Innovasic Semiconductor® Announces the Availability of Samples for the Intel® CAN Controller Replacement

ALBUQUERQUE, NM, June 4, 2008 - Innovasic Semiconductor, a leader in extended life semiconductor solutions, today announced the availability of samples of the IA82527. The samples are form, fit, and function replacements for the original Intel® 82527 Serial Communications Controller (CAN Controller).

The Innovasic replacement supports the same CAN 2.0 Specification (Part A and B), as the original device, including standard and extended message frames. In addition the replacement has the capability to transmit, receive, and perform message filtering on standard and extended message frames.

The IA82527 is available in 44-Pin PLCC and 44-Pin QFP RoHS compliant packages for the automotive temperature range (-40°C to 125°C).

Samples are available immediately and can be ordered by going to, or contacting sales at Production units will begin shipping in Q4 of 2008.

About Innovasic Semiconductor

Innovasic Semiconductor is focused on providing extended life semiconductor solutions. The company has established a world-class reputation for solving obsolescence problems by developing drop-in replacements that have been discontinued by the original manufacturer. Extending the life of its customers' products has made Innovasic a trusted partner and an approved supplier to leading electronic system manufacturers worldwide. This focus and commitment to deliver extends to new embedded system designs through the fido® brand of microcontrollers. These products deliver fail-safe and deterministic performance without the worry of going obsolete next year.

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