Wind River showcases secure Android tablet at AUVSI Unmanned Systems North America

LAS VEGAS, 6 Aug. 2012. Wind River, a provider of embedded and mobile software, is showcasing a secure Google Android-based tablet computer that combines situational awareness with communications and control for unmanned systems at AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems North America 2012 in Las Vegas.

The company’s focus at the show is on software security and safety, as well as embedded system simulation and automated test environments, for unmanned systems.

Securing mobile tactical edge devices on ad-hoc networks, as well as mobile devices on commercial networks, requires leveraging advancements in trusted silicon capability, extending certified secure operating system features to Android, and weaving in application-level security functionality into the secure embedded system fabric, says a spokesperson.

Wind River’s secure Android platform combines the National Security Agency (NSA)-developed Security Enhanced (SE) Android with Wind River security solution accelerators, a series of software modules designed to help jumpstart Android development and integrate features and functionalities. A multi-windowing capability also enables multiple Android applications to run simultaneously.

Other demonstrations taking place at Wind River’s booth 2824 include:

Safe and secure FACE (Future Airborne Capability Environment) for unmanned systems with Wind River’s VxWorks 653: This time- and space-partitioning operating system, which has been certified to DO-178B Level A and is compliant with DO-178C, is used to create robust platforms for both airborne and ground-based systems.

Unmanned platform simulation with Wind River Simics: This full system simulation solution creates a high-performance virtual environment in which any electronic system—from a single board up to complex, heterogeneous, multi-core systems—can be defined, developed, and deployed.

Automated testing for secure mobility with Wind River’s testing solutions: The Wind River test management solution is an automated test framework that identifies high-risk segments in production code, enabling change-based, optimized testing. The company’s framework for automated software testing is designed to help developers improve the quality and compliance of Android-based device designs, and includes the full Android Compatibility Test Suite (CTS), open source tests, and Wind River–authored tests.

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