Peter Darnell

Author Archives: Peter Darnell

Peter is the Vice President of Model-Based Embedded Tools at Altair. He received a patent of efficient multi-core thread synchronization and worked on parallel vector code generation. He started Visual Solutions in 1989 to create VisSim, and soon began working closely with Texas Instruments. Peter continues his work on VisSim since the Altair acquisition of Visual Solutions in August 2014. He holds a degree in Physics from the University of Connecticut. Peter served on the ANSI X3J11 Committee to standardize the C language and is co-author of "C: A Software Engineering Approach" published by Springer [amazon.com/Software-Engineering-Approach-Peter-Darnell/dp/0387946756]

Real-Time Freedom for Motor Control Engineers

Giving motor control engineers real freedom to design motor control firmware does not sound like a particularly radical concept. But for many, the traditional approach to development is restrictive, time-consuming, and opaque.

VisSim™ 9.0 Accelerates Model-Based Design of Embedded Systems

Recently, Altair released VisSim 9.0 with a variety of new features and improved robustness.  VisSim is an innovative visual language used by scientists and engineers around the world for model-based embedded development of complex dynamic systems. VisSim’s tightly integrated development environment makes it … Read More