Accelerated Technology Specialist Publishes Embedded Software Book

9/14/2005 - Accelerated Technology, a Mentor Graphics division (Nasdaq: MENT), announced the release of Embedded Software: The Works, a book compiled by Colin Walls, Technology Specialist at Accelerated Technology with over 20 years of embedded design experience. The book covers a wide variety of embedded software including its design, development, management, debugging procedures, licensing and reuse. Proceeds benefit the Leukemia and Intensive Chemotherapy (LINC) Fund.

"Colin is an old hand, who here shares his experience with plenty of practical how-to advice," said Jack Ganssle, columnist for Embedded Systems Programming. "Readers will come away enriched, with new insights and abilities to solve more complex problems with a wider array of tools."

This book is a culmination and digest of industry articles, white papers and other industry collateral previously used in publications at both Accelerated Technology and Mentor Graphics. The tips, techniques and thorough explanations of technologies provide embedded designers of all experience levels the information they need to understand aspects of embedded development including Design and Development, Programming, Languages including C/C++, and UML, Real-Time Operating Systems Considerations, Networking, Programmable Logic and more. In addition, an accompanying CD-ROM includes training materials and source code for the many real-world examples in the text.

Pricing and Availability
Embedded Software: The Works by Colin Walls is published by Newnes, an imprint of Elsevier, and is available for purchase online and at bookstores for U.S. $49.95. ISBN: 0-7506-7954-9. For further information, please visit

For more information about embedded software development tools and real-time operating system products, please contact Accelerated Technology at 800-468-6853 or

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 $700 million and employs approximately 3,900 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.

Accelerated Technology, a division of Mentor Graphics Corporation, is located in Mobile, Alabama and has engineering sites, sales offices and distributors worldwide. As a leading provider of royalty-free, embedded real-time operating system (RTOS) software, Accelerated Technology helps developers accelerate product time-to-market in a wide range of embedded device applications. Its comprehensive Nucleus RTOS includes a high-level design UML suite, graphical prototyping tools, kernels, middleware and Eclipse-based development tools.

Mentor Graphics, Accelerated Technology, and Nucleus are registered trademarks of Mentor Graphics Corporation.

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