August 11, 2015

Wind River, a global leader in delivering software for the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced that Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), the largest government-owned defense and aerospace company in Israel, relied on the Wind River VxWorks® Cert Platform real-time operating system (RTOS) and Wind River Professional Services for its innovative semi-autonomous airplane towing vehicle, TaxiBot.

From a technology perspective, the challenge for IAI was to optimize control capabilities while achieving operational simplicity; and from a certification perspective, the challenge was to achieve safety certification under avionics software standard DO-178B. With VxWorks Cert Platform and Professional Services, Wind River represented a one-stop shop for everything from the operating system to support and services, all the way through certification.

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