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Complete J-Link software now available for Linux on ARM
SEGGER’s entire portfolio of J-Link software is now available for Linux on ARM, for both 32-bit and 64-bit platforms. This includes both the command-line programs and GUI tools such as J-Flash, J-Flash SPI, J-Scope, the J-Link Configurator and the GUI version of the GDB Server.
Programming QSPI at maximum speed with Flasher PRO
SEGGER has added quad mode programming for QSPI Flashes to its universal flash programmer, maximising programming speed for production environments. Flasher PRO ensures that the time gained using four-pin transfer translates directly to increased productivity. Operating in either PC-based or stand-alone mode, the Flasher PRO reaches the theoretical minimum programming time of the QSPI device itself.
J-Link remote debugging accelerated by server network
The J-Link Remote Servers are available to every J-Link user at no cost. While using the closest server significantly increases communication speed, customers still have the option to set up their own server if desired or required by company policy.
Embedded Studio shrinks RISC-V application size
SEGGER’s Embedded Studio for RISC-V now comes with the SEGGER Linker in addition to the GNU linker. The SEGGER Linker has been developed from the ground up to create executables for Embedded Systems. For RISC-V, it shrinks the size of the resulting programs by up to 15%, shortens link time, delivers a detailed map file and provides more flexibility.
SEGGER’s SystemView available under friendly licensing
It has been announced that SEGGER’s SystemView is now available under Friendly Licensing, making the important task of Embedded Systems verification accessible to everyone. SystemView reveals the true runtime behaviour of an application: Developers can make sure that a system performs as designed.
embOS RTOS turns 64-bit SoCs into single chip computers
SEGGER has announced that its embOS RTOS now supports 64-bit processor cores. Today, most IoT implementations and other sophisticated embedded applications rely on 32-bit CPUs. In the very near future, however, they will start migrating to higher performance 64-bit CPU.
RISC-V Floating-Point Library supports RV32E embedded variant
SEGGER has announced a new version of the RISC-V Floating-Point Library with full support for RV32E – the embedded variant of the RISC-V core. The new library leads to a massive reduction in code size for RISC-V applications using floating point.
SEGGER J-Link adds support for Raspberry Pi as host
SEGGER has just introduced a version of its J-Link software specifically for Linux Arm. Aimed at industrial automation and other applications utilising Raspberry Pi and other single board computing platforms, this new package contains all command-line versions of the softwares
SEGGER Embedded Studio V5 minimises code size
The newly released SEGGER Embedded Studio V5 for Arm processors comes with the company’s Compiler, Linker, Runtime and Floating-Point libraries included. All components are designed from the ground up for use in embedded systems and work seamlessly to help generate extremely small programs.
SEGGER's J-Link software available for macOS and Linux
With the v6.70 release of SEGGER’s J-Link software, all the included tools are now available on the most popular operating systems (OS) options: Windows, macOS and Linux. While the J-Link software and its accompanying command line tools have been cross-platform for years, the applications with graphical user interfaces (GUIs) have only been available on Windows.
Support for SiFive Insight debug/trace platform
It has been announced that SEGGER’S products are fully compatible with SiFive’s RISC-V processor cores, and now its J-Link probes deliver support for the new SiFive Insight debug/trace platform. This includes SiFive’s latest Nexus-based trace implementation, which enables ongoing monitoring and recording of processor instruction execution.
Debug from home with J-Link remote server
SEGGER’s J-Link Remote Server is a proven way to debug remotely. It has been used for years to debug target systems, thousands of miles away, even behind firewalls. Of its many uses in the past, a particularly important one was for system bring-up when hardware availability was limited, expensive, or otherwise difficult. Today an even more important application has moved into focus.
Full support for Nuclei RISC-V processor SoCs
In August of 2019, Nuclei and GigaDevice announced the first RISC-V general-purpose MCU, the Bumblebee. Support includes SEGGER's Embedded Studio IDE, its market-leading J-Link debug probe, and its Ozone debugger.
Floating-point library to support RISC-V
SEGGER's stand-alone Floating-Point Library has now been extended to include an assembly-optimised variant for RISC-V implementations. The library contains a complete set of high level mathematical functions that have been written in C, and uses advanced algorithms to maximise performance levels.
Full support for first flash-based RISC-V microcontroller
SEGGER has announced full support for the first commercially available flash-based RISC-V microcontroller introduced by GigaDevice Semiconductor. This support includes SEGGER's Embedded Studio integrated development environment for RISC-V.
Additional support added to the latest multiprotocol SoC
SEGGER added support for the latest Hilscher multiprotocol SoC 'netX90' to J-Trace and J-Link. Software engineers working with Hilscher's netX90 can now enjoy not only the high download speeds of the J-Link and advanced features, such as breakpoints in flash memory, but also the additional features brought to the table by J-Trace-PRO, such as live code profiling and coverage.
Embedded file system to maximise data integrity
It has been announced by SEGGER, that the RAID5 delivers data integrity in providing an additional layer of fail-safety on top of the CRC and/or error correction used by the underlying driver or storage medium. With RAID5, the storage device is divided into several partitions, one of which holds parity information allowing data recovery in case of a partition fail.
Software brings compression to smallest embedded computer systems
A new lossless compression algorithm tailored to resource constrained systems, boosting performance of embedded systems, has been announced by SEGGER, with the SMASHv2. The software reportedly allows both compression and decompression on any embedded system, in real time, even with no work RAM available.
Complete operating system for all IoT and non-IoT systems
SEGGER has introduced emPack, the complete operating system for IoT devices and embedded systems. It is delivered in source code for all 8-/16-/32-bit microcontrollers and microprocessors. emPack is optimised for high performance, and small memory footprint and easily fits onto typical microcontrollers without requiring expensive external memory, keeping the cost of the embedded computing system to a minimum.
Duo collaborate to provide customers with embedded software
Nuvoton Technology and SEGGER have announced their cooperation to make SEGGER’s emWin GUI library available for developers using Nuvoton’s microcontrollers. Product developers can now add more value to their end products by utilising the library and its tools to develop smooth, high quality Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs) quickly and efficiently.