Archive For July, 2012

5 articles

Wind River Testing Platforms are “Transformational”!

By Ido Sarig Last year, market research firm voke, Inc. named Wind River a transformational vendor in its annual "Market Mover Array Report on Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)." This year, we are pleased to once again receive this same accolade for Wind River Test Management, our testing platform, in Voke’s 2012 Market Mover Array™ Report for Testing Platforms. It is an honor to…

Connected Health: Optimism on the Horizon

By Santhosh Nair There are telling signs that mHealth is rapidly moving up the adoption curve.  Earlier this year, Fuld & Company, a pioneer strategy consulting firm, conducted a national war gaming contest where leading business schools stress tested m-Health strategies of companies – ranging from large companies such as GE and Medtronic, to startups like Independa. A few of…

Seven Minutes

By Mike Deliman This week, NASA hosted the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) scientists in charge of the Mars Science Laboratory rover, Curiosity, for a pre-landing press conference.  The landing sequences, called “ED&L” – Entry, Descent, and Landing – are the most action packed and critical operations other than the initial launch.  Pete Theisinger has described the EDL sequence as “7…

The Role of Tools in Improving Embedded Software Security / Part 1: Automation is the Key

By Bill Graham Security Vulnerabilities are Expensive Shipping security vulnerabilities in a finished product and having them discovered or worse, exploited, is a very expensive proposition for embedded device vendors. As I’ve discussed in an earlier post, security defects are much more expensive to patch and fix the later they are discovered. If you’re lucky to catch a vulnerability during…

Inside a Synthetic Simulation Platform

By Jakob Engblom Recently, we introduced a synthetic simulation-only Simics target machine called QSP (Quick-Start Platform) and it's included in the latest version of Wind River Simics. The idea of QSP is to give every user a useful Simics target that allows them to immediately start using Simics and begin reaping the benefits of simulation for software development. In this blog post, we'll…