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AdaCore Launches GNATtest

Posted: February 2, 2012

Unit test harness generator reduces test development effort for large software projects AdaCore, provider of Ada tools and expertise for the mission-critical, safety-critical, and security-critical software communities, today announced the immediate availability of the GNATtest unit test harness generator for Ada. The GNATtest tool helps automate the essential, but tedious and error-prone, processes for developing […]

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OpenVPX Dual Cluster Architecture

Posted: January 13, 2012

Background: FPGAs achieve more speed per unit of power compared to CPUs, DSPs, and GPUs. Advancements in silicon, software, and IP have proven FPGAs to be the ideal solution for accelerating applications on high-performance embedded computers and servers. To benefit from the high performance capabilities of the last generation of FPGAs, Interface Concept has developed […]

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PC2-LIMBO: 3U CompactPCI ® PlusIO • Atom™ E6xx CPU Card

Posted: November 28, 2011

The PC2-LIMBO is a low power 4HP/3UCompactPCI® CPU board, equipped with an Intel® AtomTM E6xx series processor, which is scalable from 0.6GHz up to 1.6GHz clock, and available for the industrial operating temperature range (-40°C to +85°C). The PC2-LIMBO front panel is provided with two Gigabit Ethernet jacks, two USB receptacles, and either the DVI […]

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Rugged Cubes for Data Acquisition, Logging, Simulation & Control

Posted: October 19, 2011

Educational and Research Centres can take advantage of cost effective, field proven equipment. Measuring a very small 10x10x10cm, the smallest Cube from United Electronic Industries (UEI) provides a flexible, rugged and cost effective solution for addressing data acquisition, simulation, data logging and control applications. More importantly they have been designed with many end users in […]

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Improving Systems and Software Engineering Conference 2011

Posted: July 5, 2011

http://www.issec.com.au/ 2 – 5 August, Novotel Sydney, Brighton Beach, NSW The Systems & Software Quality Institute (SSQI) in technical collaboration with the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) are proud to announce the Improving Systems and Software Engineering Conference (ISSEC 2011) will be held at Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach from 2 – 5 August 2011. The ISSEC […]

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AdaCore Releases First Non-Intrusive Coverage Tool to Fully Support All Levels of Safety Certification

Posted: April 11, 2011

AdaCore, a leading supplier of Ada development tools and support services, has announced the release of GNATcoverage, a tool that analyses and reports program coverage. Originally developed as part of the Couverture research project, GNATcoverage performs coverage analysis on both object code — instruction and branch coverage – and Ada and C language source code […]

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Seminar: FPGA COTS Solutions for Signal Processing in Military and Defence

Posted: March 3, 2011

DATE: Tuesday 22nd March 2011 TIME: 8:45am VENUE: Technology Park Conference Centre; Mawson Lakes SA Today’s Military and Defence contractors rely more and more on Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) boards for their signal processing applications and system designs. Engineers use VPX, XMC, FMC (VITA 57) and AdvancedMC FPGA based COTS boards to meet the Size, Weight, and […]

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Dedicated Systems now offers a huge range of COTS FPGA boards

Posted: February 17, 2011

In corporation with Bittware, 4DSP and Interface Concept, Dedicated Systems Australia now offers a huge range of COTS FPGA boards and Sensor IO interfaces. Xilinx based up to Virtex 6: Form factors available are: PMC, XMC, CPCI, VPX. These boards are from 4DSP and Interface Concept. Altera based up to Stratix 4: Form factors available […]

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Wind River Introduces Fourth Generation of Market-Leading Commercial Linux Platform

Posted: December 6, 2010

Wind River Ahead of the Industry with Commercial Linux Platform Supporting Newly Released Kernel 2.6.34+ ALAMEDA, Calif. – Oct. 18, 2010 – Wind River, a world leader in embedded and mobile software, introduces its fourth-generation commercial embedded Linux platform based on the recently released Linux 2.6.34+ kernel, cross-compiling toolchains GCC 4.4, EGLIBC 2.11 and GDB […]

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New Whitepaper: Data-Centric Middleware for Mission-Critical Distributed Systems

Posted: December 6, 2010

In the modern world, two powerful forces are at absolute odds: system complexity is increasing while budgets are tightening. It seems clear that, in order to manage this state of affairs, we must look for new and different ways to do things rather than just making incremental improvements on the old ways. Data-centric middleware provides […]

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AdaCore releases GPS 5.0

Posted: December 6, 2010

GPS 5.0 Integrated Development Environment brings enhanced multi-language support, more powerful source editing, and improved ease of use NEW YORK, PARIS and FAIRFAX, Va., October 26, 2010 – SIGAda 2010 – AdaCore, a leading supplier of Ada language tools and support services, today announced the release of GNAT Programming Studio (GPS) 5.0. This new major […]

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Ethernet connected Data Acquisition and Control – UEI teams with Dedicated Systems

Posted: October 11, 2010

Walpole, MA (October 5, 2010) – United Electronic Industries (UEI) is please to announce that it has named Dedicated Systems Australia Pty. Ltd. as its exclusive distributor in Australia and New Zealand. All sales in the region will now be handled by Dedicated Systems. The company will also provide first line technical support, but will […]

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USB Avionics Interfaces

Posted: August 24, 2010

Ballard’s new portable USB adapters are used to interface and communicate with MIL-STD-1553, ARINC 429 and/or ARINC 717 avionics databuses. These small, rugged, lightweight, and highly featured USB adapters are available in a variety of models.- MIL-STD-1553: up to 2 channels – ARINC 429: 4 to 16 channels – ARINC 717: up to 4 channels […]

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Wind River Introduces First Embedded Linux Operating System to Be Accepted for EAL4+ Certification by NIAP

Posted: August 20, 2010

Wind River Linux Secure Opens New Options for Market Segments Requiring Secure Application Platforms Wind River, a world leader in embedded and mobile software, today announced that Wind River Linux Secure, a secure embedded Linux, is in evaluation by the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) to be certified to Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level 4+ […]

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Easing Integration of Large-Scale Real-Time Systems with DDS Middleware

Posted: August 16, 2010

Start the Webinar here. System designers and integrators in many industries are tasked with creating robust, widely available and secure communications infrastructures. These infrastructures interconnect systems (including systems of systems) nationwide and globally with high fidelity and high performance. To meet these challenging requirements, distributed real-time systems need a well-designed and efficient architecture.This Webinar reviews […]

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Seminar: DDS and Beyond: High Performance Networking for Complex, Distributed and Safety-Critical Systems.

Posted: May 24, 2010

Dedicated Systems and RTI invite you to a half day seminar on the 2nd June 2010 at Technology Park, Mawson Lakes. The DDS standard is constantly evolving to address end user requirements. An ever increasing array of complementary tools and networking technologies are emerging as a result of continued uptake and popularity of DDS. DDS is rapidly becoming […]

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Wind River VxWorks 6.8 Broadens Multicore Capabilities and Processor Support

Posted: January 8, 2010

VxWorks 6.8 Expands Multicore Processor Support to Include the Latest Processors from ARM, Cavium, Freescale, Intel, and RMI ALAMEDA, Calif., January 5, 2010 — Wind River today announced the immediate availability of VxWorks version 6.8, the embedded industry’s leading real-time operating system (RTOS). Wind River’s continued investment in VxWorks has delivered improvements in multicore support […]

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NASA Space Robots Roll with RTI

Posted: November 25, 2009

NASA’s human-robotic systems communicate using publish-subscribe middleware SUNNYVALE, CA-November 17, 2009-Real-Time Innovations (RTI), The Real-Time Middleware Experts, announced today that NASA is using RTI middleware to control a fleet of experimental robots. The NASA Human-Robotic Systems Project is developing four prototype robots at four major research centers. The robots share a network data architecture that […]

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SEMINAR: A Discussion of Multicore and Virtulaisation in Embedded Systems

Posted: November 16, 2009

Dedicated Systems and Wind River invite you to a half day seminar on the 30th November 2009 at Technology Park, Mawson Lakes.A Discussion of Multicore and Virtualisation in embedded systems. This will be a great opportunity to discuss, how the influx of multicore processors will impact your existing and future embedded designs. Participants will also […]

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MicroTCA in today’s Battlefield

Posted: October 30, 2009

Even against military embedded incumbants CompactPCI, VME and the up-and-coming VPX, MicroTCA is proving itself a powerful design option in harsh environments with high bandwidth in a small form factor and proven ruggedness, multicore support, and high availability. Additionally, standards development is fueling MicroTCA’s rapid movement as a military design choice from command centers to shelters […]

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Kontron brings Intel® Atom™ record breaking performance per watt into CompactPCI® systems

Posted: September 18, 2009

–  EN50155 compliant reliability, soldered components and ultra low TDP for harsh environments  – Eching, Germany, September 15, 2009 – Kontron is bringing record-breaking performance per watt to 3U CompactPCI® systems with the launch of the longtime available processor board Kontron CP305 with Intel® AtomTM processor. The rugged Kontron CP305 features EN50155 compliant reliability and […]

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Wind River brings a hypervisor to embedded systems

Posted: June 19, 2009

We most associate hypervisors and virtualization with servers from their beginnings as tools for development and testing, through their widespread adoption as a means to reduce the number of physical servers needed, to their current stage as a foundation for dynamic IT architectures. Virtualization on the client side has been more of a niche although […]

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VM6250 High Performance VME PowerPC SBC

Posted: June 10, 2009

Kontron VME Board VM6250 doubles performance and adds 10 more years to PowerPC AltivecTM applications with MPC8641D. Highly flexible multi-processor performance for air cooled and rugged conduction cooled environments Eching, Germany, June 15, 2009 – Kontron introduces the new long-term available Kontron VM6250 6U VME multi-processor board with Freescale MPC8640/8641 single or dualcore processors and […]

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Webinar: Introduction to Multi-Core & Multi OS Systems in Embedded Devices

Posted: May 15, 2009

Webinar:         Introduction to Multi-Core & Multi OS Systems in Embedded Devices Presenter:       Steve Elliott, Dedicated Systems Australia The availability and proliferation of multi-core processors is driving their usage in modern embedded and real-time systems. Incorporating multi-core processors into traditional embedded designs brings with it numerous benefits in terms of flexibility and reduced power consumption.  The […]

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Seminar: High Performance Networking for Complex, Distributed and Safety-Critical Systems

Posted: April 22, 2009

Since the OMG’s (Object Management Group) 2004 introduction of the “Data Distribution Service for Real-Time Systems (DDS)” standard, DDS has become the fundamental component of most high-performance infrastructure systems designed for military systems.   DDS’s high-performance messaging and data distribution software enables the development and integration of distributed applications that require low-latency, high-throughput, high-scalability, deterministic […]

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2009 Aerospace and Defence Software Seminar

Posted: April 14, 2009

Engineers must optimise a complex, delicate balance of portability, speed, power, weight and space. To win and be profitable, aerospace and defence suppliers must take advantage of industry-leading COTS hardware, operating systems, and middleware; consider using advanced multicore processors to achieve required performance; integrate legacy and new applications, often from multiple teams and subcontractors; and […]

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DDS Licenses for Research and IR&D Projects

Posted: March 30, 2009

No-Charge License for Eligible Projects RTI provides eligible research projects with no-charge licenses to RTI Data Distribution Service, the world’s leading implementation of the Object Management Group (OMG) Data Distribution Service for Real-Time Systems standard (DDS). Most internally funded Independent Research and Development (IR&D), early phase Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and University projects qualify, […]

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AdaCore Launches Traceability Analysis Package for DO-178B

Posted: March 20, 2009

PARIS, NEW YORK and AMSTERDAM, March 11, 2009 – Avionics 2009 – AdaCore, leading provider of Ada tools and support, today announced the availability of the GNAT Pro Traceability Analysis Package. This product and services solution comprises an Ada language feature analysis, including test cases and GNAT Pro switch recommendations, that can help developers demonstrate […]

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