Wind River to Showcase Secure Android Solution at AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems North America
ALAMEDA, Calif. â€” July 31, 2012 â€” Wind RiverÂ®, a world leader in embedded and mobile software, will exhibit at AUVSIâ€™s Unmanned Systems North America 2012, August 7â€”9 in Las Vegas, NV. Wind River will showcase the latest embedded software capabilities supporting unmanned systems.
Wind River will offer a range of demonstrations featuring its comprehensive portfolio of software solutions, including solutions focused on software security and safety, as well as embedded system simulation and automated test environments for unmanned systems.
Wind River will showcase a secure Android tablet that combines situational awareness with communications and control for unmanned systems. Securing mobile tactical edge devices on ad-hoc networks, as well as mobile devices on commercial networks, requires leveraging advancements in trusted silicon capability, extending certified secure operating system features to Android, and weaving in application-level security functionality into the secure embedded system fabric.
The demo will feature Wind Riverâ€™s secure Android platform that combines the National Security Agencyâ€”developed Security Enhanced (SE) Android with Wind River security solution accelerators, a series of software modules to help jumpstart Android development and rapidly integrate compelling features and functionalities to devices. On top of this secure foundation, the company will demonstrate a multi-windowing capability that allows multiple Android applications to run simultaneously.
A founding member and original commercialization partner of the Open Handset Alliance, Wind River has invested significantly in the design and implementation of comprehensive security layers on a broad spectrum of Android devices, and continues to lead efforts behind Androidâ€™s expansion into traditional embedded device categories. The companyâ€™s deep Android expertise, combined with its extensive background and technologies for the aerospace and defense market segment, puts Wind River in a unique position to address the challenges and key considerations in securing Android across a variety of use cases.
Additional demonstrations taking place at Wind Riverâ€™s booth No. 2824 will include:
- Safe and secure FACE (Future Airborne Capability Environment) for unmanned systems with Wind Riverâ€™s VxWorksÂ® 653: This time- and space-partitioning operating system, which has been certified to DO-178B Level A and is compliant with DO-178C, is used to create robust platforms for both airborne and ground-based systems.
- Unmanned platform simulation with Wind River Simics: This full system simulation solution creates a high-performance virtual environment in which any electronic systemâ€“from a single board up to complex, heterogeneous, multi-core systemsâ€“can be defined, developed, and deployed.
- Automated testing for secure mobility with Wind Riverâ€™s testing solutions: The Wind River test management solution is an automated test framework that identifies high-risk segments in production code, enabling change-based, optimized testing. The companyâ€™s framework for automated software testing is designed to help developers improve the quality and compliance of Android-based device designs, and includes the full Android Compatibility Test Suite (CTS), open source tests, and Wind Riverâ€”authored tests.
AUVSIâ€™s Unmanned Systems North America is the premier forum for reviewing, assessing, and discussing the current state of the unmanned systems market. More information about the conference can be found at www.auvsishow.org/.
To learn more about Wind River aerospace and defense solutions, visit www.windriver.com/solutions/aerospace-defense/.
About Wind River
Wind River, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC), is a world leader in embedded and mobile software. Wind River has been pioneering computing inside embedded devices since 1981, and its technology is found in more than 1 billion products. Wind River is headquartered in Alameda, Calif., with offices in more than 20 countries. To learn more, visit Wind River at www.windriver.com or on Facebook.
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