Automotive

59 articles
Abstract: Ensuring Car Makers Can Scale and Evolve

Abstract: Ensuring Car Makers Can Scale and Evolve

By Marques McCammon Auto makers are under pressure to deliver more innovation at a faster pace than ever before, all the while maintaining high levels of safety. Typically, the introduction of new technologies means added complexity and greater cost. So, how can OEMs address evolving market needs and stay on time and budget? A key piece to the solution lies…
OpenCV on VxWorks enables intelligence at the edge

OpenCV on VxWorks enables intelligence at the edge

By Ka Kay Achacoso When a wind turbine collects sensor data about its surrounding environment, or an off-shore oil rig logs its readings into its records, the data can be analyzed for decision-making factors: Are the sudden changes in engine noise an indication of wear?  Are there any flying objects headed towards danger zones? Are the engine settings optimal for…
Wind River’s Connected Vehicle Solutions and Professional Services Achieve CMMI® Level 3 Rating

Wind River’s Connected Vehicle Solutions and Professional Services Achieve CMMI® Level 3 Rating

By Amit Ronen Wind River is proud to announce that the CMMI® Institute has appraised our Connective Vehicle Solutions and Professional Services at a Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)® Level 3, underscoring our dedication to continuous improvement and producing quality solutions and services that make a difference. CMMI is a globally-recognized set of best practices that enable organizations to improve…
Delivering the Promise of the Software-Defined Car

Delivering the Promise of the Software-Defined Car

By Marques McCammon As we continue towards a more connected and autonomous future, designing a car is increasingly about creating quality experiences; and software is at the center of enabling that reality. Driven by intelligent software, these experiences must make going from point A to point B safe, secure, efficient, entertaining and convenient, and ultimately, autonomously. The current acceleration of…
Wind River Edge Sync Honored as Bronze Stevie® Award Winner in 2018 American Business Awards®

Wind River Edge Sync Honored as Bronze Stevie® Award Winner in 2018 American Business Awards®

By Marques McCammon Wind River Helix Edge Sync  was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the “Best New Product or Service of the Year – Software – Other” category in the 16th Annual American Business Awards. Edge Sync is an intelligent over-the-air (OTA) update and software lifecycle management solution enabling auto manufacturers to securely and remotely manage…
Wind River and Vector Collaborate on AUTOSAR-Compliant Over-the-Air Update Solution for Automotive Industry

Wind River and Vector Collaborate on AUTOSAR-Compliant Over-the-Air Update Solution for Automotive Industry

By Marques McCammon Software is playing an increasingly important role for automobiles. It is estimated that approximately 50% of a vehicle’s value will be derived from its software’s capabilities and the richer experiences resulting from them. From infotainment to safety-critical systems, software in next generation connected cars is becoming highly complex. However, with this additional complexity and connectivity, comes the…
Compiling with Wind River Diab

Compiling with Wind River Diab

By Kumar Senthil and Liviu Caraman from the Connected Vehicle team at Wind River Choosing a compiler for automotive applications can be a difficult task, and choosing the wrong one can lead to pain and frustration. It could also lead to your product not working or not being able to meet appropriate safety certifications. Sounds dire? It doesn’t have to be…
VxWorks Secure Boot

VxWorks Secure Boot

By Ka Kay Achacoso The massive internet outage last year in the United States blocked millions of users from access to the most popular sites on the internet. Suddenly, we learned that common consumer devices like cameras, printers, and DVRs participated in attacking the DNS infrastructure with denial of service attacks.  This internet outage was repeated later in Europe and…
Cybersecurity:  The Importance of Protecting Data at Rest with VxWorks

Cybersecurity: The Importance of Protecting Data at Rest with VxWorks

By Ka Kay Achacoso A few months ago, Equifax had a data breach that exposed to hackers the names, social security numbers, credit card numbers, driver’s license numbers, and other sensitive personal information and resulted in a total of 145.5 million consumers impacted by this cyber security breach  after the forensic investigation concluded.  The resulting outcry from potentially affected businesses…
Driver Education is Important, but the Ultimate Safety Revolution Will be When Technology Begins to Save Us from Ourselves

Driver Education is Important, but the Ultimate Safety Revolution Will be When Technology Begins to Save Us from Ourselves

By Marques McCammon, General Manager, Connected Vehicle Solutions at Wind River and Alex Epstein, Senior Director of Digital Strategy at the National Safety Council We’re all addicted. Our brains seem wired to instantly respond to a call, text or email while steering a two-ton car in busy traffic. Sometimes we feel we even need to share our thoughts on social…