Rio Rancho, NM (October 13, 2009) – Alta Data Technologies (Alta) of Rio Rancho, NM, a leader in advanced avionics interface modules, announces new support for IntervalZero’s RTX 2009 software, which extends the capabilities of Microsoft Windows operating systems, enabling delivery of hard real-time performance..

An RTX driver is provided at no cost with Alta’s standard MIL-STD-1553 and ARINC interface cards. “This new driver support enables our customers to quickly integrate Alta 1553 and ARINC products into RTX/ Windows environments.  RTX is well-designed software that provides our customers deterministic, real-time performance with Alta’s products for Windows platforms.” states Rich Wade, CTO of Alta.

“We are very pleased to have Alta’s product line supporting RTX 2009,,” said IntervalZero CEO Jeff Hibbard. “Alta’s advanced MIL-STD-1553 and ARINC PCI, PCI Express, PMC interface products are a perfect complement in Windows/RTX systems for avionics applications,”  said Hibard.

Alta has introduced several new standard features such as signal capture, signal generators and advanced packetized 1553 Common Data Packet architectures.  Provided with most cards is an advanced, modular AltaAPI software tool kit that easily ports between operating systems and provides true, independent application support between device channels.  Alta’s PCI/PCI Express, PMC, XMC, PCCARD, VPX, cPCI and PCI Express interface cards and software are offered in multi channel configurations and includes ARINC combination channels on most platforms.  Operating system platforms include MS Windows, Wind River VxWorks, Green Hills Integrity, LynxWorks LynxOS, Linux 32-bit and 64-bit, National Instrument’s LabView/LabWindows and Sun Solaris Solaris.  For more information, contact Alta at 888-429-1553 (in US), 505-994-3111 (outside US), [email protected] or

IntervalZero’s embedded software products include RTX and ETS. RTX delivers real-time capability for direct control of embedded hardware and relies on Microsoft Windows to deliver the world-class Windows user experience. ETS is the smallest-footprint, stand alone, real-time operating system (RTOS) that supports the Win32 API.  IntervalZero is headquartered in Waltham, MA. More information can be found at

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