Providence, RI (PRWEB) June 04, 2012
Vector Software, the leading provider of software testing solutions for safety-critical embedded applications, announced today the integration of its VectorCAST embedded testing platform with the SafeRTOS Real-Time Operating System from WITTENSTEIN High Integrity Systems.
Developed by a team of safety experts at WITTENSTEIN High Integrity Systems (WHIS), SafeRTOS is a unique real-time, deterministic operating system specially designed for critical applications. SafeRTOS is TÜV SÜD certified in accordance with IEC 61508 SIL3 (safety integrity level 3). SafeRTOS has also been analyzed by TÜV SÜD for conformance against the EN 62304 medical device standard.
“As a TÜV SÜD certified tool for software development, VectorCAST offers developers the required evidence to demonstrate compliance with a broad range of safety-related applications”, said Bill McCaffrey, Chief Operating Officer at Vector Software. “Our integration with SafeRTOS provides our customers a trusted and comprehensive solution that will ease the path to certification“.
First certified by TÜV SÜD in 2011, VectorCAST offers development organizations the required evidence to demonstrate compliance with IEC 61508 and ISO 26262.
“We are excited to partner with Vector Software in offering our customers a fully integrated solution for safety related embedded development”, commented Andrew Longhurst, Engineering Manager at WITTENSTEIN High Integrity Systems. “The VectorCAST integration with SafeRTOS provides an easy to use, yet powerful solution that will help organizations develop specific applications that fall under IEC 61508, EN 62304, and FDA 510(k) regulatory requirements.”
About Vector Software, Inc.
Vector Software is the world’s leading provider of software testing solutions for safety and mission critical embedded applications. Companies worldwide in automotive, aerospace, medical devices, industrial controls, rail, and other industries, rely on Vector Software’s VectorCAST™. By automating and managing the complex tasks associated with unit, integration, and system level testing, VectorCAST helps organizations accelerate the development and ensure the reliability of their embedded software applications. Founded in 1989 by embedded software engineers, Vector Software is headquartered in East Greenwich, Rhode Island USA; with offices worldwide and a world-class team of support and technology partners. To learn more, visit Vector Software at http://www.vectorcast.com
About WITTENSTEIN High Integrity Systems
WITTENSTEIN High Integrity Systems is a subsidiary of the German industrial technology group, WITTENSTEIN AG. The group employs over 1500 people worldwide and has a strong track record of technology innovation. WITTENSTEIN High Integrity Systems is based in the UK and develops the OpenRTOS™ and SafeRTOS™ robust embedded kernels for use in industrial, medical and aerospace applications, which require certification. Additional information about High Integrity Systems is accessible at http://www.HighIntegritySystems.com