Mentor Embedded ReadyStart Platform

The Mentor Embedded ReadyStart Platform is a ready-to-use solution for quickly developing medical, industrial, automotive and consumer devices. The ReadyStart Platform consists of integrated software IP, tools, and services for various hardware boards and system-on-chips (SoCs). The Mentor ReadyStart Platform for Nucleus is priced at $24,995. It includes the Nucleus RTOS, wired and wireless connectivity middleware, and Inflexion UI runtime engine for a single project with two developer seats.

Mentor Embedded ReadyStart Platform ~ Mentor Graphics

Mentor Embedded ReadyStart Platform

  • Integrates the Mentor Graphics Nucleus Real-Time Operating System (RTOS) with the Inflexion Platform user interface (UI) runtime engine for 2D and 3D graphics and wired and wireless connectivity middleware
  • Provides a single distribution to accelerate fast bring-up of a complete system
  • Board support package (BSP) interface and power management services to optimize low-power design
  • Single unified source tree containing all Nucleus components and a “make-based build and configuration system” that allows developers to add or delete build components easily
  • Developers can now set up their target environment for faster application development
  • Can bring-up an average target application in 15 minutes
  • Getting Started services program for embedded developers unfamiliar with the Nucleus OS
  • Supports multi-OS on multi-core applications with Android, Nucleus, Inflexion, middleware, and MCAPI-compliant inter-OS communication
  • ReadyStart Multi-OS Platform currently supports the Freescale P1022 dual-core SoC
  • Supports SoCs and boards from Atmel and Texas Instruments, with future support for Freescale, Marvell, and other semiconductor vendors

More information: Mentor Graphics Embedded ReadyStart Platform (pdf)