Energy Micro released the EFM32G-DK3550 development kit for their EFM32 Gecko microcontroller family. The new development kit includes full SEGGER J-Trace and J-Link support. This reduces the need for additional debugging tools. The EFM32-DK3550 is available now. Prices start at $309. Energy Micro’s Gecko microcontroller family consists of over 240 variants based on the ARM Cortex-M processor cores.
Energy Micro announced energyAware Designer. The free software tool helps engineers with the time-consuming problem of debugging I/O pin conflicts. energyAware Designer ensures correct pin configuration and automatically generates set-up code and documentation. EnergyAware Designer simplifies MCU configuration and documentation, and lets engineers concentrate on developing the application.