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Green Hills Software to Offer Excelfore’s Portfolio of Automotive In-Vehicle Networking Products for Advanced Vehicle Gateway Platforms

Combination delivers the gold-standard automotive security platform integrated and optimized with proven time-sensitive networking

FREMONT, CA and SANTA BARBARA, CA — May 12, 2020 — Excelfore, an innovator in connected car technologies, and Green Hills Software, the world-wide leader in high-assurance operating systems, today announce a global agreement to enable Green Hills Software to offer the extensive portfolio of Excelfore In-Vehicle Network (IVN) Stacks and Solutions integrated and optimized with Green Hills Software’s INTEGRITY® real-time operating system (RTOS) and its embedded high performance TCP/IP v4/v6 networking stack. Together, these solutions provide the foundational security, safety, performance and protocol support required in the next generation of vehicle gateway electronics systems.

The Excelfore protocol stacks integrated and optimized for use with the safe and secure INTEGRITY RTOS from Green Hills Software include support for:

  • Ethernet AVB/TSN Talker/Listener
  • DoIP
  • SOME/IP
  • RTP/RTCP (including IEEE 1733)
  • gPTP Slave/Bridging

Excelfore’s stacks bring time-sensitive networking to Ethernet and provide a robust solution set for TCP/IP (Internet Protocols) to reach edge devices throughout the connected vehicle.

Dan Mender, Vice President, Business Development at Green Hills Software, said, “Robust networking is a fundamental requirement for next-generation vehicle gateway designs, enabling the advanced features of the connected car. The combination of our INTEGRITY RTOS integrated with Excelfore network protocol stacks deliver the safe, secure, high performance user experience that is essential in today’s advanced network-enabled vehicles and has been successfully deployed in numerous automotive OEMs’ platforms to-date.”

Shrikant Acharya, CTO at Excelfore, said, “Millions of vehicles now contain software created with Green Hills Platforms for Automotive. Green Hills Software is valued by customers for delivering failsafe, stable, high-performant secure solutions. The Excelfore protocol stacks align very well with those qualities and help Green Hills Software deliver reliable, high throughput networking that is essential for enabling a best-in-class connected car application experience.”

Across the automotive industry, Excelfore’s eAVB/TSN is running in automotive OEMs’ cameras, video displays, head units and ECUs and enabling in-vehicle network gateways to provide access to CAN, LIN and other buses via the in-vehicle Ethernet TCP/IP interface.

Availability

The Excelfore In-Vehicle Network (IVN) Stacks and Solutions integrated and optimized with Green Hills Software’s INTEGRITY real-time operating system (RTOS) are available today. For more information please contact info@ghs.com or visit our web site at https://www.ghs.com/go/excelfore.

About Green Hills Software

Founded in 1982, Green Hills Software is the worldwide leader in embedded safety and security. In 2008, the Green Hills INTEGRITY-178 RTOS was the first and only operating system to be certified by NIAP (National Information Assurance Partnership comprised of NSA & NIST) to EAL 6+, High Robustness, the highest level of security ever achieved for any software product. Our open architecture integrated development solutions address deeply embedded, absolute security and high-reliability applications for the military/avionics, medical, industrial, automotive, networking, consumer and other markets that demand industry-certified solutions. Green Hills Software is headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA, with European headquarters in the United Kingdom. Visit Green Hills Software at https://www.ghs.com.

About Excelfore

Excelfore, located in Silicon Valley, is unlocking automotive data through innovative platforms for connected cars, electric vehicles and autonomous vehicles. Excelfore products include protocol stacks for in-vehicle networking, as well as a full implementation of the eSync™ bi-directional pipeline for OTA updates and data gathering. Excelfore has headquarters in the Silicon Valley in California, USA, and has offices in China, Germany, Japan, and India. www.excelfore.com

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