Media Alert: ARM Recognized As Industry-Leading Architecture For Commercial Embedded Operating Systems

23 August 2005

WHAT: ARM [(LSE:ARM); (Nasdaq:ARMHY)] is the leading architecture for worldwide shipments of commercial embedded operating systems (OS), bundled products and related services with 32 percent of the total dollar volume, based on the results of a report by Venture Development Corporation (VDC).

The 2005 Embedded Software Strategic Market Intelligence Program “Embedded/Real-Time Operating Systems” report concludes that the ARM architecture surpassed all competitors, with the closest coming in at approximately 26 percent and stated that ARM’s growth “continues to be driven by wireless devices across multiple vertical markets and aggressive ARM support for a wide range of embedded and real-time operating systems”.

WHERE: The full report can be obtained from VDC, at http://www.vdc-corp.com/

WHO: ARM designs the technology that lies at the heart of advanced digital products, from wireless, networking and consumer entertainment solutions to imaging, automotive, security and storage devices. ARM’s comprehensive product offering includes 16/32-bit RISC microprocessors, data engines, 3D processors, digital libraries, embedded memories, peripherals, software and development tools, as well as analog functions and high-speed connectivity products.  Combined with the company’s broad Partner community, they provide a total system solution that offers a fast, reliable path to market for leading electronics companies. More information on ARM is available at http://www.arm.com.


ARM is a registered trademark of ARM Limited. ARM11 and MPCore are  trademarks of ARM Limited.. All other brands or product names are the property of their respective holders. "ARM" is used to represent ARM Holdings plc; its operating company ARM Limited; and the regional subsidiaries ARM INC.; ARM KK; ARM Korea Ltd.; ARM Taiwan; ARM France SAS; ARM Consulting (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.; ARM Belgium N.V.; AXYS Design Automation Inc.; AXYS GmbH; ARM Embedded Technologies Pvt. Ltd.; and ARM Physical IP, Inc.

Contact Details:

Michelle Spencer
+44 1628 427780


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