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WIND RIVER HELIX VIRTUALIZATION PLATFORM FOR AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE Wind River ® Helix ™ Virtualization Platform is an adaptive software environment that consoli- dates multi-OS and mixed-criticality applications onto a single compute software platform, simplifying, securing, and future-proofing designs in the aerospace and defense markets. Applications can be legacy or new capability, based on industry standards such as ARINC 653, POSIX ® , or FACE ™ or based on operating systems such as Linux, VxWorks ® , and others. Designed for modularity and application portability, Helix Platform facilitates rapid capability integration and product upgrades, enabling a path to application consolidation for systems requiring mixed-criticality applications—from highly dynamic environments without certifica- tion requirements to highly regulated static applications, as well as systems requiring a mix of safety-certified applications with non-certified ones. The commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) platform helps aerospace and defense suppliers develop innovative, software-defined devices that enable future generations of advanced capability, in a cost-effective and low-risk manner. FEATURES AND BENEFITS • Proven market excellence: Developed from the Wind River market-leading RTOS prod- uct line VxWorks, Helix Platform leverages a successful track record of nearly 40 years of software innovation deployed in over 2 billion devices and more than 90 civilian and military aircraft. VxWorks is included in Helix Platform, and has been trusted by more than 9,000 companies and chosen as the RTOS to go to Mars with NASA for nearly 25 years. VxWorks supports C11 and C++14 programming languages, as well as standards-based virtualization of common devices, including serial, networking, and storage. • Modular architecture: The platform allows for maximized portability and easy applica- tion integration. • Adaptability: Development and deployment of static or dynamically configured systems running applications such as machine learning and analytics • Industry standards conformance: Simultaneous support for application development follows standard APIs such as ARINC 653 APEX API, FACE, POSIX, and VxWorks. • Support for unmodified guest OSes: OS-agnostic virtualization and separation tech- nology eases portability of legacy applications, bringing them to modern operating sys- tems next to new applications. Guest OS support includes VxWorks, Linux, Microsoft ® Windows ® , and others. WHEN IT MATTERS, IT RUNS ON WIND RIVER

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