IAR Embedded Workbench supports all NXP i.MX RT crossover MCUs
IAR Systems has announced that the latest version of the development toolchain IAR Embedded Workbench for Arm now supports NXP’s latest crossover MCU – the i.MX RT1160 MCU.
This is in addition to the already supported i.MX RT1170, i.MX RT1064, i.MX RT1060, i.MX RT1050 i.MX RT1024, i.MX RT1020, i.MX RT1015, i.MX RT1010, i.MX RT600 and i.MX RT500 MCU families.
IAR Embedded Workbench for Arm delivers a complete C/C++ compiler and debugger toolchain, including powerful optimisations and comprehensive debugging capabilities. It also includes integrated static and runtime analysis tools, user-friendly features for helping developers in the daily workflow, as well as a powerful RTOS awareness plugin that enables a high level of control and visibility over an application built on top of a real-time operating system.
For companies with a need for scalable build server topologies for Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipelines, IAR Build Tools for Linux, based on the build tools in IAR Embedded Workbench, are able to help streamline automated workflows. In addition, the build tools in IAR Embedded Workbench for Arm are certified for functional safety.
“NXP’s i.MX RT1160 is a new high-end processor within the i.MX RT portfolio of crossover MCUs, enabling powerful applications within areas such as Industrial Human Machine Interfaces (HMI), motor control, home appliances and high-end audio appliances,” said Cristiano Castello, Sr. Director Product Innovation for MCUs, NXP Semiconductors. “For many years, IAR Systems and NXP have worked together to help our mutual customers in a variety of industries and we are happy to continue this collaboration with the latest addition to our i.MX RT MCU portfolio.”
Anders Lundgren, Product Manager, IAR Systems added, “Coupling our leading CoreMark performance position and advanced debugging features with the powerful i.MX RT1160 MCU from NXP will equip our joint customers with a very competitive offering.”