Microcontrollers

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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... 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

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Atmel First to Achieve Certification for PRIME v1.4 Solutions Enabling High Performance Smart Metering Systems

April 20, 2015

Delivering an Unprecedented Level of System Integration, Low Power and High Performance, Atmel | SMART Portfolio of Metering Solutions Support the Latest Advanced Connectivity Standards SAN JOSE, Calif. – Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch technology solutions, today announced the company is the first to receive the PRIME (PoweRline Intelligent... Read More

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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

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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

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Future Electronics Promotes NXP's LPC82x Series of ARM Cortex-M0+ based MCUs

April 3, 2015

Pointe Claire, Quebec - Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, recently announced immediate availability of the LCP82x Series of ARM Cortex-M0 based MCUs from NXP. NXP's LPC82x Series is an ARM Cortex-M0+ based, low-cost 32-bit MCU family operating at CPU frequencies of up to 30 MHz. The LPC82x MCUs support up to 32 KB of flash memory and 8 KB of SRAM. ... Read More

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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

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Future Electronics Promotes NXP's LPC178 Series ARM Cortex-M3 MCUs

March 25, 2015

Pointe Claire, Quebec - Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, promotes the LPC Series ARM Cortex-M3 MCUs from NXP. The LPC178 Series Cortex-M3 based MCUs offer solid mid-range performance and power efficiency, and are able to support multiple high-bandwidth data streams running simultaneously from peripherals such as Ethernet, USB (host or device), CAN,... Read More