FDI News

September 2, 2009

ARM Connected Community – New Member Announcement

(Huntsville, Alabama — September 02, 2009)

Future Designs, Inc. today announced it is a new member in the ARM® Connected Community, the industry’s largest ecosystem of ARM technology-based products and services. As part of the ARM Connected Community, Future Designs will gain access to a full range of resources to help it market and deploy innovative solutions that will enable developers to get their ARM Powered® products to market faster.

Kent Lowman, President of Future Designs, said “We are excited to join the growing community of ARM developers as we focus more and more of our design efforts around the ARM family of products. With more and more semiconductor partners being announced every day and a rapidly growing market share in the 32-bit arena, we believe that ARM is the logical choice for new microcontroller or microprocessor designs.”

Future Designs Inc. offers a wide variety of off-the-shelf development kits for ARM products in the Cortex-M3, ARM7 and ARM9 families. In addition, FDI offers a full range of hardware and software design services and will customize any of their ARM based platforms for unique customer applications with volumes as low as 500 units. FDI has a proven 20 year history of design and production excellence and offers one-stop- shopping for all of your ARM based product requirements.

The ARM Connected Community is a global network of companies aligned to provide a complete solution, from design to manufacture and end use, for products based on the ARM architecture. ARM offers a variety of resources to Community members, including promotional programs and peer-networking opportunities that enable a variety of ARM Partners to come together to provide end-to-end customer solutions. Visitors to the ARM Connected Community have the ability to contact members directly through the website.

“The Connected Community is all about companies working together to provide the most complete solutions in the shortest possible time. By joining the Community, which now comprises more than 525 companies, Future Designs increases the large portfolio of skills, products and services that are centered around the ARM architecture, and currently available to developers worldwide,” said Lori Kate Smith, partnership marketing manager for ARM.

For more information about the ARM Connected Community, please visit https://community.arm.com/.


ARM is a registered trademark of ARM Limited. Cortex is a trademark of ARM Limited. All other brands or product names are the property of their respective holders. “ARM” is used to represent ARM Holdings plc; its operating company ARM Limited; and the regional subsidiaries: ARM, Inc.; ARM KK; ARM Korea Ltd.; ARM Taiwan Limited; ARM France SAS; ARM Consulting (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.; ARM Belgium N.V.; AXYS Design Automation Inc.; ARM Germany GmbH; ARM Embedded Technologies Pvt. Ltd.; ARM Norway, AS; and ARM Sweden AB.