Archive For September, 2016

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SAE Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference 2016

SAE Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference 2016

By Alex Wilson This year’s SAE ASTC had the theme “Innovation in Propulsion Technologies and Intelligent Aircraft Systems” and took place in Hartford, Connecticut, and was hosted by United Technologies, with further sponsorship from Boeing and TTTech. Being in the homeland of United Technologies meant we had great participation and vision from the United Technologies leadership teams, this came out…
High Performance Signal and Image Processing on VxWorks

High Performance Signal and Image Processing on VxWorks

By Ka Kay Achacoso The VxWorks platform includes the Intel Integrated Performance Primitives (IPP).  This set of libraries is used for signal processing, image processing, video processing, cryptography, and other computations involving large vectors and matrices.  Intel IPP enables VxWorks applications to include text and object detection in aerial photos, machine vision in automated manufacturing, audio signal processing in aircrafts, high-speed…
Wind River’s Latest VxWorks Offering Brings Benefits of Java to Embedded Development

Wind River’s Latest VxWorks Offering Brings Benefits of Java to Embedded Development

By Dinyar Dastoor With IoT as the backdrop, I believe this is a new golden age for the operating system, and overall embedded business as companies across market segments are looking to digitally transform not only individual devices, but also interconnected systems. A major challenge becomes programing, testing and updating these devices remotely in the field as each device could be…
LGU+ selects Titanium Cloud for commercial NFV deployment

LGU+ selects Titanium Cloud for commercial NFV deployment

By Charlie Ashton The Wind River Titanium Cloud network virtualization platform was recently selected by LGU+ for their first commercial carrier grade Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) deployment. Formerly known as LG Telecom, LGU+ is one of the 3 major operators in South Korea and owned by LG Corporation. LGU+ provides a wide range of wired and wireless communications services such…
Creating the Next Generation Automotive Cockpit

Creating the Next Generation Automotive Cockpit

By Dan Noal The automotive landscape is undergoing a software revolution. Consumers are coming to expect a connected lifestyle in every aspect of their lives including inside their car. The importance of software is growing as it is becoming the key to creating unique driving experiences. Wind River Helix Cockpit is a Linux based offering targeting in-vehicle infotainment (IVI), telematics,…
China Unicom’s Wishlist for a Network Virtualization Platform: Guaranteed Uptime and High Performance

China Unicom’s Wishlist for a Network Virtualization Platform: Guaranteed Uptime and High Performance

By Charlie Ashton China Unicom recently selected the Wind River Titanium Server network virtualization platform for an in-depth evaluation as part of their wide-ranging strategy for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). This selection offers interesting insights into the business opportunities and technical priorities that are important to China Unicom as they start to migrate from physical to virtual infrastructure. China United…
Wind River Announces VxWorks Integration with IBM Watson IoT

Wind River Announces VxWorks Integration with IBM Watson IoT

By Paul Chen Wind River is pleased to announce availability of the VxWorks real-time operating system (RTOS) client for the IBM Watson IoT platform. This is part of the IBM/Wind River collaboration to advance IoT deployments for industrial customers with new “edge-to-cloud” recipes designed to simplify and accelerate the development of smart connected devices. This integration marks the first in…
IoT Logic Portability

IoT Logic Portability

By Amar Parmar In the analog world, an input device directly controls an output device. Think about a switch, which regulated power to a motor. If the switch got turned on, power flowed, and the motor turned on. We then got into variable speed and bi-directional motors. So we changed the input device. For bi-directional motors we 2 switches, with…
How to manage the IoT Analytical lifecycle

How to manage the IoT Analytical lifecycle

Guest Blog by Saurabh Mishra/SAS Since the idea of an “IoT analytical lifecycle,” may be understood in many different ways, let’s start with a definition. Performing analytics at the data center and the cloud is well established practice, and is still quite relevant. With growing numbers of connected devices and availability of computing capabilities at various layers of the network, however,…