Texas Instruments' Stellaris® Microcontroller Platform Now Supports Microsoft® .NET Micro Framework in Open Source

Golden IC's advancement allows millions of developers to have immediate access to TI's platform of high-performance microcontrollers with advanced connectivity

Aug 09, 2011, 08:00 ET from Golden-IC Technology Co., Ltd.

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Golden-IC Technology Co., Ltd., today announced it has successfully ported the Microsoft®  .NET Micro Framework to Texas Instruments Incorporated's (TI) Stellaris® microcontroller (MCU) platform based on the ARM® Cortex™-M processor. Golden-IC released the source code of the .NET Micro Framework port to Stellaris MCUs.  The software will allow millions of developers using .NET Micro Framework to quickly and effectively develop embedded system products. For more information, go to www.golden-ic.com/en/solution.php

"Full support for on-device debugging in Visual Studio has traditionally been a barrier for many Visual C# and .NET developers wanting to program microcontrollers," said Miguel Morales, Stellaris MCU marketing manager, TI. "I am excited that with this release, this diverse community of developers now has easy access to the networking and connectivity features of Stellaris Cortex-M processor-based microcontrollers."

Stellaris MCUs offer integrated 10/100 Ethernet MAC/PHY, USB On-The-Go, CAN, and motion control capabilities. The MCUs provide a direct path to the strongest ecosystem of development tools, software, and knowledge in the industry.

Features and benefits:

  • Developers using Stellaris microcontrollers with .Net Micro Framework can expect a quicker time-to-market
  • Millions of developers using Microsoft's free .NET Micro Framework in open-source immediately have support from TI's high performance Stellaris microcontroller platform
  • Broad group of developers familiar with Visual C# and .NET development are now able to more easily engineer products based on TI's Stellaris microcontrollers
  • Developers have access to improved toolset through Microsoft Visual Studio IDE, including full support for on-device debugging

About Golden-IC Technology., Ltd.,: Golden-IC is a Texas Instruments and ARM certified design house in Taiwan that works closely with TI and Microsoft in integrated circuit design solutions. Golden-IC's product development process and high performance teams expertly combine user research, design, technology, and manufacturing to create innovative new products and product categories. Golden-IC propels your ideas into successful, market defining products with less time, less risk, and less cost! For more information on Golden-IC, visit www.golden-ic.com


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