SOFTWARE TOOLS - Deos RTOS supports Freescale e300, e500 safety-critical apps News & Analysis 4/15/2010 Post a comment DDC-I has announced that its safety-critical, DO-178B Level A certifiable, Deos real-time operating system (RTOS) and OpenArbor development tool suite are available for the Freescale Semiconductor e300 and e500 cores. Deos running atop Freescale PowerQUICC II Pro and PowerQUICC III processors provides a platform for developing and hosting mil/aero and other safety-critical applications, particularly those requiring high design assurance and timely DO-178B certification.
QNX extends lead in automotive infotainment market Product News 4/7/2010 Post a comment Reconfirming its position as the leading provider of operating systems and middleware for the automotive infotainment market, QNX Software Systems has announced that its technology has been licensed for more than 17 million in-vehicle systems worldwide — an increase of 130 per cent since 2008.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.