Safety certification presented at safe.tech

Hello Rail-Engineers, I attended the safe.tech conference in Munich this week. The focus of the conference is on railway, automotive and industrial automation. For me as an engineer working with the EN 50128 (Software) and EN 50129 (Hardware) standards, it is interesting to see, that a certified safety related electronic system is not the center…

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SYSGO @ Embedded Technology in Japan

Update 18.11.2016: Today is the last day of the Embedded and IoT Technology 2016 with many very intensive discussions about hypervisor technology and we may consider a huge interest from different industries in Safe & Secure technologies. In Japan there are a lot of automotive customers but as well railway and industry customers are interested…

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How can PikeOS support your certification projects?

This was just one important topic that we discussed with over 30 participants at our (already second) SYSGO DAY in Moscow. Mainly people from Avionics and Industry joined the event and asked a lot of detailed questions during our certification presentation on how hypervisor technology can support their certification requirements. The event was rounded off…

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Will we have security in Industry 4.0 applications?

Industry 4.0 is an extremely interesting topic that once achieved will enable flexible production and re-configurable plants. During the Security Symposium 2016 all keynotes and presentations have an agreement that the current industrial automation pyramid will transform into mesh-network (see Figure 1). This network will enable to reconfigure the installed plant services into new and…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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