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5G, Autonomous Systems and the Revenge of Real-time and Determinism!

5G, Autonomous Systems and the Revenge of Real-time and Determinism!

By Michel Genard If you tend to look at the technology landscape through the lens of a cloud approach, you probably believe that infinite compute, storage and bandwidth are available to you thanks to the cloud.  In terms of scalability and elasticity, IT and most of the popular PaaS have largely demonstrated that this is possible -- just buy more…
Extrapolate and Grow: Autonomous Cars Can Learn Much from Aerospace and Others

Extrapolate and Grow: Autonomous Cars Can Learn Much from Aerospace and Others

By Marques McCammon The safe transportation of passengers, strict industry standards and regulations, autonomous controls…does this sound like the imminent future for automobiles? Actually, this could describe the aerospace industry today. Consider also the stringent demands telecommunications and  industrial/utilities companies must uphold when it comes to connectivity or reliability. So, it is any surprise that the automotive industry should look…
Update: Boost Safety, Security and Value

Update: Boost Safety, Security and Value

By Marques McCammon In a world constantly hungry for innovation, software is a living thing. No matter which software architecture is in use within a car, it will have to be updatable. The consumer experience is constantly evolving as well. As new apps and mobile capabilities enter the market, new cyberthreats emerge and must be responded to quickly and effectively.…
Wind River Helix Virtualization Platform Wins 2019 American Business Bronze Stevie Award

Wind River Helix Virtualization Platform Wins 2019 American Business Bronze Stevie Award

We're pleased to announce that Wind River Helix Virtualization Platform has been named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Software Development Solution category in the annual American Business Awards, the nation’s premier business awards program. The recently launched, Helix Platform combines the company’s industry-leading VxWorks real-time operating system (RTOS) and embedded Linux distribution into an edge compute software…
Reuse: Getting More and Going Further with Your Automotive Investment

Reuse: Getting More and Going Further with Your Automotive Investment

By Marques McCammon The automotive industry frequently reuses the physical chassis from one vehicle line to another, as a way to more broadly make available and share the underpinnings of various vehicles, and extend their investments. In the same way the industry has learned to reuse platforms from one model to the next, OEMs should now think about the reuse…
Wind River Reflections from NXP Technology Day

Wind River Reflections from NXP Technology Day

By Tony Crupi Last week I traveled to the NXP Technology Day in Minneapolis, MN.  There were many interesting and timely topics on the agenda, so not surprisingly it was a full house! It was great to catch up with my colleagues at NXP, our joint customers, and other Wind River partners. Over the last three decades, Wind River and…
RTOS Application Development Redefined: Desktop-like Ease-of-Use in Embedded with LLVM and Boost

RTOS Application Development Redefined: Desktop-like Ease-of-Use in Embedded with LLVM and Boost

By Michel Genard Nearly four decades ago VxWorks revolutionized the RTOS market by enabling a hardware board to connect to a Unix workstation dramatically changing the edit/compile/debug paradigm. This revolution was so disruptive that within ten years many established competitors went out of business or were acquired as a way to be salvaged. With VxWorks, Wind River continues to disrupt…
The Best of All Worlds: Introducing Wind River’s New Edge Compute Software Platform

The Best of All Worlds: Introducing Wind River’s New Edge Compute Software Platform

By Michel Genard After nearly 40 years in the business, with customers writing 100’s of millions of lines of application code running on billions of devices on earth and in space, the embedded industry’s leading software provider continues to deliver differentiated and disruptive offerings. Today at Embedded World we’ve introduced the newest cutting-edge addition to our comprehensive edge compute software…
Wind River Automotive Technology a Contender for MWC GLOMO Awards

Wind River Automotive Technology a Contender for MWC GLOMO Awards

By Marques McCammon Connected and autonomous vehicle technologies are becoming more prevalent, and the rate of this innovation continues to rapidly accelerate for the automotive industry. These next generation vehicles will need to be connected and updateable in order to intelligently communicate with and safely navigate the world around it, continuously deliver new features and value over time, and be…
Consolidate: Innovating Automotive Software to Do More, with Less

Consolidate: Innovating Automotive Software to Do More, with Less

By Marques McCammon Work smarter, not harder. OEMs will increasingly need to do more with less. In any businesses model, but particularly in the auto industry, there is a constant focus on materials cost to preserve margins all while their products become more technologically sophisticated. This brings us to the next call to action in Wind River’s software strategy ACRUE…