RTOS and software support for Xilinx Zynq-7000 EPP ARM/programmable logic chip introduced by Green Hills

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., 14 June 2012. Software engineers at real-time software specialist Green Hills Software in Santa Barbara, Calif., are adapting the company's Integrity real-time operating system (RTOS) to support the Xilinx Zynq-7000 extensible processing platform (EPP) from Xilinx Inc. in San Jose, Calif.

The Zynq-7000 EPP combines the ARM dual-core Cortex-A9 MPCore microprocessor with Xilinx 28-nanometer programmable logic, which Xilinx officials say offers ASIC levels of performance and power consumption, the programmability of a microprocessor, and the flexibility of a field-programmable gate array (FPGA).

The ARM processor from ARM Holdings plc in Cambridge, England, is a reduced instruction set computer (RISC) microprocessor architecture. The acronym ARM stands for Advanced RISC Machine.

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Green Hills also is offering software support for the Zynq-7000 EPP with the Green Hills JTAG and trace-enabled processor probes and Multi integrated development environment. The Xilinx Zynq-7000 EPP systems designers to add peripherals and accelerators into the device's programmable logic.

Green Hills software support for the Zynq-7000 will help extend the device's use in software defined radio, aerospace and defense, industrial, medical, and automotive applications, Green Hills officials say.

For more information contact Green Hills Software online at www.ghs.com.

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