Mentor Graphics expands embedded software development capabilities

Mentor Graphics Corporation´s (NASDAQ: MENT) Mentor® Embedded Linux® (MEL) platform has been updated to Yocto 2.0 and expanded to include new security enhancements and additional industrial protocols, the company said.

The new release includes Wurldtech Achilles® Communications Certification Level 1 and Level 2, the industry benchmark for securing industrial connected devices.

This certification protects the critical embedded infrastructure, reducing risks of cyber security threats and attacks.

The Mentor Graphics Embedded Systems 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 solutions including the industry-leading Sourceryâ„¢ CodeBench and Mentor Embedded Linux products, plus the Mentor Embedded Multicore Framework and Mentor Embedded Hypervisor.

Mentor Graphics provides 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 in excess of USD1.24 billion. Corporate headquarters are located in Wilsonville, Oregon.