Software tool manages virtual platforms to speed complex design flows
Communiqué de EEDNeurope.com – August 31, 2017
Magillem (Paris, France and Palo Alto, California) has written MVP, Magillem Virtual Platform, a software tool conceived for creating , configuring, analyzing and maintaining a Virtual Platform.
While the concept of a virtual platform – a faithful representation of the hardware of a new design, as a vehicle on which to develop the project’s software, ahead of the availability of the actual hardware – is not new, Magillem believes that there is a “new momentum” in adoption of SystemC/Virtual Prototypes.
Driven a decade ago by the consumer market (smartphones/tablets) with tight time-to-market, virtual platforms were developed to speed up early software bring-up. The VP market, Magillem says, has changed to cover new/adapted markets such as automotive, medical, aerospace, and IoT. The company sees this adoption as happening for three major reasons…