Energy Micro and Spectrum Design Solutions to Offer Energy-Efficient Wireless Designs
Energy Micro AS
P.O.Box 4633 Nydalen
Press release date: May 22, 2012
Oslo, Norway - Energy Micro, the energy friendly microcontroller and radio company, today announced a strategic relationship with Spectrum Design Solutions, a division of Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII) that provides wireless design services. The two companies will work closely together to solve customers wireless design challenges using the Energy Micro EFM32 families of microcontrollers.
Spectrum Design Solutions employs more than 40 of the worlds foremost wireless design professionals. The new agreement connects this deep pool of talent and expertise with the powerful processing capabilities and best-in-class energy performance of the EFM32 series. Spectrum offers a complete range of wireless design and integration services, from requirements specification through to product certification, for medical devices, network communications, avionics, smart energy and fleet management.
"We pride ourselves on forging close relationships with the companies whose products we use to develop our customers solutions," said Mike Burica, Managing Director, Spectrum Design Solutions. "Working with Energy Micro not only gives us access to a range of microcontrollers that is ideally suited to our core area of expertise in wireless systems; it also allows us to talk directly with the engineers who created the EFM32 series to solve our customers design challenges more quickly and smoothly."
Raman Sharma, Energy Micros Vice President of Sales, Americas, said: "Were very proud to be working with an organization of the caliber of Spectrum Design Solutions. The best design services require the best engineers, and Spectrum certainly delivers on that promise. Were looking forward to providing outstanding results to our mutual customers."
Energy Micros EFM32 microcontroller family consists of a range of more than 240 device variants based on the ARM Cortex processor cores. Benchmarked to consume just a quarter of the energy of competing 8-bit, 16-bit and 32-bit MCUs, the EFM32 Gecko family can extend the lifetime of a typical battery operated application by at least 300 per cent.
Spectrum Design Solutions offers complete hardware and software wireless design services, including wireless strategy consulting, product customization, custom antenna design and antenna validation services. This enables OEMs to quickly and easily add wireless capabilities to new and existing products. About Spectrum Design Solutions.
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About Energy Micro
Energy Micro is a global provider of energy friendly microcontrollers and RF transceivers based on the ARM Cortex processor core. Consuming a quarter of the energy of competing products, the companys ultra low power EFM32 Gecko MCUs and EFR4 Draco radios target energy sensitive applications, including smart metering, building automation, security systems portable health and fitness equipment and smart accessories. The products are supported by Energy Micros Simplicity Studio, the easy-to-use software console that helps to reduce embedded system development times by a half. Further information is available at www.energymicro.com