NEC Electronics Delivers 16-Bit Microcontrollers for Automotive Applications
NEC Electronics announced today it has expanded the company’s lineup of 16-bit 78K0R microcontrollers (MCUs) to support cost-sensitive automotive applications. Based on NEC Electronics’ fast and efficient 78K0R core, the new 78K0R/Fx3 MCUs are optimized to deliver higher performance and expanded memory options for automotive body electronics applications such as window, seat and door modules; and heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVA...
CAT5 demo and development kit from Solid State Supplies
A demo and development kit from Solid State Supplies includes a transmission and a receiver circuit which enables the successful transmission of video signals over long distances of CAT5 cable.
Renesas Technology releases M16C/6C microcontroller with integrated USB 2.0 interface and up to 512kB on-chip flash memory
Renesas Technology Europe today announced a major expansion of its popular M16C microcontroller platform*1 with the addition of USB 2.0 device class support. The M16C/6C group comprises 16 different models, and the new devices are fully compatible with earlier versions. The USB 2.0 specification compliant, 12 Mbps full-speed interface supports the standard transfer types of control, bulk and interrupt. The supporting FIFO is 584 bytes. Featuring ...
Low voltage microcontroller with up to 256kB on-chip flash memory suits portable applications
Renesas Technology Europe today announced an expansion of its popular M16C Platform microcontroller*1 lineup with 16 low voltage models that can operate down to 1.8V. These devices, especially trimmed versions of the M16C/60 group, are fully compatible with previous products.
Renesas Technology 32-bit CISC microcontroller now available in small pin count 64/80-pin QFP and 100-pin LGA packages
Renesas Technology Europe today announced the availability of 64-pin QFP, 80-pin QFP and 100-pin 5.5mm x 5.5mm LGA package versions of its popular 32-bit CISC R32C/111 microcontroller. The R32C/100 series is the top-level product series in the M16C Platform, *1 which is a CISC (Complex Instruction Set Computer) microcontroller. The core is upward compatible with existing CPU cores in the platform, and also provides improvements in operation proce...
Renesas Technology launches dual core microcontroller for consumer and industrial applications
Renesas Technology Europe announces the introduction of the SH7205 to the SuperH microcontroller Family. The device is the first true dual core microcontroller available from Renesas Technology for consumer and industrial applications. It is intended for a wide range of mass-market products including digital audio/visual, office automation, factory automation, and any other systems requiring connectivity, motor control functionality, and high per...
Automotive driver-assist microcontrollers from Renesas feature direct RAM input interfaces
Renesas Technology Europe has announced the SH74504 and SH74513, 32-bit MCUs with embedded flash memory for automotive driver-assist system control applications. Designed around Renesas’ SH-4A CPU core, they have been developed specifically for driver-assist systems such as those capable of obstacle detection and collision avoidance.
Microchip enhances mid-range 8-bit PIC microcontroller core
Microchip has announced its enhanced mid-range 8-bit PIC microcontroller core (MCU) architecture supporting PIC12 and PIC16 MCUs, with feature and peripheral improvements including more program and data memory; a deeper/enhanced hardware stack; additional reset methods; 14 additional programming instructions, including “C” efficiency optimisations resulting in code size reductions; increased peripheral support; and reduced interrupt latency.
First automotive dual core, floating point MCUs from Texas Instruments let designers innovate and differentiate for safety critical applications
Helping designers differentiate complex safety critical applications, Texas Instruments Incorporated today introduced the TMS570F microcontroller, the industry’s first ARM® Cortex™-R4F processor-based floating point, lock step dual-core automotive MCU. Based on two Cortex-R4F processors, the TMS570F MCUs were designed specifically for applications required to meet the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) 61508 SIL3 or I...
Microsoft .NET Micro Framework Debuts on Analog Devices’ Blackfin Processor
Analog Devices Inc and AxiomFount Inc. have announced the availability of the Microsoft .NET Micro Framework on Analog Devices’ popular Blackfin processors. The move brings the popular managed-code application environment to the world’s only convergent processor family via AxiomFount’s AxiDotNet and integrated .NET Micro Framework solutions. This gives a broad community of application developers easy access to high-performance signal proc...