Altia announces code generation support for its optimized software-rendered pipeline for NXP i.MX28. This target is a compelling option for those who want to use open source in their projects as it takes advantage of both GCC and Linux.

The NXP i.MX28 provides features required for deploying GUI applications for industrial control, portable medical devices and automotive infotainment. This low power 454 MHz dynamo has 128 KB each of internal RAM and ROM for driving displays up to 800×480 pixels.

Altia’s DeepScreen target for the NXP i.MX28 brings a complete feature set to this low cost processor, including code generation for graphic objects, stimulus, timers and complex animations as well as anti-aliased and Unicode fonts.

About Altia

Altia provides a user interface development tool chain that offers a concept to code solution for production embedded displays. Our GUI editor, Altia Design, offers development teams the capability to implement a model-based development process for clear communication and accelerated user interface development. Our code generator, Altia DeepScreen, supports a vast range of low- to high-powered processors from a variety of industry-leading silicon providers.

Altia generates pure C source code that is optimized to take full advantage of hardware resources. Graphics code generated by Altia is driving millions of displays worldwide – from automotive instrument clusters, HUDs and radios to thermostats, washing machines and healthcare monitors. Our mission is to get the best automotive, medical and consumer interfaces into production in the shortest time on the lowest cost hardware.

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