Archive For December, 2012

3 articles

Wind River PFI achieves GENIVI 3.0 compliance

By Franz Walkembach It’s new, it’s here, and we have it! The GENIVI Alliance recently released its latest compliance specification GENIVI 3.0, and Wind River Platform for Infotainment was among the first to achieve it. Why should this matter? It’s all about trust, scalability and quality. GENIVI®, Autosar, Car Connectivity Consortium…these are all groups created in order to set up…

Biggest Predictions for M2M

By Brian Vezza With the end of the year around the corner, I've been thinking about what's to come on the machine-to-machine (M2M) front.  Overall, I believe we’ll see a tremendous acceleration in the investment and adoption of M2M devices, systems, applications and services.  This will be due to two primary factors: opportunity and necessity.  The opportunity of M2M gets the most interest with predictions of…

Debugging Simics — on Simics

By Jakob Engblom I often write and talk about how useful Simics is for debugging concurrency bugs and glitches in multithreaded and multicore systems. Recently, we had a case where we proved this on a very complex application, namely Simics itself. This nicely demonstrated both the recursive completeness of Simics, and its usefulness for conquering tricky bugs in complex software.…