Processors & Microcontrollers

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All-Programmable MPSoC increases next gen platform flexibility.

July 6, 2015

By providing any-to-any connectivity with security and safety required for next generation ADAS, I-IoT, and 5G wireless systems, All Programmable Zynq® UltraScale+™ MPSoC enables development of flexible, standards-based platforms. This heterogeneous multi-processing SoC (MPSoC), which uses TSMC's 16FF+ process, combines 7 user-programmable processors, and also includes integrated peripherals, safety and security features, and advanced power management features. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

ARM Cortex-M3 Microcontrollers offer broad connectivity options.

April 29, 2015

Comprised of ARM Cortex-M3-based, 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs), NXP LPC18Sx Series includes surface mount configurations with 136 or 200 kB  RAM, 1 MB Flash, 180 MHz speed, and 49, 83, 118, or 164 I/O lines (depending on model). Connectivity is fostered by model-dependent options for CAN, EBI, Ethernet, I²C, IrDA, Microwire, QEI, MMC, SD, SPI, SSI, SSP, UART, USART, and USB. Functionality serves needs in diverse applications and industries. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Application Processors target Internet of Things.

April 21, 2015

Based on ARM® Cortex®-A9 dual-core CPU, ApP Lite™ TZ5010XBG and TZ5011XBG incorporate built-in baseband for high-speed Wi-Fi® 802.11ac, graphics, and video engine. ApP Lite™ TZ5021XB and TZ5023XBG support LP-DDR2/3 memory, specialized low-power mode for mobile devices, and small package size for IoT applications. Additionally, TZ5023XBG includes Cadence® Tensilica® HiFi Mini DSP, which executes voice, audio, and sensor processing. All models feature Imagination PowerVR SGX540 GPU. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Microcontroller provides secure communications use.

April 14, 2015

Based on ARM® Cortex®-M4F processor with core operable up to 120 MHz, TMPM46BF10FG comes in 14 x 14 x 0.5 mm LQFP100 package and supports 1–4 Gb SLC NAND Flash memory. Features include 514 KB SRAM, 4 security circuits for network communications, SLC NAND Flash memory controller, as well as 4- and 8-bit error correction circuits. Watchdog timer operates along with built-in clock separate from system clock, and IC also implements true random number generator. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Secure Microcontrollers feature integrated NFC.

April 10, 2015

Based on 250 MHz ARM® Cortex™ M3 processor with advanced power management, StrataGX BCM58100 MCUs protect sensitive consumer data from threats at physical and network layer. BroadSAFE™ architecture offers tamper protection and encryption as well as secure storage and processing of card information and biometric user data. Compliant with FIPS, microcontrollers integrate NFC for tap-to-access, tap-to-pair, and tap-to-pay applications, including mPOS terminals, home automation, and IoT products. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Media Processing Blade features modular design.

April 10, 2015

Designed to operate in any standard ATCA chassis, Model ATCA-8330 combines Intel® Xeon® processor with up to 40 Octasic OCT2224M multi-core DSPs and includes comprehensive media processing software to facilitate application development. Modular design, using DSPs mounted on DIMM-type modules, allows blade to scale 4 DSPs at a time up to 40 DSPs. With single ATCA-8330, network equipment providers can implement complete solutions such as session border controllers, VoLTE, and video optimization. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Microcontrollers enable ultra-low-power embedded applications.

April 2, 2015

Based on 32-bit ARM® Cortex®-M4F core, 48 MHz MSP432™ Series consumes 95 µA/MHz in active power and 850 nA in standby power. Units feature integrated DC/DC converter, LDO, and 14-bit ADC that consumes 375 µA at 1 MSPS. Selectable RAM retention feature provides dedicated power to each of 8 RAM banks needed for operation. Operating from 1.62–3.7 V, MCUs include up to 256 KB flash and boost performance with dual-bank flash memory that enables simultaneous read/write functionality. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Server Processors support NVIDIA GPU accelerators.

March 24, 2015

Designed for data center and cloud applications, 64-bit ThunderX ARM® Processors integrate up to 48 ARMv8-A custom cores, in single and dual socket configurations. Units support NVIDIA Tesla Accelerated Computing Platform, which is used for accelerating data analytics, deep learning, and scientific computing. Combination will support HPC workloads that require high levels of double precision floating point compute performance as well as data analytics workloads that require real-time results. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Development Board offers 64-bit capability.

March 23, 2015

Based on 64-bit capable Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 410 processor, DragonBoard™ 410c supports rapid software development and prototyping for embedded computing and Internet of Everything products. Board is equipped with Quad-core ARM® Cortex®-A53 CPUs at up to 1.2 GHz per core; Qualcomm® Adreno™ 306 GPU with 400 MHz graphics; and LPDDR2/3 533 MHz single-channel 32-bit (4.2 GBps) non-POP/eMMC 4.51 SD 3.0 (UHS-I) memory. Platform supports 1080p HD video playback and capture with H.264 (AVC). Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Multi-Format Processor provides source switching.

March 23, 2015

Offering single box solution, EXT-MFP provides ample source switching, format conversion with automatic scaling, and independent digital and analog audio routing with comprehensive mobile control options. Multi-Format Processor supports popular video formats, including HDMI, DVI, DisplayPort, VGA, and composite video. Selected sources are output as HDMI and DVI with stereo audio, supporting HDCP and high definition resolutions up to 1080p full HD and 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Microcontrollers target critical, low-power applications.

March 23, 2015

Suited for such power-sensitive and critical applications as smoke, CO, motion, lighting control, and GFCI solutions, RL78/I1D Series integrates analog peripherals, hardware safety features, and flexible clocking sources. Power management options include 57 μA/MHz operation, 0.64 mA (RTC + LVD) halt, 220 nA (RAM retained) stop, and 700 μA (UART) or 500 μA (ADC mode) snooze. Along with 4 μsec wake up from STOP mode, MCUs offer multiple on-board clock sources. Read More

HVAC, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

CPU Cooler and Fan suit space-restricted systems.

March 20, 2015

With compact heatsink and 14 mm NF-A9x14 PWM fan, NH-L9x65 Cooler stands 65 mm tall, making it suitable for home theater PCs and Small Form Factor cases. Unit provides 4 heatpipes in 95 x 95 mm footprint, guaranteeing 100% RAM and PCIe compatibility on Intel-based ITX mainboards. Available in PWM version, 60 mm NF-A6x25 Fan has NE-FD1 IC for fully automatic speed control via 4-pin fan headers and comes with Low-Noise-Adapter to reduce max speed during PWM control from 3,000 to 2,300 rpm. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Drive Processor IDK increases device intelligence capabilities.

March 18, 2015

Allowing developers to differentiate and optimize motor control industrial system design, Sitara™ AM437x Industrial Development Kit (IDK) aids in evaluation of multi-protocol, industrial communication, and feedback interface capabilities of Sitara AM4379 and AM4377 processors based on ARM® Cortex®-A9 core. Combination of motor control feedback and certified industrial Ethernet protocols provides single-chip drive solution for Inverter, servo drive, or AC premium drive. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Octa-Core 64-bit Mobile SoC supports WorldMode modem capability.

March 11, 2015

Helping designers meet graphics-intensive multimedia requirements while maintaining battery efficacy, MT6753 Smartphone SoC employs eight 64-bit ARM® Cortex®-A53 CPUs (up to 1.5 GHz) with CorePilot multi-processor technology and Mali-T720 GPU with support for Open GL ES 3.0 and Open CL 1.2 APIs. Integrated CDMA2000 ensures total market compatibility, and other features include integrated 16 MP camera image signal processor, 4G LTE WorldModeModem and RF, and multiple connectivity options. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Multi-Core Android Tablet SoC leverages ARM Cortex-A72 CPU.

March 10, 2015

With big.LITTLE architecture combining 64-bit ARM® Cortex®-A72 and -A53 CPUs, quad-core MT8173 meets mobile user demand for 4K Ultra HD content and graphic-intensive operation. Tablet SoC offers up to 2.4 GHz performance, supports OpenCL with deployment of MediaTek Corepilot® 2.0, and enables heterogeneous computing between CPU and GPU. Increasing tablet performance while extending battery life, product also affords 120 Hz display clarity and motion fluency. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Application Processors target wearable IoT devices.

March 9, 2015

Suitable for activity monitors and smart watches, ApP Lite™ TZ1011MBG and TZ1031MBG integrate sensors, ARM® Cortex®-M4F processor, 8 Mbit Flash memory, Bluetooth® Low Energy controller, and 3-axis accelerometer. TZ1031MBG additionally incorporates 3-axis gyroscope, while Model TZ1011MBG includes 3-axis gyroscope and 3-axis magnetometer. For measuring weak biomedical signals, products have 24-bit delta-sigma ADC with high-speed switches connected to 3 input channels. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Imaging IP enables human-like intelligent vision processing.

March 3, 2015

Supporting real-time 3D depth map and point cloud processing for 3D scanning, CEVA-XM4 aids implementation of energy-efficient, human-like vision and visual perception capabilities in embedded systems. Programmable wide-vector architecture features fixed- and floating-point processing, multiple simultaneous scalar units, and vision-oriented instruction set. Parallel random memory access and 2D data processing scheme enable 4,096-bit processing in single cycle with memory bandwidth <512 bits. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

ULP Wireless MCU Platform enables battery-less IoT connectivity.

March 3, 2015

SimpleLink™ fosters development of battery-less designs with energy harvesting or multiple-year, always-on, coin cell-powered operation. Supporting Bluetooth® low energy (BLE), ZigBee®, 6LoWPAN, Sub-1 GHz, ZigBee RF4CE™, and proprietary modes up to 5 Mbps, platform provides flexibility to develop products that support multiple wireless connectivity standards using one chip and identical RF design. Components include ARM® Cortex®-M3 MCU, Flash/RAM, ADC, peripherals, and sensor controller. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

NIC-Optimized Core Processor promotes network virtualization.

March 3, 2015

Optimized for data center network interface card (NIC), MPPA2®256 core processor delivers >3,000 instructions per packet at 80 GbE full duplex line rate. This fully programmable MPPA® Bostan-N processor, derived from second generation MPPA massively parallel manycore architecture, delivers such benefits for data center NIC as 256 C/C++ fully programmable cores, 2 x 40 GbE/8x 10 GbE line rate performance, and minimized power consumption. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Software

Industrial PCs can be configured to specific requirements.

March 3, 2015

With microcontroller and NSetup software, administrators can configure numerous parameters of Industrial PCs to meet needs of company, including settings for UPS, PCIe configuration, and deactivation of front USB port. NSetup can be used to set various functions of PCs that are controlled by MCU, and microcontroller can determine if active parameter is outside of specified limits. In addition, NSetup can create comprehensive report containing information on current functional state of computer. Read More