GE has a rich heritage of cooperation with industry associations and trade groups. We also work closely with selected companies to ensure hardware compatibility and to create technology breakthroughs. Of equal importance, our collaboration with software companies helps to ensure that our hardware is easy to integrate and supports the specific needs of our customers.
Esterel Technologies is a leading provider of critical systems and software development solutions for the aerospace, defense, rail transportation, nuclear, and industrial & automotive domains. System and software engineers use SCADE® solutions to graphically design, verify, and automatically generate critical systems and software applications with high dependability requirements. Esterel Technologies SCADE product solutions easily integrate, allowing for development optimization and increased communication among team members.
Esterel Technologies and GE provide joint solutions for high performance embedded HMI applications, where SCADE Display design tools, qualifiable for DO-178B and DO-178C applications up to Level A, and GE rugged COTS platforms (including FORCE1) integrate seamlessly.
Wind River is the worldwide leader in embedded software and services that enable our customers to develop secure and reliable aerospace and defense systems. It is the only company to provide market-specific embedded platforms that integrate real-time operating systems, development tools and technologies. Wind River's products and professional services are used in multiple markets including aerospace and defense, automotive, digital consumer, industrial, and network infrastructure. Wind River provides high-integrity technology and expertise that enables its customers to create superior products more efficiently. Companies from around the world are standardizing on Wind River, creating the most reliable products while also accelerating their time to market.
GE provides standard Board Support Packages (BSP) that allow the full value of Wind River Technology to be applied to their hardware solutions. The BSP provides a consistent interface between the underlying hardware and the Wind River PLATFORM, which isolates the application software from hardware upgrade and obsolescence.
Juniper Networks is in the business of network innovation. From devices to data centers, from consumers to cloud providers, Juniper Networks delivers the software, silicon and systems that transform the experience and economics of networking.
GE and Juniper Networks work together to develop a family of rugged, highly secure routing and network security appliances designed for military/aerospace deployment in harsh environments where security of data is paramount. The resulting solutions are sold by GE.
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The VMEbus International Trade Association (VITA) was accredited as an ANSI (American National Standards Institute) standards development organization (SDO) in June of 1993. VITA specializes in standards development for the VMEbus industry. GE is a member of VITA.
The PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group) is a consortium of over 450 companies who collaboratively develop specifications that adapt PCI technology for use in industrial and telecommunications computing applications. PICMG? Specifications include CompactPCI? for Eurocard, rackmount applications and PCI/ISA for passive backplane, standard format cards. GE is a member of PICMG.
Intel supplies the computing industry with the chips, boards, systems and software that are the "ingredients" of computer architecture. These products are used by industry members, such as GE, to create advanced computing systems. Intel's mission is to be the preeminent building block supplier to the connected computing industry worldwide.
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LynuxWorks™, Inc. is a pioneer and a proven leader in the embedded-systems industry with more than 16 years experience. Our embedded operating systems are based on open standards, and are used over and over in important products made for markets such as communications, aerospace and defense systems, medical, automotive and more. Our real-time and embedded Linux operating systems serve every industry: Linux-compatible LynxOS RTOS, safety-critical LynxOS-178 RTOS and BlueCat Embedded Linux.
Green Hills Software, Inc., is the technology leader in high performance compilers, software development tools and real-time operating systems (RTOS) for developers of embedded systems. An "embedded" system is one in which a microprocessor and associated components (e.g. memory) are incorporated into a product to aid the product in accomplishing difficult and complex tasks.
The MULTI® integrated development environment and optimizing compilers for C/C++ and Ada are seamlessly integrated with the INTEGRITY® RTOS. Green Hills compilers are the fastest PowerPC compilers in the industry, as certified by the EEMBC® consortium. INTEGRITY® is a secure, royalty-free Real-Time Operating System that is ideal for military and communication applications based on GE's PowerPC products. INTEGRITY features virtual memory management, fast and deterministic interrupt response time, field debugging, guaranteed memory and CPU resource availability and support for a broad range of communication and I/O standards. Together, MULTI and INTEGRITY provide a complete, royalty-free development and run-time solution for GE’ PowerPC processor and communication boards.
Presagis is the worldwide leader in embedded graphics solutions for mission-critical display applications with over 20 years of experience in the embedded market. The company’s products include embedded graphics Human-Machine Interface (HMI) modeling tools, including VAPS and VAPS XT, and Seawind graphics drivers and devices. Presagis maintains a complete line of DO-178B Level A qualifiable tools and certifiable drivers and its safety-critical embedded graphics products are designed from inception to efficiently run on GE out-of-the-box. .
Freescale Semiconductor is a global leader in the design and manufacture of embedded semiconductors for the automotive, consumer, industrial, networking and wireless markets. The privately held company is based in Austin, Texas, and has design, research and development, manufacturing or sales operations in more than 30 countries. Freescale is one of the world's largest semiconductor companies with 2006 sales of $6.4 billion (USD).
SprayCool (also known as Isothermal Systems Research) is a global leader in the development of next-generation electronics thermal management and environmental isolation enclosure products, using its patented two-phase liquid cooling technology. SprayCool enclosure products are sourced by GE to meet some of the most demanding application environments for GE's global customers in the defense, aerospace markets, and industrial markets.
Concurrent Computer Corporation is a global leader in real-time Linux® solutions for simulation, data acquisition, process control, visual rendering and other mission-critical applications. Concurrent products include the RedHawk™ Linux real-time operating system; NightStar™ debug ging and analysis tools; iHawk™ multiprocessing systems; ImaGen™ high-performance visual servers; and SIMulation Workbench™, a real-time modeling environment for hardware-in-the-loop and man-in-the-loop simulations. Concurrent’s RedHawk Linux, NightStar tools and SIMulation Workbench are available on x86-based GE products, including the MAGIC1 rugged display computer.