QNX Distributor Expands to Taiwan

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OTTAWA, Canada, and TAIPEI, Taiwan, August 3, 2004 - QNX Software Systems today announced that SPA Computers Ltd., a premier distributor of QNX embedded software products and services and a member of the worldwide QNX Solutions Network, has just opened a new office in Taipei, Taiwan. SPA's Taipei office will provide comprehensive QNX sales and support offerings, including training, technical support, and consulting services to QNX customers throughout Taiwan. Areas of specialization include board support and hardware porting services, driver development, software customization, and embedded database solutions.

"The opening of this office signals the tremendous opportunity and interest we see in servicing QNX customers in Taiwan," said Srinivas Shekar, technical director of SPA Computers. "As the sole distributor for QNX Software Systems in the Indian sub-continent, our team has a proven track record in QNX realtime programming and in helping embedded developers leverage the full power of the QNX® Neutrino® RTOS and QNX Momentics® development suite."

Serving 100 countries worldwide, the QNX Solutions Network comprises a highly qualified team of distributors and resellers with proven expertise in QNX technology and services. Network members have full access to QNX sales and marketing tools, training, and certification, in addition to simplified order processing and discounted price structures.

About SPA Computers Ltd.

SPA Computers Ltd. is a software company based in Bangalore, India, with branch offices in the US and Taiwan. SPA provides services in areas such as process control, industrial automation, telecom, and software and embedded systems solutions. SPA has been distributing QNX products since 1996, and has extensive technical expertise, including a strong R&D hardware division that has developed embedded systems for applications ranging from Internet appliances to process control systems to factory automation solutions based on microcontrollers, 80188 microprocessors, and the 386EX. Visit http://www.spacomp.com.

About QNX Software Systems

Founded in 1980, QNX Software Systems is the industry leader in realtime, microkernel OS technology. The inherent reliability, scalable architecture, and proven performance of the QNX Neutrino RTOS make it the most trusted foundation for future-ready applications in the networking, automotive, medical, military, and industrial automation markets. Companies worldwide like Cisco, DaimlerChrysler, Harris, Siemens, and General Electric depend on QNX technology for their mission- and life-critical applications. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, QNX Software Systems maintains offices in North America, Europe, and Asia, and distributes its products in more than 100 countries worldwide. Visit http://www.qnx.com.

Editorial Contacts

SPA Computers Taiwan
4F, 25, Sec 1, Tun Hwa S. Rd.
Taipei, Taiwan ROC

Paul Leroux
QNX Software Systems