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The History of SEGGER Microcontroller

Our most important events shown in a timeline

1992

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Foundation SEGGER

SEGGER has been founded as a company by Rolf Segger.

embOS introduced

Real-time operating system embOS introduced.

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1997

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Company headquarters in Hilden

SEGGER Microcontroller moved to Hilden, Kleinhülsen 4.

1998

emWin introduced

Graphical user interface library emWin introduced.

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emLoad introduced

emLoad second level bootloader for firmware updates introduced.

SEGGER - Bootloader emLoad Product Icon

1999

First Flasher introduced

First Flasher production programmer for M16C introduced.

Flasher 2

2001

embOS profiling with embOSView introduced

embOS profiling with embOSView introduced.

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2002

emFile introduced

Fail-safe flash file system emFile introduced.

SEGGER - Filesystem emFile Product Icon

2003

VNC server remote control for emWin introduced

Introduced VNC server remote control for emWin graphical user interface.

SEGGER GUI emWin product icon

2004

First J-Link introduced

First J-Link debug probe introduced.

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New company headquarters in Hilden

SEGGER Microcontroller headquarters moved to a bigger office in Hilden, Heinrich-Hertz-Str. 5.

2005

J-Link breakpoints introduced

J-Link feature breakpoints in flash memory (Flash Breakpoints) introduced.

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US office close to Boston

SEGGER Microcontroller opens US office close to Boston.

2006

First J-Trace introduced

First J-Trace trace probe for ARM introduced.

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embos/IP introduced

Networking stack (TCP/IP, UDP) emNet introduced with the name embOS/IP.

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2007

SEGGER ISO Certification

ISO 9001 certification

SEGGER Microcontroller is granted ISO 9001 certification.

2008

J-Link PRO introduced

Ethernet enabled debug probe J-Link PRO introduced.

J-Link PRO - Debug Probe by SEGGER

2009

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Managing director appointed

Ivo Geilenbruegge appointed managing director.

emUSB-Host introduced

USB Host stack emUSB-Host introduced.

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Flasher STM8 introduced

Production programmer for ST STM8 microcontroller series Flasher STM8 introduced.

Flasher STM8 - Production Programmer by SEGGER

2010

J-Link EDU introduced

Debug probe for educational and non-commercial use J-Link EDU introduced.

J-Link EDU - Debug Probe for Educational Purpose by SEGGER

Renesas RX support added

Renesas RX support added for the complete SEGGER portfolio.

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2011

NXP offers free of charge version of emWin

NXP supports their customers with a free of charge version of emWin.

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Flasher ARM introduced

Flasher ARM production programmer introduced.

Flasher ARM - Production Programmer by SEGGER

2012

emFile encryption introduced

Encryption for files and file system emFile introduced.

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J-Link remote debugging introduced

Remote debugging feature for J-Link using a tunnel server introduced.

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2013

emLib AES introduced

SEGGER encryption library emLib AES was introduced.

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Flasher Portable introduced

Portable service flash programmer Flasher Portable was introduced.

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2014

J-Link RTT introduced

J-Link RTT (Real-Time Transfer) for improved debug and verification introduced.

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Ozone introduced

The J-Link debugger Ozone was introduced.

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emSecure introduced

Digital signature and authentication software emSecure introduced.

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2015

emSSL introduced

TLS package emSSL introduced.

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Renesas awarded SEGGER

Renesas awarded SEGGER with global platinum partner status.

emCompress introduced

Decompression system for microcontroller-based systems emCompress introduced.

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SystemView introduced

Free event tracing tool SystemView introduced.

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2016

Embedded Studio PRO introduced

Complete development package Embedded Studio PRO introduced.

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J-Trace PRO introduced

First SEGGER streaming trace probe J-Trace PRO introduced.

J-Trace Pro Cortex A/R/M by SEGGER

emSSH introduced

Secure shell emSSH introduced.

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2017

Flasher Secure introduced

Secure off-site production programmer Flasher Secure introduced.

Flasher Secure - Mass Production Programming System by SEGGER

emCrypt introduced

Complete cryptography package for embedded systems emCrypt introduced.

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IP-over-USB introduced

New IP-over-USB solution introduced.

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Flasher ATE introduced

Gang programmer Flasher ATE introduced.

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SEGGER supports Risc-V

RISC-V: Complete SEGGER portfolio (Debug Probes, Software Tools, Production Tools, Embedded Software) supports RISC-V.

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Office in Milpitas, Silicon Valley

SEGGER Microcontroller opened office in Milpitas, Silicon Valley.

2018

embOS certifications

embOS received TÜV-Süd certificate for IEC 61508 SIL3 and IEC 62304 class C.

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SEGGER begins work on the new headquarters

SEGGER breaks ground on new corporate headquarters.

SEGGER Linker introduced

New SEGGER Linker was introduced to the market.

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SEGGER moved to Monheim am Rhein

SEGGER Microcontroller headquarters moved to Monheim am Rhein.

2019

emCompress-ToGo introduced

emCompress-ToGo the first compression algorithm for resource-constrained microcontroller based systems introduced.

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