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DDC-I and North Atlantic Industries Showcase Integrated Safety-Critical Platform at Army Aviation Mission Solution Summit

DO-178 COSA® Platform equipped with Deos Real-Time OS runs Ensco IData and CoreAVI OpenGL graphics

Phoenix, AZ – March 29, 2018. DDC-I, a leading supplier of software and professional services for mission- and safety-critical applications, and North Atlantic Industries, a leading provider of embedded systems for mil/aero applications, today announced that they will demonstrate an integrated safety-critical platform running high-end graphics at the Army Aviation Mission Solution Summit. Utilizing NAI’s Custom-on-Standard-Architecture™ (COSA®), the integrated platform will feature DDC-I’s DO-178 real-time operating system running Ensco IData and CoreAVI OpenGL graphics.

DDC-I and NAI will demonstrate their integrated solution in Booth 3007 at the show, which runs from April 25-27 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Convention Center in Nashville, TN.

The annual Army Aviation Mission Solution Summit, sponsored by the Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA), gives the entire Army aviation community an ideal venue to gather in one place at one time to focus solely on Army Aviation issues. The summit provides unique opportunities for the community to network, be recognized, have its voice heard, and support our soldiers and their families. Attending the summit will be soldiers (active, National Guard, and reserves), veterans and retirees, special operations, MEDEVAC, and industry leaders in R & D, simulation, acquisition, logistics, training, doctrine, and maintenance. Also at the summit, NATO will hold their Helicopter Inter-Service Working Group (HISWG) meeting.

“The Army Aviation Mission Solution Summit provides an excellent venue for DDC-I and NAI to demonstrate our integrated safety-critical platform to the Army aviation community,” said Greg Rose, vice president of marketing and product management at DDC-I. “ COSA systems equipped with Deos and high-end graphics provide an ideal platform for rapid development, certification, and deployment of safety-critical software for a broad range of Army aviation applications.”

“We are pleased to be working with DDC-I to offer our joint Army aviation customers an integrated platform that features a best-in-class safety-critical RTOS and our COSA technology,” states Lino Massafra, vice president of sales and marketing at NAI. “Army aviation developers requiring the highest level of design assurance now have a flexible, high-performance, off-the-shelf solution that accelerates deployment of safety-critical avionics systems.”

NAI’s Custom-On-Standard-Architecture™ (COSA®) offers highly configurable solutions on standard platforms, with a choice of over 40 intelligent I/O, measurement and simulation, communications and Ethernet switch functions. NAI’s COSA systems provide the highest packaging density and greatest flexibility of any SBC platform or system in the industry.

DDC-I’s Deos is a field proven, safety-critical, avionics RTOS that is used to host a multitude of flight critical functions, such as air data computers, air data inertial reference units, cockpit video, displays and flight instrumentation, flight management systems, engine management, and many more. Built from the ground up for safety-critical applications, Deos was the first RTOS certified to DO-178 DAL A, and is the only certifiable time- and space-partitioned COTS RTOS that has been created using RTCA DO-178, Level A processes from the very first day of its product development.

Deos features deterministic real-time response as well as time and space partitioning. Deos also features patented slack scheduling and cache partitioning, which enables it to deliver higher CPU utilization than any other certifiable safety-critical COTS RTOS. Deos is supported on x86, ARM, and PowerPC microprocessors.

About DDC-I, Inc.
DDC-I, Inc. is a global supplier of real-time operating systems, software development tools, custom software development services, and legacy software system modernization solutions, with a primary focus on mission- and safety-critical applications. DDC-I’s customer base is an impressive “who’s who” in the commercial, military, aerospace, and safety-critical industries. DDC-I offers safety-critical real-time operating systems, compilers, integrated development environments and run-time systems for C, C++, Ada, and JOVIAL application development. For more information regarding DDC-I products, contact DDC-I at 4600 E. Shea Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85028; phone (602) 275-7172; fax (602) 252-6054; email sales@ddci.com or visit https://www.ddci.com/pr1802.

About NAI
NAI is a specialized provider of embedded electronics and computing for sense & response-intensive, military and aerospace applications. NAI accelerates clients’ time-to-mission with a unique approach based on Custom-on-Standard-Architecture™ (COSA®) that delivers the best of both worlds: custom solutions from standard COTS components. For over 50 years, companies like Boeing, Northrop Grumman and Raytheon have leveraged NAI’s capabilities to meet the demanding requirements of a wide range of I/O and communication-centric applications, and do so with uncompromising quality, efficiency and responsiveness. Information about NAI and its products can be found at www.naii.com.

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