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Toshiba selects Wind River Simics to accelerate automotive SoC development

Toshiba selects Wind River Simics to accelerate automotive SoC development
Becoming increasingly connected and autonomous is the car – something that will only grow more in 2017, therefore the importance of software will play a bigger role than ever. Guest blog by Ross Dickson.
22nd February 2017

Multiple networking technologies converge in autonomous car demonstration at Mobile World Congress

Multiple networking technologies converge in autonomous car demonstration at Mobile World Congress
Mobile World Congress is beginning more and more to look similar to the Detroit Auto Show, apart from the obvious elements of the weather, the food, the drinks, the scenery, the architecture and the culture. Guest blog by Charlie Ashton.
21st February 2017

2016 was out of this world

2016 was out of this world
It is safe to say last year, (2016) was an incredible year for space exploration and discovery. Here we will take a look at two particular significant NASA missions. Guest blog by Linda Pirrotta.
3rd January 2017


The connected car of the future

What is the CONNECTED CAR of the future? What can it do?
30th August 2016

Automotive networks can benefit from security layers

Automotive networks can benefit from security layers
Last year, at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas, Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek reported their security research on a Jeep Cherokee. They were able to remotely break into the system and take control of steering, brakes and other safety critical systems on the vehicle, as well as systems not normally considered safety critical such as the infotainment unit. By Tim Radzykewycz.
15th August 2016

From Mars to Earth, Wind River to thwart vehicle hacking

From Mars to Earth, Wind River to thwart vehicle hacking
  Imagine you’re driving a two-ton SUV that’s travelling 70mph on the highway when suddenly, beyond your control, the air-conditioner fan starts blasting, the radio blares, windshield wipers whoosh back-and-forth and then the engine shuts down just as you approach a steep incline.
11th August 2016

Wind River Helix Chassis, IoT & the connected car

Wind River Helix Chassis, IoT & the connected car
The automotive industry was born ­- and thrived - in the industrial age. Now automakers are poised to become leaders in the digital age as they build increasingly intelligent, connected vehicles for running ADAS, dynamic cockpit information systems and, ultimately, autonomous vehicles capabilities.
14th July 2016

Integrating products into automotive lifecycles

Integrating products into automotive lifecycles
The Arynga software product line has been added to Wind River’s automotive portfolio. Arynga provides over-the-air (OTA) update software for automotive solutions, including both software-over-the-air (SOTA) and firmware-over-the-air (FOTA) update technologies. Arynga’s software and development team are now part of Wind River.
25th April 2016

Wind River Technology powers Airbus helicopters’ system

Airbus Helicopters, a division of Airbus Group, is utilising Wind River VxWorks 653 Platform for its Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA) system, Helionix. Helionix represents the latest technological evolution from the European helicopter manufacturer offering an unrivaled pilot assistance and intuitive human machine interface. The avionics system, which includes the certified H175 and H145 civilian rotorcrafts, significantly improves helicopter management and with its IMA approach provides unprecedented levels of performance and safety.
21st April 2016

Connected car advances with IoT-enabled automotive platform

Wind River has introduced a breakthrough automotive software platform for the command center of the connected car, Wind River Helix Cockpit. Cockpit was designed from the ground up to meet the intersecting needs of the automotive and IoT landscapes.
13th January 2016

Companies collaborate for autonomous driving solutions

Wind River is teaming with Ricardo to deliver solutions for autonomous driving. Wind River will be showcasing its automotive solutions at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) and holding a press conference unveiling its latest innovations on January 12th at 4:25 p.m. in the Concourse at the Cobo Center in Detroit.
11th January 2016

ECU consolidation in practice

By Georg Doll, General Manager of automotive solutions at Wind River, an Intel company The number of ECUs you’ll find in even the most standard of car models is staggering. There has long been a drive to consolidate ECUs but it is not just the number of them that is the challenge. The complexity of new functions such as adaptive cruise control, blind spot detection and hill start assist further complicate the software development and testing process. There is also an increasing appreciation and adoption of safety standards for the functional aspects of software used for some of these functions. ECUs used for different functions may way have different Automotive Safety Integrity Levels and ISO 26262 requirements compared to other ECUs; this can be a major consideration when reviewing the potential of consolidating two or more ECUs. Having a separate ECU for each function also allows it to maintain its own criteria regarding dynamic behaviour, security and functional safety requirements. Needless to say, testing and debugging more complex ECU environments will bring certification challenges.
19th August 2015

Wind River achieves CMMI Level 3 appraisal

Wind River has announced that it has been appraised at Level 3 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) for its worldwide automotive solutions and professional services.
4th August 2015

Software enables ADAS & autonomous driving applications

Wind River has introduced Automotive Profile for VxWorks. AUTOSAR-compliant software helps customers develop ISO 26262 certifiable automotive safety-critical applications such as ADAS to piloted and autonomous driving.
22nd April 2015

In-Vehicle Infotainment platform to be demonstrated at NAIAS

 At the 2015 NAIAS (North American International Auto Show), which takes place from 12th to 25th January in Detroit, MI, Wind River will be demonstrating its portfolio of automotive technologies.
14th January 2015

Infotainment platform now complies to GENIVI 5.0 specification

Enabling the quick design of GENIVI-compliant automotive IVI platforms, the Wind River Platform for Infotainment is now compliant to the GENIVI Compliance 5.0 specification. The enhancment to the platform also includes availability on new reference hardware and work with ecosystem collaborators to further grow capabilities such as enhanced data connectivity.
27th May 2014

Simulation technology used to develop ADAS software

Toshiba has selected Simics simulation technology from Wind River to develop automotive application software on image recognition SoC platforms. With full system simulation and breakthrough development techniques, Simics helps Toshiba’s automotive customers increase their productivity by making software development processes faster and more efficient.
15th April 2014

Wind River drives advanced rotorcraft development

Wind River drives advanced rotorcraft development
Wind River has revealed that AgustaWestland is using Wind River VxWorks 653 Platform for its revolutionary "Project Zero" tilt rotor technology incubator. “Project Zero” is an unmanned all-electric tilt rotor, designed to hover like a helicopter and convert to a fixed wing aircraft in forward flight, giving insight into the future of advanced rotorcraft.
21st November 2013

Wind River delivers Android software to IVI device

Wind River delivers Android software to IVI device
Wind River reveals that Clarion Malaysia has selected their Android software and expertise for use in their new Clarion AX1 automotive in-vehicle infotainment device. With the rapid adoption of the connected car, vehicles are quickly adding new features and technology to create the best possible consumer electronics experience.
13th November 2013

Diab Compiler now supports Renesas automotive MCUs

Expanding an already extensive list of supported architectures, Wind River have announced that the latest version of Wind River Diab Compiler features additional support for the Renesas RH850 family of automotive microcontrollers. The development process for Diab Compiler has been certified to Level 2 of the Automotive SPICE process assessment model, enabling customers to deliver high quality results.
4th November 2013


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