LONDON Ė PolyCore Software Inc. (Burlingame, Calif.) has upgraded its Poly-Platform tool to version 2.0 with the inclusion of Poly-Mapper which provides control of memory used for messaging in multi-core software.
The Poly-Platform, is a bundle of productivity software tools and runtime communications engine that simplifies the process of migrating to and developing applications for multicore platforms. It is aimed at applications in telecommunications, data communiations, military, aerospace, and process control.
Poly-Mapper is a graphical configuration tool that maps the application functions to multicore architectures. Developers can graphically define memory usage across the system. Poly-Platform supports the Multicore Association's Multicore Communications API (MCAPI).
Because Poly-Platform is model-driven ports to different operating systems and processor hardware are relatively simple to implement the company said through a spokesperson.
The supported processors are x86, PowerPC, Blackfin DSPs, Texas Instruments DSPs, Tensilica DSPs and ARM 9. The supported operating systems include Linux, Windows, ThreadX, DSP BIOS, RTXC and uCOS, the spokersperson said.
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