Accelerated Technology Now Shipping code|lab Embedded Developer Suite for MIPS-Based Processors

7/16/2002 - Accelerated Technology, the Embedded Systems Division of Mentor Graphics Corporation (Nasdaq: MENT), today announced that the code|lab™ Embedded Developer Suite for MIPS-based™ processors is now available. This code|lab release supports the MIPS® architectures and MIPS-based processors developed by MIPS Technologies' licensees such as IDT, NEC Corporation and QuickLogic.

Accelerated Technology's support for MIPS-based processors with its Nucleus® real-time software has been integral to the company's recognition in the embedded market. The addition of code|lab broadens the Accelerated Technology® Real-Time Operating System (RTOS) offering to developers building high-performance, low-power system-on-a-chip (SOC) applications.

"The MIPS architecture has been a successful architecture since its inception and is a strong force in the SoC arena. With the latest code|lab tools for MIPS-based processors, the embedded industry has access to a solid and dependable tool for application development with a variety of choices for connections and targets. Releasing code|lab for the MIPS architecture only strengthens our continued delivery of a quality tools solution for the developers in the embedded market," said Kyle Craig, product marketing manager of Mentor Graphics Embedded Systems Division.

Accelerated Technology's code|lab Developer Suite is a comprehensive set of software and hardware components that works out-of-the-box in a configuration that is customized to meet the stringent combination of requirements for individual product designers. code|lab gives developers a flexible and seamless software and hardware tool suite in which to build their embedded application from start to finish and get it to market quickly.

"We are pleased with Accelerated Technology's code|lab support for our integrated communications processors," said Sandra Chang, strategic partner program manager for IDT's Internetworking Products Division. "With Accelerated Technology's powerful Developer Suite tools, designers using IDT's integrated communications processors can build their embedded applications faster and easier, for a quicker time to market solution."

Support for code|lab products for MIPS-based processors includes code|lab EDE, an embedded development environment, and code|lab Debug, a multitasking debugger, which supports code|lab Monitor and First Silicon Solutions (FS2) connection devices and a wide variety of targets. The tool sets available for this code|lab release include Algorithmics' SDE GNU and KMC GNU compiler tools.

"Accelerated Technology's development tools have supported the MIPS architectures for many years and have been used to implement leading embedded solutions," said Brad Holtzinger, director of system solutions, MIPS Technologies. "Accelerated Technology's work has established its credibility on the MIPS architecture, giving developers the assurance that their products will get to market more quickly."

With this new code|lab release for MIPS-based processors, developers building applications such as communication devices, digital communication devices, office automation and networking/broadband devices will greatly benefit from Accelerated Technology's ground-breaking software and hardware solution.

Pricing and Availability
Available now, the U.S. price per seat for the code|lab Software Developer's Kit starts at $3,495.00 each. Please contact Accelerated Technology (AT) for details about specific targets, connection devices and compiler tools.

About Mentor Graphics
Mentor Graphics Corporation (Nasdaq: MENT) is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world's most successful electronics and semiconductor companies. Established in 1981, the company reported revenues over the last 12 months of about $600 million and employs approximately 3,500 people worldwide. Corporate headquarters are located at 8005 S.W. Boeckman Road, Wilsonville, Oregon 97070-7777; Silicon Valley headquarters are located at 1001 Ridder Park Drive, San Jose, California 95131-2314. World Wide Web site:

Accelerated Technology, the Embedded Systems Division of Mentor Graphics, is located in Mobile, Alabama with sales offices and distributors worldwide. By providing embedded systems developers with a focus on service, well-documented source code and industry leading non-royalty based Real-Time Operating Systems (RTOS) software, AT's RTOS software shortens time-to-market and provides a complete solution for engineers. For more information, please visit or email us at

Mentor Graphics, Accelerated Technology and Nucleus are registered trademarks of Mentor Graphics Corporation. code|lab is a trademark of Mentor Graphics Corporation. MIPS® is a registered trademark in the United States and other countries, and MIPS-based™, MIPS32™ and MIPS64™ are trademarks of MIPS Technologies, Inc. All other company or product names are the registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective owners.

For more information, please contact:
Jennifer Whiddon
Accelerated Technology
251.661.5770 ext 5032

Jeremiah Glodoveza
Weber Shandwick

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