Archive For March, 2016

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Simics helps running 60 000 GNAT Pro tests in 24 hours

Simics helps running 60 000 GNAT Pro tests in 24 hours

A key aspect of AdaCore’s GNAT Pro offering is the quality of the product we’re delivering and our proactive approach to resolving issues when they appear. To do so, we need both intensive testing before delivering anything to our customers and to produce “wavefront” versions every day for each product we offer. Doing so each and every day is a…
VxWorks Now Supports AMD’s Embedded G and R-Series CPUs

VxWorks Now Supports AMD’s Embedded G and R-Series CPUs

By Mark Hermeling VxWorks has always been the first choice of RTOS for serious embedded developers – not in small part because of its broad processor support.  Now embedded developers looking for great graphics in combination with low power can use VxWorks supporting AMD’s embedded G and R-Series microprocessors. Embedded developers looking to use either of these processors can begin…
HIMSS 2016 and Special Teams

HIMSS 2016 and Special Teams

By Neil McLellan Before a crowd of several thousand medical industry and technology professionals, 2016 Super Bowl champion quarterback, Peyton Manning spoke, “I have been on the receiving end of your efforts. I cannot even come close to doing what you do.” The collective “you” to which Mr. Manning referred to represents an entire industry of innovators and visionaries seeking to…
VxWorks with OpenCL Hardware Acceleration on Altera CycloneV SoC

VxWorks with OpenCL Hardware Acceleration on Altera CycloneV SoC

By Ka Kay Achacoso As devices get smaller, lighter, and smarter, some embedded devices need to execute high performance computations at hard real-time speeds.  Small light-weight devices that run huge volumes of data over set algorithms include auto-park automobiles sensing the surrounding environment, unmanned aerial drones running flight control systems, robot arms with tight control systems, even mobile devices running…
Software Driven Positive Train Control and Track Management

Software Driven Positive Train Control and Track Management

By Joe Wlad Wind River is a lead sponsor at the SafeRail Congress event in Washington, DC on March 22-23, 2015. The event will give us an excellent opportunity to meet with regulators, suppliers and rail operators to learn more about how they see the future of train control and management.  Historically, the US rail industry has lagged behind many…
Are you DROWNing?

Are you DROWNing?

By Mark Hatle An attack on the SSLv2 protocol, was disclosed this week by security researchers. Visit https://drownattack.com if you want to get straight to the scoop. This is yet another in a long string of attacks on the SSLv2 protocol, including the well publicized Heartbleed issue from a few years ago. This protocol was considered to be so insecure…