NXP’s Reference Design Systems (RDS) are market or near-market ready reference designs developed to shorten time to
production. Based on QorIQ® processing platforms, both Arm®-based and Power
Architecture®-based processors, these RDS tools are system-optimized for the chosen application and
provide software and hardware tuned to meet market requirements. By leveraging form factor and “BOM cost optimized
platforms” the RDS provides a great starting point for quick turn designs.
NXP’s software and development solutions take you beyond the silicon, helping to bring your embedded applications to
life. NXP® equips design engineers with comprehensive solutions including the silicon, the software
and tools, ecosystem solutions and reference boards that are an excellent fit for their needs - reducing design
complexity and accelerating their time to market. NXP enables a wide variety of applications with our diverse array
of software offerings, from drivers and simple demonstration software to highly integrated vertical solutions. NXP
has extensive experience designing high-volume production boards and providing required firmware, software and
support. Our board design experts have a breadth of knowledge from design and schematic layout to selecting and
qualifying components, ensuring smooth production.
In addition, NXP’s Networking Software Services provide a comprehensive set of Linux oriented development services
for QorIQ communications processors based on both Arm Technology and Power Architecture, StarCore®
DSPs and QorIQ Qonverge® embedded systems. These services accelerate customer time to market, assure
the quality of your products and ultimately the satisfaction of your customers. NXP’s services can be tailored to
address any portion of your design cycle from project inception to your final end of life announcement.