Telelogic to Showcase UML Modeling Tools at Embedded Masterclass

UML company, Telelogic (now owned by IBM), will be presenting their UML modelling tools at the technology developer’s event, the Embedded Masterclass. This event is to be held in both London and Bristol on May 8th and 13th. Telelogic will be presenting an introduction to the ‘UML 2 Testing Profile’, and its practical application for the testing of embedded software applications. The UML Testing Profile is a test modeling language that can be used with all major object and component technologies and applied to testing systems in various application domains. The presentation will explore how the UML Testing Profile can be used as the basis for the automatic generation of test architectures, the graphical specification of tests using UML concepts such as Sequence Diagrams and Activity diagrams, and the automatic running of tests in a model based environment.

“This is a very good fit for this event,” said Richard Blackburn, the organiser. “The objective of the Embedded Masterclass is to be a non-sales forum where technology developers can learn about leading edge development tools, software and hardware. We try to ensure every presentation is of practical use to engineers and that they leave the event feeling that it’s not only been enjoyable, but was also a productive use of their time. Modelling software in the UML language, using UML tools, is now an accepted part of development in many companies. It helps them communicate complex design issues between project teams, model real world performance and in many cases, helps them generate the actually code.”

Telelogic will also be announcing their latest version of the acclaimed Rhapsody UML software package. Rhapsody 7.2 is to include an Eclipse Plug-In that will allow embedded device and real-time system software developers to continue working on existing projects at the code level while gradually adopting MDD within a single familiar development environment.

“By offering several new features within Rhapsody 7.2 that allow for more integrated methods of code design and model driven development, Telelogic continues its strong history of product innovation and clearly endeavors to maintain its leadership position within the embedded software and system modeling tools market,” said Matt Volckmann, Senior Analyst/Program Manager with Venture Development Corporation’s (VDC) Embedded Software practice. “VDC’s most recent analysis of the embedded standards-based software and system modeling tools ranked Telelogic as the market share leader on a revenue basis.”

Now in its 6th year and with over 800 engineers having registered for these events, the Embedded Masterclass has become an important event in the UK’s Embedded Systems calendar. With its focus on leading edge embedded technology and tools, the Embedded Masterclass has gained a reputation for being ‘useful and informative’, a chance to meet with vendors and engineers in a non-sales environment and a chance to listen to technical presentations from key industry leaders. This year is unique in two respects. One is that the event will host an Embedded Linux Training Workshop and the second is that the event will take place in both London and Bristol (although Dolomite will only be attending the Bristol event).

“The term ‘embedded’ comes from the fact that so many modern devices have computers ‘embedded’ within them,” said Richard Blackburn. “A lot of hi-tech equipment often has a network of microchips communicating together at amazingly high speeds. This is now global industry in which the UK is very much a key player.”

The event also includes a tabletop exhibition. Some of the world’s leading embedded systems tools, hardware and software vendors have already signed up to exhibit. These include MontaVista – a world leader in embedded Linux solutions, Enea – a world leader in operating systems and development tools for mobile phones and wireless infrastructure equipment, SDC Systems – a leading UK supplier of development tools and software testing solutions, Barric – a leading UK manufacturer of complex electronics hardware and Telelogic – a world leader in UML system modelling tools.

“The tabletop format for the exhibition has been good for us,” said Richard Blackburn, event organiser. “This means that there is more focus on the technology and less on the sales/marketing. It makes for a better environment for engineers to learn about the technology, it simply makes it a lot more friendly and less competitive. As the event has grown, it’s been easier to attract the more important world-class players. With people like MontaVista and Enea on board, we feel sure engineers will want to come along and learn about their new offerings.”

The Embedded Masterclass (excluding the Embedded Linux workshop) is free to engineers and technology managers. Attendance is limited, so early registration is recommended. The Embedded Linux workshop is at a special price of £95 and again places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

About The Embedded Masterclass
Now in its 6th year and with over 800 engineers having registered for these events, the Embedded Masterclass has become an important event in the UK’s Embedded Systems calendar. With its focus on leading edge embedded technology and tools, the Embedded Masterclass has gained a reputation for being ‘useful and informative’, a chance to meet with vendors and engineers in a non-sales environment and a chance to listen to technical presentations from key industry leaders.

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