ARM Unveils Embedded Systems Education Kit Based on NXP LPC4088 Cortex M4 MCU

Following up on their first “Lab-In-a-Box” initiative based on Micro STM32F4-Discovery board and Wolfson audio card, ARM launched another low-cost toolkit, based on Embedded Artists LPC4088 QuickStart and Experiment boards, and called “Embedded Systems Education Kit”, to help university educators teach embedded systems design and programming concepts.

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LPC4088 QuickStart Board

The kit includes the following hardware, software tools, and teaching materials:

  • Embedded Artists LPC4088 QuickStart Board and LPC4088 Experiment Base Board
  • ARM Keil MDK-ARM Pro microcontroller development suite software licences
  • Complete teaching materials including lecture note slides, demonstration code and hands-on lab manuals with solutions in source for four embedded system courses:
    • ‘Efficient embedded systems design and programming’ teaches microcontroller fundamentals using NXP’s 32-bit ARM Cortex-M4 based LPC4088 microcontroller.
    • ‘Rapid embedded system design and programming’ delivers embedded systems design training for the high-level ARM mbed API
    • ‘OS design’ uses the royalty-free ARM Keil RTX RTOS to show how to design, program and optimize RTOS-based applications
    • ‘DSP’ teaches students about digital signal processing techniques and practice, especially for audio applications, using ARM Cortex-M4 based platforms.
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LPC4088 Experiment Base Board

The education kit is available now for less than 20 Euros per student/per course, with all teaching materials provided free of charge to universities worldwide. Details can be found on ARM University Program website.

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Hi,
Very interesting post. I’ve been wanting to get into ARM chips meself and this looks like a good way to do just that. You said in the post that the kit was available for 20Euro..where can I buy it? The ARM university site doesn’t seem to give me any pointers…

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@M. There are some embedded artists links in th efirst bullet, but both boards are Eur49, so I think Eur20 might be a price for educational establishments(?).

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Thanks for the clarification guys. Will definitely check out the one on Youtube