Linux Containers: Where Enterprise Meets Embedded Operating Environments

Linux Containers: Where Enterprise Meets Embedded Operating Environments

By Bruce Ashfield As more and more internet of things (IoT) services are being pushed to the edge of the network or onto smaller devices, the need of flexible, connected platforms is on the rise. Exciting open source technologies are brought forth to fill in the gap between embedded and enterprise platforms to service IoT needs, and containerization is an…
Insights from IoT Evolution

Insights from IoT Evolution

By Victor Abelairas I returned from IoT Evolution West in Las Vegas last week. While we’ve participated in the show for a few years now, the IoT themes here and at other leading IoT events haven’t evolved very much. We’ve been talking about many of the themes – from analytics and predictive maintenance to the potential opportunity available within manufacturing…
Showcased Innovations at IoT Evolution Expo

Showcased Innovations at IoT Evolution Expo

By Dave Bennett I spent much of last week in Las Vegas at IoT Evolution. There were several use cases presented that showcased some of the cool innovation going on in IoT. Some of the use cases that stood out to me include: The Weather Company, recently acquired by IBM, has 250,000 weather forecasters worldwide who put sensors in their…
Wind River Honored with Second Consecutive ‘Top Workplaces’ Award

Wind River Honored with Second Consecutive ‘Top Workplaces’ Award

Wind River®, a world leader in delivering software for Internet of Things (IoT) was recognized for a consecutive year by the Bay Area News Group in its Top Workplaces 2016 list, an annual profile of the top 100 places to work in the greater Bay Area. The annual rankings are based on survey information collected and analyzed by Workplace Dynamics,…
Peek under the Hood of Telco-Grade OpenStack

Peek under the Hood of Telco-Grade OpenStack

By Charlie Ashton Over the past couple of months, we’ve been involved in a series of conversations about the challenges of using OpenStack in telecom infrastructure. Since OpenStack was designed for enterprise-class IT applications, these challenges are formidable but we’ve demonstrated that they can be solved. On June 15th we participated in a webcast with Peter Willis from BT. Peter…
Driving Augmented Reality in Our Everyday World

Driving Augmented Reality in Our Everyday World

By Jeff Gowan Recently I heard someone from Google talk about the next generation Google Assistant, which promises to evolve search in new and incredible ways. The speaker talked about being able to stand in front of a public statue and simply say to your phone “Who made this?”, then your phone will be able to capture the contextual data…
Wind River Helix Chassis, IoT, and the Connected Car

Wind River Helix Chassis, IoT, and the Connected Car

By Marques McCammon The automotive industry was born ­– and thrived – in the industrial age. Now automakers are poised to become leaders in the digital age as they build increasingly intelligent, connected vehicles for running advanced driver assist systems (ADAS), dynamic cockpit information systems, and, ultimately, autonomous vehicles capabilities. To help auto manufacturers make the most of their opportunities…
Finding a Kernel 1-2-3 Bug by Running Wind River Simics on Simics!

Finding a Kernel 1-2-3 Bug by Running Wind River Simics on Simics!

By Jakob Engblom I must admit that I love bugs and strange and unexpected software behaviors. They provide comic relief and drama in the supposedly dry world of software development. Some bugs are trivial and embarrassing to talk about once they’ve been resolved.  Some bugs turn out to be as elusive as the mythical yeti, and are never found.  Some…
China Telecom Opens Up on Infrastructure Challenges and Titanium Server

China Telecom Opens Up on Infrastructure Challenges and Titanium Server

By Charlie Ashton At Wind River, we find that our Wind River Titanium Server network virtualization platform is regularly used for NFV evaluations performed by service providers. As the only commercially-available NFV cloud designed specifically to meet the needs of telecom networks, it’s the obvious choice for running edge, access and core use applications. In many cases, we don’t get…
Converging in the Fog

Converging in the Fog

By Mychal McCabe A reasonable person could be forgiven for thinking that the distinction between centralized and distributed computing models is beginning to come to an end, with Fog architectures bringing computation, communication, control and storage tantalizingly close to edge devices. Hype around a handful of technologies is fueling the fire, with each viewed as a phenomena in a distinct…