Release 2015.01

This is the first release of the embARC Open Software Platform, release 2015.01.

Tool Support

  • Eclipse IDE for GNU Toolchain for ARC Processors, v2014.12

  • MetaWare Development Toolkit, v2014.12

Features and Enhancements

  • Based on the latest source code of embARC

    • Contiki v2.7

    • FreeRTOS v8.1.2

    • LWIP and uIP stacks

    • MQTT and COAP middleware support

  • Support for EM Starter Kit development platform (v1.1 and v2.0)

  • Example IDE Projects for EMSK v1.1 and v2.0 for both MetaWare IDE and ARC GNU IDE

How to Use

You can refer to the doc folder in the release zip file and in example folder.

Known Issues

  • Xively Cloud demo instability. The examples are functional but reliability of the Xively Cloud service may vary.

  • Make version >=4.0 is not supported. Please use make version 3.81 or 3.82

  • For Wifi applications, the Digilent pmod Wifi with Microchip part MRF24WG0MA should be used. Pmods built with MRF24WB0MA have been shown to experience problems.