Believed to be the first commercial starter kit for ARM Cortex-M0-based MCUs, the KickStart kit for NXP’s LPC1114 contains all the necessary hardware and software to quickly design, develop, integrate, and test Cortex-M0 applications. It includes a development board fit with the LPC1114 MCU, an 8K KickStart edition of the company’s Embedded Workbench for ARM, and a 20-state evaluation edition of its visualSTATE. The board also provides debug support through J-Link-OB, a standard JTAG connector, or a small SWD connector. Board is power is via the USB interface. Price for the KickStart Kit for LPC1114 or LPC1343 is $139. IAR Systems Software Inc., Marlborough, MA. (508) 281-6680.