Hardware Development Tools

Start your design and accelerate your time to market, beginning with the extensive lineup of NXP® hardware development tools.

Development Tools

Analog Toolbox

NXP® offers the Analog Toolbox, a combination of evaluation boards and reference designs that support analog mixed signal and power solutions.

Android Things

Android Things is a lightweight embedded OS that enables both local and cloud connectivity over multiple wireless protocols.

Community Boards

Community boards are all supported through a community with thousands of developers, which allow fast hands-on start, endless improvements and new features.

Freedom Development Boards

Broad 32-bit MCU portfolio with best-in-class power efficiency, exceptional ease of use, design flexibility, and advanced connectivity.

LPCXpresso Boards

Pioneered by NXP® and Embedded Artists, the LPCXpresso development platform includes low-cost LPCXpresso target boards to get you up and running quickly.

SABRE Development System

Smart Application Blueprint for Rapid Engineering Accelerate your time to market with our premiere series of market-focused development systems based on the i.MX family of multimedia applications processors.

StarterTRAK Development Boards

The StarterTRAK series are specifically chosen automotive 16-bit, Kinetis® EA Series or MPC5xxx 32-bit MCU products with rich feature-sets that address each of these market segments (Body and Security, Powertrain, and Safety and Chassis).

Tower® System Modular Development Board Platform

Tower System development tools save you months of development time now and in the future through rapid prototyping and tool re–use.

Ultra-Reliable MCUs Development Platform

The Ultra-Reliable MCUs Development Kit platform allows you to quickly prototype your application in a small and cost effective evaluation system.

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IoT Development Platform Based on i.MX 6UL/7Dual and Android Things OS

To enable Android Things platform NXP has worked with Google and selected development platforms based on the i.MX6 UltraLite and 7Dual applications processor from TechNexion, VVDN Technologies, and Murata.


Freedom Development Platform for NXP® Sensors with Bluetooth®

The FRDM-FXS-MULT2-B is a sensor expansion board enabling NXP® Sensor Fusion using featuring 3-axis accelerometers, 3-axis magnetometers, 3-axis gyroscope and pressure sensor.