Kozio is offering a 30-day free trial of their kDiagnostics Suite for the BeagleBoard development platform. The BeagleBoard processor boots directly from a Secure Digital (SD) card containing kDiagnostics. Kozio’s kDiagnostics 30-day free trial for the BeagleBoard can be downloaded now. A 30-day trial for the BeagleBoard-xM will be available in October 2010.
Mentor Graphics introduced the Android Development System for the Texas Instruments (TI) OMAP35x processors based on ARM Cortex-A8 technology. Engineers working on OMAP35x processor-based designs can leverage the Mentor Graphics version of the Android application framework to deploy Android-based applications. The Mentor Graphics solution for Android is ideal for OMAP35x developers designing medical, communication, industrial, instrumentation, home security, and digital video applications.