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What does ARM stand for?


In the early 'pre-ARM' days, ARM stood for Acorn RISC Machines. Then when ARM became a separate company  ARM became Advanced RISC Machines and the modern name is just ARM (probably saves people typing!). RISC stands for Reduced Instruction Set Computer which is the type of microprocessor we design.

If you require more information, please see the 'about ARM' pages of our website:

Also you should be able to obtain plenty of information on the history of ARM by searching the web.

Article last edited on: 2008-10-06 10:34:57

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