Corelis Introduces New Version 8.5 Boundary-Scan Tool Suite

Corelis Introduces New Version 8.5 Boundary-Scan Tool Suite

New Software update includes Linear Technology PSM support, Continuous sample data logging, and new CPU support packages

Corelis, the leading supplier of high-performance JTAG boundary-scan test and measurement tools, announced today the availability of version 8.5 of the ScanExpress Boundary-Scan Tool Suite. The new software update features support for continuous logginScan Express JTAG Boundary Scang of sampled data to file in ScanExpress Debugger, multiple user interface enhancements for the ScanExpress Viewer fault identification system, improved MSP430 & NANDrive device support, two new processor support packages for ScanExpress JET, plus numerous improvements spanning the complete suite of ScanExpress software applications.

Briefly, the software improvements include:

  • ScanExpress Debugger can now continuously log sampled data to a file, allowing data sets to be recorded and stored for further analysis. For example, a set of boundary-scan pins can be sampled over time and the data can be imported into a data analysis application or waveform viewer.
  • Support for programming Linear Technology Power System Management (PSM) devices in ScanExpress Runner and ScanExpress Programmer (JTAG) using data files created by Linear Technology LTPowerPlay software.
  • New feature to erase the BSL section of MSP430F5xx devices, allowing custom bootloaders to be programmed using ScanExpress software and Corelis JTAG controller.
  • Support for IEEE-1149.1-2013 BSDL files in ScanExpress TPG.
  • New ScanExpress JET CPU packages for Xilinx Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC family devices and NXP QorIQ P2040 CPUs.
  • Many more enhancements, improvements, and updates across all software applications.

Existing Corelis customers with a valid maintenance contract can now access the new software version 8.5 – please contact us for further details.

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