The latest news from the RISC OS world
Stuart Tyrrell Developments - BOGOFF in the January Sale
Stuart Tyrrell Developments are pleased to announce a special Unipod upgrade offer for the month of January - Buy One, Get One For Free.
Unipod, voted "Best RISC OS hardware product" by the public in Drobe's "Best of 2004", is a 32-bit 3-in-1 expansion card for the RiscPC which can be bought with the functions you require and be simply upgraded to add further functions.
Unipod supplied with one function from: USB, Networking or IDE costs UKP99.
Upgrades to enable further functions cost UKP25 each.
During the month of January, Buy One upgrade at UKP25 and Get One For Free.
So - if you have (for example) a USB-enabled Unipod, simply pay UKP25 and get both IDE and Networking enabled. This would allow you to end up with a Unipod with all three functions enabled for just UKP124.
This offer runs throughout the month of January, and will be applied to all orders made before the 31st January 2005.
Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. All prices include VAT and carriage.
Further details of Unipod may be found at www.stdevel.com/unipod.html.
Castle Technology supports ARM9
Castle Technology Ltd is pleased to announce RISC OS support for the NeoMagic MiMagic 5 Applications Processor (SOC). The MiMagic 5 is ARM 9 based and suitable for a wide range of handheld Information Appliances.
Neomagic are enabling outstanding technology for a new range of hand held devices. The MiMagic Applications Processor offers one of the lowest power and smallest form-factor packages. Together with excellent multimedia features and performance the MiMagic 5 processor is a world class product.
The addition of the MiMagic 5 to the ever growing list of processors that RISC OS supports, is a considerable benefit for the wider RISC OS community. Castle is pleased to announce that the support for the MiMagic 5 is the result of work being done by Tematic for large OEM customers in the embedded space.
Briefly, the MiMagic 5 Applications Processor provides the following:
Further information is available at: http://www.neomagic.com/product/mimagic5.asp
Development boards for the MiMagic 5 application processors will shortly be available with evaluation copies of RISC OS 5. Developers interested in the MiMagic 5 application processor should contact Castle Technology Ltd for further details.
Castle will be featuring the MiMagic 5 demonstration board, running RISC OS at the forthcoming Midlands RISC OS show at the Motorcycle Museum near Birmingham, on the 4th December 2004 (http://www.armclub.org.uk/).
For more details please contact:
Tematic call for RISC OS engineers.
Following a recent, highly successful volume Set Top Box (STB) deployment and a rapidly filling order book, Tematic has a requirement for contract and permanent software engineers with RISC OS and embedded expertise.
Peter Wild, COO of Tematic stated, "Our focus on low power ARM processors in the Set Top Box and portable consumer media markets has been very rewarding for us in recent months. We now have a requirement for more engineers so that we can continue developing our business to become a major supplier to consumer electronics OEMs".
The new engineers will join Tematic's existing dedicated team in early 2005, to assist in developing RISC OS technology for worldwide markets. The successful candidates will be based at Tematic's new premises in Cambridge, on a salary that will reflect their experience and qualifications. A full benefit package will also be included.
Engineers applying should have a working knowledge of embedded environments and experience in ARM Assembler and/or C as well as in one or more of the following areas:
Those interested in applying should, in the first instance, send, fax or email a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae to:
Tematic is a trading division of Castle Technology Ltd.