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Logic PD and Timesys Announce LinuxLink Support for DM3730 SOM-LV and Torpedo System on Modules

Integration and ease-of-use further speed Linux open source software development


MINNEAPOLIS and Pittsburgh, PA – Sept. 27, 2011 Logic PD and Timesys Corporation announced today that Timesys’ embedded Linux software development framework, LinuxLink, now supports Logic PD’s DM3730 SOM-LV and Torpedo System on Modules (SOM). The integration and ease-of-use provided by the combined LinuxLink and DM37x products further speed product development, especially for customers who are new to building a custom embedded Linux product based on open source.

Logic PD’s ultra-compact SOMs offer the highest performance and lowest power consumption in the market. The DM3730 SOM-LV and Torpedo SOM fast forward product development enabling companies to further condense hardware space requirements while increasing overall system performance.

With a LinuxLink subscription, DM3730 SOM-LV and Torpedo SOM customers can:

  • quickly and easily assemble and boot an initial embedded Linux image on the DM3730 SOM-LV and Torpedo SOM;
  • patch, configure, rebuild and update on their desktop with a properly installed and configured application development environment;
  • debug, profile and tune with common open source development tools, including required kernel patches and development libraries/utilities;
  • obtain help on common development tasks with technical assistance and a rich library of Timesys-authored “How To” documentation.

“Timesys continues to support new and emerging silicon, as demonstrated by our addition of this latest LinuxLink offering for DM37x,” said Maciej Halalsz, director of product management, Timesys. “In fact, Timesys has chosen Logic PD SOMs and development kits as the development kit of choice to teach and train on TI silicon.”

In addition to support for the DM3730 SOM-LV and Torpedo SOM, Timesys’ LinuxLink offering is available for other popular Logic PD platforms. To view the list of platforms supported, visit

“Timesys is a valuable asset to many of our customers,” said Mark Benson, director of software strategy, Logic PD. “We’re pleased with how Timesys consistently helps our customers manage the complexity of setting up their Linux software development environment, manage package dependencies, builds and deployment so they can focus on their core domain-specific competency. We continue to garner several customer-centric benefits from this partnership.”

Logic PD and Timesys will conduct a webinar on Tuesday, October 11 at 3 p.m. EDT to provide an overview of the DM3730 SOM-LV and Torpedo SOM and address customer questions. To register for this webinar, visit

For more information about Logic PD’s DM 3730 SOM-LV and Torpedo SOMs, see:

Pricing and Availability
LinuxLink subscriptions start at $5495/year with unlimited support included. Users can start developing prototypes using LinuxLink for DM3730 by registering for a free LinuxLink account at

About Logic PD
Logic PD offers innovative product solutions for all phases of a product’s lifecycle, from product design, development, and engineering to manufacturing services. Logic PD is a leading developer and a global supplier of System on Modules (SOMs) and development kits. Offering unparalleled partnerships with access to key technologies, Logic PD enables customers to control costs, reduce risks, and deliver products to market sooner. For more information, visit .

About Timesys
Timesys is the provider of LinuxLink, a high-productivity software development framework that dramatically simplifies and speeds up embedded Linux application development. The LinuxLink framework includes the Linux kernel, cross-toolchain, application development IDE, an award winning build system called Factory, a vast library of middleware packages, software stacks and libraries, documentation and expert technical support. LinuxLink enables development teams to consistently build and maintain a custom, open source embedded Linux platform through regularly updated Linux sources, proven middleware packages, and a scriptable GNU-based build environment. LinuxLink reduces the time, resources, risk and cost associated with building a product based on open source Linux. For more information, visit


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 system on modules (SOM)

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