Archive For June, 2007

11 articles

Europa and the Device Software Developer

By Doug Gaff Eclipse Europa is Live! For my casual Eclipse readers, Europa is this year's annual train release of 21 projects in Eclipse. That's 21 projects totaling 17 million lines of code from 310 developers residing in 19 countries. Oh, and it's on time. See the announcement. I had the chance to speak with Henry Kingman of LinuxDevices about…

Integrated Modular Smartphone?

By Paul Parkinson The title of this blog might suggest that I've got mixed up between Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA) and consumer devices, but if you bear with me, I'll try to explain why I think there are some parallels. I was recently given a shiny new smartphone (wikipedia), which will enable me to keep up to date with important…

scitopia supersearch

By Paul Parkinson Sometimes when I am writing technical papers and articles I want to check whether there are any recent scholarly articles on the topic. The easiest (or perhaps that should be laziest?) thing to do of course is to use Google web search, but this often returns an exhaustive list of results, it's often quite hard to find…

Linux Foundation’s Collaboration Summit

By Glenn Seiler Today was the first day of the inaugural Linux Foundation's Collaboration Summit. In case you don’t remember the Linux Foundation was formed as merger of the Open Source Development Labs and the Free Standards Group. The Collaboration Summit represents the first face-to-face meeting of the members of this new consortium. For many members that were previously very…

Open Standards, who needs them?

By Mike Deliman I've blown a horn or two about Open Standards, and what they can buy you.  I'm proud of where my employer adheres to, helps promote, and even helps reform and enhance open standards. It's interesting to see this morning's announcement about Apple's Leopard build achieving cert [PDF Document]. Continue Reading ››

Announcing: Wind River Real-Time Core 5.0

By Glenn Seiler In February 2007, Wind River announced the acquisition of FSMLabs RTCore technology along with our plans to offer the technology with Wind River Linux.  Our progress on integration and our satisfaction with the technology continues to grow, and I am happy to announce that Wind River Real-Time Core 5.0 [pdf document] for Wind River Linux 1.5 is…

Why Integrity Customers Get Free Support from Wind River

By Warren Kurisu Previously, our CMO John Bruggeman blogged  about the importance of Service  and Support for Linux.  He called it the killer app for Linux. We recently announced our new VxWorks and Wind River Linux platforms, which integrate the Wind River Advanced Networking Technologies.  This technology portfolio is a best-of-breed combination of technologies developed by Wind River and those…

Fixed Mobile Convergence : Evolution or Revolution ?

By Paul Tingey The last couple of months have seen a flurry of reports on the subject of the future prospects for Fixed Mobile Convergence (from, for example, Pyramid Research and IDC) which has, in turn, spawned a flurry of web articles and blog comment on the same subject. The consensus among most of these reports is that Fixed Mobile…

VxWorks is helping make the world greener

By Warren Kurisu One of my favorite sponsorship activities is the Challenge X competition, brought to us by our partner National Instruments (NI). Seventeen teams were challenged to re-engineer a GM Equinox, a crossover sport utility vehicle to minimize energy consumption, emissions, and greenhouse gases while maintaining or exceeding the vehicle's utility and performance. Year 1 focused on modeling, simulation,…

Astute Submarine

By Paul Parkinson Earlier today HMS Astute, the first boat in new submarine class for the UK Royal Navy was launched ('New UK nuclear submarine launched', BBC News). This is a significant event, as the Astute class submarine is an incredible technological achievement. For example: it can traverse the globe without surfacing because it can generate oxygen from sea water;…