This year’s ARM TechCon event will feature two technical conferences: Chip Design, and Software and Systems Design. Chip Design Day (October 25) is a one-day intensive conference for chip design teams working with ARM silicon IP and tools. Software and Systems Design Days (October 26-27) will cover all of the hardware and software, tools, ranging from low-power design, networking and connectivity to Android and open source software to safety and security. ARM TechCon will take place in Santa Clara, California.
Excel Software launched version 7.0 of their WinA&D tool for requirements management, system and software design, code generation and flexible report generation. WinA&D 7.0 includes flowcharts, general enhancements to all diagram types and scriptable reports, advanced DFD features and the ability for large projects to use multiple data dictionaries. The Standard edition is $495, Desktop edition $1195 and Developer edition $1995 with Site Licenses available. WinA&D includes printed and PDF user guides.
DDC-I will host a webinar on safety-critical DO-178B-compliant software design and the emerging DO-178C standard. The webcast will take place October 20, 2010 at 2pm EDT. The online seminar is ideal for software engineers and engineering managers interested in learning about developing and certifying safety-critical avionics software in compliance with DO-178B and DO-178C. It is also ideal for systems engineers interested in learning about the interface between systems and software in a safety-critical environment.