Technology Vendor Relationships

Au-Zone actively works with technology vendors to develop relationships that help facilitate design efficiencies for our clients.  Below are several examples of the more formal partnerships and there are numerous other informal relationships that have developed over the years as well.  All of these relationships, formal and informal, provide Au-Zone with access to advanced information and superior technical support to help ensure the right solution is designed in and technical issues are resolved quickly to help accelerate your product development programs.

Semiconductors and Components


The NXP Connect Partner Program is your essential source for embedded designs based on NXP solutions. The program comprises a global network of independent engineering companies that offer the vital tools, software, technology, engineering services and training to speed your design.

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The TI Design Network is a worldwide community of respected, well-established companies offering products and services that complement TI's semiconductor device solutions

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Operating Systems and Tools


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 is a main repository of source code for the Linux kernel, and provides a frequent starting point for many Linux based projects undertaken by Au-Zone. The repository makes all versions of the source code available to all users. It also hosts various other projects, like Google Android.



The Yocto Project is an open source collaboration project that provides templates, tools and methods to help you create custom Linux-based systems for embedded products regardless of the hardware architecture. It was founded in 2010 as a collaboration among many hardware manufacturers, open-source operating systems vendors, and electronics companies to bring some order to the chaos of embedded Linux development.



DENX has developed a powerful Embedded Linux Development Kit (ELDK) that runs on multiple host operating systems and supports a wide range of PowerPC and ARM target processors. DENX also has started the development and is the driving force behind the PPCBoot and U-Boot Open Source projects which provides powerful, flexible and portable firmware for PowerPC systems.



Eclipse is a community for individuals and organizations who wish to collaborate on commercially-friendly open source software. Its projects are focused on building an open development platform comprised of extensible frameworks, tools and runtimes for building, deploying and managing software across the lifecycle.



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Use Freescale MQX RTOS to accelerate your design success on Kinetis and ColdFire processors. It is with available TCP/IP (RTCS), USB host and device stacks, filesystem support, and other peripheral support. Available on Freescale processors for more than 15 years, Freescale MQX Software Solutions offer a straightforward API with a modular architecture, making it simple to fine tune custom applications and scalable to fit most requirements.



LynuxWorks produces embedded operating systems and tools for using full virtualization and paravirtualization in embedded systems. LynuxWorks operating systems are used especially in the military and avionics domains.



Timesys is a pioneer and industry leader among embedded Linux companies. Providing leading-edge Linux products and services to more than one thousand customers / embedded developers targeting Linux as their go-to-market platform.



For over 30 years, Wind River® has been an integral part of bringing computing power into the lives of just about everyone in the world. The global leader in embedded technology, Wind River® offers the industry’s most comprehensive device development portfolio, backed by award-winning customer support.

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