Who uses virtual platforms?
If you are feeling pressurized to get your next project delivered and it contains a large software component – then you probably need to look at a methodology that uses virtual platforms.
Virtual platforms are used by software developers as the key development environment to work with.
Virtual platforms are used by integration engineers to speed up hardware / software integration.
Virtual platforms are used by verification engineers to validate that software meets its functional specifications.
Virtual platforms are used by verification engineers to run regressions to ensure that product direction and quality is improving and in the right direction.
Virtual platforms are used by hardware verification engineers to run full software suites as part of the hardware verification effort. This can include using running embedded software to perform part of the hardware verification process.
Currently available Imperas / OVP Virtual Platforms / Virtual Prototypes.