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Moving Up a Different Channel

by Bryon Moyer

January 04, 2012 at 12:13 PM

LDRA continues to move upstream in the design flow with its certification tools. We saw not long ago that they were interconnecting with Simulink to push testing further up that modeling path; now they’ve announced similar arrangements with National Instruments’ LabView platform.

The idea here is that, when modeling safety-critical systems – especially those that have to pass regulatory muster – you can get a jump start by testing the early snippets of code that might be modeled long before the system starts to come together in a substantial way. In particular, LabView is able to model target hardware in a manner that meets the software testing requirements of DO-178, Level A. This provides more confidence that the code, once tested and clean, will remain clean into the later design and implementation phases.

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