Adeneo Embedded releases Board Support Packages for Atmel MCUs

  • July 07, 2010

July 7, 2010 - Adeneo Embedded announced Board Support Packages (BSPs) for two Atmel AT91SAM9 MCUs on Microsoft Windows Embedded Compact 7.Windows Embedded Compact 7, the next generation of Microsoft’s widely used Windows Embedded CE platform, provides a complete toolkit for OEMs building specialized consumer and enterprise devices, including the latest Windows 7-based technologies and tools for creating engaging user experiences and streamlined connectivity to Windows 7-based PCs, servers and online services. The Windows Embedded Compact 7 public community technology preview (CTP) was announced on June 1 at Computex Taipei. Sample demonstration binary images of the new BSPs are now available as free downloads from the Adeneo Embedded website. Device makers can immediately start their evaluation and testing of Windows Embedded Compact 7 on the Atmel architecture. The full source code is also available on the Adeneo Embedded website for a one-time license fee that is 100% royalty-free and includes 90 days of free support and maintenance.PQOAL compliance for the easiest adaptation to custom designs – Strict compliance with Microsoft PQOAL (Production-Quality OEM Adaptation Layer) and PQD (Production Quality Device) specifications ensure BSPs from Adeneo Embedded are a very cost-effective way to develop custom solutions on the Atmel AT91SAM9 product line for Windows Embedded Compact 7 with minimal redesign. Only the portions of the BSPs handling board features need review, and all code linked to the core CPU are reusable without modifications.Fully-featured to cover virtually all customer applications – The BSPs include the drivers necessary for many of the peripherals integrated in Atmel AT91SAM9G45/M10, such as H-264 video decoder, High Speed USB drivers or advanced boot capabilities. This allows for targeting of most types of custom solutions.Strong reliability to ensure the best quality – Adeneo Embedded BSPs are qualified using the Windows Embedded Compact 7 official test kit and have been designed to take full advantage of the advanced features of the Atmel AT91SAM9 such as communication, graphical and audio performances.The Adeneo Embedded strength in reference BSP development and deep expertise in the advanced features of Windows Embedded Compact 7, such as the Silverlight for Windows Embedded user interface framework, enables a complete range of services, including training, support and application development. Device OEMs can benefit from timely access to new technologies and the expertise of the Adeneo Embedded engineering teams located in Europe and North America to secure designs in the best time to market.

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