ESC 2005: Macraigor Systems’ debug software

Offerings from Macraigor Systems LLC at Embedded Systems Conference (ESC)-San Francisco (March 8-10, 2005), will include added capability for the company’s debug software when used with its OCDemon family of products.

02/10/2005


Offerings from Macraigor Systems LLC at Embedded Systems Conference (ESC)-San Francisco (March 8-10, 2005), will include added capability for the company’s debug software when used with its OCDemon family of products. Debugging and control support applies to several new processor chips in the ARM, MIPS and PowerPC families. Examples of CPUs supported include the ARM946 family, made by various manufacturers for networking and imaging products; Motorola ARM7s, such as MAC7100 for use in automotive controls; IBM PowerPC 405EP/GPR intended for low-cost embedded designs; and Broadcom MIPS64/S32 family.


OCDemon Flash Programmer’s GUI interface handles high-level interaction for debugging and programming the contents of flash connected to the target CPU.

Macraigor Systems provides various debugging tools for programming hardware designs and application software. Target Access is an automated solution useful in manufacturing environments where one setup or debug routine must be run on production hardware for initial startup/upgrades, says the company. OCD Commander , an assembly-level software debugger, provides graphical user interface (GUI) access for manipulating a CPU (run, halt, reset) and its associated registers and memories. OCD Remote is a software package for engineers wanting to debug with the GNU toolset and GNU debugger.

Another software tool, OCDemon Flash Programmer , provides a GUI application for various programming and debugging functions on flash parts. Debugging functionality includes blank checking and checksumming (specific ranges plus the entire contents of flash memory). Programming functionality includes erasing, filling a range with a pattern, programming from a file, and verification against a file. OCD Commander, OCD Remote, and Flash Programmer each can debug on Microsoft Windows and Linux platforms.
OCDemon Flash Programmer, Flash Access, and Target Access are available for $500 each, for the first license (incremental licenses are $100 each); OCD Commander and OCD Remote are available at no charge from the Macraigor Web site. ESC Booth 741 .

—Frank J. Bartos, executive editor, Control Engineering, fbartos@reedbusiness.com

GO TO EMBEDDED SYSTEMS CONFERENCE MAIN ARTICLE





No comments
The Engineers' Choice Awards highlight some of the best new control, instrumentation and automation products as chosen by...
The System Integrator Giants program lists the top 100 system integrators among companies listed in CFE Media's Global System Integrator Database.
The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program identifies and gives recognition to young engineers who...
This eGuide illustrates solutions, applications and benefits of machine vision systems.
Learn how to increase device reliability in harsh environments and decrease unplanned system downtime.
This eGuide contains a series of articles and videos that considers theoretical and practical; immediate needs and a look into the future.
Big Data and IIoT value; Monitoring Big Data; Robotics safety standards and programming; Learning about PID
Motor specification guidelines; Understanding multivariable control; Improving a safety instrumented system; 2017 Engineers' Choice Award Winners
Selecting the best controller from several viewpoints; System integrator advice for the IIoT; TSN and real-time Ethernet; Questions to ask when selecting a VFD; Action items for an aging PLC/DCS
This digital report will explore several aspects of how IIoT will transform manufacturing in the coming years.
Motion control advances and solutions can help with machine control, automated control on assembly lines, integration of robotics and automation, and machine safety.
This article collection contains several articles on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and how it is transforming manufacturing.

Find and connect with the most suitable service provider for your unique application. Start searching the Global System Integrator Database Now!

Future of oil and gas projects; Reservoir models; The importance of SCADA to oil and gas
Big Data and bigger solutions; Tablet technologies; SCADA developments
SCADA at the junction, Managing risk through maintenance, Moving at the speed of data
Automation Engineer; Wood Group
System Integrator; Cross Integrated Systems Group
Jose S. Vasquez, Jr.
Fire & Life Safety Engineer; Technip USA Inc.
click me