6WIND and Mentor Graphics have formed a partnership to provide embedded software customers with an industry leading operating system and high-performance packet processing solutions used by leading suppliers of networking equipment, telecommunications infrastructure, and security appliances. 6WIND's 6WINDGateT solution can eliminate up to twelve months of product development cycle time, while maximizing the performance of multicore platforms. To ensure the availability of a complete system-level ecosystem for Mentor Graphics customers, 6WIND also partners with industry leading suppliers of board-level products.
6Wind's comprehensive Linux networking software solution when combined with the Mentor Graphics operating system, provides customers worldwide with a complete OS/Linux networking solution that enables OEMs to develop multicore-based products that achieve the best possible cost-performance, integration, and energy efficiency. 6WIND is a privately owned company based near Paris, France, with a U.S. subsidiary in California. The company has its sales and support office in Asia, and an R&D center in Beijing, China.
Access Company, Ltd.
ACCESS CO., LTD. is a global, leading technology company providing software products and platforms for web browsing, mobile phones, wireless handhelds and other networked devices. ACCESS' product portfolio, including its NetFront(TM) Browser for Nucleus, provides Mentor Graphics customers with solutions that enable faster time-to-market, flexibility and customizability. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Access operates 27 subsidiaries and affiliates within Asia, Europe and the United States in order to provide Nucleus customers with the flexibility they require in order to get their products to market quickly.
Mentor Graphics and AdaCore partnered in order to provide Nucleus customers with support for Ada, a state-of-the-art programming language designed for large, long-lived applications where safety, security, and reliability are critical. AdaCore's flagship product, GNAT Pro, is a development environment that includes expert on-line support, and is available on more platforms than any other Ada technology.
Ada and GNAT Pro see a growing usage in high-integrity and safety-certified applications, including commercial aircraft avionics, military systems, air traffic management/control, railroad systems, and medical devices, and in security-sensitive domains such as financial services. Nucleus OS offers a highly configurable kernel and utility extensions ideal for small or high volume embedded computer markets where cost is an issue. AdaCore now offers Ada language development support for this operating system and its associated markets.
Aonix offers mission and safety-critical solutions to Nucleus customers, primarily in the military and aerospace, telecommunications and transportation industries. Aonix has teamed up with Mentor Graphics to deliver a leading high-reliability, real-time embedded virtual machine solution for running Java™ programs and has the largest number of certified Ada applications at the highest level of criticality. Headquartered in San Diego, CA and Paris, France, Aonix operates sales offices throughout North America and Europe in addition to offering a network of international distributors. PERC Ultra for Nucleus runs on Windows and targets the i.MX21 ARM board from Freescale Semiconductor, and could support any ARM9 or later processor. First introduced nine years ago, PERC is the most widely used real-time Virtual Machine available, with fielded installations in telecommunications, telematics, avionics, deep space exploration, and office automation applications. PERC provides support for Nucleus OS licensees on a variety of target processors including PowerPC, XScale, ARM, and Intel x86 architectures.
Mentor Graphics Corporation has selected Aricent, a full-service, full-spectrum technology software company to provide Nucleus customers with the latest, state-of-the-art technology software products and services in order to get their products to market quickly. As the world's leading communications equipment manufacturers, device manufacturers and service providers, Aricent offers the depth and breadth of services and products within a unique combination of innovation, excellence and results.
Our integrated services and extensive product portfolio is designed to help solve Nucleus customer's most complex software design and development challenges. Headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, Aricent has development centers in India, China, Ukraine, South Africa, Mexico and Germany where Nucleus customers are provided with cutting edge software solutions in Automotive, Consumer Electronics and Building Automation domains. With Mentor Graphics as a valued partner, our team of 7000 and (quality certifications in SEI CMMi Level 5, ISO 9001 - 2000, BS 7799) is ideally positioned to offer its quality but cost effective services.
Mentor Graphics entered into a partnership with Arkamys, recognized leader in digital audio processing, in order to provides software solutions and expertise for Nucleus customers in the consumer electronics industry including mobile phones, multimedia players, car audio and home theaters. By choosing a Mentor Graphics/Arkamys audio solution, Nucleus customers are able to design innovative and cost effective products that take advantage of over 10 years experience in the professional audio industry. Arkamys’ involvement in research demonstrates its commitment to exploit the latest findings in the field of digital audio, and create compelling solutions that bring tremendous value.
Established in 1990, Arphic Technology became a leading developer and provider of global fonts for embedded systems. Arphic joined forces as close partners with Mentor Graphics in order to provide Nucleus customers with superior stroke-based font technologies to include Mobile Font®, HiFont®, and Compact TrueType. To support global languages, Arphic Layout Engine® is a program library mastering text layout of written scripts worldwide, such as Hindi, Bengali, Arabic, Thai, etc.
Beginning with Asian Chinese character technology, Arphic has progressively developed a series of digitized fonts for a multitude of languages worldwide. Arphic continues to develop prominent font solutions for Nucleus customers to meet their time to market constraints for development of consumer and industrial electronic devices.
Ashling Microsystems Ltd
Ashling Microsystems Ltd, and Mentor Graphics® have formed a partnership to provide embedded software customers with an industry leading Development Tool-chain that combines the powerful features of Mentor® Embedded Sourcery™ CodeBench and Mentor® Embedded Sourcery™ Analyzer with Ashling's high-performance high-capacity Vitra-XD Trace Probe. The combination of the Ashling Vitra-XD Trace probe and Sourcery CodeBench provides an unprecedented level of trace, inspection, and debugging capabilities for real-time trace based debugging. The Vitra-XD delivers fast trace capture rates of up to 12.8 gigabits per second—almost 50% faster than traditional probes, and the capacity to non-intrusively capture hours of trace data for more accurate system debug and analysis results. Ashling Microsystems Ltd., an SFO Technologies company, has over 25 years experience in Embedded Development. Ashling is a world leader in Embedded Development Tools and Embedded Engineering Services with a reputation for quality, reliability and outstanding customer support.
Beatnik licenses scalable, standards-based structured audio software solutions for mobile devices, which enable rich multimedia content delivery and an enhanced user experience for music, games and device interaction. Beatnik and Mentor Graphics have teamed up to provide a robust mobile audio solution for the popular Nucleus family of products and related mobile phone platforms. Incorporated in 1996, Beatnik was founded by musician and composer Thomas Dolby Robertson.
Blue Peach Solutions
Blue Peach provides services and networking middleware to clients of Mentor Graphics’ operating system. Our middleware includes CIFS/SMB Windows Network File Sharing Client and Server, NetBIOS, UPnP Client and Server software, Embedded Web Services, XML Parsers, and NTPv3 client and server, all with the Nucleus customer in mind. We also provide custom services for kernel, driver, and tool development.
Communications Consultants Worldwide
Communications Consultants Worldwide and Mentor Graphics partnership offers a Nucleus-based GSM platform ranging from a portable GSM/EGPRS protocol stack, GSM modem modules to end-user tracker products.
STAR-Let is a compact fully-programmable GSM/GPRS quad-band Class-12 micro-controller, with a wide range of I/Os and a 50uA deep-sleep. STAR-Finder adds a GPS/accelerometer combination to provide a complete programmable tracking platform solution. Additionally, CCww offers complete ready-to-ship tracking solutions for asset, professional and personal security, with outstanding battery life (up to 55hrs tracking using a 360mA-hr battery). A comprehensive and rapid design service customises product enclosure, electronics and application software to your specification.
Datalight and Mentor Graphics have been working closely together for many years to bring best-in-class software solutions for powerful and rugged embedded devices. Datalight software is made to integrate tightly within the Nucleus environment and to provide a seamless and stable platform for data storage on devices. Since the invention of flash memory, Datalight has provided trusted solutions that support the broadest array of flash memory technologies. When data integrity, time to market and design flexibility matter most, the world’s leading device manufacturers invest in solutions from Datalight and Mentor Graphics. From the bottom of the ocean to the depths of space, Datalight provides Nucleus customers with software for trustworthy data on successful devices.
Discretix' security solutions now support the Nucleus Operating System and are deployed in mobile and flash memory devices which enable the commercial distribution of premium services and applications while protecting the device and its contents.
Discretix' products are now available for Mentor Graphics customers and include embedded security co-processors and a broad range of software security applications. The solutions are tightly integrated into the device, enhancing security without compromising the user experience. A privately-owned company, Discretix serves the needs of some of the world’s best-known semiconductor and device manufacturers and has been consistently ranked among the leaders of the embedded security market.
Ecrio is the leading supplier of LTE/4G all IP communications client solutions for the mobile industry. Ecrio offers a comprehensive suite of standards compliant (3GPP, GSMA) Communications Client Solutions including Messaging Solutions (SMS over LTE), Rich Communications Solutions (RCS, RCS-e), Voice Solutions (VoLTE - Voice over LTE) and Video Solutions (Video Sharing and Calling). The Company's mobile communications client solutions are all built on a robust, scalable, carrier grade, SIP/IMS Client Framework that has been deployed on more than 50 million handsets. Ecrio's customers include industry leaders such as NTT DoCoMo, SK Telecom and Verizon Wireless. For more information, www.ecrio.com
embWiSe Technologies Pvt Ltd.
embWiSe is a hybrid products/services company located in Chennai, India with subsidiary operations in Santa Clara, California. embWiSe has partnered with Mentor Graphics in order to offer Nucleus customers a robust, off-the-shelf SDIO solution – SDIOWorx, an embedded SD/SDIO software stack package and SDIO-WiFi Driver solution for Nucleus, Mentor Graphics’ flagship Operating System, for the Mobile Communications and Mobile Consumer Electronics market. embWiSe’s complete, off-the-shelf SD/SDIO solution for Nucleus, significantly reduces the engineering lead-time and time-to-market for semiconductor and device vendors.
Esmertec is a focused provider of software and services for Nucleus customers including communications device manufacturers and mobile telecom operators. The company has partnered with Mentor Graphics Corporation in order to provide software platforms that enable the deployment of content and applications in devices and over servers. Nucleus customers include mobile telecom operators and manufacturers of mobile handsets, set-top boxes and interactive televisions. Esmertec's software and service capabilities excel with their reliability as well as fast and local execution. Founded in 1999, Esmertec is headquartered in Zurich-Switzerland with subsidiaries in China, France, South Korea, and the USA, and offices in Taiwan and the UK. Since 2005, Esmertec has been listed on the SWX Swiss Exchange (ESMN).
GAO Research Inc. is the leading provider for Nucleus customers in need of embedded software solutions for data (V.92 and fallbacks) and fax modems (V.34 and fallbacks), voice (ITU-T speech codecs), telephony, modem relay and fax over IP (T.38 etc.). GAO software is fully optimized on many popular fixed and floating point DSPs and microprocessors. GAO Research has been serving industry leaders since 1992. The Nucleus Real-Time OS by Mentor Graphics is the preferred operating system for many embedded designs and is fully supported by GAO software. Mentor Graphics embedded systems together with GAO software provides a world-class software solution to telecom customers.
InnoPath Software, Inc.
InnoPath Software is the global leader in Mobile Device Management (MDM), a technology that creates a superior user experience by enabling wireless operators to better and more cost effectively manage and deliver revenue-generating services for consumers and enterprises. Mentor Graphics partnered with Innopath so Nucleus customers can reduce subscriber churn, address key operational expenses, and positively impact the top-line. Nucleus customers will also appreciate the availability of Innopath’s Firmware over the Air (mobile phone OS/Firmware remote updates) and iMDM Server and Client solutions, as InnoPath is the only device management company capable of bringing all three components to the table. Some key customers include: AT&T, Verizon Wireless, China Unicom, KDDI, Nokia, Samsung and LG.
ITTIA and Mentor Graphics Corporation teamed up to provide Nucleus customers with market-proven embedded database products and real time operating system technologies. ITTIA DB SQL is an ideal database for managing and distributing embedded data on intelligent and mobile devices. Through this partnership, manufacturers of embedded systems can store and access data efficiently on Nucleus with ITTIA DB SQL. While a simple application can write data directly to Nucleus files, serious applications face important data management challenges that demand high throughput, concurrent read and write, high availability, security, replication amongst Nucleus devices, and data synchronization with back-end enterprise database products such as Oracle and SQL Server. ITTIA's next generation embedded database technology, ITTIA DB SQL, delivers these capabilities in a compact, self-managing package. Used in applications such as medical devices, industrial automation, portable data terminals, consumer electronics, network appliances, and automotive, ITTIA DB SQL and Nucleus empower developers to manage and distribute data on a solid operating system foundation.
Jataayu Software is a leading provider of products and solutions for mobile handsets helping ODMs, OEMs and handset manufacturers design and build feature-rich differentiated handsets quickly. Jataayu’s products for Nucleus include its flagship mobile HTML browser and a suite of complimentary products covering WAP, MMS, IM, Email, SyncML and OTA client solutions. The Jataayu-Mentor Graphics partnership objective is to offer customers a pre-integrated, highly customizable, robust mobile application suite with Jataayu mobile browser, MMS and IM client solutions on the Inflexion Platform. The process of porting validating and integrating software for mobile phones takes significant monetary and time investment. This pre-integrated solution will simplify the development process for introducing multiple phone models and reduce time to market.
Jungo Connectivity is a provider of connectivity and multimedia middleware for in-vehicle infotainment. Jungo Connectivity's products enable semiconductor companies, automotive tier-one suppliers and car OEMs to easily develop products that intelligently connect with portable consumer devices over various protocols, enabling a wide array of applications and multimedia-related functions. Additionally, Jungo Connectivity provides solutions for audio and video playback and distribution within the car environment, leveraging a combination of proprietary as well as standardized technologies. Jungo Connectivity's middleware powers dozens of vehicle models already on the road.
MapuSoft Technologies is the number one provider of embedded software re-usability solutions and services that are designed to protect software investment by providing customers with a greater level of flexibility and control with product development. Mapusoft partnered with Mentor Graphics to provide it's Nucleus customers with porting, integration, support and training services that assist in easy migration from legacy platforms to the next generation.
We are working hard to provide software that is practical, familiar, financially reasonable, and easily operable. As is with Nucleus products, Maspusoft provides a source/non-royalty solution. Our licensing strategy makes it extremely affordable for you to incorporate the Nucleus family of products with ours and within your embedded applications. OS Changer® compatibility API libraries allow you to instantly re-use your existing code base on Nucleus to protect your current software investment. OS Abstractor® API libraries allow you to re-use your code across multiple real time operating systems including Nucleus to protect your software investment. OS PAL(tm) (OS Porting & Abstraction Lab) leverages the existing OS Changer and OS Abstractor technologies while adding advanced code optimization capacities on multiple OS environments. OS PAL provides users an easy-to-use graphical user interface that is integrated with the Eclipse® based CDT environment.
McObject's eXtremeDB for Nucleus in-memory embedded database system provides critical database management features--including transactions, concurrent access, and a high-level data definition languag--while maintaining a tiny code footprint (as little as 50K). As an in-memory database system (IMDS), eXtremeDB for Nucleus delivers the highest level of real-time responsiveness, backed up by optional High Availability features for failsafe operation. eXtremeDB's integration with Mentor Graphics Corporation's Nucleus real-time operating system (RTOS) joins two popular embedded systems tools, building a strong foundation for a wide range of real-time applications requiring proven data management, including networking equipment, avionics, consumer electronics, industrial controllers and other intelligent devices that demand high performance, reliability, and a flexible development environment. By adopting Nucleus and eXtremeDB, applications gain real-time responsiveness, a 'must' for embedded systems; portability, to leverage the value of source code by enabling wide re-use; and minimal memory and CPU footprint, which lends a manufacturing cost advantage.
Mentor Graphics Corporation has teamed-up with MindTree Consulting, an international IT company that delivers affordable business and technology solutions through global software development to it's Nucleus customers. MindTree Consulting's R&D Services combines expertise in semiconductor IP's, hardware and software to offer complete product realization services. Nucleus customers are served throughout the Communication, Wireless, Industrial Automation and Consumer Appliances industries to create their next generation products. MindTree has a strong domain expertise in ASIC /SOC Design, IP development, board, system and embedded software. MindTree's licensable technologies include UWB (MAC and PHY), Bluetooth, echo cancellation and noise reduction, iSCSI, VoIP etc. MindTree Consulting's Global Delivery Model for Product Development enhances Nucleus customers' ability to reduce their cost of product development dramatically while keeping a control on product architecture. It also enables easy ramping up & ramping down of product teams based on business priorities.
Nanopower Communications is an ultra low power wireless technology company with deep expertise & IP in Silicon Software and Systems Know How for the development of Ultralowpower Bluetooth Low Energy Silicon, Software, modules and system integration to enable connectivity. nanoBlue is fully integrated with Mentor's Nucleus RTOS and is Processor independent, while reducing silicon memory requirements, processor cycles and power consumption in any ASIC or embedded systems.
nCore Limited is a leading developer of localization software for embedded devices. Its nScript product for Nucleus OS offers multilingual rich text editing and font rendering capabilities, which enable Nucleus OS licensees to target their products at diverse geographical markets.
nScript is available pre-integrated with Nucleus OS, making it easy for manufacturers to support Asian languages (including Chinese, Japanese and Korean) as well as more complex scripts (such as Arabic, Cyrillic, Hebrew, Hindi, Bengali, Tamil and Thai).
Objective Interface Systems
Objective Interface Systems (OIS) is the worldwide leader in high-performance, real-time and embedded communications middleware solutions. All ORBexpress products are designed to meet the high-performance requirements of Nucleus customers within the mil/aero, telecom/datacom, medical devices, robotics, industrial automation and process control, transportation and consumer electronics markets. OIS and Mentor Graphics Corporation established a close partnership in order to provide ORBexpress products which fully support the Nucleus RTOS, and the ModelSim and Precision RTL FPGA tool products. The flagship product, ORBexpress® RT, is based on the Real-time CORBA standard and provides a high-performance communications infrastructure to Nucleus embedded and real-time developers, enabling real-time and embedded devices in heterogeneous environments to communicate seamlessly. Independently benchmarked many times as the smallest and fastest ORB on the market, the small, efficient memory footprint of ORBexpress adds virtually no additional latency to communications. ORBexpress FPGA is a lightweight hardware implementation of a CORBA ORB directly into FPGA hardware. ORBexpress FPGA fully supports ModelSim and Precision RTL. The integration of ORBexpress FPGA with Mentor Graphics tools allows engineers to test their design during simulation by interacting with real network and bus components. ORBexpress products are the communications core of many mission-critical products and systems including avionics systems, MRI imaging, network management, vehicle control and management systems, software defined radio, telecommunication systems, process control systems and nuclear fusion ignition facilities.
RADVISION (Nasdaq: RVSN - News) and Mentor Graphics Corporation teamed up to provide Nucleus customers with market-proven products and technologies for unified visual communications over IP and 3G networks. With its complete set of standards-based video networking infrastructure and developer toolkits for voice, video, data and wireless communications, RADVISION and Mentor Graphics Operating System are driving the unified communications evolution by combining the power of video, voice, data and wireless – for high definition videoconferencing systems, innovative services on converged IP and 3G networks, and highly scalable video-enabled desktop platforms for IP and emerging next-generation networks.
Stonestreet One has been a leading provider of Bluetooth software solutions since 2000. Bluetopia, our upper layer Bluetooth protocol stack, is ideal for embedded Bluetooth applications across many different processor combinations for Mentor Graphics’ customers. Bluetopia is 2.1 compliant, has full profile support and operates with all of the major Bluetooth chipsets on the market. Bluetopia is currently shipping in millions of consumer and enterprise devices.
Stonestreet One, in cooperation with Mentor Graphics Embedded Systems Division, has ported Bluetopia to the Nucleus Operating System. This solution provides Nucleus licensees with the necessary Bluetooth software to support the Hands Free Profile, Headset Profile, Serial Port Profile, and OBEX File Transfer Profile, and has been integrated with Nucleus and its file system. Additional profile support is planned as well. This offering will enable a simple path to Bluetooth connectivity for Nucleus licensees.
A singular vision -- "The Network Is The Computer" -- guides Sun in the development of technologies that power the world's most important markets. Sun's philosophy of sharing innovation and building communities is at the forefront of the next wave of computing: the Participation Age. In today's market, early stage companies are challenged to bring highly available and scalable applications to market quickly and cost-effectively. Together, Mentor Graphics Corporation and Sun have met that challenge by providing robust solutions and accelerated time to market. Both companies can be found in more than 100 countries worldwide
Vector Software is the world's leading provider of software testing solutions for safety and mission critical embedded applications. Companies worldwide in automotive, aerospace, medical devices, industrial controls, rail, and other industries, rely on Vector Software's VectorCAST. By automating and managing the complex tasks associated with unit, integration, and system level testing, VectorCAST helps organizations accelerate the development and ensure the reliability of their embedded software applications. Founded in 1989 by embedded software engineers, Vector Software is headquartered in East Greenwich, Rhode Island USA; with offices worldwide and a world-class team of support and technology partners.
Videon Central, Inc. (Videon), an Intel Capital portfolio company, is a leading independent software vendor (ISV), supplying video streaming technology and Blu-ray Disc (BD) middleware for the consumer electronics (CE) and other markets. Videon's media playback solutions have enabled over 30M embedded products including Smart TVs, IPTV set-top boxes, BD players, Tablets and other connected devices. Videon offers OEM and vertical market customers a unique set of capabilities to help scale their product development and facilitate the launch of their next generation digital media applications.
VisualOn is a company focused on delivering software applications for the mobile handset market, enabling Nucleus customers to experience a rich multimedia event via their mobile devices, without the need for expensive dedicated hardware. VisualOn’s unique patent pending technology is optimized for quality, performance while maintaining minimal power consumption, all key elements to succeeding in the mobile market place. VisualOn has partnered with Mentor Graphics to support a wide array of multimedia applications including the industry’s best H.264 software codec for the Nucleus family of products. Consumers can now watch "iPod quality" video on mobile devices running with Nucleus. Other multimedia formats supported include MPEG-4, MPEG-2, H.263, WMV, AMR, MP3,WMA, JPEG, etc. VisualOn was founded by an experienced team of software multimedia developers and codec optimization professionals with proven track records of innovation and industry success.