2nd Year Anniversary Release of OVPsim boasts 50% speed up and new models

Imperas today announced on the second anniversary of the formation of the Open Virtual Platforms initiative that the new release of its OVPsim reference simulator is now 50% faster than previous versions. This enables embedded software to be developed for ARM, MIPS, ARC, Power Architecture, and NEC processors on simulations running up to 2,000 MIPS on a standard desktop PC.

The new release also comes with new models of Power Architecture processors and also more SystemC TLM 2.0 platforms including a MIPS based Malta platform that boots Linux or Mentor Nucleus.

A press release was released today discussing the availability.

To read the full press release please browse the Press Releases section of this site.

To find out more about OVP models, virtual platforms and operating system support, please visit the models pages.