Microcontrollers

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Automotive-Grade PIC32 MCU offers high-speed variant at 250 MHz.

November 18, 2016

Featuring integrated Floating-Point Unit, array of peripherals with high connectivity options including Controller Area Network, Automotive-grade PIC32MZ EF 32-bit microcontroller is ideally used in critical automotive and industrial applications. Industrial temperature of -40° to 85°C is also extended to accommodate applications like high-resolution audio.

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Peripheral Touch Controller with Superior Water Tolerance Now Available on Several Microchip MCUs

November 18, 2016

Latest Advancement in Touch Peripheral also First to be Supported by START Code Configurator

CHANDLER, Ariz., Nov. 15, 2016 - Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, has added an enhanced version of the Peripheral Touch Controller (PTC) to their most recently announced microcontrollers, including the...Read More

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8-Bit AVR MCU comes with 4 KB to 8 KB flash memory.

November 13, 2016

Featuring Core Independent Peripherals and supported by Atmel START tool, 4 devices of 8-bit AVR MCUs have 14 to 24 pins and 4 KB to 8 KB flash memory. Device includes PTC, programmable logic blocks, non-volatile data storage, 20MHz internal oscillator, high-speed serial communication with USART working with operating voltages from 1.8V to 5.5V, 10-bit ADC with internal voltage and sleep currents at < 100 nA in power down mode with SRAM retention.

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MSP430 FRAM microcontroller writes without pre-erase or buffering.

November 9, 2016

Available in two modes MSP430FR5994 and MSP430FR2111, MSP430 FRAM Microcontrollers offer 256KB FRAM with MSP430FR5994 and unified FRAM memory in small 3x3 mm QFN package with MSP430FR2111. Integrating 10-bit analog-to-digital converter, EEPROM functionality, comparator, real-time clock, enhanced timers, internal oscillator with 16-bit MCU in MSP430FR2111, unit provides ferroelectric RAM and Supports around 50 math functions with optimized DSP library.

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Analog Devices Collaborates with ARM to Improve Security and Energy Efficiency for IoT Connected Devices

October 27, 2016

NORWOOD, Mass. - Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) today announced it is collaborating with ARM to provide ultralow power microcontrollers (MCUs) that enable more secure and energy efficient Internet of Things (IoT) based devices. By combining ADI’s innovative ultralow power mixed- signal technology with the new ARM Cortex-M33 processor featuring ARM TrustZone™ technology, ADI is addressing the...Read More

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Microcontrollers incorporate Core Independent Peripherals.

October 5, 2016

Helping designers overcome power and size limitations, 4 x 4 mm PIC32MM series offers Core Independent Peripherals and delivers low-power embedded control for IoT, consumer, industrial, and sensorless BLDC applications. Core Independent Peripherals, such as configurable logic cells (CLC) and multiple-output capture compare PWMs (MCCPs), offload tasks from CPU to lower power consumption and design complexity. Further power conservation is made possible via sleep modes. Read More

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Wireless Microcontroller offers dual-band connectivity.

September 19, 2016

Expanding functionality of IoT networks, SimpleLink™ CC1350 combines Sub-1 GHz transceiver and Bluetooth low energy radio, as well as ARM® Cortex®-M3 core in single, Flash-based, 4 x 4 mm QFN package. Device offers range up to 20 km on coin cell battery for building and factory automation, alarm and security, smart grid, asset tracking, and wireless sensor network applications. Sleep current of 0.7 µA allows for more than 10 years of battery life. Read More

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Automotive MCUs enable secure body electronics networking.

September 15, 2016

In addition to supporting Controller Area Network Flexible Data-rate (CAN FD) standard, Traveo™ S6J342xxx series addresses need to secure data on in-vehicle networks via enhanced Secure Hardware Extension (eSHE) support that prevents unauthorized connections to ECUs. These microcontrollers, based on ARM® Cortex®-R5 core with 132 MHz performance, leverage 40 nm embedded charge-trap (eCT™) Flash technology and feature up to 1 MB high-density embedded flash for application storage. Read More

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Microcontrollers feature core independent peripherals.

June 29, 2016

Available in 4 x 4 mm package options, 32-bit PIC32MM Series includes core independent peripherals such as Configurable Logic Cells and Multiple-output Capture Compare PWMs, which help enable sensorless BLDC motor control applications. Devices have sleep modes down to 500 nA for applications demanding low power and extended battery life. To help simplify and accelerate designs, microcontrollers are supported by Microchip MPLAB® Code Configurator. Read More

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Cryptography-Enabled 32-bit MCU adds security to IoT devices.

May 6, 2016

Supplied in 144-WFBGA package, CEC1302 (Part No. CEC1302D-SZ-C0) allows for pre-boot authentication of system firmware to ensure it is untouched and uncorrupted. This prevents such attacks as man-in-the-middle, denial-of-service, and backdoor vulnerabilities. Also, MCU can be used to authenticate any firmware updates and thereby protect system from malware or memory corruption. Features include ARM® Cortex®-M4 core as well as private key and customer programming flexibility.
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Microcontrollers utilize 65 nm flash embedded logic process.

April 18, 2016

Part of TXZ™ Family of products, M3H Series comprises 30 microcontrollers based on ARM® Cortex®-M3 core. Devices include 12-bit A/D converter, 8-bit D/A converter, programmable motor control circuit, and general-purpose peripheral circuits including UART, I2C, TSPI, and timers. Supplied in low-pin-count packages ranging from 32–100 pins with flash memory from 32–128 KB, microcontrollers operate up to 40 MHz, supporting motor control and consumer and industrial device applications. Read More

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Microcontrollers support IoT applications.

December 30, 2015

With large memory size, Cypress S6E1B-Series ARM® Cortex®-M0+ MCUs support secure machine-to-machine communication for Internet of Things, while S6E1C-Series is optimized for wearables and wide range of ultra-low-power, battery-powered products. Devices are equipped with 64-channel descriptor-based direct memory access controller to efficiently move data between peripherals and RAM without any CPU intervention. Read More

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Microcontrollers support safety-critical systems.

December 30, 2015

Delivering machine-to-machine communication required for Industry 4.0, Cypress ARM® Cortex®-M4-based FM4 MCUs operate at frequencies up to 200 MHz and support diverse set of on-chip peripherals for motor control, factory automation, and home appliance applications. Devices are equipped with up to 2 MB flash and 256 KB SRAM memory as well as high-speed communication interfaces, including CAN with Flexible Data-Rates (CAN-FD) and IEEE 1588 Ethernet. Read More

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Microcontrollers (32-bit) target first class motor applications.

December 15, 2015

Providing 3-phase PWM generator units suitable for inverter motor drive systems, ZNEO32! are special-purpose, 32-bit Cortex M3 MCUs designed for first class motor applications. Most models offer 2 built-in channels for generators to control 2 individual inverter motors simultaneously. Other features include up to three 12-bit, high-speed ADC units with 16-channel analog multiplexed inputs for gathering motor information. Some models also include both op amps and comparators. Read More

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Cypress Expands FM4 Portfolio of Flexible MCUs that Deliver Best-in-Class Performance for Safety-Critical Industrial Systems and Home Appliances

November 23, 2015

ARM Cortex-M4-Based MCUs Simplify Compliance to International Safety Standards And Provide Fast, Secure and Reliable Communication Interfaces for Industry 4.0 SAN JOSE, Calif.,– Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (Nasdaq: CY), a global leader in embedded systems solutions, today announced the availability of three new series of devices in its high-performance FM4 portfolio of Flexible...Read More

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HCC Embedded Makes Networks More Secure by Bringing Verifiable TCP/IP, Encryption, and Reliable File Systems to Atmel Cortex-M7-based Processors

November 9, 2015

High-performance middleware with emphasis on performance, security, and reliability now available for Atmel | SMART SAM V70/V71/S70/E70 microcontroller series Austin, Texas – HCC Embedded, experts in securing embedded data, has extended its range of reliable storage and networking software to the Atmel | SMART SAMV70/V71, S70 and E70 range of ARM Cortex M7-based processors for automotive...Read More

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Rad-Tolerant MCU targets space applications.

October 27, 2015

Incorporating all features of megaAVR® series, uC Rad-Tolerant ATmegaS128 delivers full wafer lot traceability, 64-lead ceramic package (CQFP), space screening, space qualification according to QML and ESCC flow, and total ionizing dose up to 30 Krad (Si). Latch up-immune, 8-bit MCU incorporates such peripherals as 8- and 16-bit timers/counters, 6 PWM channels, 8-channel, 10-bit ADC, TWI/USARTs/SPI interface, programmable watchdog timer, and on-chip analog compactor. Read More

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ULP ARM Cortex M0+ MCUs incorporate segment LCD controller.

August 20, 2015

Suited for low-power applications, SAM L22 series offers ULP capacitive touch with segment LCD controller that can deliver up to 320 segments. Security features ensure information is securely stored, delivered, and accessible. Other features include picoPower® technologies and smart low-power peripherals, segment LCD supporting up to 8 communication lines, up to 256 kB Flash and 32 KB SRAM, crystal-less USB device, programmable SERCOM modules, and Event System and Sleepwalking™ technologies. Read More

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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

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Future Electronics Promotes NXP's LPC18Sxx and LPC43Sxx Microcontroller Families

April 22, 2015

Pointe Claire, Quebec - Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, promotes the LPC18Sxx and LPC43Sxx microcontroller families from NXP. NXP's LPC18Sxx and LPC43Sxx microcontroller families ensure secure messaging and code-protection support. Part of a spectrum of secure connectivity solutions from NXP, both MCU families combine advanced control and...Read More