Corelis Introduces New ScanExpress™ Version 9.5 Boundary-Scan Software Suite

New Software Update includes improved features, enhancements, and device support.

Corelis, Inc., Cerritos, CA, January 8, 2020 – Corelis, the leading supplier of high-performance boundary-scan test and measurement software and hardware, announced today version 9.5 of its ScanExpress™ Boundary-Scan Suite of Software is now available.

Improvements include:

Texas Instruments MSP430 Spy-Bi-Wire Programming with NetUSB II

NetUSB II multi-TAP JTAG controllers can now be used to program MSP430 devices using the Spy-Bi-Wire protocol. Spy-Bi-Wire is a serialized JTAG protocol that allow programming of Texas Instruments MSP430 microcontrollers over a two-wire interface instead of the traditional four-wire JTAG interface.

ScanExpress Programmer API Functions

The ScanExpress Programmer API now features functions to override programming file options at runtime in addition to functions to execute programming actions with a custom set of parameters and dump memory contents to a file.

New functions include:

sepFPISetProgOptionOverride the programming options specified in a preloaded FPI programming file.
sepFPISetProgOffsetOverride the programming offset option specified in a preloaded FPI programming file.
sepFPISetProgTckOverride the TCK frequency value specified in a preloaded FPI programming file.
sepFPISetProgPIOOverride the parallel I/O options specified in a preloaded FPI programming file.
sepFPIDumpDump flash memory contents to a file.
FlashProgrammerLoad and execute flash programming actions according to a set of parameters.

Support for PXIe-1149.1/4E

All ScanExpress applications now support the new PXIe-1149.1/E High-Performance 4-TAP PXI Express JTAG Controller. The PXIe-1149.1/4E brings the same high-speed USB-1149.1/4E architecture to a PXI Express (PXIe) form factor for integration with PXI/PXIe ATE systems. Please contact Corelis Sales for pricing and availability.

ScanExpress JET CPU Support & Improvements

ScanExpress JET now supports PowerPC 750 processors and 32-bit AURIX TriCore Microcontrollers. Each new processor support package includes base RAM and NOR flash tests and programming support. Please contact Corelis Sales for pricing and availability.

Existing Corelis customers with a valid maintenance contract can now access the new software through the Corelis support website.  To inquire about a maintenance package or to obtain a full list of improvements, please contact the Corelis Sales team at (562) 926-6727; or, send an email to

As always, Corelis offers free training to all clients so that they may utilize the various new product features and innovations now available.  Class schedules and registration information can be found on the Corelis website at:


Corelis, Inc. is located in Cerritos, California.  A subsidiary of Electronic Warfare Associates, Inc., Corelis offers bus analysis tools, embedded test tools, and the industry’s broadest line of JTAG/boundary-scan software and hardware products that combine exceptional ease-of-use with advanced technical innovation and unmatched customer service. Soon after its inception in 1991, Corelis’ innovation in bus analysis tools and JTAG/Boundary-scan Test solutions ultimately resulted in acceptance as a major and preferred vendor of test tools worldwide.

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