IS2T introduced MicroEJ, which is the industry’s first Java platform to support the development and integration of Java-based functionality for low cost, memory-constrained, C and C++ applications running on Cortex M-based microcontrollers. The fully customizable MicroEJ platforms will be available for Cortex-M3/M4-based MCUs on December 11th, 2012. The evaluation version will be available for download for free. Fully configured development environments of MicroEJ will be available for STMicroelectronics Cortex M3/M4-based MCUs for $4,000 per seat.
Cinterion introduced the EHS5 high-speed M2M communication module. The Gemalto Cinterion solution provides secure wireless connectivity for industrial applications. It features a complete client Java runtime optimized for microcontrollers and other resource-constrained devices. The compact EHS5 device measures 18.8 x 27.6 x 2.3 mm. It is available in two variants: EHS5-US (850/1900 MHz) for North America, and EHS5-E (900/2100 MHz) for global coverage.
ARM rolled out Development Studio 5 (DS-5) Community Edition (CE). ARM DS-5 CE helps Android application developers create native software that can run up to four times faster than Java code. The reference software development toolkit is available now for download. The new edition is free for use by individuals and organizations with annual revenue of $100,000 or less, and up to 10 employees.
Artisan® Software Tools and Aonix® have merged to create a new, stronger independent force in the mission- and safety-critical systems and software development tools market. The merged company is named Atego and headquartered in San Diego CA, USA. Artisan Software Tools is the world’s largest independent supplier of industrial-grade, collaborative modeling tools for complex, mission and safety-critical systems and software and Aonix is a leading supplier of critical systems development tools, virtual machines and services for real-time/embedded Java and Ada solutions.