The following are announcements and other news about Barr Group.

Michael Barr to Present 2018 Embedded Systems Safety & Security Survey Results at Embedded World

GERMANTOWN, MD - February 20, 2018 – Barr Group CTO Michael Barr will speak in two free 30-minute live presentations highlighting results from the 2018 Embedded Systems Safety & Security Survey at Embedded World in Nuremberg, Germany on February 27 and 28.  Hosted by OpenSystems Media, Michael will discuss highlight the latest findings and trends on the state of embedded systems design for safety and security.

Barr Group's Embedded C Coding Standard is Now a Free Book

GERMANTOWN, Maryland – September 6, 2017 – To help the embedded systems industry create safer products, Barr Group has made the downloadable version of its Embedded C Coding Standard® available to the public free of charge. This offering comes in response to potentially disturbing results published in the 2017 Embedded Systems Safety & Security Survey. That survey revealed that approximately one in five designers of Internet-connected products that could kill or injure a person are failing to follow or enforce safety-related coding standards during software development.

Discount on Gimpel Software Licenses

Attendees of any of Barr Group’s Fall 2017 public training courses are eligible for special discounts on FlexeLint and PC-lint workstation licenses from Gimpel Software, the leader in static analysis tools for C/C++.  Registrant are eligible for the following discounts:

Barr Group’s 2017 Embedded Systems Safety & Security Survey Uncovers Dangerous Flaws in Safety-Critical Device Design

GERMANTOWN, Maryland – March 7, 2017 – Barr Group, The Embedded Systems Experts®, has uncovered alarming information about the state of embedded systems design in its 2017 Embedded Systems Safety & Security Survey. This survey revealed that a significant percentage of embedded systems designers of potentially injurious products are failing to place emphasis on the security of their designs – even though they are Internet-connected.

Barr Group's 2017 Embedded Systems Safety & Security Survey Reveals Vulnerabilities in the IoT

GERMANTOWN, Maryland – February 24, 2017 – Barr Group, The Embedded Systems Experts®, has released preliminary results from its 2017 Embedded Systems Safety & Security Survey highlighting concerning statistics regarding design trends for Internet of Things (IoT) devices. This year’s survey has exposed that many development teams for IoT applications are not following industry best practices for designing safe and secure embedded systems, putting all mobile applications and the entire IoT infrastructure at risk.

Free Webinar on How to Prioritize RTOS Tasks

GERMANTOWN, Maryland – Dec. 15, 2016 – On January 10, 2017, Barr Group, The Embedded Systems Experts® will host a free one-hour embedded systems design webinar, “How to Prioritize RTOS Tasks (and Why it Matters)”. Presented by Barr Group Principal Engineer Salomon Singer, this live webinar will examine best practices for assigning fixed priorities to a set of real-time operating systems (RTOS) tasks and interrupt service routines (ISRs). The webinar will begin at 1:00 p.m. (EST) with a Q&A session following the presentation.

Barr Group Announces Pair of New Hands-on Training Courses for Embedded Programmers

GERMANTOWN, MARYLAND–April 22, 2015–Barr Group, The Embedded Systems Experts™, today announced a pair of hands-on training courses for embedded software developers. Though focused on distinct subjects, both of the new courses are designed to help programmers develop specific practical knowledge and expertise that they can immediately apply to improve the reliability of their C/C++ code.

Barr Group Announces Embedded Security Boot Camp

Hands-on Training Targets Security Challenges in Embedded Devices

GAITHERSBURG, MARYLAND–January 8, 2013–Barr Group today announced the Embedded Security Boot Camp, the newest entry in its respected "Boot Camp" series of embedded systems training courses. The first offering of this new course will be in California on May 6-10, 2013.