Barr Group Announces 2013 Embedded Systems Training Courses

New "Embedded Security" and "Embedded Android" Courses to be Offered

Dec 04, 2012, 14:00 ET from Barr Group

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Barr Group today announced its training calendar for early 2013, including four in-depth courses designed to immerse attendees in important aspects of embedded systems development. The popular "Embedded Software Boot Camp" will be offered near BWI Airport in Maryland on April 8-12 for those individuals looking to rapidly increase their embedded software development expertise.

Additionally, two new one-week Boot Camps will be offered. The "Embedded Android Boot Camp" (April 29May 3 in Maryland) will focus on the increasing use and importance of Android operating system software in embedded systems, such as medical and military devices, electronic kiosks, and digital signs. Students will learn how to effectively utilize Android on next-generation devices, and will build Android software systems during the course. For those dealing with the increasing software and hardware security threats in embedded devices, the "Embedded Security Boot Camp" (May 6-10 in California) will provide an intense set of lectures and lab exercises designed to improve students' abilities in creating secure embedded devices.

The "Agile and Test-Driven Embedded Development" course is being offered again in Florida (March 11-15) and focused on teaching the technical practices centered around Test-Driven Development. The course explains the cutting edge techniques of Agile/Extreme programming that are now being utilized by many organizations to improve the quality of their software while getting more reliable and visible schedules.

"Our 2013 training calendar includes exciting new courses in Security and Android, two fast-growing areas of importance in embedded devices," said Michael Barr, CTO of Barr Group. "Leveraging our popular Boot Camp teaching model, the Embedded Security Boot Camp and Embedded Android Boot Camp courses both will increase embedded systems engineers' expertise through weeklong series of intense lectures and lab exercises."

All four one-week Barr Group courses are available for early registration at $2999 each. Registration information is available at

About Barr Group

Founded in 2012 and based in Gaithersburg, Maryland, Barr Group ( provides design, consulting, expert witness, and educational services to the embedded systems market. The company's engineering leaders are internationally-known experts in the creation and evaluation of secure and reliable embedded systems, intellectual property, and educational content.


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