HI-TECH Software is a world-class provider of development tools for embedded systems. Founded in 1984 in Brisbane, Australia, HI-TECH Software is best known for its high-performance ANSI C compilers featuring the optimizing, whole-program compilation technology, Omniscient Code Generation. The company has supported Microchip Technology Inc. for over a decade as a leading third-party provider of C compilers for PIC MCUs and dsPIC DSCs.
The following is the press release for the purchase of Hi-Tech by Microchip Technology in 2009.
Microchip Technology Acquires HI-TECH Software CHANDLER, Ariz., March 9, 2009 [NASDAQ: MCHP] — Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductors, today announced it has acquired HI-TECH Software, a world-class provider of development tools for embedded systems based in Brisbane, Australia. Best known for its high-performance ANSI C compilers, featuring the optimizing, whole-program compilation technology, Omniscient Code Generation, HI-TECH Software has been a premier third-party provider of C compilers for Microchip’s 8-, 16- and 32-bit PIC® microcontrollers (MCUs) and dsPIC® Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs) for over a decade.
Current website: www.htsoft.com
Press Release: Here