SEGGER Announces Support for SiFive Insight Debug, Trace Platform

By Perry Cohen

Associate Editor

Embedded Computing Design

April 06, 2020

News

SEGGER Announces Support for SiFive Insight Debug, Trace Platform

As SEGGER strengthens its position within the RISC-V instruction set architecture, the company announced its J-Link probes deliver support for the new SiFive Insight debug/trace solution.

As SEGGER strengthens its position within the RISC-V instruction set architecture, the company announced its J-Link probes deliver support for the new SiFive Insight debug/trace solution. The support includes SiFive's latest Nexus-based trace implementation.

"The continued support from SEGGER is a great asset to the RISC-V ecosystem, and the swift adoption of SiFive Insight is of great benefit to chip designers," said SiFive director of product marketing Drew Barbier, in a press release. "SEGGER has supported SiFive Core IP since 2017 and continues to be a valued partner in the expansion and adoption of RISC-V for embedded solutions. We look forward to continued cooperation as the RISC-V ecosystem continues to grow and evolve."

Some features of the SEGGER debug probes is a backtracing capability, code coverage, and profiling. According to the company, Ozone debug software package can subsequently generate detailed code coverage reports for software validation purposes.

For more information, visit https://www.segger.com/risc-v.

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Perry Cohen, associate editor for Embedded Computing Design, is responsible for web content editing and creation, podcast production, and social media efforts. Perry has been published on both local and national news platforms including KTAR.com (Phoenix), ArizonaSports.com (Phoenix), AZFamily.com, Cronkite News, and MLB/MiLB among others. Perry received a BA in Journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Arizona State university.

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