The Cortex-M processor series is designed to enable developers to create cost-sensitive and power-constrained solutions for a broad range of devices. The optimal balance between area, performance, and power makes Cortex-M3 ideal for products such as microcontrollers, automotive body systems, and wireless networking and sensors.
Smart Home Devices
Increasingly smart devices and advanced levels of interaction demand 32-bit performance, without compromising on cost or power. Cortex-M3 is used across many smart home devices, providing the perfect balance of performance, cost, and ease of programming required in smart home devices.
Internet of Things (IoT) Applications
The Cortex-M3 processor provides the ideal balance between performance and power consumption to enable a range of Internet-connected devices.
Find out how the Arm Cortex-M3 processor can improve power efficiency in your smallest applications.
Pelion IoT Platform
Building on Arm’s proven leadership as the trusted silicon architect, we are transforming the way IoT creates and captures value for global enterprises. Arm Pelion IoT Platform is the only IoT solution for any device, any data, any cloud.
Arm Development Studio
An end-to-end software development environment for all Arm-based systems, including Arm Compiler, debuggers, IDEs, performance analysis tools, models and middleware.
Flexible design toolbox containing system and subsystem IP, pre-integrated with the latest Cortex-M processors and security IP.
Software Test Libraries
Arm's Software Test Libraries provide diagnostic coverage to address functional safety requirements for ISO 26262 and IEC 61509 systems with flexible execution scheduling minimizing the run time impact on the application.
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