Alta Data Technologies and IntervalZero Form Avionics Partnership

Alta Data Technologies and IntervalZero Form Avionics Partnership


Real-time software provider IntervalZero, Inc., and Alta Data Technologies, a leading provider of MIL-STD-1553 and ARINC interface cards and Ethernet convertor/appliances, have formed a strategic partnership to provide real-time Microsoft Windows(TM) capabilities for avionics applications.

Alta has integrated support for IntervalZero's SMP-enabled RTX hard real-time extension for Windows with their AltaAPI(TM) software development toolkit. This combination will allow customers to easily develop real-time MIL-STD-1553 and ARINC applications for Windows platforms.

"Coupling RTX with Alta's avionics products provide hard real-time capability for advanced test, simulation and embedded applications. The Alta API package is a modular, portable development kit that is an excellent fit for our real-time Windows RTX platform. Moreover, Alta shares our customer commitment philosophy and provides best-in-class support," said Andy The', IntervalZero, Director of Marketing for 3rd-Party Partnerships.

Harry Wild, VP of Sales of Alta, added, "Interval Zero is the leading provider of hard real-time software solutions for Windows, which is probably the most popular operating system in the avionics industry. This partnership will allow customers to easily integrate our products on RTX platforms. Alta shares IntervalZero's goals to bring innovative technologies, streamlined business practices, increased product quality and cost reduction to the aerospace market."

About Alta Data

Alta Data Technologies is leading provider of MIL-STD-1553 and ARINC interface cards, software and Ethernet convertor/appliances. Provided at no-cost is an advanced, modular AltaAPI software tool kit that easily ports between operating systems. Alta's 1553 and ARINC Ethernet convertors, PCI, PCI Express, PMC, XMC, PCCARD, VPX, cPCI/PXI and PCI Express interface cards are offered in multi-channel configurations for most platforms.

About Interval Zero

IntervalZero is the only Microsoft Embedded Gold Partner worldwide to offer a hard real-time extension for the Windows operating system. The RTX Real-time Platform streamlines and simplifies the development of complex systems. By leveraging x86 multi-core technology and symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) functionality, and by extending Microsoft Windows with the RTX real-time extension, the RTX Platform reduces costs, boosts quality and performance, and significantly reduces reliance on proprietary hardware such DSPs and FPGAs.