May 2011: Ashling’s SmartICE for NXP SmartCard Devices now available.
Ashling Microsystems, a NeST Group company, has recently announced a new range of tools for NXP SmartCard SmartMX (P5) and SmartMX2 (P60) families. Developed in close co-operation with NXP, the tools include the Ashling SmartICE hardware emulator, Ashling PathFinder source-level debugger and Keil uVision4 plug-in driver.
Commenting on the product release, Hugh O'Keeffe, Engineering Director of Ashling Microsystems, Ltd. said "The new SmartICE platform advances the state-of-the-art for SmartCard development tools and allows effective real-time debugging, program-execution analysis, optimisation and validation of applications running on NXP SmartCard platforms at a very competitive price"
Reinhard Keil, Director of MCU Tools at ARM adds "The Ashling SmartICE extends Keil PK51 to a complete solution for target debugging on the SmartMX hardware. SmartICE is fully integrated into the µVision Debugger and gives PK51 users powerful capabilities for program test and verification."
A SmartICE data sheet is available here. The tools are available directly from Ashling and its sales representatives worldwide.
About Ashling Microsystems
Ashling Microsystems is an international Embedded Software Development Tools company. Ashling is a subsidiary of the NeST Group, a broad based technology provider operating in the areas of software development, electronics design and manufacturing, optronics and fiber optics, broadband and RF solutions and power systems and magnetics. Through its close cooperation with leading semiconductor vendors, Ashling is a world leader in the Embedded Software Development Tools market. Ashling has development centres in Limerick, Ireland and Trivandrum, India and sales and support representatives worldwide.