Fast and flexible 8051-based microcontroller
Ramtron International has previewed its new VRS51L2xxx at the Embedded Systems Conference in San Jose, California. The VRS51L2xxx, which is the newest series in the Versa 8051 MCU family, is a fully integrated, high performance system-on-chip with an advanced 40-MIPS, single cycle 8051-core, a JTAG program/debug interface, digital signal processing (DSP) extensions and a robust digital peripheral set.
IAR Systems announces support for new microcontroller
IAR Systems has announced what the company claims to be the first independent development tools supporting Luminary Micro’s Stellaris™ family of microcontrollers. The Stellaris family features the ARM Cortex-M3 microcontroller core.
Small Form Factor MCU makes the most of a 5 x 5 mm package
Silicon Laboratories microcontrollers has introduced a new MCU that integrates up to 32 kB Flash memory and high-performance analog peripherals, including a SmaRTClock with failsafe recovery features, into a compact 5 x 5 mm package. Its small size makes it ideal for portable equipment, instrumentation and measurement devices, consumer medical products and industrial meters.