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Wind River VxWorks Cert Platform Product Overview

Wind River VxWorks Cert Platform Product Note


Wind River® VxWorks® Cert Platform provides a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) platform for delivering safety critical applications that must be certified to the stringent requirements of RTCA DO-178 and EUROCAE ED-12, revisions B and C (“Software Considerations in Airborne Systems and Equipment Certification”), IEC 61508, and other related software standards. With VxWorks Cert Platform, developers can take full advantage of technological advances in microprocessors that the VxWorks COTS real-time operating system (RTOS) enables, with the assurance that they will have a strong operating system foundation to meet the most demanding safety certification standards.

The platform is based on our industry-leading VxWorks 6.x operating system and backed by 30 years of safety critical software experience, a broad network of hardware and software partners, a world-class support organization, and a specialized professional services team.


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Customer Success

European Aeronautic Defense and Space (EADS) Company selected Wind River VxWorks 653 Platform to develop sophisticated control software for air-to-air fueling for a new military aircraft.

Wind River helped Eurocopter develop a state-of-the art product on time and attain DO-178B Level A safety certification.

Raytheon, a leader in commercial and defense electronics, built the Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) on VxWorks.

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