The era of software-defined everything is pushing the pace of innovation and transforming market segments ranging from aerospace to industrial, defense to medical, and networking to automotive.
A global leader in delivering software for intelligent connected systems, Wind River offers a comprehensive, edge-to-cloud software portfolio designed to address the challenges and opportunities critical infrastructure companies face when evolving and modernizing their systems as they work to realize the full potential of IoT.
Wind River technology is found in more than 2 billion products and is backed by world-class professional services, award-winning customer support, and a broad partner ecosystem.
WIND RIVER AT A GLANCE
THE HISTORY OF WIND RIVER
"The building of the Connected World, with hundreds of billions of smart devices, has hardly begun. It's a spectacular opportunity, and Wind River will lead the way."
—Wind River founder Jerry Fiddler, during the early years of the company
Jerry Fiddler, a former researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, starts Wind River in a Berkeley, California, garage.
Wind River introduces VxWorks®, the first real-time operating system (RTOS) with the ability to communicate across computer networks. VxWorks goes on to become the de facto industry standard.
VxWorks becomes the first and only RTOS on Mars.
Wind River acquires its first open source technology company, Berkeley Software Designs, signaling a shift to a dual-OS business model.
Wind River enters the embedded Linux market and announces plans for a Carrier Grade Linux platform targeting the communications infrastructure industry.
Wind River acquires Interpeak, adding the embedded networking stack to its portfolio and enabling next-generation devices to connect securely to the Internet.
Wind River is acquired by Intel®, becoming a wholly owned subsidiary and part of its Software and Services Group.
Wind River becomes a founding member of the GENIVI® Alliance, whose charter is to shape the future of open source in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems and the connected car.
Wind River adds the Simics simulation system to its product portfolio through the acquisition of Virtutech.
Wind River introduces the Smart Gateway Platform, which enables a new class of IP services.
Wind River and Magneti Marelli create the first GENIVI-compliant IVI solution for the automotive industry.
VxWorks powers NASA's exploratory Mars rover, Curiosity.
Wind River introduces Wind River Intelligent Device Platform, a software development environment for the Internet of Things.
Wind River advances open source innovation for the automotive industry with iOS connectivity for Linux IVI systems.
Wind River delivers real-time virtualization software to support Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and cloud initiatives.
Wind River becomes part of the Intel Internet of Things Group (IOTG).
Wind River expands the capabilities of Intelligent Device Platform with new security, connectivity, and management features.
Wind River expands the capabilities of its carrier grade software for supporting NFV.
Wind River reinvents is flagship product, VxWorks, for the Internet of Things.
Wind River unveils the industry’s first commercial carrier grade platform for supporting NFV.
Intel introduces a comprehensive family of IoT platforms that include Wind River software.
Wind River adds a security boost for the Internet of Things to its market-leading Linux platform.
Wind River integrates virtualization technology into VxWorks, its next-generation RTOS for the Internet of Things.
Wind River introduces Security Profile for VxWorks for safeguarding IoT devices.
Wind River introduces Wind River Edge Management System (now Wind River Helix Device Cloud), a software platform for connecting devices to the cloud.
Wind River receives the 2014 M2M Evolution IoT Excellence Award.
Wind River Helix, the company’s portfolio of products and services for enabling the IoT, expands offerings with new secure cloud connectivity capabilities.
Wind River launches Wind River Marketplace app store for VxWorks
Achieves CMMI Level 3 Appraisal for Automotive Expertise and Services
2015 Global Stratecast | Frost & Sullivan Technology Innovation Award
Wind River unveils automotive product offering, Wind River Helix Chassis, which includes Wind River Helix Cockpit and Wind River Helix Drive
Wind River integrates Arynga’s over-the-air software into its automotive portfolio
Wind River creates IoT Design Center professional services practice
VxWorks 653 reaches a new milestone and is used in more than 400 projects by over 200 customers in over 80 aircrafts
Wind River introduces Titanium Control platform for Industrial IoT
VxWorks 653 Platform achieves first FACE operating system segment certification
Wind River teams with Ohio State University, and Central Ohio Region to develop and test smart connected and autonomous technologies
Wind River announces it will be acquired by TPG