Texas Instruments introduced their StarterWare software packages. The free StarterWare is a user-friendly, production-ready software for Sitara 32-bit ARM microprocessor (MPU), C6000 digital signal processor (DSP) and DSP + ARM developers. StarterWare for Texas Instruments AM18x ARM9 MPUs, OMAP-L138 DSP + ARM9 processor and TMS320C6748 DSP is available now. Packages for additional devices will be coming soon.
Corelis ScanExpress JET now supports AMD embedded processors. ScanExpress JET is a tool for automated at-speed, non-intrusive functional testing. The JTAG Embedded Test (JET) method extends boundary-scan structural test coverage to virtually every signal that is accessible by the on-board CPU(s). Supported AMD processor families include Turion II Neo, Athlon II Neo, Opteron 4100, and Opteron Quad-Core (socket Fr5).