VLAB Ecosystem

Across many years and successful collaborations, VLAB Works has developed an ecosystem that includes many of the embedded industry’s leading providers. For many users it means that the work to connect VLAB with the tools of their environment, or to create the environment that they need has already been done. In cases where this is not the case, our Professional Services team can be engaged to enable your use case. Alternatively if you are a provider and would like to enable your users with simulation using VLAB then please let us assist you.

VLAB Works enables Embedded Applications with VLAB VDMs

ADELAIDE, South Australia, April 29, 2022 -- ASTC and VLAB Works today announced the launch of VLAB Virtual Development Machines or VLAB VDMs. Created to promote rapid development and testing of embedded applications and user software, VDMs provide immediate access to...

The VLAB Sitara AM64x V-EVM Available Now

The announcement of a new product would normally come with a title of 'Now Available'. Arguably 'Available Now' is more important, with ongoing global shortages of semiconductors impacting supplies of development and test hardware! The ASTC Virtual EVM for TI Sitara...

VLAB Works and DDC-I Announce Virtual Software Platform for NXP T2080 QDS Board

Austin TX, and Phoenix, AZ – November 9th 2021 – ASTC’s VLAB Works and DDC-I today announced the availability of a new T2080 QDS VLAB Virtual Machine for Development and Test (VLAB VDM), running DDC-I’s Deos™ DO-178C avionics operating system on a range of IT host...

Do software engineers build tools for software engineers?

This may seem like a cross between a circular question and a particularly awkward attempt at a Zen kaon. Actually it is intended as a serious question about product design. In many industries that we don’t work in but periodically have to interact with it seems the...

VLAB QORIQ Virtual Platforms – Ready to go

ASTC has a long history of supporting developers using NXP hardware with virtual environments. The partnership with NXP that has delivered resources for MPC and S32 platforms has now delivered another. VLAB QORIQ Virtual Platforms offer three variants of the NXP QORIQ...

Do you need ‘Cycle Accurate’?

For those scratching your head, possibly because you are new to simulation, here is a quick explanation. In digital simulation there are multiple ways of simulating embedded hardware, each with its pros and cons. Perhaps the simplest explanation, Cycle Accurate...

Finding perspective on the semiconductor shortage

When you read the recent headlines on global chip shortages, does R.E.M. or David Bowie spring to mind? On one hand it could be The End of the World as we Know it. Or maybe it's just another round of Changes. No this is not a test to see when you started listening to...

Unreal Simulation …. Hero or Villain!

Explaining new concepts using the things that we find around us is nothing new. In a previous blog, the connection between changes in sport called for challenging assumptions and trying new types of testing. Today we are going to use another ... Comic Books! Having...

VLAB extends it’s TI Jacinto7 portfolio

VLABWorks has added to its suite of ready to go and easy to use Virtual EVMs, with the VLAB Jacinto7 J7200 Virtual EVM now available for users. Following on from the successful launch of the VLAB Jacinto7 Virtual EVM, users can now develop software targeted at the TI...

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