Demonstrates Growing Market Adoption of Andes Powerful Cores which Minimize Manufacturing Costs, Reduce Power Requirements and Speed Time to Market
【Hsinchu, Taiwan】 Andes Technology Corporation, the leading Asia-based supplier of small, low-power, high performance 32-bit embedded CPU cores, today announced that it has achieved 10,000 installations globally of its AndeSight™ Eclipse-based integrated development environment (IDE). The powerful AndeSight IDE, which supports the entire range of AndesCore™ embedded CPU IP cores, enables Andes Technology’s customers to achieve minimum code size as well as highly reliable software code, while reducing customers’ time to market.
“AndeSight, with its complete and highly efficient features, has helped our customers to achieve cumulative shipments of over 1.4 billion SoCs,” stated Andes Technology Corporation President, Frankwell Jyh-Ming Lin. “This volume testifies to both the quality and adoption of AndeSight. Since AndeSight’s introduction, Andes Technology has continuously incorporated customers’ experiences, simplified development flow, and included new technology development, to provide superior software tool to the market. In the future, Andes Technology will continually enhance AndeSight to improve ease of use; to provide broad support of hardware, software, and system layers; and to boost higher efficiency and optimized code. In this way we will enable our customers to provide an even better product and service.”
“AndeSight implements a highly efficient compiler,” stated Charlie Su, Ph.D. Andes Technology Corporation CTO and Senior Vice President of R&D. “Across numerous applications, customers have found that our compiled code delivers best-in-class performance and compactness. Besides program development, code upgrading, and debugging, AndeSight also provides numerous advanced features. These include code coverage analysis, function profiling, performance meter, and a simple interface for customers to hook up their SoC-dependent GUI. With its rich features and friendly user interface, AndeSight has gained widespread user adoption. Today’s announcement of AndeSight reaching a 10,000-installation represents AndeSight has been used by more than 30,000 engineers, this milestone shows strong market endorsement of the stability and popularity of AndeSight. AndeSight serves both IC design houses and system companies, while enabling the latter to facilitate their market development.”
Andes Technology began offering AndeSight in 2007. In 2015, the company released the latest AndeSight version 2.1.0, which includes four editions: STD, MCU, RDS and Lite. The STD edition supports the entire series of Andes Technology CPUs with functionality designed for high-end applications in the global SoC market. The STD edition’s Linux debugging features are well suited to the AndesCore D10, N10, and N13 cores. The MCU edition is designed for microcontroller development. It supports AndesCore N7, N8, E8, S8 and N9. The RDS edition is based on MCU edition but targeted at software developers at downstream customers of Andes Technology’s IC design company customers.
The Lite edition is a compact and free IDE targeting IoT and wearable applications. It can be downloaded from the knect.me™ website and is ideal for software evaluation. In addition, Andes Technology also collaborates with academia to provide AndeSight for uses in embedded system training courses, IoT applications, and SoC system. Through this collaboration program, Andes Technology aims to engender more software developers familiar with the AndeSight IDE and the AndesCore CPU families.