The November VITA Standards Organization (VSO) meeting was hosted by Xilinx at their Longmont, CO facility. Over 30 people were in attendance to participate in status updates and several working group discussions. This update is based on the results of this meeting. Visit the VITA website (www.vita.com) for details on upcoming VSO meetings.
Although commonly confused, “safe” and “reliable” are not synonymous in mission-critical applications, as designers often need embedded systems to function at different levels of “safe” while remaining consistently reliable.