Microsemi and Athena Announce the TeraFire Hard Cryptographic Microprocessor for PolarFire

Apr 11, 2017

Powerful Data Security Technology Enables High Performance and Low Power for Communications, Defense and Industrial Applications

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., April 6, 2017 - Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, and The Athena Group, Inc. (Athena), a leading provider of security,... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Robotics

SC2A11A SOC incorporates 24 cores of power-efficient ARM Cortex-A53.

Nov 15, 2016

Including Cortex-A53 MPCore 24cores, 1GHz processor, SC2A11A SOC is suitable for data center servers and edge computing in IoT (Internet of Things) systems. Offering DDR4-2133Mbps 64-bit and ECC Memory I/F, device provides optimal CPU balance of performance and power consumption. With UART, I2C, GPIO Serial I/F, unit comes with 2ch 1Gbps LAN wire. Unit offers PCI Express Gen2 and Root/Endpoint... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

General Micro Systems to Showcase Rugged COTS C4ISR Systems at Upcoming 2015 AUSA Annual Meeting

Oct 12, 2015

25 Years after the DoD’s endorsement of COTS, rugged systems need to focus on SWaP-E: “E” for efficiency in performance, price and I/O density. At AUSA 2015, GMS will showcase over a dozen COTS-ready systems for deployment in new and legacy upgrade C4ISR programs. Shown at the 2015 AUSA Annual Meeting in Washington DC, GMS Booth #2519  • A 65-inch "Mission Command Surface", rugged... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Robotics

Microprocessors support IoT and wearable applications.

Sep 18, 2015

Featuring ARM NEON™ engine, Atmel | SMART SAMA5D2 Series provides 500 MHz and 166 MHz of system clocking. Devices deliver sub 200 µA in retention mode with context preserved, 30 µs ultra-fast wake-up and backup mode with DDR in self-refresh at only 50 µA. Memory system includes configurable 16- or 32-bit DDR interface controller, 16-bit external bus interface, QSPI Flash interface,... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Robotics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Motion Module combines co-processor with motion sensors.

Feb 27, 2015

Measuring 17 x 17 mm, self-calibrating MM7150 Motion Module combines SSC7150 motion co-processor with 9-axis sensors, including accelerometer, magnetometer, and gyroscope. Co-processor is pre-programmed with sophisticated sensor fusion algorithms which intelligently filter, compensate, and combine raw sensor data to provide accurate position and orientation information. With I2C connection to... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics, Software

Popular Development Tools from IAR Systems Support Complete Atmel | SMART MCU and MPU Portfolio

Nov 18, 2014

With Over 1,400 Example Projects Supporting Atmel's Broad Portfolio of MCUs and MPUs, IAR Embedded Workbench Enables Developers to Bring Their Atmel Designs Faster Time to Market SAN JOSE, Calif. – Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a global leader in microcontroller (MCU) and touch technology solutions, and IAR Systems®, the world-leading provider of development tools for embedded... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean, Robotics

Microprocessor Units support 720p video playback.

Oct 10, 2014

Based on ARM® Cortex®-A5 processor, Atmel® SMART™ SAMA5D4 Series offers H264, VP8, and MPEG4 720p video playback capability at 30 fps. Devices leverage ARM® TrustZone technology to protect system against counterfeiting and allow safe storage of critical data. Featuring ARM NEON™ engine for accelerated signal processing for multimedia and graphics, SAMA5D4 Series runs up to 528 MHz... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Robotics

Processor-Based MPU combines power, energy efficiency.

Nov 05, 2013

Promoting processing power, SAMA5D3 delivers up to 850 DMIPS at 536 MHz while offering 1,328 MBps at 166 MHz bus speed. Power consumption is <150 mW in active mode at max speed and <0.5 mW in low-power mode for consumer battery-powered applications. For wearable/portable computing and medical applications, fine-pitch 12 x 12 mm BGA324 0.5 mm ball pitch package is available. Solution also includes... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean, Robotics

STMicroelectronics Powers Advanced Generation of Smart IPTV Set-Top Boxes from NTT Plala

Apr 26, 2013

The world’s highest performance set-top box SoC chosen for an advanced, high-end Android-based IPTV product Geneva, April 22, 2013 - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and a top supplier of set-top box (STB) ICs, has revealed that its Orly system-on-chip (SoC) is powering a new generation of advanced... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Robotics

Microprocessor Unit serves embedded industrial applications.

Feb 11, 2013

Supplied in 324-ball BGA package, SAMA5D3 series is based on ARM® Cortex™-A5 core and uses 65 nm low-power process technology to deliver up to 850 DMIPS at 536 MHz while offering 1,328 MBps at 166 MHz bus speed. FPU provides additional processing power for image, audio, and sensor data. Consuming under 200 mW in active mode at max speed and below 0.5 mW in low-power mode when retaining... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Robotics

Aerospace Microprocessor can be reconfigured on-the-fly.

Jul 20, 2012

Radiation-hardened Atmel ATF697FF offers on-the-fly reconfiguration that lets users make on-going design modifications - specification updates, in-flight adjustments during trial flights, and post-launch alterations - to satellites. Integrating AT697F SPARC V8 RAD Hard processor, RAD Hard ATF280F SRAM-based FPGA, and internal PCI link, low power (down to 0.7 W) single multichip module (MCM)... Read More

Robotics, Transportation Industry Products

Ignition Control Modules feature MPU-based design.

Dec 16, 2011

Comprised of intelligent direct spark and intermittent pilot ignition control modules, Series 5X is designed for commercial, residential, and industrial systems. Internal circuitry monitors system gas valve, wiring, and igniter while automatically shutting down system in case of failed or shorted circuit. MPU-based design provides software control of all timing options, igniter control, gas valve... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Robotics

Microprocessors include industrial communication protocols.

Nov 30, 2011

Delivering power dissipation below 7 mW, Sitara(TM) AM335x ARM Cortex-A8 Microprocessors include programmable real-time unit on-chip interface, enabling real-time industrial communications capability to support protocols such as EtherCAT®, Ethernet/IP, PROFIBUS®, PROFINET®, POWERLINK, and SERCOS III. Devices also include on-chip CAN, ADC, USB + PHY, and 2-port Gigabit Ethernet with... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Robotics

Microprocessors enable low-power, high-performance designs.

Nov 10, 2011

Sitara(TM) AM335x ARM® Cortex(TM)-A8 microprocessors with NEON at up to 720 MHz consume as little as 7 mW of power while providing developers with 3D graphics capabilities, touch screen controller, and peripherals on one chip. Power management options help keep power levels as low as 700 mW in active mode, while integration provides CAN, 2-port Gbe switch, Dual USB + PHYs, LPDDR1/DDR2/DDR3,... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean, Robotics

Low-Voltage 32-Bit MPU SoC serves medical, WSN, mobile fields.

Oct 14, 2011

Implemented in 65 nm CMOS process, ST-MIT voltage-scalable microprocessor SoC suits applications with limited power budget and time-varying processing loads. Power consumption is 10.2 pJ/cycle at 0.54 V, and SRAM memory cells can operate at 0.4 V. Memory-access power consumption is further reduced via latch-based instruction and data caches at first level of hierarchy. Additional features include... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

ARM® Core-Based Processors include UI development software.

Jul 27, 2011

Integrating Mentor® Embedded Inflexion(TM) User Interface software, SPEAr Processors enable implementation of dynamic 2D and 3D UIs for product differentiation in embedded control applications. Microprocessors combine one or two ARM926 processor cores and Dual Cortex A9 cores with memory interfaces and set of IP blocks delivering connectivity, communication, and A/V functions. Applications... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

IBM Microprocessors to Power the New Wii U System from Nintendo

Jun 21, 2011

ARMONK, N.Y. - IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it will provide the microprocessors that will serve as the heart of the new Wii U(TM) system from Nintendo. Unveiled today at the E3 trade show, Nintendo plans for its new console to hit store shelves in 2012. The all-new, Power-based microprocessor will pack some of IBM's most advanced technology into an energy-saving silicon package that will... Read More


Embedded Microprocessor offers advanced multimedia capabilities.

May 09, 2011

Manufactured in 55 nm HCMOS process technology, SPEAr1340 integrates ARM Mali 200 graphics processing unit, as well as hardware video encoder and decoder supporting major compression standards, with video resolution up to 1080p and 30 fps. Dual ARM Cortex-9 processors support fully symmetric and asymmetric operations at speeds of 600 MHz/core. With I2S and S/PDIF interfaces, SPEAr1340 provides... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Robotics

STMicroelectronics Teams with LifeNexus to Produce the iChip Microprocessor for the Personal Health Card

Feb 28, 2011

GENEVA and BROOMFIELD, CO, Feb. 16, 2011 - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a world leader in semiconductor solutions, and LifeNexus, the developer of the iChip(TM) and Personal Health Card®, today announced that STMicroelectronics will produce the iChip microprocessor for the LifeNexus Personal Health Card. The Personal Health Card is the first multi-purpose electronic health card utilizing... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Robotics

Texas Instruments and Azcom Technology Develop New 3G/4G Small Cell Base Station Platform, Offering Developers a Boost in Performance and Product Development Time

Feb 22, 2011

Joint platform delivers macro-class performance in a pico-class form factor BARCELONA, Spain -- MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS -- Solidifying its commitment to the small cell market, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) in collaboration with Azcom Technology, a leading provider of services and solutions in the wireless communications domain, today announced the availability of a new small cell... Read More