Software simplifies wireless security in embedded products.

Press Release Summary:

Facilitating network-enabled embedded system development, NET+OS 7.4 features Wi-Fi Protected Setup, which automatically configures WPA and WPA2 parameters for wireless networks. WPS is suited for environments where strong wireless security and data integrity is required such as in medical devices to protect patient information. In addition to WPS, program includes ThreadX RTOS from Express Logic and Digi ESP(TM) Eclipse-based integrated development environment.

Original Press Release:

Digi Simplifies Wireless Security in Embedded Products with New NET+OS® 7.4

-Latest version of software platform features Wi-Fi Protected Setup(TM) -

MINNETONKA, Minn. (March 3, 2009) - Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII) today introduced NET+OS 7.4, the latest version of its royalty free software platform for network enabled embedded system development. NET+OS 7.4 features Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) to make security in embedded products simple to configure and easy to deploy. WPS was created by the Wi-Fi Alliance to enable easy and secure establishment of wireless networks.

WPS automatically configures the WPA and WPA2 parameters for wireless networks. Embedded developers can now easily provide WPS configuration in their wireless embedded products using any Digi embedded wireless module.

"As a leading wireless solutions provider, we are constantly developing products that make it easier for customers to develop and deploy wireless technologies," said Steve Ericson, vice president of product management, Digi International. "NET+OS with WPS is yet another enabler of easy wireless development from Digi."

WPS is well suited for environments where strong wireless security and data integrity is required such as in medical devices to protect patient information or to protect the transfer of financial data in retail and gaming applications.

NET+OS 7.4 is an ideal solution for developing secure wireless embedded products with Digi embedded modules. It provides a turnkey solution specifically designed and optimized for Digi's own NET+ARM processors and embedded modules. In addition to WPS, NET+OS 7.4 includes a royalty-free distribution of ThreadX Real-Time Operating System (RTOS) from Express Logic, Digi ESP(TM), a complete Eclipse-based integrated development environment, and a rich variety of networking and security services.

NET+OS 7.4 Digi JumpStart Kits® with WPS are available now for $499 or NET+less
and as a free upgrade to customers using earlier versions of NET+OS 7. For more information, please visit

About Digi International

Digi International, the leader in device networking for business, develops reliable products and technologies to connect and securely manage local or remote electronic devices over the network or via the web. Digi offers the highest levels of performance, flexibility and quality, and markets its products through a global network of distributors and resellers, systems integrators and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). For more information, visit Digi's Web site at, or call 877-912-3444.

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