ARM Announces New RealView Trace Capture Unit
January 22, 2008 -- ARM today announced the availability of the new RealView Trace 2 capture unit for use with the RealView ICE unit and new version 3.2 software release. This product combination introduces a streaming technology for maximizing ARM processor performance through software profiling, and further expands the device bring-up and debug capabilities for the latest ARM processor-based product designs
The RealView ICE unit and the new RealView Trace 2 capture unit are the recommended reference tools for the run-control and off-chip trace data capture for all available ARM processors and ARM CoreSight debug technology. The tools provide first-support and fully support the industry standard JTAG and CoreSight Serial Wire Debug connections used with ARM technology-based devices and SOCs for debug and trace. The RealView Trace 2 trace capture unit introduces a new data streaming capability that directly enables hardware platform profiling by the RealView Profiler, a software tool specifically designed to enable non-intrusive analysis of software performance and code coverage of real system workloads running over minutes, hours or days.
The RealView Trace 2 is a capture unit that connects to the RealView ICE unit and directly replaces the previous RealView Trace unit. Optional 32-bit wide trace port connectivity for extensive SoC debug and validation is available.
The new RealView Trace Capture Unit will be avilable this month.
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