Connecting the Pieces: Integrating FACE-Conformant Portable Component with a Simulation Environment

It all started a few years ago when the Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE™) Integration Workshop Standing Committee released the Basic Avionics Lightweight Source Archetype (BALSA) example of a FACE Reference Implementation Architecture. BALSA is a software application containing Units of Conformance (UoCs) aligned to the FACE Technical Standard. Its purpose is to provide a working example to potential FACE Software Suppliers and FACE Software Integrators. It is also used as a teaching mechanism of how Units of Portability (UoPs), UoCs and FACE Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) can be realized on a potential system.

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Achieving Interoperability is HARD! Here’s a Strategy that Works.

Any system engineer, architect, and integrator can attest to this: achieving interoperability is hard, and integrations are usually not straightforward.

We can chalk this up to a variety of reasons, but here are my personal favorites:

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Data Centricity vs. Message Centricity

In this blog post, I would like to clarify the difference between data centricity and message centricity when it comes to middleware solutions.

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The Future of Automotive

We're working with our customers to share with you their stories and insights, to offer you a rare glimpse into the future of systems from some of the world’s most exciting and innovative industries and development teams. Enjoy!

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Connecting Your DDS Apps to Web Services Using Javascript and Node.js

One of the benefits of the Industrial Internet for manufacturers and OEM's is the access to live data for more and more applications. This data availability enables performance analytics, more robust business metrics, predictive maintenance analysis, and various other capabilities to be realized by end users and equipment manufacturers alike. In the enterprise, Web Services dominate the typical access to data. On the manufacturing floor or in deployed systems, real-time data delivery is a requirement. DDS is one of the primary infrastructures used to share large amounts of data in very low latency delivery times.

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The Path to Semantic Interoperability (Part 2)

What are Syntactic and Sementic Interoperability, and how do you achieve them? 

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