IAR Systems is a Swedish computer software company that offers development tools for embedded systems. IAR Systems was founded in 1983 and is listed on Nasdaq Nordic in Stockholm. IAR is an abbreviation of Ingenjörsfirman Anders Rundgren, which means Anders Rundgren Engineering Company.
IAR Systems develops C and C++ language compilers, debuggers, and other tools for developing and debugging firmware for 8-, 16-, and 32-bit processors. The firm began in the 8-bit market but moved into the expanding 32-bit market, more so for 32-bit microcontrollers.
IAR Systems is headquartered in Uppsala, Sweden, and has more than 200 employees globally. The company operates subsidiaries in Germany, France, Japan, South Korea, China, the United States, and the United Kingdom and reaches the rest of the world through distributors. IAR Systems is a subsidiary of IAR Systems Group.