XMobots Accelerates Unmanned Systems Development Using VectorCAST

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Manufacturer of unmanned vehicles selects Vector Software to drive dynamic embedded software test strategy.

Vector Software, the leading provider of dynamic software test tools for embedded systems, announced today that Brazilian manufacturer XMobots Robotic Systems has selected VectorCAST/C++ as part of their software development strategy to further strengthen its ability to deliver high quality flight navigation software under rapid time to market requirements.

XMobots Robotic Systems, located in São Paulo Brazil, develops advanced hardware, software, and control solutions for unmanned systems that demand the highest degree of reliability and robustness. XMobots chose VectorCAST/C++ and VectorCAST/RSP to support their unit and integration testing and VectorCAST/Cover to collect structural coverage during system testing.

"The decision to use Vector Software's automated solution is driven by our need to achieve the highest levels of software quality under rapid time to market requirements combined with the certification requirements imposed by DO-178B," states Fábio Assis, Director at XMobots. "VectorCAST automated embedded software testing allows us to shorten timescales and reduce costs by identifying issues early in the development cycle. Additionally, the VectorCAST tools provide the DO-178B certification evidences necessary in the development process of aviation software."

About Vector Software, Inc.
Founded in 1989, Vector Software is the leading provider of automated software testing tools for developers of safety critical embedded applications. Vector Software’s VectorCAST line of products, automate and manage the complex tasks associated with unit, integration, and system level testing. The VectorCAST tools support the C, C++, and Ada programming languages.

Vector Software’s Product Family
VectorCAST/Requirements Gateway
Modified Condition / Decision Coverage (MC/DC) module
IEC 61508 and ISO 26262 Certification Kits
DO-178B and FDA Qualification Packages

More information about the products offered by Vector Software can be found at: http://www.vectorcast.com/software-testing-products

About XMobots Robotic Systems
XMobots is a Brazilian company specialized in manufacturing, training, maintaining, and operating unmanned systems, including UAVs, AUVs, ROVs, USVs, UGVs, and Ground Control Stations. Its name came from the union of the prefix “X”, which represents the medium where our systems are capable to operate, being in air (UAVs), land (UGVs) or water (AUVs and ROVs) with the word mobots, a well-known term for “mobile robots”. For more information on XMobots Robotic Systems, visit http://www.xmobots.com.

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