Vishay Releases Royalty-Free Courier-115 Software Protocol Enabling Infrared Wireless Communication for Texas Instruments MSP430 MCU Platform
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. continues to broaden its optoelectronics portfolio with the release of Courier-115 a royalty-free wireless software protocol for devices that are based on the Texas Instruments' ultra-low power MSP430 microcontroller (MCU) platform.
New R32C/100 CPU Core-based Flash microcontrollers for automotive applications
Renesas Technology Europe has announced 50 new products comprising 11 groups as new additions to its R32C/100 Series of Microcontroller Units (MCUs) with on-chip flash memory for automotive systems. The MCUs in this series are built around the R32C/100 high-performance 32-bit CPU core, the most advanced available in the M16C Family of complex instruction set computer (CISC) MCUs. Renesas Technology has developed this MCU family concept to meet ...
Renesas extends popular M16C/62P microcontroller family with 30% speed increase and up to 768k on-chip flash
Renesas Technology Europe has announced a major expansion of its popular M16C Platform microcontroller*1 lineup with the addition of 20 different models in the M16C/65 group. These devices, successors to the M16C/62P family and extensions of the M16C/64 group, are fully compatible with previous products.
Renesas redefines 32-bit CISC market with large on-chip RAM and Flash memory microcontrollers
Renesas Technology Europe has announced the R32C/111 group of microcontrollers with on-chip flash memory and incorporating the R32C/100 high-performance 32-bit CPU core. The group consists of 12 models and is suitable for a wide range of applications, including metering, industrial and consumer electronics. The R32C/100 series is the top-level product series in the M16C Platform, which is a CISC (Complex Instruction Set Computer) microcontroller....
Microprocessor combines 32-bit ARM processor with graphics control and processing functionality to simplify multimedia applications
Toshiba Electronics Europe has launched a low power ARM-based microprocessor that combines a high-performance 32-bit core with comprehensive graphics control and processing functionality and a variety of on-board connectivity and peripheral options. The new device will considerably reduce the development time and component count of applications requiring basic multimedia functionality.
Microcontroller aims at the heart of industrial inverter technology
Renesas Technology Europe has introduced the SH7137F microcontroller line-up that is ideal for the next generation of industrial inverters (motor control), in particular for main-stream drives in the range of 1 to 100KW. The device integrates 256Kbyte fast MONOS Flash that supports fully deterministic 80MHz zero-wait operation yielding over 100 Dhrystone MIPS CPU performance. It has two powerful timer units (MTU2, MTU2S), each capable of driving...
Low power 16-bit Flash microcomputer incorporates Ethernet and USB for smaller, lower-cost systems
Renesas Technology has introduced the H8S Family H8S/2472F as the company’s first 16-bit microcontroller incorporating an Ethernet controller and USB for use in industrial systems such as low-end servers, SPS, HVAC, sensors, drives, robots and other factory and home automation products. LSI samples are available now.
STMicroelectronics unveils 8-bit Microcontroller Platform
STMicroelectronics has unveiled details of a new 8-bit microcontroller platform designed to offer outstanding levels of performance and cost-effectiveness in a wide range of applications. Implemented around a high-performance 8-bit core and a state-of-the-art set of peripherals, the STM8 platform will be manufactured using an ST-proprietary 130nm embedded non-volatile memory technology.
MCUs are capable of operating down to 0.9 V
Silicon Laboratories has announced what it says is the industry’s first microcontrollers (MCUs) capable of operating down to 0.9 V, enabling portable devices to derive power from a single-cell battery for the first time at the Embedded World tradeshow in Nuremberg, Germany. The C8051F9xx family’s novel 8-bit architecture with an integrated high-efficiency dc-dc boost converter, which can supply up to 65 mW of power for both internal MCU use ...
NEC Electronics Introduces 19 New 78K0R/Ix3 16-bit All Flash™ Microcontrollers for Inverter Control
NEC Electronics today announced a new line of 16-bit All Flash™ microcontrollers (MCUs) for inverter control applications. Built around NEC Electronics’ fast and efficient 78K0R CPU core, the 19 MCUs in the 78K0R/Ix3 lineup are designed to enable a new generation of intelligent and eco-friendly appliances and motor drives. All devices in the lineup feature integrated inverter control circuits and deliver best-of-class power performance.