The hardware we use complies with the current best available technology and is permanently updated. Following a selection:

  • Neuron™ uPs (3120, 3150, Freescale, Toshiba, Echelon)
  • 8/16/32-Bit uPs (Intel, Siemens, NEC, Freescale, Hitachi, Toshiba, Atmel)
  • 32-Bit ARM7 / ARM9 (Atmel, NetSilicon, Samsung)
  • Logic-Design with CPLD (Lattice, Atmel, Altera, XILINX)
  • FPGA-Design with Altera (Cyclone, STRATIX)
  • FPGA-Design with XILINX (Spartan, Virtex )
  • AD / DA up to 24bit / 1.5GSPS
  • Supply voltages 1,2Volt to 300Volt
  • Operational currents 100nA to 100A
  • SR up to 88% degree of efficiency

We use the following tools for hardware development:

OrCAD Capture

  • Schematic - Design 

Altium Designer 6

  • Schematic - Design
  • PCB – Design
  • Simulation Spice Berkeley
  • FPGA – Design

Log/IC2

  • PLD Design
  • Equation Optimization

XILINX ISE

  • CPLD / FPGA Design
  • ABEL, VHDL
  • Simulation / Verification ModelSimXE

ALTERA Quartus II

  • CPLD / FPGA – Design
  • VHDL
  • Simulation / Verification ModelSimXE

SOPC

  • ALTERA FPGA Platform DE1 / DE2
  • Cyclone II
  • Audio / Video / Camera Interfaces

Circuit – Simulation

  • Spice Berkeley (Altium)
  • LT Spice / Switcher CAD III (LT)
  • PSpice (OrCAD)

Assembly Test

  • Boundary Scan mit DiaTem (Temento Systems)
  • ICT / FCT auf PXI-Systemen
  • IEEE / GPIB Measuring Systems under LabView / TestStand
  • Thermic Simulation (Flomerics)
  • EMV-Simulation / -Test

Power Design Suites

  • Texas Instruments
  • National Semiconductor
  • Linear Technology
  • Micrel

The following tools are used for software development:

i-Logix Rhapsody 6.1, UML 2.0-tool for

  • Requirement analysis,
  • Design and
  • Code generation (C, C++, Java)
  • Test

Microsoft Visual C++ for PC test- and demonstrator projects

Target System/ Commercial Toolchain:

  • Green Hills Multi 2000 (C/C++ -Compiler, IDE, Debugger, Simulator, Profiler)
  • Macraigor Systems Raven In-Circuit Emulator

Target System / Open Source Toolchain:

  • Eclipse 3.0 IDE with GDB 5.2 Debug-Backend
  • GCC 3.3.2 C/C++-Compiler
  • Abatron BDI-2000 In-Circuit-Emulator

Target System / LonWorks Toolchain:

  • NodeBuilder 3.1
  • PathFinder 2.6
  • Protocol Analyzer HSPA 2.3
  • LonMaker 3.1

Tools for different micro processors

SVN for web-based version management
Doxygen Source code documentation system
Automated QA AQ Time PC-based Profiler

i-Logix Rhapsody Test conductor
i-Logix Rhapsody Automated Test Generator (possibly)
Automated QA Test Complete Test Automation System

POLARION for Subversion, life-cycle management (Web-solution)

  • Requirements management
  • Change management
  • Configuration management
  • Traceability from Requirement to Source Code
  • Team collaboration platform

Linux embedded-System Platform

  • Arm-linux-uclibc-gcc Version 3.4.4
  • Basis: Linux Kernel 2.6.15
  • Kdevelop 3: C/C++ DIE
  • Script-Interpreter: LUA 5.1
  • gSOAP Web services development toolkit for SOAP/XML Web development in C or C++

CONTACT
iPLON GmbH

Karl-Kurz-Str. 36
D-74523 Schwäbisch Hall
Hessental (Germany)

Tel.: +49(0)791-93050-0
Fax: +49(0)791-93050-50
E-mail: info@iplon.de