Netrino Institute Reveals Schedule for Embedded Systems Courses

Netrino, The Embedded Systems Experts[SM] and a leader in embedded systems education and engineering services, announced a comprehensive Fall schedule of Netrino Institute training courses. These new courses have been designed by Michael Barr – Netrino’s President and a widely-published authority on embedded systems design – with the goal of providing embedded software engineers with a new and updated set of compelling engineering practices that will reduce software bugs.

Multithreaded RTOS Programming – an updated version of Netrino Institute’s popular two-day course that teaches the proper techniques for designing sophisticated software for real-time operating systems – will be offered in Weston, FL on September 16-17, 2008 and in Irvine, CA on November 11-12, 2008. Embedded Software Boot Camp – Netrino Institute’s new five-day course that immerses embedded software engineers in all of the intricacies of building high-quality and efficient embedded software – will be offered in Columbia, MD on October 6-10, 2008. Both courses are hands-on and focused on providing specific and tangible techniques to reduce software errors in released embedded systems products, thereby decreasing downstream lifecycle and liability costs.

“Netrino Institute’s courses have been designed to provide engineers with concrete strategies and tactics to increase the quality of the embedded software that they develop and on which society increasingly depends,” said Michael Barr, Netrino’s President. “Netrino Institute aims to give embedded software engineers who attend our courses an improved set of specific tools and methods that can be applied immediately on their design teams to improve software quality.”

The two-day Multithreaded RTOS Programming course is offered for $1,995 and the five-day Embedded Software Boot Camp course is offered for $3,995. Early registration and multi-seat discounts are available, and both courses offer an unconditional money-back guarantee. Full course details, including a complete course schedule and registration/pricing information are available online at Netrino’s website or by e-mailing to or calling 866-78-EMBED.

Founded in 1999 and based in Columbia, MD, Netrino, LLC provides training and engineering services related to the design and development of next-generation embedded systems. The company has three divisions: Netrino Institute trains engineers in best practices, Netrino Labs assists companies with product development, and Netrino Consulting provides unbiased engineering guidance throughout the engineering lifecycle.

Michael Barr is Netrino’s President and is principally responsible for the content of Netrino Institute’s embedded systems engineering courses. Mr. Barr is an internationally recognized embedded systems expert, the author of two books and more than forty articles on the subject, former editor-in-chief of Embedded Systems Design magazine, and a former member of the adjunct faculty at the University of Maryland. Mr. Barr has led the development of critical embedded systems products in a variety of industries and has appeared as an embedded systems expert witness in numerous court cases. For over a decade, Mr. Barr has been a popular speaker at the Embedded Systems Conferences and at other major technology conferences and venues.