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Andes and Imperas Partner to Deliver Models and Virtual Platforms for Andes RISC-V Cores

Imperas Provides Virtual Prototype Software Solutions and Models for V5 AndesCoreTM N25 and NX25 Processors

Oxford, United Kingdom, November 20th, 2017 - Imperas Software Ltd., the leader in high-performance software simulation and virtual platforms, and Andes Technology Corporation, today announced their partnership to provide Open Virtual Platforms (OVP) models, virtual platforms and software solutions for Andes next-generation processors, based on the RISC-V architecture.

The momentum for RISC-V is accelerating, and Andes is the first established CPU intellectual property (IP) vendor to offer a RISC-V processor for licensing, delivering the V5 AndesCore™ N25 and NX25 IPs.  Andes designs low-power CPU cores for a full range of embedded electronics products, including low-cost embedded applications, data centers, connected, smart and green applications, machine-learning accelerators, communications, security, IoT, and consumer applications.

Fast Processor Models of Latest Arm Cores Released by Imperas and Open Virtual Platforms (OVP)

Arm Cortex-A32, Cortex-A35, Cortex-A55, Cortex-A73, Cortex-A75 Models Available from Imperas and OVP to Accelerate Embedded Software Development

Oxford, United Kingdom, October 24th, 2017 - Imperas Software Ltd., the leader in high-performance software simulation and virtual platforms, announces the availability of models and virtual platforms for the Arm Cortex-A32, Cortex-A35, Cortex-A55, Cortex-A73, Cortex-A75 processors, including ARMv8.1 and ARMv8.2 support.

This extends the Imperas Open Virtual Platforms™ (OVP™) processor model library to over 180 models across a spectrum of IP vendors.  Over 50 Arm cores are supported, including Cortex- A, Cortex-R and Cortex-M families.

The comprehensive Imperas virtual platform environment for embedded software development, debug and verification for Arm cores includes Fast Processor Models and Extendable Platform Kits™ (EPKs™), with high-performance simulation, software debug, verification, analysis, and profiling (VAP) tools, and OS (Linux) booting on the virtual platforms.

Imperas Virtual Platform Solutions at ARM TechCon 2017

Imperas Accelerates Software Development, Debug and Test for ARM-Based Embedded Systems; Participates in Software Security Panel

ARM Techcon

Oxford, United Kingdom, October 10th, 2017 - Imperas Software Ltd., the leader in high-performance software simulation and virtual platforms, will exhibit at the 2017 ARM TechCon and also participate in an embedded software panel discussion focused on security: "Hypervisors:  A Real Trend in Embedded, or Just Hype?"

Imperas invites attendees to register for a demonstration of Imperas embedded software development, debug and test solutions for ARM-based systems.

Demo Highlights:

Accelerating OS Bring-up And Software Debug across the Spectrum of Electronics Systems

Embedded Systems Engineering EECatalog

As software complexity is increasing exponentially, companies must adopt better ways to address problems, as eventually the existing methods will no longer be sufficient. And, one serious failure changes everything for your business and your career. One lesson to be learned from SoC design and verification:  A structured methodology makes execution predictable and reduces risk, benefits that argue for a more formalized approach within the embedded software development domain.

In the October issue of Embedded Systems Engineering, Imperas CEO, Simon Davidmann discusses the issues in porting operating systems to new SoC and hardware platforms and uses the case study of porting Linux to an Altera platform.

To read the article, click here.

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RISC-V Paper by Imperas at 15th International System-on-Chip (SoC) Conference 2017

Imperas Presenting on Accelerated Software Development, Debug and Test for RISC-V Platforms

Soc Conference 2017

Oxford, United Kingdom, October 3rd, 2017 - Imperas Software Ltd., the leader in high-performance software simulation and virtual platforms, will participate in the 15th International System-on-Chip (SoC) Conference, with Larry Lapides presenting a paper: "RISC-V Models and Simulation Enable Early Software Bring Up".

The 15th International System-on-Chip (SoC) Conference will be held October 18 - 19, 2017 at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) - Calit2.  The theme for this year’s conference is "Secure and Intelligent Silicon Systems for Emerging Applications."

Paper: RISC-V Models and Simulation Enable Early Software Bring Up

Synopsys ARC Fast Processor Models and Software Development Solutions Released by Imperas

Imperas Virtual Platforms and Models Now Available for the Synopsys DesignWare ARCv2 EM range of Processors

Oxford, United Kingdom, September 20th, 2017 - Imperas Software Ltd., the leader in high-performance software simulation and virtual platforms, today announced their Fast Processor Model and virtual platform support for the Synopsys DesignWare® ARC® EM processor family, available now, along with simulators, debuggers and other software test and analysis tools.

ARCv2 EM processors are optimized for use in embedded and deeply embedded applications where high performance with minimum power consumption is essential. The cores, based on the ARCv2 instruction set architecture (ISA), offer outstanding performance density, and are ideal for embedded applications in consumer, IoT, networking, automotive and other power- and cost-sensitive applications.

"Building on our partnership with Synopsys for ARC IP, Imperas is pleased to deliver our next-generation models, virtual platforms and software development solutions for the popular ARC EM cores, to help accelerate their adoption." said Simon Davidmann, president and CEO of Imperas.

Imperas Presents Virtual Platform Solutions at 7th RISC-V Workshop in November 2017

Imperas Virtual Prototypes for Software Development, Debug and Test 

risc-v nov 2017 workshop

Imperas, the leader in high-performance software simulation and virtual platforms, announces that they are participating in the 2017 RISC-V Workshop.

The 7th RISC-V Workshop, hosted by Western Digital, in Milpitas California November 28-30 2017, brings the RISC-V community together to share information about recent activity in the various RISC-V projects underway around the globe, and build consensus on the future evolution of the instruction set.

When: November 28-30, 2017.
Where: Milpitas, California.

For more information, or to set up meetings with Imperas at the upcoming 7th RISC-V workshop, please email sales@imperas.com.

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