CoWare’s SystemC-based software development solution now supports Fast Models from ARM for Cortex-A5 and Cortex-M4 processor IP. The CoWare software development solutions already include support for Fast Models from ARM for the Cortex-A9, Cortex-A8, Cortex-R4 and Cortex-M3 processors. The ARM Cortex IA Model Integration Library to enable usage of Cortex-A5, Cortex-A8, Cortex-A9, Cortex-R4, Cortex M3 and Cortex-M4 Fast Models from ARM in CoWare Virtual Platform and CoWare Platform Architect is available from CoWare now.
The SoC Designer virtual platform, from Carbon Design Systems, now features full support for Fast Models from ARM. The support will enable users to leverage a single virtual platform environment for every aspect of the development process. SoC Designer helps users to easily perform tasks ranging from application software development to low-level firmware development and even architectural design. SoC Designer with support for Fast Models is available now to select customers and will be generally available in the first quarter of 2010.