Archive For November, 2013

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Cyberphysical Simics (with Videos)

Cyberphysical Simics (with Videos)

By Jakob Engblom An embedded computer system is rarely an isolated system. While personal computers and consumer electronics tend to operate happily on their own with a bit of user interaction, most embedded systems are deeply connected to their surrounding world. They sense the world, run control algorithms on the values read, and use actuators to control the state of…
Simics Device Modeling (Video Demo)

Simics Device Modeling (Video Demo)

By Jakob Engblom To give a feeling for how modeling works in Simics, we have posted a video on Youtube that shows how a new device is added to an existing machine. In the video, the task is to add a new device to an existing machine and make the driver software for this device happy. To achieve this, we…
Top Ten Reasons To Trust Your Business to Wind River Linux – Part 3

Top Ten Reasons To Trust Your Business to Wind River Linux – Part 3

By Bill Graham In this final post of this series (see Part 1, Part 2), I want to emphasize the importance of support, maintenance and training. The high quality support and training that is available worldwide is what differentiates commercial Linux from a roll your own solution. Wind River’s goal is to help our customers succeed with embedded Linux and this…
European Utility Week 2013: Critical Infrastructure Security

European Utility Week 2013: Critical Infrastructure Security

By AJ Shipley Wind River, Intel, and McAfee recently wrapped up a trip to European Utility Week 2013 in Amsterdam.  Security was a consistent theme across the convention sessions and around the exhibition floor; it’s a topic that everyone knows is incredibly important, but is not entirely sure how to properly address. What I find most interesting when I talk…
Top Ten Reasons to Trust Your Business to Wind River Linux – Part 2

Top Ten Reasons to Trust Your Business to Wind River Linux – Part 2

By Bill Graham In my previous post I talked about some of the top reasons that you should trust your business to Wind River Linux. Those points speak to our well-earned market leadership and company strengths. To continue, we’ll investigate additional points regarding how our embedded Linux solutions are, in the end, less risk and cost than roll-your-own solutions. Let’s have a…