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Paris Air Show: Collins tool up for open architecture effort

10th June 2019 - 13:00 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


Collins Aerospace is developing software-based toolkits that allow third party applications to be rapidly integrated into open architecture environments, Shephard has learnt.

The toolkits are capable of defining interfaces that work with Collins in-house systems and allow vendors to then align their software packages with a common standard so new applications can be integrated smoothly.

‘We've done integrations with third party software in less than a couple of weeks,’ Doug Lloyd, general manager, rotary-wing avionics at Collins Aerospace, told Shephard.  

The significance of the work is that it could have a potentially profound impact on how future open

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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