Is ARMv8 usable for certifiable systems?

ARMv8-R, architecture innovation for embedded systems You may have seen this latest announcement from ARM. The ARMv8-R SoC opens up new business opportunity mainly for MPU based systems in automotive and industrial environment. SYSGO already supports ARMv8-A since May 2016 as one of the first OS vendors. With its PikeOS Real Time Operating System and…

S3P Alliance Day

Just coming back from the S3P Alliance Day I can look back to a successful event with 140 registered people. The representative of the French Ministry (DGE – Direction Générale des Entreprises) was satisfied by the presentations, the level of achievement so far and the planned activities, including our efforts to create links with the…

PikeOS making its debut on the road

Connected cars are currently one of the fastest growing manifestations and they are revolutionizing the automotive industry. What SYSGO is doing for cars is exactly what we did in avionics 15 years ago. The increasing number of software applications and assistance systems means that automotive electronics require similar system architectures to those used in aviation.…

How to use an efficient and safe Real-Time Scheduling

Hi Embedded World, William Stallings book „Operating Systems“ is a good reference to learn about scheduling. In chapter 9.2 he summarizes, that the following aspects play a role when writing a scheduler for an operating System: Turnaround Time: Time between the submission of a process and its completion Response Time / Determinism: Time from the…

New version of our hypervisor PikeOS available

We just launched a new version of our hypervisor PikeOS. It enables the development and deployment of critical and non-critical applications on a single hardware platform. The new version PikeOS 4.1 forms an integrated platform for the development of new or the migration of existing and legacy  applications. It provides proven technology suitable for Aerospace,…

I have a dream – The future of hypervisor technology

I have a dream – The future of hypervisor technology No, I do not intend to initiate a revolution on the future of embedded systems. But, who knows… All well-known embedded system solution providers see the necessity to offer hypervisor technology in parallel to their standard RTOS offering. The reasons for this is obvious and…