16 Feb 2010
"It doesn’t matter which type of ware is being viewed. The purpose of modeling is always the same: The visionary gets to see the possibilities – before any investment is made. And the same applies to military embedded technology, according to The MathWorks’ Dr. Jon Friedman: Rather than use the same old Line Replaceable Unit (LRU) approach where snafus are found near the end of the design road, model based design enables engineers to “virtually” see the end from the beginning – and eliminate those costly late-game redesigns. We also found out some of the company’s hot new focal points and why they are – or will be – important to the defense industry."