Partner News Bytes
CodeMeter Embedded 2.0 makes its debut at Embedded World 2017
Wibu-Systems, February 01, 2017
The next generation of CodeMeter Embedded will be introduced by Wibu-Systems at Embedded World, Nuremberg, Germany, hall 4, booth 540. CodeMeter Embedded 2.0 is a multi-platform runtime environment that supports intelligent device manufacturers in their quest for software protection and versatile license lifecycle management. The new version is compatible with VxWorks 6.9 and 7.0 and includes new features like concurrent access from multiple instances to a CodeMeter software or hardware container, optional secure disk access with HID, and the use of CodeMeter ASIC connected via SPI.
Curtiss-Wright Debuts Next Generation VPX6-197 Quad-Core Power Architecture®-based SBC with VxWorks 6.9 and 7.0 BSP support
Curtiss-Wright , January 09, 2017
The Curtiss-Wright™ Defense Solutions division today introduced the VPX6-197, its newest Power Architecture-based 6U VPX rugged single board computer (SBC). The VPX6-197 features NXP® Semiconductors™ quad-core dual threaded 64-bit AltiVec-enabled T2080 processor to deliver up to 1.8 GHz non-throttling processing performance yet only requires 42 watts of power dissipation.
Razorcat updates TESSY with full C++ support and variant management
Razorcat Development GmbH, October 28, 2016
Razorcat introduces the latest release of TESSY, the powerful, certified unit and integration testing tool for embedded software written in C/C++. TESSY 4.0 provides a wide range of new features, most notably a full support for C++, a convenient software variant management system, and UUIDs (universally unique identifiers) for all TESSY objects. TESSY supports a wide range of microcontrollers, compiler environments and target platforms, including the latest versions of Wind River Workbench and Diab Compiler.
QA Systems releases Cantata Version 7.1
QA Systems, October 06, 2016
The new version makes it very easy for customers to deploy Cantata to any target environment, as well as introducing the latest developments in bi-directional requirements traceability. A dedicated deployment Eclipse perspective provides a full deployment editor with standard, advanced and expert modes. Cantata 7.1 installs easily into the latest Wind River Workbench via Eclipse P2 provisioning, is deployed using target Build Specs and the Target Connection Framework for any VxWorks target, and gives users a complete test development and analysis environment all inside Wind River Workbench.
wolfSSL now has lwIP support
wolfSSL Inc., August 29, 2016
The wolfSSL (formerly CyaSSL) embedded SSL library now supports lwIP, the light weight internet protocol implementation, out of the box. The focus of lwIP is to reduce RAM usage while still providing a full TCP stack. That focus makes lwIP great for use in embedded systems (such as VxWorks), the same area where wolfSSL is an ideal match for SSL/TLS needs.
OCI is proud to announce the availability of ACE, TAO and OpenDDS versions compliant with VxWorks 7
Object Computing, Inc., August 25, 2016
OCI continues to invest in supporting the latest VxWorks 7 platforms. As a thought leader in embedded open source technologies OCI has released VxWorks 7 versions of:
- OCI's redistribution of The ACE ORB (TAO), pronounced “dow”, a C++, CORBA-compliant ORB (Object Request Broker).
- ACE (the ADAPTIVE Communication Environment), an Object-Oriented (OO) Network Programming Toolkit for C++.
- OpenDDS, an open source native C++ implementation of the OMG (Object Management Group) Data Distribution Service (DDS) for Real-Time Systems specification.
Trend Micro Collaborates with Wind River to Accelerate Deployment of NFV Solutions
Trend Micro, August 18, 2016
Trend Micro and Wind River are collaborating to showcase and validate Trend Micro’s network function virtualization (NFV) solution, Virtual Network Function Suite, on the Wind River Titanium Server. The solution features Intrusion Prevention (IPS), URL filtering, and Deep Packet Inspection (DPI). Through this validation and pre-integration, Trend Micro can deliver optimized solutions for service providers and telecom equipment manufacturers (TEMs) deploying infrastructure based on NFV.
Artesyn Announces SIL4 Certification for ControlSafe™ COTS Rail Safety Platform
Artesyn Embedded Technologies, August 16, 2016
Artesyn Embedded Technologies announced the Safety Integrity Level 4 (SIL4) certification for its ControlSafe™ Platform, one of the first embedded computing systems to use commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) components to create a fail-safe and fault-tolerant computing platform for a wide range of train control and rail signaling applications. The ControlSafe Platform enables rail application developers and system integrators to substantially accelerate time-to-market without being deterred by the potentially high costs and risks associated with the stringent SIL4 system development and certification process, a process that can take multiple years to accomplish.
IXXAT PC/CAN interface series adds support for VxWorks 7
HMS Technology Center Ravensburg GmbH, August 08, 2016
The ECI driver with VxWorks support allows easy development of CAN-based real-time applications on Intel® Core™ architectures and processors. IXXAT PC interfaces are available for all common PC interface standards – from PCIe and PCIe Mini to USB and Ethernet. Depending on the PC/CAN interface version, up to four CAN channels and a galvanic isolation of the CAN bus interface is offered.
ARM® at Intel SoC FPGA Developer Forum (ISDF)
ARM, August 04, 2016
ARM is a Silver Sponsor of ISDF again this year and we’ll be at the North America, Europe, Japan and Asia events to meet you in person. At the booth we’ll be demoing DS-5 Development Studio for Altera SoC devices. Part of the Altera SoC Embedded Design Suite (EDS), ARM DS-5 Altera Edition combines the most advanced JTAG-based multi-core debugger for ARM architecture with FPGA-adaptive debugging to provide embedded software developers with full-chip visibility and control for Altera SoC devices.
RTI Demystifies the Concept of a “Databus”
Real-Time Innovations, July 20, 2016
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is full of confusing terms. Wind River Gold Partner RTI recently demystified the concept of the “databus,” one of the most important concepts for every IIoT developer to understand. Interested in learning how a databus is different from a database (of any kind) or from a Complex Event Processing (CEP) engine? Find the answers to this and other questions in the technical blog by Stan Schneider, CEO of RTI.
Bluetooth and Wi-Fi for Renesas R-car platforms
Clarinox, June 09, 2016
Clarinox, a leading provider of automotive connectivity solutions and a Wind River Silver Partner is pleased to announce the acceptance to the Renesas R-Car consortium. This will extend the Clarinox Bluetooth and Wi-Fi support to the Renesas R-Car platforms for VxWorks and Wind River Linux. The Clarinox architecture allows seamless integration of multiple simultaneous wireless technologies, roles and/or profiles and provides the flexibility to cater for traditional or leading edge applications.
RTI Releases a New Version of Connext DDS Pro
Real-Time Innovations, May 31, 2016
Our Gold Partner RTI announced on May 17 a new version of the Connext DDS Professional: 5.2.3. The release added support of several new platforms including Windows 10 (VS 2015), Cent OS 7, OS X 10.11, Android 5 and a new mobile operating system iOS 8. Connext DDS Pro also supports a range of Wind River operating systems including VxWorks 5.x, 6.x and 7.x series, VxWorks 653 and Wind River Linux on several processors including Intel x86 and x64, and PPC.
Gartner Names Vector Software a 2016 "Cool Vendor" in Embedded Software and Systems
Vector Software, May 19, 2016
Vector Software, the world’s leading provider of innovative software solutions for embedded software quality and a long time Wind River Gold Partner was named by Gartner a 2016 “Cool Vendor” in Embedded Software and Systems. The VectorCAST test automation platform solves complex business problems by enabling software development teams to easily automate testing tasks to improve software quality, using test-driven development, continuous integration, and change-based testing processes to engineer reliable software for accelerated time-to-market release cycles.