Date: 27th March 2014
Meyreuil, FRANCE, 27th March 2014 – StarChip®, experts in designing, qualifying and industrializing Smart Card integrated circuits (IC), today announced the release of its second generation of Smart Card development tools, the StarBox V2. StarBox V2 is the development platform supporting StarChip’s next SIM product family and Banking & ID products.
Based on Keolabs’ Raisonance brand hardware and integrated development environment solutions, the StarBox V2 includes all the tools necessary to develop high-quality software in a timely and cost effective manner. StarBox V2 offers advanced emulation features (Rkit), integrated development environment (Ride7) as well as the StarChip Toolchain which includes the latest compiler from Cortus to guarantee the portability of customers’ projects. Last but not least, StarBox V2 supports a wide range of communication protocols, including ISO14443 as well as SWP for upcoming NFC products.
“This new generation of StarBox has been designed as part of StarChip’s strategy to support all new products, from low-end SIM to high-end secure contactless chip. To that matter, StarBox V2 includes a set of innovative and intuitive functions that improves both the performance and the user experience.” said Frederick Bonnin, StarChip Application and Software Manager. “This new development tool allows us to address the growing demand for high security in the Smart Card Market and position StarChip as an active global IC provider that places security as a focus“.
Ultra-fast code loading, infinite breakpoints and enhanced look & feel are some of the major improvements proposed by the StarBox V2. While Ride7 and related kits are available on demand from the StarChip support team, developers will find on StarChip’s support site documentation and tutorial videos demonstrating how to make the best use of StarBox V2 with Ride7.
If you need more information on our STARBOX products, please contact:
- support[at]starchip-ic[dot]com for technical questions or requests.
- sales[at]starchip-ic[dot]com for tool pricing and availability.
StarChip® is a dynamic semiconductor company that enables customers to directly benefit from our unique, optimized value chain system. We design and qualify products for mass production, then license our solutions for purchase directly by our customers through qualified foundries and test houses.
StarChip® products are based on state-of-the art, Flash-based 32-bit architectures. They are designed to offer maximum integration, providing support for embedded, innovative security technologies, analog functionality and connectivity and control interfaces. The result is a flexible set of solutions that can easily meet the requirements of a wide variety of markets, including smart cards and security, consumer, automotive and industrial applications.
For further information please contact:
Tel: +33 1 34 52 20 75
Email: Mounira.bouba[at]starchip-ic[dot]com; sales[at]starchip-ic[dot]com