Atollic introduced TrueSTUDIO for ARM v3.2. The integrated development environment for embedded microcontroller designs now offers RTOS-aware debug support for real-time operating systems like FreeRTOS, OpenRTOS, ThreadX and embOS. The ARM development tool is an integrated C/C++ solution with features for multicore debugging, improved code quality, team collaboration and increased developer efficiency. Atollic TrueSTUDIO v3.2 helps engineers to quickly develop embedded systems with higher quality and at lower cost.
GE Intelligent Platforms recently launched version 5.1 of their AXIS Advanced Multiprocessor Integrated Software development environment. GE’s AXIS development environment enables high performance applications to be developed, debugged and delivered in the shortest possible time. The combination of GE’s High Performance Embedded Computing hardware and software provides not only a highly integrated solution, but also one that provides engineers with optimum support.
GE Intelligent Platforms rolled out version five of their Advanced Multiprocessor Integrated Software (AXIS). AXIS is a development environment for the design, creation, testing and deployment of complex DSP and multiprocessing platforms for real-time applications. AXIS is ideal for radar, sonar, communications and image processing.
Mentor Graphics introduced the Mentor Embedded Sourcery CodeBench tool. The open source GNU toolchain features an IDE based on Eclipse, the Eclipse C/C++ development tools and compilers, and GNU toolchain (including an assembler, linker, runtime libraries, and source-level and assembly-level debuggers). The integrated development environment is ideal for developing embedded systems based on a range of devices (such as microprocessors to microcontrollers). Pricing for Mentor Embedded Sourcery CodeBench Personal Edition starts at $199 (USD). The Professional Version with System Analyzer is available starting at $2,799 (USD).
Microchip Technology introduced the MPLAB X IDE for the development of embedded applications using their PIC microcontrollers and dsPIC digital signal controllers. With MPLAB X IDE, engineers can manage multiple projects and tools with simultaneous debugging, an advanced editor, visual call graphs and code completion. The open-source integrated development environment supports Linux, Mac OS and Windows operating systems. MPLAB X IDE beta is available now for free download.
Freescale Semiconductor introduced CodeWarrior 10.0 integrated development environment (IDE). CodeWarrior 10 IDE is based on open-source Eclipse technology. CodeWarrior is a tool suite for code development, debug and test when designing with Freescale’s extensive range of microcontroller (MCU) and microprocessor (MPU) solutions.
VLSI Solution introduced the VSIDE integrated development environment for the V16/40-bit VSDSP digital signal processor family. VSIDE offers a complete set of development utilities, including an optimizing ANSI-C compiler, assembler, linker, and profiler. All programs are integrated into a simple-to-use, easy-to-learn package running on a PC / Windows XP or Vista platform.
CodeSourcery rolled out the spring 2010 release of Sourcery G++ for ARM, ColdFire, IA32, MIPS, Power Architecture, Stellaris and SuperH processors. The spring 2010 release helps improve embedded systems performance and makes it easier to get started with GNU/Linux application development. Sourcery G++ is a professional development tool suite for embedded C and C++ developers.
AdaCore launched version 6.3 of their GNAT Pro Ada development environment. GNAT Pro 6.3 now supports 64-bit Windows, Windows 7, Mac OS X Snow Leopard, VxWorks MILS, and PikeOS (ARINC 653). It offers the first implementation of new Ada 2012 features. GNAT Pro 6.3 works with a number of complementary tools, sold separately, including the CodePeer automated code review and validation tool. GNAT Pro 6.3 is available now.
STMicroelectronics introduced a low-cost development environment for the STM32 microcontroller families built using the ARM Cortex-M3 processor core, which is optimized for embedded applications. The environment combines the Atollic TrueSTUDIO/STM32 development tool and ST’s ST-LINK debug probe to connect to the target via USB. The ST-LINK debug probe is available for $21. Atollic TrueSTUDIO/STM32 can be downloaded at a price of euro 995 for TrueSTUDIO/STM32 Pro. TrueSTUDIO/STM32 Lite is available for free.