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Esterel Technologies Joins The Open Group FACE Consortium

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Esterel Technologies Joins The Open Group FACE Consortium

Esterel Technologies Joins The Open Group FACE Consortium

ELANCOURT, France & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Esterel Technologies, the leading worldwide provider of model-based development solutions for critical systems and software, today announced that it has joined The Open Group’s Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE™) Consortium. As a member, Esterel Technologies will provide input and guidance on developing, evolving and publishing a realistic open FACE architecture, standards and business model for next-generation avionics applications. Esterel Technologies joins a team of 39 companies that are developing these future standards.

“The growing interest in the FACE Consortium from companies such as Esterel Technologies brings the FACE Consortium one step closer to developing the ideal framework for making the military avionics computing environment more robust, interoperable, portable and secure in a timely and affordable manner.”

Founded in July 2010 by The Open Group, the FACE Consortium is working toward developing standards for a common operating environment to allow a more dynamic extension of capabilities across avionics platforms. The final open architecture and supporting standards created by the group will be adopted by government agencies for future avionics capability procurements.

“We look forward to becoming an active member of this important group,” said Tony Karam, Vice President of Americas Operations for Esterel Technologies. “The Open Group has a solid track record of creating standards that help organizations achieve important business objectives. We are honored to lend Esterel Technologies vast avionics expertise to the development of the FACE standard.”

“Esterel Technologies’ commitment to improving the capabilities and safety for aerospace and defense companies align well with our vision for the FACE Consortium,” said Allen Brown, president and CEO at The Open Group. “The growing interest in the FACE Consortium from companies such as Esterel Technologies brings the FACE Consortium one step closer to developing the ideal framework for making the military avionics computing environment more robust, interoperable, portable and secure in a timely and affordable manner.”

About FACE Consortium by The Open Group

FACE Consortium brings together key avionics of suppliers, customers and users to create a technologically appropriate open FACE architecture, standards and business model that will result in:

  • Standardized approaches and process models within avionics systems
  • Lower implementation costs of FACE systems
  • Standards that support a robust architecture and quality software
  • Defined interoperability within FACE systems and components
  • Portability of applications across multiple FACE systems and vendors
  • Procurement of FACE conformant products
  • More capabilities reaching the Warfighter faster

For more information on FACE Consortium and The Open Group, visit www.theopengroup.org.

About Esterel Technologies - An ISO 9001:2008 Certified Company

Esterel Technologies is the worldwide leader of model-based design, verification and code generation tools for critical system and software development. Esterel Technologies is a privately held company with European headquarters in Elancourt, France, U.S. headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts and direct sales offices in Germany, the United Kingdom, Russia, and China. Esterel is supported by channel and service partners worldwide.

For additional information, visit the Esterel Technologies website at www.esterel-technologies.com.

FACE is a trademark of The Open Group in the United States and other countries.

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