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  • Wind River Helps Collins Aerospace Future-proof Avionics Systems

    Wind River Helps Collins Aerospace Future-proof Avionics Systems

    Future airspace will be filled with drones, commercial aircraft, helicopters, and more. Several prototypes are currently targeting urban air mobility solutions such as air taxis, or revolutionary...

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  • Adaptive Virtualization for Embedded, C4ISR, and Deployed Edge Devices2:57

    Adaptive Virtualization for Embedded, C4ISR, and Deployed Edge Devices

    New technologies can bring more to your aerospace and defense programs—more data for applications, more services for users, more capabilities for edge devices. To enable that, you use more tools, mor

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  • Professional Services Security Review for VxWorks 7 Datasheet

    Professional Services Security Review for VxWorks 7 Datasheet

    Enabling Secure Deployment of Devices with VxWorks 7

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  • Cybersecurity and Secure Deployments

    Cybersecurity and Secure Deployments

    Learn why creating and testing security solutions is more effectively performed using virtual hardware and system simulation technology, rather than using the live systems that are subject to attacks.

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  • RTOS Application Development Redefined: Desktop-like Ease-of-Use in Embedded with LLVM and Boost

    RTOS Application Development Redefined: Desktop-like Ease-of-Use in Embedded with LLVM and Boost

    Nearly four decades ago VxWorks revolutionized the RTOS market by enabling a hardware board to connect to a Unix workstation dramatically changing the edit/compile/debug paradigm....

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  • Pushing the Limits of Satellite Technology

    Pushing the Limits of Satellite Technology

    They hitched a hike on the Insight Mars lander, separating from the spacecraft to fly on their own. Before long they had gone farther than any previous CubeSat craft. They were the Mars Cube One...

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  • Anatomy of Modern Systems: Where Safety-Critical and General Purpose Applications Co-exist

    Anatomy of Modern Systems: Where Safety-Critical and General Purpose Applications Co-exist

    You seek to meet the evolving needs of your end users by adopting sophisticated technology, from game-changing artificial intelligence applications, to augmented reality and enhanced computer...

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  • Swarm Technology – Pushing the Barriers of Autonomous Systems

    Swarm Technology – Pushing the Barriers of Autonomous Systems

    These are not just any ordinary unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). They fly together. Better still, they swarm together, for any Star Trek fans out there. They can also team up...

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  • Evolve IMA Systems to Support Further Development, Certification, Retrofits, and Upgrades

    Evolve IMA Systems to Support Further Development, Certification, Retrofits, and Upgrades

    Cutting-Edge Virtualization Technology from Wind River Supports Development of ARINC 653–Compliant Multi-core Systems at Lower Cost and Risk

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  • Helix Virtualization Platform for Aerospace & Defense Product Overview

    Helix Virtualization Platform for Aerospace & Defense Product Overview

    Wind River® Helix™ Virtualization Platform is an adaptive software environment that consolidates multi-OS and mixed-criticality applications onto a single compute software platform, simplifying...

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  • Opportunity: A Story for the Science Books and a Legacy of Success

    Opportunity: A Story for the Science Books and a Legacy of Success

    See how far they’ve made it, what they discovered and what’s coming next. This blog post kicks off a space and astronomy series that follows Wind River missions and...

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  • The Future of AI/ML in Avionics

    The Future of AI/ML in Avionics

    It may sound like science fiction, but technologies enabling drone-based delivery systems, self-flying air taxis, and e-enabled aircraft are already here.

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  • The Road to Multi-core Certification - Collins Aerospace and Wind River5:29

    The Road to Multi-core Certification - Collins Aerospace and Wind River

    Avionics has transitioned from traditional federated systems to consolidated multi-core platforms executing multiple applications on a common hardware resource. Wind River® and Collins Aerospace...

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  • DIGITAL AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE SYSTEMS JOURNAL -  Volume 1, Issue 2

    DIGITAL AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE SYSTEMS JOURNAL - Volume 1, Issue 2

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  • Wind River Simics Recognized with Top Innovation Award0:50

    Wind River Simics Recognized with Top Innovation Award

    Wind River Simics is selected as platinum honoree by Military & Aerospace Electronics Magazine. Simics helps aerospace developers free themselves from the limits of physical hardware to perform softwa

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  • Wind River VxWorks Lands on Mars (Again) with NASA’s Insight Spacecraft

    Wind River VxWorks Lands on Mars (Again) with NASA’s Insight Spacecraft

    Wind River is proud to announce that today NASA’s InSight Mars Lander, with the help of its VxWorks real-time operating system (RTOS), reached a historical milestone in its journey to Mars...

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  • Wind River Simics Recognized with Top Innovation Award

    Wind River Simics Recognized with Top Innovation Award

    Wind River has been selected for the third time in a row as a platinum honoree by Military & Aerospace Electronics Magazine. This year, the technology innovation award goes to...

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  • Plan with Confidence: Route to a Successful DO-178C Multi-Core Certification1:00

    Plan with Confidence: Route to a Successful DO-178C Multi-Core Certification

    You chose a multi-core processor platform for your next avionics system. Although this gives you a lot of potential benefits in terms of reduced costs, spares management and obsolescence, it also...

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  • Civil Certification of Multi-core Processing Systems in Commercial Avionics

    Civil Certification of Multi-core Processing Systems in Commercial Avionics

    Many years ago, the first certified civil avionics software systems were monolithic, hosted on single core processors. Rockwell Collins provided industry leadership in developing and certifying...

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  • Security: The Key to Affordable Unmanned Aircraft Systems

    Security: The Key to Affordable Unmanned Aircraft Systems

    Cost efficiency and affordability will always be key design criteria for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Much discussion has focused on the use of open systems architectures (OSA) as a means...

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