November was a good month for Percepio and Tracealyzer. We saw record sales, a lot of interest in the Tracealyzer 4 preview videos and everything culminated on the 29th with the release of Tracealyzer v3.3 supporting Amazon FreeRTOS, just released by Amazon Web Services along with several new IoT offerings.

We believe Amazon Web Services has taken a huge step towards enabling embedded and IoT development at scale, and Tracealyzer is an important part of that step. Amazon FreeRTOS works with essentially any ARM-based microcontroller and multiple development toolchains, but when it comes to visual trace debugging there is really nothing like Tracealyzer.

AWS made this short video (1:38) to illustrate the basic ideas behind Amazon FreeRTOS.

AWS FreeRTOS video

In short, Amazon encourages anyone who is interested in developing internet-connected Things to base their software on Amazon FreeRTOS. This gives developers access to a lot of goodies like robust cloud connectivity, data encryption, code signing and more.

We released a 3.3 update of Tracealyzer last week with support for both Amazon FreeRTOS and the standalone FreeRTOS 10 kernel – get it here. And remember: if you order a new Tracealyzer 3 license today, you will qualify for a free upgrade to version 4 when it ships early next year (the regular upgrade price is $395/EUR 350).

Tracealyzer for Keil RTX5 has also been updated to version 3.3, with added support for Arm’s latest CMSIS release, 5.2.3. It is available from the download page.

Percepio partners with UltraSoC

In other news, we are proud to announce a partnership with UltraSoc in Cambridge, UK, makers of on-chip monitoring and analytics IP for chip designers. Together our two companies offer what amounts to one of the industry’s most comprehensive solutions for designing and debugging complete, robust real-time systems. The full press release is here; contact Mike Skrtic for more information.