|[February 15, 2013]
Mentor Graphics Helps NVIDIA Deliver New Microsoft Visual Studio-Based Android Development Platform
WILSONVILLE, Ore. --(Business Wire)--
Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) today announced that it
developed a package extension to Microsoft (News - Alert) Visual Studio that enables
seamless native C/C++ and JAVA development for Android software. The
extension is being used in the Android software development platform for
NVIDIA (News - Alert) Tegra processor-powered devices - the NVIDIA Nsight Tegra, Visual
Studio Edition. Developers familiar with the Microsoft Visual Studio
environment benefit from a boost in productivity by continuing to use
their existing experience to develop Android (News - Alert) applications.
"Mentor's expertise in open
source tools and custom services provides great value to silicon
partners such as NVIDIA, by providing a seamless and comprehensive
development environment for Android-based applications," said Mark
Mitchell, general manager of open source tools, Mentor Graphics (News - Alert) Embedded
Software Division. "We are proud that NVIDIA selected us to help create
the Android development environment which eases the development of
Android software for Tegra-powered devices."
"The Nsight Tegra development environment gives developers the tools to
create Android software for Tegra-powered devices," said Ton Tamasi,
senior vice president, Content and Technology at NVIDIA. "Working with
Mentor, we've developed a fast and easy solution for traditional console
game and software developers looking to adapt their code to the Android
To learn more about the Mentor Embedded custom tooling services and how
it can help embedded developers create differentiated offerings, visit
the website: http://go.mentor.com/customtools.
Join Mentor Graphics and NVIDIA in an upcoming webinar discussing this
Android enablement solution. To register: http://go.mentor.com/vsandroid.
About Mentor Embedded
The Mentor Graphics Embedded Software Division enables embedded
development for a variety of applications including Automotive,
Industrial, Smart Energy, Medical Devices, and Consumer Electronics.
Embedded developers can create systems with the latest processors and
micro-controllers with commercially supported and customizable
Linux®-based solutions including the industry leading Sourcery™
CodeBench and Mentor Embedded Linux. For real-time control systems
developers can take advantage of the small-foot-print and
low-power-capable Nucleus® RTOS. For more information, visit www.mentor.com/embedded.
About Mentor Graphics
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and
software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and
award-winning support for the world's most successful electronic,
semiconductor and systems companies. Established in 1981, the company
reported revenues in the last fiscal year of about $1,015 million.
Corporate headquarters are located at 8005 S.W. Boeckman Road,
Wilsonville, Oregon 97070-7777. World Wide Web site: http://www.mentor.com/.
(Mentor Graphics, Mentor, and Nucleus are registered trademarks and
Sourcery is a trademark of Mentor Graphics Corporation. All other
company or product names are the registered trademarks or trademarks of
their respective owner.)
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LMI, the exclusive licensee of Linus Torvalds, owner of the mark on a
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