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September 14, 2011 19:25 ET

Arium Hardware-Assisted Debugger Supports Intel® Boot Loader Development Kit

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 14, 2011) - Intel Developer Forum -- Arium (Tustin, CA) today announces support for the Intel® Boot Loader Development Kit (Intel® BLDK), a software toolkit for creation of customized and optimized initialization firmware solutions for embedded Intel® processor-based platforms. Arium's flagship debugger, SourcePoint™, now offers built-in features that allow developers to debug in source code used in Intel BLDK development.

Enabling rapid development of firmware for fixed-function embedded designs, the Intel BLDK support is an extension of current UEFI-aware features offered by Arium. The most recent feature addition includes cache-as-RAM, DRAM code execution trace buffers, and Architectural Event Trace (AET).

"Arium is pleased to bring to market powerful development features that enable developers of Intel®-based designs," said Larry Traylor, CEO of Arium. "We expect our customers will have unprecedented visibility of their code facilitating faster time-to-market and robust products."

"The Intel® Boot Loader Development Kit offers flexibility for firmware developers to create customized solutions with reduced boot time for Intel processor-based platforms," said Drew Jensen, Boot Loader product marketing manager, Intel Corporation. "Incorporating Intel BLDK with software tools and hardware-assisted debug solutions from companies such as Arium expands the usability, flexibility and capabilities for the embedded community developing firmware solutions for Intel® architecture."

Customers have a choice between the Arium ECM-XDP3 and LX-1000 (AET trace buffer). Both Arium products use the SourcePoint debugger. SourcePoint is Arium's flagship debugger providing debug features supporting multiple cores/threads benefiting BIOS, UEFI, device driver, and Linux developers. The software runs on both Microsoft® Windows® and Linux hosts.

Arium supports all Intel® Atom™, Intel® Core™, and Intel® Xeon® Processor Families.

Availability
Immediate.

About Arium
Arium, a privately held company headquartered in Tustin, CA, is a supplier of hardware and software development tools for Intel® Atom™, Intel® Pentium®, Intel® Celeron®, Intel® Core™, and Intel® Xeon® Processor Families, among others. Arium tools are used worldwide to debug software in embedded Linux applications, BIOS, device drivers, and OS kernels. Arium is a proud member of the Intel Embedded and Communications Alliance and for many years has teamed with Intel Corporation to develop hardware-assisted development tools. For more information about Arium, please visit http://www.arium.com.

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