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RTOS Smackdown

In this week’s Fish Fry, I investigate the battle brewing (in press releases at least) between Green Hills and QNX and why this may not be the first time this sort of thing has happened.  I interview Jeff Jussel (element14) about their “knode” and how exactly element14 fits into the grand scheme of electronic design. As a precursor to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next week, I also check out one of the strangest pieces of embedded design for consumers that I have ever seen.

 

 

Watch Previous Fish Frys

Fish Fry Links – January 6, 2012

More Information about QNX Neutrino RTOS

More Information about Green Hills INTEGRITY-178B RTOS

Dick Selwood’s Editorial Blog – Certification Claims

More Information about element14

HAI Flat Iron MP3 Player

Fish Fry Executive Interviews

Moshe Gavrielov, CEO – Xilinx

John Bruggeman, Former CMO – Cadence Design Systems

Darrin Billerbeck, CEO – Lattice Semiconductor

Lauro Rizzatti, Vice President of Marketing, EVE

Bill Neifert, CTO – Carbon Design Systems

Sean Dart, CEO – Forte Design Systems

Kapil Shankar, CEO – SiliconBlue

Andy Pease, CEO – QuickLogic

Rajeev Madhavan, CEO – Magma 

Paul Kocher, President – Cryptography Research Inc.


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