Is your ATM moving from Windows 7 to Windows 10?  Save the Motherboards!

Is your ATM moving from Windows 7 to Windows 10? Save the Motherboards!

By Rick Anderson Within the financial sector, Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) are one of the primary mechanisms for getting cash out of your bank or savings & loan account.  The majority of these devices are running Microsoft’s Windows 7 operating system on older Intel motherboards.  Unfortunately, Windows 7 end of life occurs on January 14, 2020 and after that date, these ATMs…
NFV pro-tip: Convert the service, not the component

NFV pro-tip: Convert the service, not the component

By Jeff Gowan A new white paper written by Sandvine and Wind River asserts that NFV maybe hasn’t quite lived up to the promise of removing dependencies on vendor hardware. That said, it has been, and continues to be, a necessary element in the evolution of the telecommunications industry. And, in the pursuit of driving down total cost of ownership,…
Opportunity: A Story for the Science Books and a Legacy of Success

Opportunity: A Story for the Science Books and a Legacy of Success

By Andreea Volusincu See how far they’ve made it, what they discovered and what’s coming next. This blog post kicks off a space and astronomy series that follows Wind River missions and technologies that are shaping the views of modern science today. This month follow the remarkable mission given to Opportunity, the last one of the rover twins. The Roving…
Wind River Automotive Technology a Contender for MWC GLOMO Awards

Wind River Automotive Technology a Contender for MWC GLOMO Awards

By Marques McCammon Connected and autonomous vehicle technologies are becoming more prevalent, and the rate of this innovation continues to rapidly accelerate for the automotive industry. These next generation vehicles will need to be connected and updateable in order to intelligently communicate with and safely navigate the world around it, continuously deliver new features and value over time, and be…

The Future of AI/ML in Avionics

By Paul Parkinson Wind River recently published a short video on our collaboration with Collins Aerospace, in which Jim Douglas (CEO and President, Wind River) and Tim McCormick (Director, Airborne Products and Systems, Collins Aerospace) share some insights into the impact of rapidly changing technologies in the avionics industry. This includes an insightful discussion on “The Next Big Wave”- using artificial intelligence (AI)…
Bringing the Benefits of Linux Containers to Small-Footprint Edge Applications

Bringing the Benefits of Linux Containers to Small-Footprint Edge Applications

By Charlie Ashton While Linux containers have been around a long time and are widely deployed in data centers and IT environments, the lack of easy-to-use pre-integrated platforms and lack of interaction with a broader ecosystem have prohibited their use in small-footprint edge systems. In this post we’ll explore how the recent introduction of Wind River Linux LTS 18 removes…
WiZR Collaborates with Wind River to Offer AI-Enabled Video Surveillance and Analytics on the Titanium Cloud Infrastructure

WiZR Collaborates with Wind River to Offer AI-Enabled Video Surveillance and Analytics on the Titanium Cloud Infrastructure

By Charlie Ashton WiZR and Wind River have collaborated to offer AI-enabled video surveillance and analytics on the Wind River Titanium Cloud virtualization platform. Titanium Cloud is a commercial-ready, NFV infrastructure software platform that enables service providers to deploy virtualized services faster, at lower cost, and with the high reliability  that industries demand. WiZR has validated and pre integrated their solution…
OSIRIS- REx: Interplanetary TAG with VxWorks

OSIRIS- REx: Interplanetary TAG with VxWorks

By Tim Skutt Following on the recent success of the InSight probe’s Mars landing, VxWorks  is once again enabling an interplanetary first – an asteroid sample return mission.  On December 3, 2018, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft arrived at the near-Earth asteroid Bennu. After surveying the asteroid for approximately 18-months, the spacecraft will perform one of the best prepared tags in history. Lockheed…
Insights from Cloud Expo NYC

Insights from Cloud Expo NYC

By Tony Crupi I recently had the pleasure to attend and present at the Cloud Computing Expo in New York City. The event was co-located with the DevOps and IoT events, and many of the attendees had an IT (Information Technology) background, whereas my background resides in the OT (Operational Technology) realm.  Despite the differences between IT and OT, many of…
My OPAF Experience: Not All Standards are Created Equally

My OPAF Experience: Not All Standards are Created Equally

By Ron Breault For the past nine months I've been working as a member of an experienced, diverse team creating a new technical standard for use within industrial process automation.  The activity has been managed under the careful guidance of The Open Group, and the effort is taking place in the Open Process Automation Forum, abbreviated as “OPAF.”   I’ve been…