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What’s New in Wind River Test Management 3.3?

By Paul Henderson Today we announced the latest version of Wind River Test Management, Release 3.3, our test automation system for monitoring, executing and managing embedded device software testing. Wind River Test Management lets teams optimally execute complex tests while dynamically gathering information from the production software under test as it is running, without requiring special pre-instrumented software builds. This…

Wind River @ IBM Rational Innovate 2010

By Paul Henderson Today marked the opening of the annual IBM Rational Software developer conference, this year called Innovate 2010, here in Orlando Florida.The 4 day event is covering a range of topics on both IT and embedded systems software development and test lifecycle tools and technologies. Wind River has a presence on the exhibit floor and a number of…

Radioactive Telepresence

By Mike Deliman How timely!  A couple of months ago the discussion started - "will unmanned vehicles make a transition into civilian use".  I've been taking the stance that since we're talking vehicles - not just aircraft but all forms of non-stationary robot, that it is inevitable.  Even with aircraft I believe it is inevitable, though it may take a…

Taiwan’s Technical Prowess

By Nikhil Chauhan Taiwan's high tech industry is dominant in PC-IT, Broadband CPE products like Wireless AP Routers, DSL/Cable modems, Portable Media Players, Low End Routers, Switches, Smart Phone and IP-STB/IPTVs.  Some of the reasons for this prowess are explained here.Ever wondered just how big some of these Taiwan and APAC based OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers), ODM (Original Design Manufacturers)…

Domesticated Robotics?

By Mike Deliman A discussion about robotics was started up in an online discussion forum.  A question was posed to the group: Will unmanned vehicles eventually see duty in civilian applications? Technology for unmanned military vehicles may eventually trickle down to commercial applications on Main Street. In the near future, autonomous vehicles will be used to deliver packages, collect garbage…

Stark Bloggin’ Mad!

By Emeka Nwafor Wow!!! OK, so how is it that a few innocent tweets about the iPad gets me embroiled in a little Twitter / blogosphere skirmish with a colleague? Who would have thunk it? It's not just Schaefer, almost everyone seems to have formulated an opinion or a prediction about the future of mobile computing. Following last week's announcement of the…

Talk Between Devices

By Nikhil Chauhan Ever wondered what it would be like without access to ever increasing means of connection? Thanks to social networking sites that I am now in touch with my friends who used to exchange bicycles while riding to my fifth grade class. In the past decade or so, we have come a long way. The social norms have…