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September, 2002

Arcturus Networks and SDCS collaborate to provide advanced development training for uClinux

TORONTO and LEESBURG VA, September 19, 2002 — Arcturus Networks Inc., creators and innovators of the industry standard uClinux embedded operating system and System Design & Consulting Services, LLC (SDCS), embedded Linux training, certification and support services, today announced the availability of advanced Training and Support for engineers designing embedded products.

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Arcturus Networks and Belcarra technologies team up to provide USB solutions to the next generation of routers and gateways

TORONTO and VANCOUVER CANADA, September 17, 2002 — Arcturus Networks Inc., creators and innovators of the industry standard uClinux embedded operating system and Belcarra Technologies, leaders in serial transport protocol development, announced the combining of forces today to deliver USB support for the Arcturus Residential Gateway firmware suites. The partnership will result in the availability of USB Remote NDIS device support for OEM’s developing the next generation of embedded Residential Gateway and CPE devices. USB RNDIS is a standard Microsoft® USB host facility for networking and eliminates the need for additional Windows® driver software. This simplifies end-user operation and reduces product support costs for an OEM or carrier.

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Transdimension and Arcturus Networks team up to provide total USB support for Motorola Coldfire 5272.

IRVINE, CA and TORONTO, Canada, September 10, 2002 — TransDimension Inc., pioneers in the field of USB interconnectivity, and Arcturus Networks Inc., creators and innovators of the industry standard uClinux embedded operating system, today announce a USB developer’s platform for evaluating and designing in USB On-The-Go (OTG) host and function controllers. The partnership will combine the expertise of both Arcturus and TransDimension to provide a USB development solution for the Arcturus uCdimm microcontroller module. This partnership will enable developers of next-generation USB connected devices to capitalize on functionality never before available, while leveraging the power associated with the industry leading ColdFire MCF5272 microprocessor. TransDimension’s patent-pending, high performance, single chip OTG host/function controller, the OTG243, has an architecture that is optimized for mobile device interconnectivity. TransDimension has designed the OTG243 by leveraging their market leading embedded USB host chips/core, software, and total solutions. TransDimension’s OTG solutions are a step beyond current interconnectivity technologies for mobile devices, set top boxes, and Internet appliances. TransDimension has co-authored the OTG Compliance Plan for the USB2.0 specification, and contributed to the development of the USB OTG specification, and the Mini USB Analog Carkit Interface Specification to accelerate the proliferation of OTG into the marketplace.

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