Wind River A&D Newsletter | April 2012

COTS Journal: Exclusive Roundtable with FACE Consortium Experts

Recently, COTS Journal's Jeff Child had the unique opportunity
to sit down with representatives from three companies involved
in the Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE): Kirk Avery from Lockheed Martin, Joe Dusio from Rockwell Collins, and Chip Downing from Wind River.

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What Is the Real Impact
of DO-178C?

By Joe Wlad

DO-178C and ED-12C are now released. What does this mean for Wind River and its customers?

Now that RCTA DO-178 and its European equivalent, EUROCAE ED-12, have been updated after nearly 20 years, many are wondering, What is the impact on Wind River and our customers? We've provided our customers with products and services based on DO-178B and ED-12B guidelines for over 10 years and have deployed certified VxWorks solutions on over 250 aircraft programs

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Integrate and Simulate: Addressing the Challenges of Integrated Modular Avionics

By Alex Wilson

In the March 2012 Aerospace Manufacturing publication, Wind River's director for aerospace and defense, Alex Wilson, discusses the advantages and challenges of integrated modular avionics and how simulation can be a highly useful development tool.

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Safety, Security, and Multi-core

By Paul Parkinson

Historically, many safety-related and security-critical systems have been developed and qualified using single-core processors. These platforms could easily meet the increases in system performance requirements through higher processor clock speeds. The industry is now approaching the limit of a relatively simple upgrade path, and there is an increasing trend toward the adoption of multi-core processor architectures in critical systems to address higher performance demands.

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Recent News

Wind River Announces Commitment to Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE) Consortium
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Wind River Avionics Solutions Compliant with DO-178C
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Wind River Receives 2012 MarketTools ACE (Achievement in Customer Excellence) Award
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Web Seminar on Wind River Simics: An Environment to Help Avionics Developers Meet DO-178 Objectives

April 26, 2012
8 a.m. PT/11 a.m. ET
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Wind River and Atego Seminars: DO-178B/C Safety-Critical Tools

April 19, 2012
Tysons Corner, VA
April 26, 2012
Manchester, UK
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The Impact of DO-178C: What It Means to You

On-Demand Web Seminar
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