Abatron announces new BDI3000 BDM/JTAG Debug Interface

SWITZERLAND — January 7, 2008 — Abatron introduces the new BDI3000 high-speed BDM/JTAG debug interface. This latest addition to the successful worldwide BDI family (BDI1000/BDI2000) offers high performance, great flexibility and excellent product quality.

The BDI3000 offers BDM debug support for ColdFire, PowerPC 5xx/8xx and JTAG debug support for PowerPC, ARM, XScale and MIPS. Host communication for the BDI3000 is via RS232 and Ethernet (10/100). The BDI3000 has fast program download speed up to 1500 Kbytes/s and BDM/JTAG clock up to 32 MHz. The new BDI3000 supports target system voltages from 1.2 to 5 V and offers flash memory on-board programming. Debuggers from leading vendors are supported by the BDI3000 and the same hardware can be used for all supported targets and debuggers.

The BDI3000 is available immediately from Ultimate Solutions, Inc., the only stocking distributor of Abatron products in North America.

About Abatron, AG.

Established in 1985, Abatron, AG is a privately held Swiss company whose single focus is to develop and manufacture high-quality, high-speed BDM and JTAG Debug Tools (BDI Family) for software development environments from leading vendors. Abatron’s BDI1000, BDI2000, and BDI3000 probes provide a high-speed BDM/JTAG interface designed to target a wide range of general-purpose 16 and 32 bit RISC CPUs & Cores to include ARM, MIPS32/64, Xscale, and Freescale. Configurations are available for various development environments such as GDB, Eclipse, CodeWarrior, IAR, ARM Realview, MQX Embedded and EDGE IDE from Mentor Graphics to name a few. Satisfied customers worldwide work with Abatron’s professional development tools in targeting industries such as Automotive, Telecommunications, Industrial Control & Automation, Medical Instrumentation and Military & Aerospace Electronics. For more information, please visit http://www.abatron.ch

About Ultimate Solutions, Inc.

Ultimate Solutions, a Massachusetts based company was founded in 1999 with a vision to provide developers of embedded systems with a single channel to procure a wide spectrum of professional grade development tools. USI's product lines target the most commonly used general purpose CPUs and programmable DSPs available in the market today. Over the years, USI has established itself as the leading supplier of development tools for the embedded Linux market. In 2007, the company developed and released the industries first Eclipse based debugger optimized for use with GDB and Abatron’s BDI2000/3000 series of BDM/JTAG probes. In 2008, the company opened an office in Southern California to improve its sales and support for customers in the Pacific Time zone. In the years to follow, USI is committed to expanding its products and support services to meet the demands of tomorrow’s embedded developers. For more information, please visit http://www.ultsol.com.


Ultimate Solutions:

Susan Thomas

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