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Embedded systems design process: how traditional methods hold you back
Embedded system software development and testing are often constrained by the availability of target hardware and related systemic elements like peripherals. This limitation, long viewed as an immutable rule of product development, slows down embedded systems businesses. Slow time to market; high capital and operating expenses (CapEx and OpEx); and suboptimal quality management leave customers unhappy. Plus, current methods only allow f...
The business case for embedded system simulation
When embedded system software development and testing are constrained by the availability of target hardware and systems, the entire business faces problems. Guest blog written by Sean Evoy, Wind River.
Wind River collaborates with Baidu on autonomous driving platform
Wind River has announced its collaboration with Baidu to develop an autonomous vehicle solution. A joint proof of concept has been developed to include an AUTOSAR Adaptive-based software architecture with Baidu’s Apollo autonomous driving open platform, designed to meet the specific challenges of the next generation of software-defined automobiles.
StarlingX 3.0 with the new Distributed Cloud Architecture
The StarlingX project has launched their third release to provide a fully featured cloud for the distributed edge. StarlingX is a pilot project supported by the OpenStack Foundation that provides a complete cloud stack designed specifically for the challenges of deploying clouds at the edge. This includes the far edge or last mile, and such use cases as on premise clouds in factories, Industrial IoT, Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) and vir...
Practical applications for AI and ML in embedded systems
Embedded development is often driven by the need to deploy highly optimised and efficient systems. AI is positioned to disrupt businesses either by enabling new approaches to solving complex problems or threatening the status quo for whole business sectors or types of jobs. Guest blog written by Gareth Noyes.
Open process automation PoC in the chemical industry
As we enter 2020, it's exciting to think about what technology trends will be gaining traction across the process industries. 2019 was a great year for technology innovation across the industry, so we expect (and hope) we'll be seeing things pick up where they left off on the technology front. Wind River had the privilege of attending the NAMUR annual general meeting late last year in Bad Neuenahr, Germany (NAMUR is a leading international associ...
Managing Windows 7 end of life for industrial systems
From oil and gas to heavy equipment and manufacturing, industrial systems rely on embedded devices that run on Windows 7. However, on January 14, 2020, Windows 7 will reach end-of-life and thus will no longer be supported by Microsoft. Running unsupported versions of Windows is incredibly risky because vulnerability to the latest security threats grows exponentially when the operating system is no longer receiving regular patches. Guest blo...
Virtualisation technology for embedded systems
Virtualisation technology has been used in enterprise IT operations for years, and it is now moving into the embedded systems market . It provides organisations with a solution to help transition their closed, purpose-built legacy systems into the modern world with new deployments that take a more fluid, software-defined, and connected approach. Guest blog written by Michel Genard, Wind River.
ACE-NIC100 accelerates 5G networks with Wind River Titanium Cloud
There is an increasing need for flexible cloud-based infrastructure and orchestration solutions to allow for dynamic placement of functions where and when they are needed. When it comes to the Telco edge, the gold standard for OpenStack-based virtualisation software platforms is Wind River Titanium Cloud. Titanium Cloud is an ultrareliable deployment-ready cloud platform, capable of handling the rigorous demands of telecommunications and cri...
Ecosystems matter: community collaboration between CENGN and StarlingX
After recently attending CENGN’s annual conference in Ottawa, there was a lot to be learnt. They put on a great showcase of how they are enabling and furthering the ecosystem of networking companies, small to medium enterprises as well as government agencies in Canada. A good recap of the conference can be found here. Guest blog written by Ian Jolliffe, Wind River.
Field updates from Wind River and Collins Aerospace
1953 was a good year. It was the first time when a British expedition conquered Mount Everest, during what most describe as a golden age of alpinism. Fast-forward to present-day, it’s fascinating to see how the same principles that guided the members of the expedition in their first ascent apply in a domain that could not be more different, software engineering for avionics platforms. Guest blog written by Andreea Volosincu, Wind Rive...
Inspired by machine learning, ROS 2, Turtlebot3, and Rulex
One of the greatest challenges of a machine learning (ML) solution, is being able to explain why a trained model gave the output it did for a given input. One could track down the network of neurons that activated or the value of the discriminant function, but it would still be difficult to explain the decision to a human. Guest blog written by Mihai Dragusu, Wind River.
Windows 7 End-of-Support: Securing the Future
This is part 4 of a 4-part series on how OEM healthcare organisations can transition their medical devices in preparation for Windows 7 end-of-life (EOL). Part 1 covers the background of the issue, part 2 outlines the virtualisation option, part 3 reviews the user interface option, and part 4 explains how to manage ongoing security and devices updates. Guest blog written by Amar Parmar, Wind River.
Windows 7 transition for medical devices: updating user interfaces
This is part 3 of a 4-part series on how OEM healthcare organisations can transition their medical devices in preparation for Windows 7 end-of-life (EOL). Part 1 covers the background of the issue, part 2 outlines the virtualisation option, part 3 reviews the user interface option, and part 4 will explain how to manage ongoing security and devices updates. Guest blog written by Amar Parmar, Wind River.
Windows 7 transition for medical devices: using virtualisation
This is part 2 of a 4-part series on how OEM healthcare organisations can transition their medical devices in preparation for Windows 7 end-of-life (EOL). Part 1 covered the background of the issue, part 2 here outlines the virtualisation option, part 3 will review the user interface option, and part 4 will explain how to manage ongoing security and devices updates. Guest blog written by Amar Parmar, Wind River.
The industry’s first 5G cloud native open source solution
While 5G is becoming a well-known technology buzzword, not much is known about the major shift the industry is going through as 5G deployment heads towards prime time. Obviously, 5G’s promise to the service provider community is one of increased revenue through an explosion of use cases such as Industrial IoT, autonomous and vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) applications, mobile edge computing (MEC), human machine interaction such as augmented reali...
In AI we trust?
Artificial Intelligence is a many things, just like human intelligence is. Intelligence, from Latin “Intelligere,” means the ability to go deep and broad as we “bind” (ligere) “together” (intra) things that might apparently have no evident relationship. But by going too deep you lose the general applicability of a developing pattern, and by going too broad you lose meaningful correlations. Guest blo...
Windows 7 End-of-Life: What it means for medical devices
This is part 1 of a 4-part series on how OEM healthcare organisations can transition their medical devices in preparation for Windows 7 end-of-life (EOL). Part 1 covers the background of the issue, part 2 will outline the virtualisation option, part 3 will review the user interface option, and part 4 will explain how to manage ongoing security and devices updates. All parts are guest blogs written by Amar Parmar, Wind River.
Simics: Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better
Simics helps our customers leverage DevOps and enhanced cybersecurity practices for embedded development in order to increase product quality and security, and to reduce time to market. The latest version of Simics adds to that ability with enhancements in three key areas. Guest blog written by Sean Evoy, Wind River.
The new space race is an agile odyssey
Space is back in style. Literally. From new space suits for the first space tourists, to limited-edition NASA bomber jackets, the space market is seeing a renaissance of interest. And with it comes a new infusion of startups and tech revolutionising this industry. Guest blog written by Andreea Volosincu, Wind River.