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Importance of Testing Test Automation and Automated Test Equipment

Posted by: Suhas H N | 22 June, 2020

Testing is one of the major activities in a development life cycle of a product. Automation of testing will help reducing manual intervention and increasing the productivity. Automated Test Equipment (ATE) helps in automating the testing of the system/LRU during development and production. ATE’s can be a simple bench top setup or a set of test equipment.... Read More

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Obtaining Structural Coverage from HSIT

Posted by: Sandeepkumar Ainapur | 10 Feb, 2020

Traditionally, the software tests are performed at different levels to achieve the DO-178B/C objectives. The Hardware-Software Integration tests (HSIT) are performed to get the High-Level Requirements coverage and Low-Level Requirement tests are performed to get the Low-Level requirements coverage and the structural coverage at the source code level....Read More

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Agile Methodology (Scrum) for Avionics Software Development

Posted by: Rohan S Rao | 6 Dec, 2019

Software development using Agile methodology is one of the software development methodologies based on iterative development, where the requirements and code evolve through collaboration between self-organizing cross-functional teams. This paper can help you to use Scrum process even when the team is geographically dispersed....Read More

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Module Testing Quality Improvement Measures - A case study

Posted by: Bhupesh Balan | 20 Nov, 2019

The project objective was to update and validate module tests impacted by the modified design or Low-Level Requirements (LLRs). During this activity quality issues were identified which were present in the original tests done before 2006. This case study highlights the measures taken to overcome the quality issues....Read More

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Optimized Code for Embedded Avionics Applications

Posted by: Hari Lakshminarayanan | 10 Mar, 2021

Running optimized code in embedded application is very important from different angles – achieving higher throughput, better memory utilization, lower power consumption and allowing scalability, among others. With advancements in processor technology, newer processors are constantly being rolled out. It would not be economically viable to keep porting application software into newer processors to take advantage of the newer technology. Hence it is vital to extract the best out of the currently selected hardware. ....Read More

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Embedded Secure Boot Loaders

Posted by: Appala Naidu Bandaru | 12 Mar, 2021

Embedded secure loaders protect target processor boot from unauthorised software. The IoT, Automotive and aerospace systems are integrating secure boot loader to protect their devices from security breaches.....Read More

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DO-178C-PDI

Posted by: Madhuchandra Srinivas | 19 Mar, 2021

The use of a Parameter Data Item impacts various processes as described in DO-178C.A Parameter Data Item is a separate configuration item, that influences the behaviour of the software without modifying the Executable Object Code. A Parameter data item provides a flexible, yet controlled, way to configure and reconfigure the system......Read More