Birdstep Technology Adds uC/OS-II Support to Raima Database Manager Product Family

Birdstep Technology Adds uC/OS-II Support to Raima Database Manager Product Family

SEATTLE – September 26, 2008 – Birdstep Technology (OSE: BIRD) today announced that it has entered into a cross-marketing agreement with rapidly growing embedded system components developer Micrium. As part of the agreement, Birdstep Technology has added uC/OS-II with uC/FS as the newest platform supported by the Raima Database Manager (RDM) family of products.

“RDM Embedded has a track record like no other embedded database with 25 years of embedded application deployments across a multitude of industry verticals,” said Duncan Bates VP of Product Management at Birdstep. He continued “We’re delighted to complement Micrium’s vision of providing the highest-quality embedded software components to the industry by making our proven technology available on the uC/OS-II RTOS.”

The combined offering of a RDM Embedded and uC/OS-II RTOS adds a vast amount of value to customers who are either looking to move an application from an existing home-grown operating system or running a home-grown data management on the uC/OS-II RTOS.  Embedded applications are getting increasingly complex and a need for comprehensive data management solutions and high-quality RTOS components are needed in order to help customers get their products to market faster and increase their products overall quality and performance.

“We are seeing greater interest in building database functionality into embedded systems,” said Jean Labrosse, President of Micrium. “Being able to offer our customers an efficient and reliable embedded database solution is a key customer advantage, and has already achieved customer adoption. We look forward to further expanding our footprint with Birdstep Technology through the RDM Embedded offering on uC/OS-II.” 

About Micrium

Micrium provides high-quality embedded software components by way of engineer-friendly source code, unsurpassed documentation and customer support. The company's world-renowned real-time operating system, uC/OS-II, features the highest-quality source code available for today's embedded market. Micrium's products consistently shorten time-to-market throughout all product development cycles. For additional information on Micrium, please visit

About The Raima Database Manager Family

Raima released the first version of the Raima embedded database in 1984. Since then the family has grown into three successful embedded database products. RDM Embedded pioneered the embedded market space under the name dbVista.  Building on the success of RDM Embedded, Raima released the product in a client/server configuration under the name Velocis, now called RDM Server. Augmenting the two is RDM Mobile, ideally suited for consumer electronics and low cost mobile devices such as set-top boxes, mp3 players etc. Please find free SDK downloads of the RDM Products at

About Birdstep Technology, Inc

Birdstep Technology, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Birdstep Technology ASA, is a leading provider of high-performance embedded database solutions known as the Raima Database Manager product-line. Since 1984, the company has been focused on solving data management problems in a wide variety of verticals such as Mil/Aero, Telecom, Financial, Consumer Electronics, Medical, Industrial Automation, Business Automation and more.  With over 20,000 application developers, resulting in over 20,000,000 deployments, Birdstep continues to lead in the worldwide demand for embedded database technology.


Paul Johnson
Birdstep Technology
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