Jennic's 32-bit ZigBee PRO wireless microcontroller
Jennic has announced the introduction of a ZigBee PRO software stack to run on its JN5139 32-bit single chip wireless microcontroller. Both embedded single chip and co-processor configurations are supported, allowing designers of industrial automation, energy metering and home or building control applications to create highly-integrated, cost-effective products.
Renesas Technology launches low pin-count application specific additions to its R8C/Tiny microcontroller series
Renesas Technology Europe today announced availability of the latest application specific standard products in its R8C/Tiny series of high performance 16-bit microcontrollers. In additional to over 260 general purpose devices, the R8C/Tiny series now has several ASSPs, that offer solutions for low end motor control, lighting and small appliances. Four groups of devices have been launched, the R8C/2E-2F and the R8C/2K-2L.
Analog Devices Pairs 24-Bit Sigma-Delta ADCs With ARM7T Core For Unequalled Data Acquisition And Processing Performance
Analog Devices, Inc. today introduced a highly integrated microcontroller family with best-in-class data conversion performance for hardware, firmware and industrial systems engineers designing smart sensing, factory automation and instrumentation equipment. The ADuC706x family expands ADI’s precision analog microcontroller portfolio by incorporating two 24-bit sigma-delta analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) and a host of analog peripherals wit...
TI microcontrollers feature ultra-low power
Texas Instruments has announced a breakthrough generation of ultra-low power MSP430 microcontrollers (MCU), offering the industry’s lowest power consumption for devices that can provide up to 25 MHz peak performance, increased Flash and RAM memory and integrated peripherals such as radio frequency (RF), USB, encryption and LCD interfaces. With as low as 160 µA/MHz (microamp per megahertz) active power consumption and 1.5 µA in s...
Microcontroller line-up from Renesas Technology
Renesas Technology Europe has introduced the SH7136F microcontroller line-up that is ideal for the next generation of industrial inverters (motor control), in particular for drives in the range of 1 to 100KW.
8, 16 and 32-bit USB Microcontrollers from Microchip
Microchip has announced a portfolio of 8, 16 and 32-bit USB microcontrollers supported by a single development environment - the free MPLAB IDE. Building on its 8-bit PIC18 USB Microcontrollers, Microchip now offers the low-power 16-bit PIC24F USB family, which is pin, peripheral and software compatible with the high-performance, 80 MHz, 32-bit PIC32 USB Microcontrollers. Microchip has also expanded its 8-bit USB offering with the lower-cost, sma...
Low Cost USB PIC Microcontrollers from Microchip
Microchip has announced a new family of 8-bit PIC microcontrollers for USB applications. The PIC18F13K50 and PIC18F14K50 are the lowest-cost USB microcontrollers from Microchip and provide many features not normally found on inexpensive 8-bit microcontrollers. The new devices are supported by Microchip’s free USB software stack and free MPLAB IDE Development Environment, which provides a consistent development platform across all PIC microcont...
Logic and TI offer Development Kit for medical innovations
Logic and Texas Instruments have released a development kit specifically designed to quickly bring new medical products to market. The new Zoom Medical OMAP35x Development Kit and companion System on Modules (SOMs) use TI’s OMAP35x processor to provide developers with a cost-effective, compact way to design and produce medical, industrial and other embedded applications.
16-bit MCUs with very Low Power Consumption from NEC
NEC Electronics Europe has introduced 22 new 16-bit NEC Electronics Europe has introduced 22 new 16-bit All Flash microcontrollers (MCUs) for compact, low-power, battery-operated and sensor-enabled systems. Based on NEC Electronics’ high-performance 16-bit 78K0R CPU core, the new 78K0R/Kx3-L MCUs offer very low power consumption to extend battery life, and more on-chip integration to help reduce the size and cost of battery-driven and sensor-en...
Renesas Technology Develops Future 32-bit RX600 Series CISC MCUs, Based its Next-Generation ‘RX’ Architecture
Renesas Technology has announced the development of the RX600 Series microcontrollers (MCUs), re-defining performance capabilities of CISC (Complex Instruction Set Computer) based MCUs. The new devices, scheduled for sample shipment in the second quarter of 2009, will be the first 32-bit products to incorporate the next-generation ‘RX’ CPU architecture and offer CPU performance of up to 200MHz, with the industry’s fastest single-cycle flash...