SOURCE: Foliage


June 03, 2013 09:30 ET

Foliage and QNX Host Webinar on IEC 62304 Compliance: Recognizing Risks and Closing the Gaps

BURLINGTON, MA--(Marketwired - Jun 3, 2013) -

WHAT: Join Foliage's System Architect, Dan Goldman, and QNX Software System's Product Marketing Manager, Chris Ault, as they share real-world accounts of challenges and success stories for IEC 62304 compliance. Having architected the software subsystems of hundreds of medical devices to successfully meet IEC 62304 requirements, these experts will share insight on how to choose an operating system and other third-party tools to architect the entire system. They will also examine the differences between developing software to the IEC 62304 standard vs. FDA guidance requirements.

The webinar will also examine:

  • New process requirements as a result of IEC 62304
  • Common development process gaps that can arise during IEC 62304 compliance
  • Software risk management requirements of IEC 62304
  • Process steps required when developing software for each of the different safety classifications including: no separation, hardware separation, mulitcore and software separation techniques

WHEN: Tuesday, June 11th 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EDT

WHERE: For more information and registration visit:

WHO: Foliage, Inc., a product development company, partners with companies to address the business and technical challenges inherent in developing complex software intensive systems. By providing a full complement of engineering and consulting services aligned to business needs and applied over the entire product lifecycle, Foliage enables companies to accelerate development and drive more predictability and productivity into their businesses. Foliage leverages over 20 years of experience partnering with leading companies in the Medical and Life Sciences, Aerospace and Defense, and Industrial Equipment industries. Foliage is based in Burlington, Massachusetts with additional offices in California, the Netherlands and India.

QNX Software Systems Limited, a subsidiary of BlackBerry, is a leading vendor of operating systems, development tools, and professional services for connected embedded systems. Global leaders such as Audi, Cisco, General Electric, Lockheed Martin, and Siemens depend on QNX technology for vehicle infotainment units, network routers, medical devices, industrial automation systems, security and defense systems, and other mission- or life-critical applications. Founded in 1980, QNX Software Systems Limited is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada; its products are distributed in more than 100 countries worldwide. Visit and, and follow @QNX_News on Twitter.

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