embWiSe Unveils SDIOWorx Stack for Mentor Graphics Nucleus RTOS

embWiSe Technologies Pvt.Ltd., the only third party vendor offering an embedded SDIO Stack on multiple platforms, announced availability of its SDIOWorx software stack on the Mentor Graphics Nucleus® Real Time Operating System. embWiSe also provides an SDIO-WiFi solution for Marvell 88W8686 802.11b/g chipset, integrated with the SDIOWorx.

The SDIOWorx with the SDIO-WiFi package under the Nucleus RTOS allows semiconductor and the device vendors to add SDIO and WiFi functionality in their designs and help mitigate the challenges associated with the engineering lead-time and time to market. The SDIOWorx package under the Nucleus RTOS is targeted for the Mobile Feature Phone and CE devices like Portable Media Players, Digital Still Cameras and any other converged wireless device.

The SDIOWorx package for Nucleus RTOS includes: the SD/SDIO/MMC Host Controller Driver for the onchip SD Host Controller, SDIO stack,SD/MMC/MMC4.x/SD High Capacity (SDHC) Storage Drivers and the SDIO-WiFi Driver for Marvell SD8686 chipset. For more information on SDIOWorx under Nucleus, visit: www.embwise.com/SDIOWorx_Nucleus.pdf

“Mentor’s Nucleus RTOS is the most widely used embedded OS in rapidly growing mobile and CE device markets due to its high performance, low resource demands, and flexible licensing models” said G.Srinivasan.Managing Director at embWiSe. “With the support of SDIOWorx on Nucleus, device designers get an off-the-shelf, ready to deploy SDIO solution, at a price they can afford.”

“SDIO is becoming increasingly important in a wide range of consumer devices,” said Glenn Perry, General Manager of Mentor Graphics Embedded Systems Division. “With today’s announcement our customers can expect to incorporate SDIO technology more rapidly into their Nucleus-based products.”

About Mentor Graphics
Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronics and semiconductor companies. Established in 1981, the company reported revenues over the last 12 months of about $800 million and employs approximately 4,500 people worldwide. Corporate headquarters are located at 8005 S.W. Boeckman Road, Wilsonville, Oregon 97070-7777.

About embWiSe
embWiSe is a privately held, hybrid products/services organization headquartered in Chennai, India with a subsidiary in Santa Clara,CA,USA. embWiSe is the only third party supplier of embedded SDIO Stack and SDIO-WiFi solutions and has several design wins with leading semiconductor,Mobile and CE device vendors in North America,Europe,Korea,Japan and Brazil.

SDIOWorx is the registered trade mark of embWiSe. Mentor Graphics and Nucleus are registered trademarks of Mentor Graphics Corporation.