STMicroelectronics has launched embedded Java platform for programming its MCUs using popular Java software. The equipment such as kitchen appliances, office machines, industrial tools or medical instruments can be designed based on ST’s STM32 microcontrollers using Java platform. It is also said to be ideal for building small machine-to-machine (M2M) communication apps for Internet of Things (IoT) devices like remote sensors.
The STM32Java product line features a state-of-the-art fully integrated Java solution for STM32 microcontrollers. STM32Java provides an Integrated Development Environment with its Java compiler, several Java platforms optimized for STM32 microcontrollers, standard libraries and related tools, the means to connect Java and C seamlessly, functionally accurate simulators, starter-kits and predefined STM32 part numbers for device production.
A website dedicated to STMicroelectronics’ embedded Java platform, now live at http://www.stm32java.com, connects engineers with all the resources required for developing applications using STM32Java, including orderable software and evaluation boards, free downloads, videos, documentation and support.
ST worked with the industry-leading Java platform vendor IS2T to adapt the software for a perfect match with the STM32 microcontrollers. By making available special software royalty-paid STM32 microcontrollers (STM32J), ST also provides a simplified business model that allows customers to bring new products to market quickly and cost-effectively.
“Even very small systems with limited resources, can now have smartphone-smooth user interfaces that are clear, intuitive and attractive,” said Dominique Jugnon, Microcontroller Development Tools Manager, STMicroelectronics. “STM32Java is the first commercial-quality development platform that truly enables product developers to realize that goal.”
STM32Java is priced at $2600 per seat per year.