IAR adds support for Microchip SAM L10, SAM L11 MCUs to Embedded Workbench

July 18, 2018 Brandon Lewis

IAR Systems has added support for Microchip’s Arm Cortex-M23-based SAM L10 and SAM L11 MCUs to its Embedded Workbench for Arm toolchain. Support will enable developers working with the SAM L1X families to leverage code optimization techniques and power debugging functionality in the design of fast, efficient, and compact embedded applications.

The 32-bit SAM L10 and SAM L11 MCUs include enhanced Peripheral Touch Controllers, feature extremely low power consumption, and make use of Arm TrustZone for v8-M. The SAM L11 also integrates tamper resistance, secure boot, secure key storage, and a cryptographic module.

IAR Embedded Workbench for Arm allows development organizations to maximize the performance of the MCUs and streamline engineering workflows. The company’s Embedded Trust development environment also allows security to be integrated into the product engineering lifecycle.

“Low power and high security are key enablers for IoT implementations,” says Rod Drake, vice president of Microchip’s MCU32 business unit.

The details of IAR Embedded Workbench for Arm can be found at www.iar.com/arm. More on Embedded Trust is available at www.iar.com/embeddedtrust.

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Brandon Lewis

Brandon Lewis, Editor-in-Chief of Embedded Computing Design, is responsible for guiding the property's content strategy, editorial direction, and engineering community engagement, which includes IoT Design, Automotive Embedded Systems, the Power Page, Industrial AI & Machine Learning, and other publications. As an experienced technical journalist, editor, and reporter with an aptitude for identifying key technologies, products, and market trends in the embedded technology sector, he enjoys covering topics that range from development kits and tools to cyber security and technology business models. Brandon received a BA in English Literature from Arizona State University, where he graduated cum laude. He can be reached by email at brandon.lewis@opensysmedia.com.

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