improved kernel and middleware insight, and higher productivity. Optimized for device software development across the entire product lifecycle, the latest version of Workbench offers knowledge-sharing facilities and a unique set of diagnostic tools to rapidly test and repair running systems.

New Enhancements in Workbench 2.6:

New Wind River Linux Platform Integration Plug-Ins for Workbench 2.6:

New VxWorks Platform Plug-Ins for Workbench 2.6:

New Workbench Developer Center
Developers will be able to access online resources such as code samples, video tutorials and community-provided tips via the new Workbench Developer Center. The Developer Center is a Web-based repository of community and Wind River knowledge about how to get the most from VxWorks and Wind River Linux solutions using Workbench. The Developer Center is accessed through either a view in the Workbench development environment, or online at:

The upgraded Wind River Workbench 2.6 toolset will be available December 15, 2006. To learn more about Wind River Workbench, please visit:

About Wind River
Wind River is the global leader in Device Software Optimization (DSO). Wind River enables companies to develop, run and manage device software faster, better, at lower cost and more reliably. Wind River platforms are preintegrated, fully standardized, enterprise-wide development solutions. They reduce effort, cost and risk and optimize quality and reliability at all phases of the device software development process, from concept to deployed product.

Founded in 1981, Wind River is headquartered in Alameda, California, with operations worldwide. To learn more, visit Wind River at or call 1-800-872-4977.

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