RS Components to host workshop on getting started with the STM32 microcontroller
RS Components will host a free customer workshop at The Premier Inn, Old Park Lane, Trafford Centre, Manchester on 2nd December 2008. Created with the design engineer in mind, the one-day event is being held in conjunction with ST Microelectronics and Hitex. Attendees will be introduced to the STM32 microcontroller’s system architecture, including an overview of its peripheral set and ARM®’s new Cortex-M3 Macrocell.
Adeneo announces Windows Embedded CE 6.0 reference BSP for the LPC3250
Adeneo, a Microsoft Windows Embedded Gold Partner with facilities in Europe and in the USA, today announced the full commercial release of the Windows Embedded CE 6.0 reference BSP for the LPC3250 ARM9 processor-based microcontroller from NXP Semiconductors targeting consumer, entertainment, industrial, medical and automotive industries.
Microcontroller for mid-range motor control and inverter applications from Renesas
Renesas Technology Europe has launched its latest member of the SuperH line-up of products. The SH7243 is the lowest cost SuperH flash microcontroller currently available in Europe that uses the industry benchmarked SH-2A core. It has been designed specifically for the mid-range drives, and general-purpose inverter markets.
Toshiba announces ARM Cortex-M3 microcontroller
Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) has announced a general-purpose ARM Cortex-M3 core-based microcontroller suitable for digital AV applications. The device is the first in a full line-up of Cortex-M3 devices that will become available during 2009 and is the first ARM Cortex-M3 microcontroller from a Japanese semiconductor manufacturer. Samples will be available in December 2008 and mass production will start in March 2009.
Flash microcontroller from Renesas Technology
Renesas Technology Europe announced today the availability of the R8C/2J microcontroller, the latest device addition to the R8C/Tiny series of microcontrollers. This low pin count device is based on the existing R8C/Tiny series, which has an innovative 16-bit CPU core and 8-bit bus. Compared to the existing range of over 260 R8C products, this new R8C/2J device features a reduced set of peripheral functions and offers the flash memory options of ...
Renesas Technology releases AE470G secure MCU
Renesas Technology Europe has announced the availability of the AE470G secure MCU for M2M (Machine-to-Machine) wireless communication applications. The AE470G is built around the high-performance AE-4 CPU core, which was developed specifically for use in secure MCUs, and integrates 144 Kbytes of high-performance electrically erasable and programmable read-only memory (EEPROM) with a guaranteed operating temperature range of –40 to +105°C, 500,...
Multi-core wireless processors from picoChip
picoChip has announced new high-performance picoArray devices. The PC202-10, PC203-10 and PC205-10 multi-core DSPs deliver processing power of up to 262GIPS and 35GMACS. These enhanced members of the industry-leading PC20x series allow designers to deliver advanced features and use fewer devices in highly demanding applications such as advanced wireless infrastructure products.
NEC Electronics begins sample shipments of latest 8–bit Microcontrollers
NEC Electronics has announced that it is starting sample shipments of 18 new models of its 8–bit microcontroller with built–in Flash memory (all–Flash microcontroller). These products are ideally suited to ancillary functions as sub–microcontrollers, such as controlling small battery–powered systems, managing power to reduce the standby power of home appliances and the like, and controlling key input.
Renesas processors now supported by highly optimized processor module for rapid system development
Renesas Technology Europe and Platinum Alliance partner emtrion GmbH, have announced the availability of their processor module HiCO.SH7722. This highly optimized and cost competitive processor module, in SODIMM-format, is ideal as a reference design for rapid and easy development of applications using highly integrated and ultra-low power multimedia processors such as the SH7722. It has been designed as a system solution to extend typical starte...
NEC Electronics Europe announces 16-bit microcontroller
NEC Electronics Europe announces that its latest measurements of just 0.52mA/MIPS at 20MHz confirm its industry-leading position in low power consumption, significantly enhancing existing products and setting new standards against leading competition in this as well as lower speed and low power operating modes. In addition, the dedicated real-time clock function requires just 1.0uA of standby current. There is also no sacrifice in performance, of...