Virtualization for Embedded Systems: A Bridge to the Future

September 18, 2019 Wind River

Burgeoning trends like autonomous automobiles, the Internet of Things (IoT), and increasingly sophisticated industrial and manufacturing devices, machines and systems are forcing change in the world of embedded systems. The old, purpose-built, closed legacy architectures are giving way to a fluid, software-defined, and connected approach.

Virtualization has been a common practice in enterprise IT for years. Now, it is evolving to become a natural solution for embedded systems. Wind River® HelixTM Virtualization Platform is designed specifically to enable this evolution, offering a single platform that will run essentially any embedded system, old or new. Helix Platform addresses the demanding security, safety, reliability, and certification requirements of modern embedded systems and critical infrastructure. In the process, it helps bridge the past with the future and enables innovation and IP reuse. Furthermore, the platform helps reduce both capital and operating expenses.

Explore the transformation of embedded systems:

  • What’s driving these changes
  • Challenges in supporting legacy systems
  • Advantages of virtualization
  • Financial benefits of virtualization
  • How to bridge the past with the future

Plus: Four case studies on how embedded systems has impacted the aerospace and defense, automotive, industrial and medical markets.

Check out the complete eBook: Virtualization for Embedded Systems: A Bridge to the Future.

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