NXP Announces MCUXpresso Software and Tools, Unifies Development Support for its Microcontroller Powerhouse Portfolio

NXP Semiconductors N.V. today announced MCUXpresso software and tools, a new common toolkit for Kinetis and LPC microcontrollers (MCUs) designed to significantly reduce development effort, time, and cost by providing embedded designers with high-quality tools that work seamlessly together and in conjunction with the best tools from the ARM® Cortex®-M ecosystem. The planned release of MCUXpresso software and tools unifies thousands of Kinetis and LPC microcontrollers under a set of compatible tools that include: an open-source software development kit (SDK) with drivers, stacks, middleware and application examples; an easy-to-use integrated development environment (IDE) for editing, compiling and debugging; and a suite of system configuration tools for power optimization, pin multiplexing, system clocking, and more.”