Piscataway, NJ March 1, 2012 – Accurate Technologies Inc., a leading independent supplier of Electronic Control Unit development tools, has joined Nexus 5001™ Forum, an industry consortium supporting the IEEE-ISTO 5001™ (Nexus 5001™) standard for on-chip debug and analysis instrumentation in high-performance microcontrollers, processors, and system-on-chip devices.
“ATI’s success has been based on providing flexibility for our customers, and we believe that supporting open standards such as the Nexus 5001™ standard will provide users the freedom to select the best possible product for their application,” said Jeff Smith, Hardware Product Manager, ATI. “We are joining Nexus 5001™ Forum to be positioned to better influence the standard, while increasing its benefit to industry.”
The Nexus 5001™ Forum Standard provides a general-purpose interface for the software development and debug of embedded processors. As advances in semiconductor and system design continue, embedded applications are using higher-performance embedded processors. Nexus 5001™ Forum members collaborate to advance the standard.
“The Nexus 5001™ Standard continues to evolve to meet the debug needs of embedded processors,” said Neal Stollon, Chairman, Nexus 5001™ Forum. “I welcome Accurate Technologies Inc. to the Nexus 5001™ community. I am confident Accurate Technologies Inc. will contribute to the continued success of the Nexus 5001™ standard.”
About Nexus 5001 Forum
Nexus 5001™ Forum was established in 1999 to support the use and proliferation of the IEEE-ISTO 5001™ standard. Spanning the semiconductor, development tools and automotive electronics industries, Nexus 5001™ Forum membership comprise industry leading silicon suppliers, tools developers, IP companies, and end users. Initially focused on the stringent requirements of microprocessor debug tools for automotive powertrain applications, Nexus 5001™ Forum has evolved its overall goal to enable the standards based development of state-of-the-art, easy-to-use, and high-performance IP, microcontroller, processor, and SoC instrumentation and debug tools. Membership in the Nexus 5001™ Forum is open to any interested party involved in instrumentation or debug related work. Those interested in participating or wishing to download IEEE-ISTO 5001™ are encouraged to visit the Nexus Forum online at www.nexus5001.org.