Archive For February, 2008

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Active Driver Assistance

I recently received a brochure for the new Audi A4 which has its UK launch on 23rd February, so I guess Audi must think it's time for me to trade in my A3, which had its 120,000 mile (190,000 km) service last week. Flicking through the brochure, I noticed a number of new technologies being introduced on the new A4…

Managing Software Obsolescence

Yesterday, I attended the Component Obsolescence Group (COG) quarterly meeting, which was held at the Imperial War Museum, Duxford.  I was standing in for my colleague Alex Wilson, who wasn't able to attend, and I gave his presentation 'Managing Software Obsolescence through Standards'. The presentation was about how open standards and software abstraction can provide isolation from underlying hardware architectures,…