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VxWorks 7: The RTOS for the Internet of Things Is Here

VxWorks 7: The RTOS for the Internet of Things Is Here

By Michael Weinstein Updating an iconic product that has been setting the standard for over 25 years is no trivial task. How does a successful company go about making such a product more relevant to the changing customer needs and market dynamics while maintaining the unique appeal that secured it the status of a market leader in the first place?…

Making IoT Real With Intelligent Gateways

We’ve been talking a lot about the Internet of Things (IoT) and the opportunities it brings to almost every industry. But how do businesses start making IoT a reality today? We captured a great conversation recently with executives from Intel, McAfee, and Wind River who are on the leading edge of IoT solutions development. In this first segment, Jim Douglas, SVP…
VxWorks MILS-based Systems Moving From Lab to Deployment

VxWorks MILS-based Systems Moving From Lab to Deployment

By Paul Parkinson In a recent blog post, 'Security in the Internet of Things', Paul Chen discussed the importance of security in the Internet of Things (IoT), and how Wind River had recently released two new versions of the VxWorks MILS Platform, which can be used for securing critical infrastructure. Paul also mentioned that the VxWorks MILS Platform 3.0.0.1 is…
Security in the Internet of Things

Security in the Internet of Things

By Paul Chen Wind River, with Intel and McAfee, is driving the Internet of Things. With “things” - devices and systems - interconnected to provide enhanced services enabled by increased data and adaptive analytics, it’s clear that “security is paramount and failure is not an option.” AJ Shipley, in his blog entry “European Utility Week 2013: Critical Infrastructure Security,” outlines…
European Utility Week 2013: Critical Infrastructure Security

European Utility Week 2013: Critical Infrastructure Security

By AJ Shipley Wind River, Intel, and McAfee recently wrapped up a trip to European Utility Week 2013 in Amsterdam.  Security was a consistent theme across the convention sessions and around the exhibition floor; it’s a topic that everyone knows is incredibly important, but is not entirely sure how to properly address. What I find most interesting when I talk…
Intelligent Platforms for Intelligent Industries

Intelligent Platforms for Intelligent Industries

By Santhosh Nair Today we introduced the latest version of our software platform for the Internet of Things (IoT) – Wind River Intelligent Device Platform (IDP). IDP is targeted at gateways and hubs, providing connectivity, manageability, security and intelligence that  enables companies to kick start building applications that will monitor, track and course-correct your machines and systems. When discussing IDP, it’s…

A Practical Approach to the Internet of Things

The market opportunities around the Internet of Things (IoT) are substantial for Intel,  McAfee, Wind River, along with their ecosystem and the industry at large. But in a practical sense, how should businesses approach IoT? How can they start optimizing their processes and how do they ensure security? I recently caught up with a couple of experts to find out: Adam Burns, Director of Strategic Planning and…
The Future of the RTOS is Driving the Internet of Things

The Future of the RTOS is Driving the Internet of Things

By Bill Graham Real-time operating systems (RTOS) are having to become increasingly sophisticated – they must satisfy performance demands, offer hard real-time response and handle memory constraints, but increasingly they also need to deliver capabilities demanded by the new, highly connected, security conscious, remotely managed world of machine to machine (M2M) networks and the Internet of Things (IoT). Intelligent devices…
What is Needed for a Modern User Interface?

What is Needed for a Modern User Interface?

By Stephen Olson I am astounded at the transformation of the user interface in recent history.  The latest trends including facial recognition for authentication, gester technology both visually and with accelerometers in the device to describe a symbol to the device for authentication.  But each time these innovations come about, we should ask the question:  Is it all really necessary?…
A Whole New ‘Internet of Things’ World

A Whole New ‘Internet of Things’ World

By Jens Wiegand The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming not only businesses, but also our lives. The ability of intelligent devices to perceive and respond to the environment around them makes them incredibly valuable for complex decision-making in a broad range of industries. The growth potential is explosive: billions of units are generating more than $1 trillion in revenue…