Silicon Labs Expands Family of Small Form Factor MCUs with EPROM
Silicon Laboratories has announced the expansion of its small form factor microcontrollers (MCUs) with the C8051T630 family of 8-bit MCUs. Pin-for-pin compatible with Silicon Labs’ C8051F330 family, the T630 devices are low-cost, feature-rich, EPROM-based MCUs that give customers the ability to easily interchange the two MCU families for a given product platform.
16-bit secure MCU as first product in Renesas' RS-4 series for multifunction financial and ID smart cards
Renesas Technology Europe has announced details of the RS45C, a secure MCU for smart cards requiring a high level of security such as ID, banking and credit cards. The RS45C is built around the RS-4 high-performance 16-bit CPU core and integrates 36 Kbytes of electrically erasable and programmable read-only memory (EEPROM).
Renesas adds motor control capability and dual CAN channels to its SuperH microcontroller line-up
Renesas Technology Europe has introduced the SH7142F microcontroller line-up that is said to be ideal for the next generation of industrial inverters. This device also marks an industry first in terms of connectivity. It is the first SuperH Controller to feature two controller area network (CAN) modules. The device integrates pin to pin and software compatible 256Kbyte and 512kbyte versions with super-fast MONOS Flash. MONOS flash supports full...
32-bit CISC microcontroller family with network-oriented functions and up to 1 Megabyte Flash memory
Renesas Technology Europe has enhanced its H8SX family of 32-bit CISC (Complex Instruction Set Computer) microcontrollers with the addition of the H8SX/1658R and H8SX/1668R series. These two groups comprise products suitable for use in a wide variety of applications, including PC and office automation (OA) devices, digital consumer products, and industrial equipment. The H8SX/1658R and H8SX/1668R models are functionally enhanced versions of Ren...
Renesas Technology to Release AE56U 32-Bit MCU for Smartcards with On-Chip USB Controller for USB Tokens Supporting Highly Secure Digital Signature Functionality
Renesas has announced the AE56U, the company’s first 32-bit MCU for smartcards with an on-chip USB (Universal Serial Bus) controller. The device is suitable for USB token applications implementing highly secure digital signature functionality for fields such as online banking. Sample shipments will begin in June 2008 in Japan.
Mouser Electronics has Silicon Lab's C8051F9xx Line of MCUs
Mouser Electronics, Inc has announced it is stocking the C8051F9xx line of MCUs from Silicon Laboratories Inc. The C8051F9xx line of MCUs is said to offer the lowest voltage, greatest power efficiency, highest functional density, and best-in-class tools.
Low-Cost, General-Purpose 8-bit PIC Microcontrollers from Microchip
Microchip has announced a new family of low-cost 8-bit Flash PIC microcontrollers (MCUs). The 28- and 40-pin PIC16F722/3/4/6/7 MCUs are capable of operation down to 1.8V and feature a 16 MHz internal oscillator; up to 14 Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) channels; communication peripherals (SPI, I2C, AUSART); two Capture, Compare and PWM (CCP) modules; and the mTouch Sensing Solution peripheral.
Microchip Expands 32-bit PIC32 MCU Family With USB On-The-Go Functionality
Microchip has announced the addition of integrated USB 2.0 On-The-Go (OTG) functionality to its 32-bit PIC32 microcontroller family. The PIC32 family brings more performance and memory to embedded designers while maintaining pin, peripheral and software compatibility with Microchip’s 16-bit microcontroller and DSC families. The maximum operating frequency for the PIC32 family has been increased to 80MHz, which further extends the performance re...
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 ...