MontaVista® Software, Inc. announces the release of MontaVista Linux 6, a new approach to embedded Linux development. By delivering Market Specific Distributions, combined with the new MontaVista Integration Platform, MontaVista gives commercial device developers unparalleled flexibility to design and deliver products uniquely tailored for their target market. With the pressure to decrease product development lifecycles, often with fewer resources, the challenges faced by embedded Linux developers have never been greater. Semiconductor vendors have become developers of the core Linux technology that enables their hardware and fully exploits its feature set. MontaVista Linux 6 addresses these challenges by providing a complete embedded Linux development environment comprised of Market Specific Distributions, development tools, and the support and maintenance required by developers to fully leverage the semiconductor Linux technology and resources from the open source community. This revolutionary approach to embedded Linux fully aligns the embedded Linux supply chain for the first time. Embedded device developers maintain the quality, control, and consistency they require to deliver commercial-ready devices to market faster while having the flexibility to tailor their design to the specific application requirements.