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DornerWorks selects DDC-I’s Deos RTOS to Host Time Delicate Networking IP (TSN IP) Mission-Crucial Avionics Software program

DornerWorks selects DDC-I’s Deos RTOS to Host Time Delicate Networking IP (TSN IP) Mission-Crucial Avionics Software program

Posted Date: 2023-06-06

Phoenix, AZ. Might 31, 2023.  DDC-I, a number one provider of software program {and professional} providers for mission and safety-critical purposes, at the moment introduced that DornerWorks, a number one engineering agency specializing in superior Ethernet networking options, has chosen DDC-I’s Deos™ DO-178C RTOS to host its Time Delicate Networking IP (TSN IP) mission-critical networking software program. The built-in software program, which runs on North Atlantic Industries’ ruggedized OpenVPX SIU34 Sensor Interface Unit, is the business’s first-ever mission-critical TSN resolution that meets the best requirements of reliability and determinism for the protection and aerospace industries.

The DornerWorks TSN IP offers assured and predictable end-to-end latency, bandwidth, and high quality of service (QoS) for time-sensitive purposes over Ethernet. Along with Deos, the DornerWorks TSN IP offers a strong and dependable Ethernet networking resolution that delivers enhanced time synchronization, time scheduling, and frame-preemption options for assured efficiency, elevated system effectivity, and defense-class safety.

“We’re excited to be working with DornerWorks to ship a deterministic, high-performance, mission-critical, multicore Ethernet resolution,” mentioned Greg Rose, Vice President of Advertising and marketing and Product Administration at DDC-I. “The partnership brings collectively best-in-class RTOS and networking applied sciences on an built-in NAI COSA platform that's unparalleled within the aerospace and protection markets.”

“Within the fast-paced world of aerospace and protection, the necessity for dependable, environment friendly Ethernet networking is paramount,” added David Johnson, FPGA Engineering Group Supervisor at DornerWorks. “Deos options like cache partitioning, reminiscence swimming pools, and multicore secure scheduling allow us to ship our mission-critical TSN IP Ethernet networking functionality in a approach that maximizes efficiency with out compromising determinism and security criticality.”

Deos is a safety-critical embedded RTOS that employs patented cache partitioning, reminiscence swimming pools, and secure scheduling to ship greater CPU utilization than every other certifiable safety-critical COTS RTOS on multi-core processors. First licensed to DO-178 DAL A in 1998, Deos offers licensed conformant FACE OSS Security Base and Security Prolonged Profiles that characteristic exhausting real-time response, time and house partitioning, with help for Fee Monotonic, ARINC-653 and POSIX interfaces. 

SafeMC expertise extends Deos’ superior capabilities to a number of cores, enabling builders of safety-critical techniques to attain greatest at school multi-core efficiency with out compromising security vital activity response and assured execution time. SafeMC employs a sure multiprocessing (BMP) extension of the symmetric multiprocessing structure (SMP), secure scheduling, and cache partitioning to reduce cross-core rivalry and interference patterns that have an effect on the efficiency, security criticality and certifiability of multi-core techniques. These options allow avionics techniques builders to deal with points that would impression the security, efficiency and integrity of a software program airborne system as specified by the Certification Authorities Software program Group (CAST). 

DornerWorks TSN Ethernet IP allows the digital spine for contemporary sensor techniques with easy, plug-and-play interoperability that helps growth groups meet Division of Protection (DoD) compliance. DornerWorks TSN Ethernet IP was developed on AMD Zynq UltraScale+ FPGAs, permitting for a mixture of software program and customized logic within the design course of. Time synchronization and site visitors scheduling is dealt with within the FPGA logic portion of the DornerWorks TSN resolution, making certain that messages arrive on time and as scheduled with low latency on mission-critical COTS {hardware}. Deos helps to supply multi-core, safe software program for configuration and management of the FPGA IP, along with consumer purposes to ship and obtain information from the community. The total TSN resolution allows help for a number of sorts of heterogeneous site visitors over a standard community to cut back infrastructure prices whereas sustaining excessive safety and reliability.

NAI’s rugged, extremely configurable 3U OpenVPX, SIU34 Sensor Interface Unit for SWaP-optimized avionics purposes similar to plane interface items that require high-density I/O, communications, Ethernet switching and processing. Leveraging NAI’s household of 3U OpenVPX™ boards, the SIU34 offers 4 OpenVPX card slots, is accessible with quite a lot of PowerPC, Intel and ARM processor choices, could be configured with as much as 12 I/O and communication perform modules to speed up the deployment of avionics techniques, and supports the MOSA, OSA, SOSA™ and FACE™ technical requirements.

About DDC-I, Inc.

DDC-I, Inc. is a worldwide provider of real-time working techniques, software program growth instruments, customized software program growth providers, and legacy software program system modernization options, with a main concentrate on mission and security vital purposes. DDC-I’s buyer base is a powerful “who’s who” within the industrial, navy, aerospace, and safety-critical industries. DDC-I provides security vital real-time working techniques, compilers, built-in growth environments and run-time techniques for C, C++, and Ada software growth. For extra data relating to DDC-I merchandise, contact DDC-I at 4545 E. Shea Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85028; cellphone (602) 275-7172; fax (602) 252-6054; e-mail gross [email protected] or go to

About DornerWorks

DornerWorks offers expertise engineering so you possibly can focus in your clients. With embedded electronics, FPGA, and software program engineering experience, we speed up your product growth and decrease danger for adopting superior applied sciences. One in all our specialties is time-sensitive networking. DornerWorks can be a performer on a lot of SBIR contracts, growing cybersecurity, open structure, and different enabling applied sciences for the Division of Protection. For extra data, go to