What’s New in ScanExpress 9.7

ScanExpress Application Versions

Application Version
ScanExpress JET 2.23.0
ScanExpress Merge 2.23.0
ScanExpress Programmer 1.25.0
ScanExpress Runner 6.28.0
ScanExpress TPG 2.23.0

Python Integration Examples

ScanExpress applications with API capability now include examples for interfacing with Python 3.7 and above. Each script is installed along with the associated ScanExpress application and includes detailed examples of API usage.

Excerpt from ScanExpress Runner Python Script - ScanExpress 9.7 Release Notes

Figure 1. Excerpt from ScanExpress Runner Python Script

Additional e.MMC In-System-Programming Support

e.MMC in-system-programming (ISP) support has been improved to support additional devices, including SanDisk iNAND devices and Micron e.MMC Memory devices. All ScanExpress applications that support ISP have been updated with new device models and support.

ScanExpress Runner FPGA/CPLD Programming Performance Improvements

JAM/STAPL execution performance has been improved and optimized with emphasis on Microchip (Microsemi SoC) FPGA & CPLD device programming. Some platforms should see as much as a 2x increase in JAM/STAPL execution speed in ScanExpress Runner.

ScanExpress Release Notes

ScanExpress 9.7.0

ScanExpress Flash Generator

  • SEFG-16: Added flash programming support for more e.MMC devices.

ScanExpress Programmer

  • SEFG-16: Added flash programming support for more e.MMC devices.

ScanExpress Runner

  • SEFG-16: Added flash programming support for more e.MMC devices.

ScanExpress TPG

  • SETPG-82: Added support for Dual and Quad mode SPI flash for faster in-system programming and verification performance.

ScanExpress 9.6.2

ScanExpress Debugger

  • SEBT-125: Added Python examples for the ScanExpress Debugger API.

ScanExpress JET

  • SEBT-125: Added Python examples for the ScanExpress JET API.

ScanExpress Programmer

  • SEBT-125: Added Python examples for the ScanExpress Programmer API.

ScanExpress Runner

  • SEBT-125: Added Python examples for the ScanExpress Runner API.
  • SER-477: Resolved an issue when Data Analytics stacked field is the same as the X-axis display field.
  • SER-480: Resolved an issue where Data Analytics filters could be incorrectly deselected.
  • SER-481: Resolved an issue where Data Analytics test step duration data was not being calculated correctly.
  • SER-482: Resolved an issue where test plan properties were not being saved.

ScanExpress 9.6.1

General

  • SEP-48: Resolved an issue when programming larger I2C devices. This resolution requires an update to the NetUSB II firmware (NETUSBII8-34).
  • NETUSBII8-34: Resolved an issue with TAP tri-state when using NetUSB II JTAG controllers.
  • SEBT-172: Resolved an issue with MSP430 Spy-Bi-Wire programming on TAPs 5 through 8 when using NetUSB II JTAG controllers.
  • SEBT-275: Resolved an issue with NetUSB II self-test loopback test failures when using updated NetUSB II firmware.

ScanExpress JET

  • SEJET-205: Added base address property for Texas Instruments AM18xx flash tests.

ScanExpress Runner

  • SER-108: Improved STAPL execution performance.
  • SER-492: Resolved an issue where CVF execution could result in an “Unable to create RES file” error in some cases.

Previous Releases

ScanExpress 9.6 Release Notes

ScanExpress 9.5 Release Notes

ScanExpress 9.4 Release Notes