About Walt Hearn

Walt Hearn is the U.S. Central Area Director at ANSYS. Over the last 11 years, he has worked closely with forward thinking companies, such as SpaceX, disrupting entire markets by leveraging innovative simulation technologies. His passion for simulation and supporting the future of product development is best seen in the ANSYS university program and start-up companies.

ANSYS and Green Hills Software Together at CES 2018

Safety first — especially when it comes to engineering control systems for autonomous vehicles. These systems must meet the same high-level safety standards long-mandated for aerospace and defense technologies. In addition, the operating systems that run the certified programs must also be safe — from hackers.

Together, ANSYS and Green Hills Software have developed a comprehensive solution for driverless cars that rises to the level of ISO 26262 (ASIL D) certification and is invulnerable to hacker attacks. Continue reading