Use case:
Software for the hardware platform of an ophthalmological device
Medical field
Ophthalmology, refractive surgery
Xilinx Zynq, QNX

Project description

A leading manufacturer of ophthalmological devices commissioned us to develop the software for a new hardware platform for a refractive surgery device:

  • Creation of a prototype based on Xilinx Zynq
  • Development of a CAN driver for QNX
  • The driver provides a POSIX-compatible API via which higher-level software layers can use the CAN bus through the integrated CAN controller
  • Development of QNX board support package for the hardware platform


  • Development in accordance with ISO 13485
  • softgate’s experience in various specialist areas produced a reliable, high-quality result in Safety Class C

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Ulrich Köstner

Division Manager Medical Solutions