Glossary

The glossary contains terms and acronyms that are used in this document.

Development Kit (DK)

A development platform used for application development.

DK

Integrated Development Environment (IDE)

A software application that provides facilities for software development.

IDE

Real-time operating system (RTOS)

A computing environment that reacts to input within a specific time period. A real-time deadline can be so small that system reaction appears instantaneous.

RTOS

SEGGER Embedded Studio (SES)

A cross-platform Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for embedded C/C++ programming with support for Nordic Semiconductor devices, produced by SEGGER Microcontroller.

SES

Software Development Kit (SDK)

A set of tools used for developing applications for a specific device or operating system.

SDK

System on Chip (SoC)

A microchip that integrates all the necessary electronic circuits and components of a computer or other electronic systems on a single integrated circuit.

SoC

Universal Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter (UART)

A hardware device for asynchronous serial communication between devices.

UART

Universal Serial Bus (USB)

An industry standard that establishes specifications for cables and connectors and protocols for connection, communication, and power supply between computers, peripheral devices, and other computers.

USB