HighTec teams up with the world's leading semiconductor manufacturers and eco-system tool vendors, to support total-solution tooling concepts. We deliver top-notch compiler support for leading microcontroller architectures and the respective derivates, whether it is TriCore, AURIX, ARM or PowerPC.
Together with our tool partners we ensure that their products are compatible with the various HighTec toolsets.
Bosch Automotive Electronics
Bosch Automotive Electronics is the largest manufacturer of micromechanical products and one of the largest automotive semiconductor manufacturers in Europe. We are the undisputed market leader for automotive MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) sensors. We design, manufacture and sell sensors, ASICs, ASSPs and power semiconductors, based on experience in automotive electronics components of more than 40 years.
HighTec collaborated with Bosch to develop a C compiler for the Bosch GTM-IP MCS. This timer module is also present at various standard microcontrollers, such as the Infineon AURIX, NXP Qorriva, STMicroelectronics SPC5xx and Renesas RH850 microcontrollers.
Infineon is a leading innovator in the international semiconductor industry. Infineon design, develop, manufacture and market a broad range of semiconductors and complete system solutions for selected industries. The products serve applications in the wireless and wireline communications, automotive, industrial, computer, security and chip card markets.
HighTec has a long term cooperation and support agreement with Infineon in place to ensure the availability of its C/C++ compiler solutions for TriCore, AURIX, AURIX 2G, HSM and GTM.
HighTec is Infineon assigned Preferred Design House and distributes/supports Infineon's MCAL, SafeTlib and SHE+ libraries. With its PXROS-HR Real-Time Operating-System HighTec offers a market leading RTOS for TriCore and AURIX.
NXP enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security and privacy and smart connected solutions markets.
HighTec's C/C++ compiler for Power Architecture delivers support for the NXP (originally Freescale) Qorivva MPC series of industrial and automotive microcontrollers, including on-board cores like the GTM/MCS. HighTec's new C/C++ compiler for ARM provides support for the Cortex-R and Cortex-A based microcontrollers.
Renesas Electronics is the world's number one supplier of microcontrollers and a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, including system-on-chip and a wide range of discrete analogue and power devices. Established in 2010, Renesas Electronics combines the collective semiconductor expertise of Hitachi, Mitsubishi Electric and NEC Electronics, encapsulating more than 200 years’ experience.
HighTec's C compiler for GTM/MCS delivers support for the RH850 on-board GTM/MCS core. HighTec's new C/C++ compiler for ARM provides support for the Cortex-R and Cortex-A based microcontrollers.
STMicroelectronics is a global independent semiconductor company that designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a broad range of semiconductor integrated circuits (ICs) and discrete devices used in a wide variety of microelectronics applications, including telecommunications systems, computer systems, consumer products, automotive products, and industrial automation and control systems.
HighTec's C/C++ compiler for Power Architecture delivers support for the STMicroelectronics SPC5xx series of industrial and automotive microcontrollers, including on-board cores like the GTM/MCS. HighTec's new C/C++ compiler for ARM provides support for the Cortex-R and Cortex-A based microcontrollers.
Development tool partners
AbsInt Angewandte Informatik GmbH provides software for analyzing and optimizing embedded systems and safety critical applications. The company name AbsInt is a shortcut of "Abstract Interpretation" - a technique for static analysis of software. AbsInt supplies tools for automatic computation of worst-case execution time (WCET), the maximum of stack consumption and analysis of run-time errors.
BUGSENG delivers state-of-the-art software verification solutions and services. BUGSENG's main product is ECLAIR, a flexible and extensible framework for the analysis of C and C++ source code with a strong focus on embedded systems and on the verification of compliance with respect to the MISRA guidelines and other coding standards.
Among the unique features of ECLAIR is the technology whereby it seamlessly integrates with any build system without any user toolchain configuration. ECLAIR intercepts every invocation of the toolchain components (compilers, linker, assembler, archive manager), automatically extracting and interpreting the options that the build system has passed to them, obtaining all needed sources, the architectural parameters, any predefined macros and so on.
ECLAIR is ready for use with all HighTec C/C++ compiler suites.
Elektrobit is a global supplier of embedded and connected software products and services for the automotive industry. A leader in automotive software with over 30 years serving the industry, EB’s software powers over 1 billion devices in more than 90 million vehicles and offers flexible, innovative solutions for connected car infrastructure, human machine interface (HMI) technologies, navigation, driver assistance, electronic control units (ECUs), and software engineering services.
Products include the tresos family of HMI design tools and runtime software components for ECUs (Electrical Control Units). Major ECU runtime software provided by tresos ECU are the OSEK-OS compliant Operating System, OSEKtime for time-driven applications, LIN communication driver and a cryptography module. tresos ECU is available for the HighTec C compiler for TriCore and AURIX (2G).
ETAS offers RTA-OSEK, a Real-Time Operating System that supports both the OSEK/VDX and AUTOSAR perating system standards. RTA-OSEK works with the HighTec C compiler for TriCore and AURIX (2G) to generate applications with tiny RAM and ROM footprints and ultra-low CPU utilization. The performance of the application can be enhanced still further through optimizations based on timing analysis, for example reducing application stack requirements by up to a factor of eight, or identifying how much additional time can be spent executing specific tasks.
Founded in 2002, Evidence Srl is an AUTOSAR Development member and COMASSO Member working in the Automotive, Industrial and HVAC sector. Evidence is the producer of the ERIKA3 AUTOSAR OS, an open-source dual-licensed AUTOSAR OS supporting HighTec C compiler on the Infineon AURIX Platform. Evidence has additional competences on Embedded linux, Hypervisors, Model Based Development, Code generation and Application Development.
ERIKA3 with AUTOSAR SC1 and multi-core support for AURIX TC2x, has been ported with the HighTec C/C++ compiler for TriCore.
Express Logic, Inc. offers the industry’s most advanced run-time solutions for deeply embedded applications, including the popular ThreadX RTOS, the high-performance NetX and NetX Duo embedded TCP/IP stacks, the FileX embedded FAT-compatible file system, the USBX Host/Device embedded USB protocol stack, and the GUIX embedded graphical user interface development toolkit. Express Logic products include full source code and are available free of run-time royalties.
Express Logic's X-Ware IoT Platform is built on the powerful ThreadX RTOS and has been ported to TriCore, using the HighTec C/C++ compiler for TriCore.
GLIWA is the world's leading vendor of trace-based timing analysis tools for the automotive industry. The powerful timing suite T1 enables software developers, system integrators and test engineers to visualize, understand, measure, debug, optimize and verify the timing of their ECU software. T1 has very relaxed bandwidth requirements and requires no hardware modification at all – making it the perfect fit for the lab as well as for in-car tracing using production version ECUs.
Hitex GmbH - the range of Hitex product extends from in-circuit emulators, monitors, simulators, debuggers, analysers and evaluation boards all the way to the innovative PressOn adaptation solution. The strong point of Hitex lies in an extensive expertise of emulation technology, and application in sophisticated tools.
iSYSTEM specializes in embedded development and test tools. We provide debugger and analyzer solutions for more than 50 CPU architectures and their derivatives (2500+ microcontrollers). The Windows and/or Eclipse based development environment (winIDEA) is easy to learn and use. The flexible integration and application of iSYSTEM solutions within the entire development process is enabled by open and public interfaces (APIs).
iSYSTEM provides full debug support for the HighTec C/C++ compilers for TriCore, AURIX, AURIX 2G, Power Architecture and ARM.
J&D Tech is a leading embedded system software debugging & test tool provider. We provide advanced S/W debugging and test tools in fields of mobile, multimedia, automotive, national defense, security, education, and consumer electronics.
The CodeViser HW emulator and CVD SW debugger support powerful and stable functions to debug various systems based on Infineon TriCore, AURIX, AURIX 2G, ARM, Andes etc. and the CCS HW/CanDevStudio SW is perfect solution for Communication Test & Monitoring to generate the data implementing necessary functionality, using a CAN communication and perform debugging features through customized script files.
The CodeViser HW emulator and CVD SW debugger support the HighTec C/C++ compiler for TriCore, AURIX and AURIX 2G.
Lauterbach is the leading manufacturer of complete, modular and upgradeable microprocessor development tools worldwide with experience in the field of embedded designs. Everything that is required for emulation, debugging, real-time trace and logic analysis in embedded designs is supplied. The TRACE32 system has an open interface to all other products in the tool chain. The modularity of TRACE32 systems protects the customer’s investment and guards against obsolescence. Systems are highly scalable and can be easily upgraded with additional technology to meet all your requirements.
Lauterbach provides full debug support for the HighTec C/C++ compilers for TriCore, AURIX, AURIX 2G, Power Architecture, ARM and GTM.
When it comes to training, coaching and consulting for embedded systems development, industry professionals have relied on MicroConsult for more than 40 years. Experts from more than 1,000 companies worldwide have benefitted from the profound know-how and extensive experience of the MicroConsult team.
As embedded experts, we offer an extensive training and consulting portfolio covering technologies, tools and methods for developers as well as all key topics of successful project management: embedded software and systems engineering as well as management in embedded projects, from singlecore or multicore controllers and real-time operating systems through to complex applications.
We focus on the excellent quality of the content and format of our services, the enthusiasm of our top-class trainers and coaches, a friendly and comprehensible way of imparting knowledge and, last but not least, on helping you develop practice-oriented solutions.
MicroConsult conducts various training courses with the HighTec C/C++ compilers for TriCore, PowerPC and GTM.
pls Development Tools is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of development tools for 16-bit and 32-bit microcontroller families. Their focus is on Infineon Technologies’ C16x, XC16x, XC22x and TriCore µC-DSP architecture, on STMicroelectronics’ ST10, ST30, STR7, STR9, on PowerPC, on ARM7, ARM9 and XScale.
PLS provides full debug support for the HighTec C/C++ compilers for TriCore, AURIX, AURIX 2G, Power Architecture and ARM.
Founded in 2004, Rapita Systems develops on-target embedded verification software solutions for customers in the avionics and automotive electronics industries. Our tools help to reduce the cost of measuring, optimizing and verifying the timing performance and test effectiveness of their critical real-time embedded systems. Working with partners such as HighTec, we can provide integrations of our tools optimized to work with specific compilers and debuggers.
Rapita Systems' structural coverage analysis tool, RapiCover, offers the lowest overhead code coverage on the market, meaning that DO-178B/C coverage requirements can be met with fewer rig tests.
RapiTime is the only measurement-based worst-case execution time analysis tool. This allows determination of WCET, and enables highly efficient, low-risk optimization projects.
RapiTask visualizes RTOS scheduling and event tracing for complex, embedded systems. It supports detailed investigation of timing issues via an interface to RapiTime.
Razorcat Development GmbH has been creating testing tools for software development of embedded systems since 1997. The unit and integration testing tool TESSY is certified to IEC 61508 and ISO 26262, and is being used in a large number of software projects across all branches of industry for the verification of safety-critical and high-quality software. Together with the Integrated Test Environment (ITE), Test Operator Platform (TOP) and Check Case Definition Language (CCDL) tools, Razorcat offers solutions for all stages of the testing process.
The HighTec C/C++ compilers for TriCore and PowerPC have been qualified to work with with TESSY.
Silexica helps software professionals to master their multicore projects by providing a unique programming technology that is enabled by state-of-the-art compiler know-how and full heterogeneity awareness. The award-winning SLX technology allows for absolute code understanding and helps to meet the most challenging multicore system requirements. Silexica was founded in 2014 as a spin-off from RWTH Aachen University and quickly expanded to become a leader in multicore programming solutions. A team of software experts in the US, Germany, and Japan work with market leading clients in the automotive, wireless and other rapidly transforming industries.
Solid Sands' mission is to put quality into C. We do that by improving the quality of C and C++ compilers, libraries and analysis tools, and their safe and secure use, with the best possible test and validation suite. With SuperTest, Solid Sands serves its customers to achieve the software quality level required by the ISO language and functional safety standards. With our history in compiler development, our knowledge of past, current and upcoming versions of the C and C++ standards, new analysis and optimizations techniques and new use cases, Solid Sands stays at the fore-front of tools testing and validation.
While SuperTest is used during the release validation of the HighTec compiler, for end-users the cooperation between Solid Sands and HighTec can be recognized in HighTec's Qkit qualification kit.
Validas AG is specialized on the topics of classification and qualification of tools and libraries. They provide qualification support to many users and developers, for example for C/C++ compilers and corresponding libraries. This support ranges from the cost free information sessions, via onsite-workshops to the construction of standard compliant qualification kits for tools and libraries.
Validas and HighTec cooperated on the creation of HighTec's well respected Qkit qualification kit, in the field of functional safety (IEC 61508, ISO 26262, EN 50128, etc.).
The VectorCAST test automation platform is TÜV certified and designed for Unit, Integration and System testing both for quality and for critical environments. Integrated with HighTec EDV-System’s Compiler and PXROS-HR, it is scalable for single to massively parallel testing with simulators or final hardware in homogeneous or heterogeneous farms. Options for a range of development methodologies including: Waterfall; Test Driven Development; Agile and DevOps through Continuous Integration with Change Based Testing (automated Change Impact Analysis with testing). Industry Standards we cover include: Avionics: DO-178B, DO-178C, DO-254, Medical: FDA 510(k), PMA, Automotive: ISO 26262,Rail: CENELEC, EN 50126, EN 50128, and EN 50129, Industrial: IEC 61508. Space: ECSS-E-ST-40C and ECSS-Q-ST-80C. Offices in Germany, UK, Japan, China and Headquartered in North-America
Wittenstein high integrity systems is an RTOS company that specialises in safety, producing and supplying Real-time Operating Systems and Software Components to the Medical, Aerospace and Industrial sectors. Its SafeRTOS has been ported and qualified with the HighTec C compiler for TriCore.