Energy Micro Launches EFM32 Tiny Gecko Microcontrollers for Low Power, Space and Cost Sensitive Applications

Oslo, Norway - Energy MicroÂ-®, the energy friendly microcontroller company, has announced a range of entry-level devices for low power applications subject to stringent PCB space and product cost limitations. At a sub-Dollar price, the EFMÂ-®32 Tiny Gecko (TG) microcontrollers offer the energy-efficient performance of the company's bigger Gecko products combined with smaller Flash and...

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Wireless Microcontrollers target home automation and metering.

Housed in 5 x 7 mm package, Si10xx Series combines 25 MHz 8051 core, EZRadioPROÂ-® sub-GHz RF transceiver, up to 64 KB of flash, and up to 12-bit ADC. Units feature wake-up time of 2 Â-µs and active-mode current consumption of 160 Â-µA per MHz. In sleep mode, MCUs consume 615 nA with active 32.768 kHz real-time clock. Microcontrollers address power and RF requirements of...

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MCU Starter Kit helps build energy-efficient applications.

Starter kit for EFMÂ-®32 Gecko MCUs helps developers build applications based on 32-bit, ARMÂ-®Cortex(TM)-M3-based EFM32 Gecko MCUs. Kit includes MCU, 160-segment LCD driven by MCU's on-chip LCD controller, and touch slider to demonstrate its capacitive sensor interface capability. Other I/O includes 4 LEDs, 2 pushbuttons, and MCU reset button, with unused I/O terminated at board edge for...

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Combi-Key IC integrates immobilizer, remote keyless entry MCU.

Supplied in 5 x 5 mm QFN32 package and targeted for uni-directional car keys, ATA5795 incorporates AES-128 immobilizer interface, remote keyless entry AVRÂ-® MCU, and fractional-N RF transmitter in one IC. Built-in AES-128 cryptographic engine, along with Atmel protocol stack, provides secure protection with accelerated authentication time. Complete open immobilizer protocol stack supports...

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Optical Joystick Controller IC enhaces handheld navigation.

Optical Joystick Controller IC enhaces handheld navigation.

Supplied as bare die with all features necessary to control Optical Finger Navigation (OFN) module or optical joystick, VD5376 helps users interact with features of portable electronics. Imaging array detects precise finger movements to produce corresponding change in cursor position on screen, while power management capabilities help extend battery life of host device. IC features light source...

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Emerson's Fieldvue(TM) Digital Valve Controllers Help Nuclear Plant Avoid Unplanned Shutdown and Save Millions

Emerson's Fieldvue(TM) Digital Valve Controllers Help Nuclear Plant Avoid Unplanned Shutdown and Save Millions

Diagnostic technology helps Wolf Creek Generating Station extend life of critical control valves through normal refueling cycle MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA - The Wolf Creek Generating Station, Kansas' only nuclear power plant, recently used Emerson's FisherÂ-® FIELDVUE(TM) digital valve controllers to extend the life of critical control valves. This action avoided a potential unplanned shutdown that...

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CompuDAS SG-6 Controls and Monitors Processing in a Chinese Helicopter Factory

CompuDAS, a leader in Industrial Control and Monitoring, has completed the installation of two of their SG-6 Control and Data Acquisition Systems for a Chinese Helicopter Manufacturer (Jingdezhen, Jiangxi, Peoples Republic of China). The systems are being used to monitor and control composite curing ovens provided by Wisconsin Oven Corporation. CompuDAS provided special Chinese language software...

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LED Controller supports LEDs from IR to UV.

LED Controller supports LEDs from IR to UV.

Designed to independently control up to 64 LEDs requiring 20-80 mA, 1031-PhidgetLED-64 Advanced comes with 12 Vdc, 2 A power supply and LED cables. Unit features max forward voltage of 5 V, brightness changes at 700 updates/sec, and LED On/Off at 3,000 updates/sec. Plug-and-play unit is programmed using API supported under Windows 2000/XP/Vista/CE, Mac OS X, and Linux. Users can write programs in...

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Boundary Scan Controller complies with PCI bus specification.

Boundary Scan Controller complies with PCI bus specification.

SCANBOOSTER/PCI-DT boundary scan controller supports JTAG/Boundary Scan tests, VarioTAPÂ-® emulation tests, and in-system programming for PLD/FPGA as well as Flash serial EEPROM devices. Product consists of PCI plug-in card, external Test Access Port (TAP) transceiver unit, and 2 separate TAPs that can be programmed independently. Additional resources include 32 voltage-level-programmable,...

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Capacitive Touch Controller is fully automotive-qualified.

Based on QTouchÂ-® capacitive touch technology for buttons, sliders, and wheels, AT42QT1110 meets all device specification requirements for GPS, window/mirror control, keyless remote entry, and other in-car automotive applications. This 11-key capacitive touch controller features firmware written according to Motor Industry Software Reliability Association C (MISRA C) standard and qualified...

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