- Partnership brings effortless USB connectivity to Renesas Electronics microprocessor units (MPUs)
- Joint solution to be shown at Renesas Electronics Developers Conference in October
- Companies to show communication between integrated MPU and USB peripherals like Apple iPod
SAN JOSE, CA, — October 14, 2010 — Jungo Ltd., a leading provider of connectivity systems and driver development tools, today announced a partnership with Renesas Electronics America Inc. to bring feature-rich USB connectivity to Renesas Electronics' SuperH® series of RISC microprocessors. The joint solution will be demonstrated at the Renesas Electronics Developers Conference in Orange County, California, USA, in October. Renesas Electronics began operations in April this year, following a merger between NEC Electronics and Renesas Technology. It is the world's largest manufacturer of microcontrollers and a leading manufacturer of semiconductor systems for mobile phones, multimedia equipment, automotive infotainment systems, media players and consumer electronics. For Renesas Electronics DevCon, the two companies have integrated Jungo's USB host stack (USBwareTM) and media management middleware (MediaCoreTM) with the Renesas Electronics SH7264 Starter Kit. The process included integrations with the ThreadX real-time operating system (RTOS) from Express Logic and GUI software from Swell Software and from Renesas Electronics itself. The Renesas Electronics multiprocessor units (MPUs) that are now supported by Jungo include the SH-2A and SH-4 devices. The DevCon demonstration will feature the Renesas Electronics SH7264, with Jungo onboard, connecting to an Apple iPod and other USB peripherals. It will show how the Jungo software enables effortless connectivity between the Renesas Electronics MPU and the third-party devices and provides efficient synchronization, playback and media-scanning capabilities. "Jungo's USBware and MediaCore software make it easy for OEMs to quickly launch robust products based on the Renesas Electronics MPUs," said Jungo Connectivity Software General Manager Ophir Herbst. "This integrated platform provides the shortest time-to-market for any device OEM."
"We are pleased to be working with a company as innovative and dedicated as Jungo," said Peter Carbone, senior director, Consumer & Industrial Business Unit, Renesas Electronics America. "Based on the SuperH plus other Renesas products, the two companies can jointly provide a highly efficient solution for multimedia devices."
To meet with Jungo at Renesas Electronics DevCon, please contact Yuval Ben-Zeev, at Email Contact or arrange a meeting via our web site
Jungo Ltd., an NDS Group company, is a provider of broadband home value-added service solutions. Jungo's flagship products, OpenRG™ (residential gateway software platform) and OpenSMB™ (small and medium business gateway software platform) enable broadband operators to deliver managed revenue-generating services to the digital home.
Jungo also offers a variety of connectivity software solutions for USB and PCI. These include WinDriver™, a driver development toolkit that enables developers to create custom device drivers that can run on a multitude of operating systems without modification.
DriverCore™ offers standard USB drivers, allowing device manufacturers to expose a variety of native communication interfaces via USB to different operating systems and platforms. USBware™ is a complete, high quality and small footprint embedded USB software protocol stack, allowing device manufacturers to incorporate standard USB connectivity easily in their designs.
MediaCore™ enables automotive infotainment systems manufacturers to integrate a complete hardware and media access, control and streaming infrastructure into their products.
To find out more about Jungo, visit www.jungo.com
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