Close Cooperation Creates Safety-Critical Graphics Devices, Software and Support

ORLANDO, FL – May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seaweed Systems, Inc., the leading developer and supplier of OpenGL(R) and X Window System embedded graphics solutions for safety-related embedded markets, announced today at the Wind River Worldwide User Conference in Orlando, FL that it will be fully supporting the use of NVIDIA graphics devices in the aerospace and defense market.

Seaweed Systems will, with the cooperation of NVIDIA, develop RTCA DO-178B Level A certifiable OpenGL(R) driver solutions for the latest NVIDIA graphics devices. Seaweed Systems will distribute and support its drivers and NVIDIA’s graphics devices together, creating a uniquely compelling combined offering for customers that want to use the best COTS graphics products in the most demanding environments.

“Seaweed Systems provides value to its customers by delivering products that meet their needs and by having an excellent understanding of the COTS graphics device market. We share our view of this market with our customers through our product roadmap briefings. We try to assist them in making smart product and business choices about when to migrate to the next-generation graphics platform and what that architecture should be,” said Robert Schulman, president of Seaweed Systems.

“We are confident that the NVIDIA devices we have selected to bring to our market represent absolutely the best choice in terms of value and performance. I believe this announcement is good for all of our customers because it will allow them to make the most effective use of the latest COTS graphics technologies together with the necessary support for long-term deployment in the most demanding embedded market there is.”

About Seaweed Systems, Inc.
Seaweed Systems provides software products and consulting services in the embedded X Window System and OpenGL(R) markets. Seaweed Systems’ customers, which include many of the world’s leading aerospace and defense companies, benefit from Seaweed’s unmatched price, performance, feature set and implementation schedules in the real-time embedded space. They also benefit from the strong working relationships established between Seaweed Systems and other leading COTS suppliers in this arena.

These relationships ensure that customers are provided with the most complete and advanced product solution possible for both certifiable and non-certifiable developments. Additional information is available at http://www.seaweed.com

Certain matters discussed in this news release are forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could affect the Company’s abilities to achieve its objectives and cause actual events to differ materially from expectations.

Seaweed Systems and SeaWind are registered trademarks of Seaweed Systems, Inc., in the US and other countries. NVIDIA is a registered trademark of NVIDIA Corporation. OpenGL(R) is a trademark of SGI Inc. All other trademarks are acknowledged. Copyright (c) 2006 Seaweed Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.

News issued by: Seaweed Systems, Inc.

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Original Story ID: (1644) :: 2006-05-0516-002

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News Source: Seaweed Systems, Inc.