An interesting indepedent blog on Imperas by Brian Bailey
With all of the acquisitions in the virtual prototyping space, a lot of people have been asking me about the ones who are left. One of those is Imperas, which has a combination of technology and models.
On March 3rd, 2008, Imperas made a significant amount of its simulation and virtual prototyping technology public and freely available. This initiative, called Open Virtual Platforms enabled embedded software development to be done on virtual platforms. The technology includes free open source models, documentation on the APIs and a simulator to download. The simulator is free for evaluation and non-commercial usage, but there is now a small charge for usage.
As of January 2010, OVP World has over 2,000 registered users, growing currently at over 150 per month. There are 25+ companies involved to varying degrees, and they have over……
[To read the full article, please visit the blog on TechBites.com here]