IAR Systems introduced the KickStart Kit for the Freescale i.MX25 family of low power ARM9-based microprocessors. The IAR KickStart Kit for i.MX25 includes an i.MX25-SK evaluation board, IAR Embedded Workbench, IAR visualSTATE, and a hardware debug probe. The evaluation board features 32 Mbyte of SDRAM, 1 Gbyte of Flash memory and a 320 x 240 colour TFT LCD display. A range of on-board sensors includes key buttons, LEDs, potentiometer, 3-axis accelerometer, stepper motor and a speaker. The IAR KickStart Kit includes interfaces for USB Host, Ethernet 10/100, UART, CAN, and JTAG.
NXP Semiconductors is offering a webinar: Lowest Cost ARM9 with High Speed USB 2.0 OTG performance for management of USB connectivity. The webcast will take place Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at 11:00am EST (8:00am PST, 16:00 GMT). All registered participants will be entered into a drawing for an ARM9 development tool from NXP Semiconductors.