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So far Mike Skrtic has created 28 blog entries.

RTOS Tracing on STM32 over USB CDC

Niclas Lindblom Sr. FAE at Percepio As you might know, our Tracealyzer tools allows you to record and visualize the real-time behavior of your RTOS-based firmware. In previous blogs, I’ve talked about the possibility of streaming the trace data from your board, and today we’ll consider one such specific case - USB CDC. A few months [...]

February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Tracealyzer helps validate ESEO satellite firmware

When Surrey Space Centre was to validate an RTOS-based communications firmware for an ESA satellite, ESEO, they turned to Percepio Tracealyzer. In this video, Dr Chris Bridges and Pete Bartrum explains the satellite design, requirements and why they decided to use Tracealyzer. As you can imagine, firmware that is going into space has strict requirements on dependability [...]

November 7th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Tracealyzer walkthrough with Infineon XMC4500 Kit

One of our users wrote a step by step walkthrough for using Tracealyzer for FreeRTOS on an Infineon Cortex-M4F XMC4500 Relax Kit. This is a great getting started guide. Download Infineon Walkthrough .PDF Would you like a walkthrough with your Tracealyzer on your hardware, with your tools?  Book a free 45 minute consulting [...]

October 13th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

New to Tracealyzer?

New to Tracealyzer? Get up and running fast! Book a free 45 minute consulting session with Senior FAE Niclas Lindblom This is not a slideshow presentation. Niclas will assist you to get started with Tracealyzer in a live video conference using your own project, tools, and hardware. Each session is unique. Contact support@percepio.com to book [...]

September 28th, 2016|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , , |

New Tracealyzer video tutorial series

Check out this new series of Tracealyzer tutorial videos that one of our users made last week.  They include everything from using STM32 CubeMX to create a project, configuring the trace library, debug probe, and STM32 Nucleo board, all the way using Tracealyzer to view the FreeRTOS trace data. New Tracealyzer video tutorial series: Tutorial [...]

September 21st, 2016|Categories: Blog, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Getting started with Tracealyzer on Xilinx Zynq

Getting started with Tracealyzer for FreeRTOS on Xilinx Zynq This article shows you how to understand what your real-time system is really doing by adding trace capabilities to a Xilinx Zynq-7000 example project. The trace will then be analyzed using Percepio’s Tracealyzer. The starting point is a Xilinx Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC ZC702 Evaluation Kit, [...]

September 13th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

User Generated Content

Create a piece of content for us - Get a $100 Amazon gift card We’d like to encourage our user community to spread the word about Tracealyzer and help each other with tips and usage ideas, so we have an offer we will keep open until midnight Sunday, 25 September, 2016. We'd like you to host [...]

September 9th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

White Paper: Real time demands on the IoT

Delivering ultra-low power operation in IoT nodes means they will spend most of their time in a dormant mode, waiting to exchange data with a gateway. Could employing an RTOS help deliver a more reliable user experience? Read our latest white paper where Dr. Johan Kraft, Founder and CEO of Percepio, examines some of the [...]

August 31st, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Measuring Time

Microchip just published their latest edition of MicroSolutions including an article about measuring time by Percepio founder Dr. Johan Kraft, in their Design Corner.  Download MicroSolutions, check out the article beginning on page 33, and then download a full featured Tracealyzer evaluation! Download MicroSolutions Download Tracealyzer Percepio’s market-leading visualization offers 25+ views, [...]

August 29th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

White Paper: How to visualize response times in FreeRTOS

Being able to measure the timing of RTOS tasks and interrupts is key to understanding the performance of a real-time system. Measuring response time is easy, but then what? Understanding the contributing factors behind performance anomalies requires good visualization that can explain the data. Read our white paper about how Tracealyzer can help you [...]

August 24th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Day 1 at Microchip Masters!

Day 1 at Microchip Masters Conference.  Steve Sanghi, Microchip CEO delivered the keynote, and kicked off 20 years of Microchip Masters Conferences!  If you're attending, stop by the Percepio stand, say hello to Niclas and find out about how world leading visualizations can speed your debugging processes. If you're not attending, download a free 30 [...]

August 18th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

New Tracealyzer video explores advanced features

Youtube user "Millsinghion" has made several FreeRTOS video tutorials and recently discovered Tracealyzer for FreeRTOS. Check his new video tutorial, how to get started and how to visualize the real-time behavior of his FreeRTOS system, for instance semaphores, I2C events and ADC readings. Percepio’s market-leading visualization offers 25+ views, which are cleverly interconnected to allow viewing the [...]

August 17th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Videos|Tags: , , , , , |

Percepio lands at Microchip Masters!

After a full 24 hours travel from Sweden to Arizona Niclas has landed at Microchip Masters Conference.  If you're attending the conference, stop by, say hello and find out about how world leading visualizations can speed your debugging processes. If you're not attending, download a free 30 day Pro evaluation version of Tracealyzer and [...]

August 17th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Three software engineers and a bug

Sometimes debugging a problem can seem like the three blind men encountering an elephant for the first time. Each came in contact with a different part of the elephant and drew completely different conclusions. Read Mike Skrtic's blog on Electronic Specifier, or Download Tracealyzer and see the whole picture for yourself. [...]

August 11th, 2016|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , , |

Open Pilot Next Gen tunes ISR with Tracealyzer

Steve Evans of Open Pilot Next Generation (OPNG) explains how they have used Percepio Tracealyzer to finely tune their flight controllers and ensure deterministic performance.  They needed to perform some in depth analysis of their code timing, which runs on an STM32F4xx MCU under FreeRTOS. The best single characteristic of Tracealyzer for FreeRTOS can be summed up [...]

July 26th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Visualization improves real-time software design and debugging

Humans are really great at assimilating visual data.  Percepio Founder and CEO Dr. Johan Kraft discusses visualization and debugging real-time systems with Rich Nass. Percepio’s market-leading visualization offers 25+ views, which are cleverly interconnected to allow viewing the trace from multiple perspectives, for instance CPU usage, memory allocation, task synchronization and [...]

July 15th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

Percepio Tracealyzer Supports FreeRTOS version 9.0

Leading embedded software tracing tool provides immediate support for latest FreeRTOS release Västerås, Sweden, 14th June 2016 - Percepio AB, the Swedish developer of RTOS visualization tools, announces the latest release of Tracealyzer, version 3.0.7 to support the newly released FreeRTOS version 9.0. This latest release of the leading embedded software tracing tool [...]

June 14th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

Hands on at Embedded Masterclass

Niclas Lindblom, Percepio's new FAE is down in Benelux with Richard Barry of FreeRTOS fame, and our distributor Indes on the second of three Embedded Masterclass training seminars. This is the hands on session of the third  Embedded Masterclass. If you are interested in having such a class in your area, let us know at info@percepio.com [...]

May 4th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

Embedded Masterclass in Benelux

Niclas Lindblom, Percepio's new FAE is down in Benelux with Richard Barry of FreeRTOS fame, and our distributor Indes on the second of three Embedded Masterclass training seminars. Niclas took the picture, so you can't see him, but you can see Richard explaining the finer points of FreeRTOS usage with the help of Tracealyzer.   [...]

May 3rd, 2016|Categories: Blog, News|

Press Release: FreeRTOS+Trace for PIC32 available on microchipDIRECT

Västerås, Sweden  Percepio AB, the Swedish developer of RTOS visualization tools, today announced that FreeRTOS+Trace targeting Microchip’s PIC32 microcontrollers (MCUs) and MPLAB® X IDE is now available on microchipDIRECT. microchipDIRECT is the direct source of products from Microchip Technology Inc. It offers the largest inventory of Microchip's products and development tools as well as many [...]

November 3rd, 2015|Categories: Blog|

Open Pilot Next Gen tunes ISRs with Tracealyzer

Steve Evans of Open Pilot Next Generation (OPNG) explains how they have used Percepio Tracealyzer to finely tune their flight controllers and ensure deterministic performance.  They needed to perform some in depth analysis of their code timing, which runs on an STM32F4xx MCU under FreeRTOS. The best single characteristic of Tracealyzer for FreeRTOS can be summed up [...]

September 29th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Press Release: New Tracealyzer for FreeRTOS, Microchip PIC32

Västerås, Sweden  Percepio AB, the Swedish developer of RTOS visualization tools, today announced the availability of a new version of FreeRTOS+Trace targeting Microchip’s PIC32 microcontrollers (MCUs) and MPLAB® X IDE. FreeRTOS+Trace for PIC32 brings Percepio’s market-leading visualization tools to the Microchip PIC32 MCU world. This means 20+ views, which are cleverly interconnected to allow viewing [...]

August 27th, 2015|Categories: Blog, News|

New Distributor for South China

We are happy to introduce the latest member of our expanding reseller network, Full Wise Technology Company, now representing Percepio in South China. So if you are interested in the Percepio Tracealyzer tools and live in Shenzhen, Hong Kong, or Singapore, please contact our new partner! For distributors in other countries, please check Partners page.

August 17th, 2015|Categories: Blog|

Percepio Joins Wind River Marketplace Launch

PRESS RELEASE Västerås, Sweden, 16 June 2015 Percepio AB, the Swedish developer of RTOS visualization tools, is pleased to be one of the lead partners in the launch of Wind River Marketplace for its VxWorks® real-time operating system (RTOS). The Marketplace will allow Wind River users and partners easy access to Percepio’s Tracealyzer tools, initially [...]

June 16th, 2015|Categories: Blog, News|