Mentor Graphics has added and improved support for 42 embedded development boards for the Nucleus RTOS, Mentor Embedded Linux, and Sourcery Codebench embedded development products. Updates include expanded support for MIPS, SuperH, Power PC and ARM-based architectures from Atmel, Freescale, Logic PD, MIPS, Mistral, Renesas, STMicroelectronics and Texas Instruments.
Viosoft launched the Android Adoption Kit for MIPS-Based digital multimedia designs. The Android Adoption Kit includes Sigma Designs’ Vantage 8654 Development Platform, the Viosoft Arriba IDE/Debugger, access to the latest Android on MIPS and Linux source code from the MIPSAndroid community portal, and online support from Viosoft. The Android Adoption Kit is available now and is priced at $995 (US). For the first 100 customers, Viosoft will discount the full purchase price toward the purchase of the Viosoft Arriba Embedded Linux Edition, or the Android Porting Kit for professional users.
CodeSourcery released Sourcery G++ 4.4 for ARM, ColdFire, IA32, MIPS, Power Architecture, and SuperH processors. The fall release of Sourcery G++ improves performance across all supported platforms with several new compiler optimizations. A number of new features in the Sourcery G++ IDE make it easier for embedded developers to build and debug their applications. These features include a tool for transferring executables to GNU/Linux target systems, a terminal emulator, integration with the CVS version-control system, support for batch-mode project builds from the command line, and the Mylyn task-focused interface.