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MCU features embedded Ferroelectric Random Access Memory

September 21, 2010 9:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

Fujitsu Semiconductor America, Inc. (FSA) today introduced a new single-chip 8-bit MCU featuring embedded Ferroelectric Random Access Memory (FRAM) for a variety of general-purpose applications, including consumer electronics products, healthcare, and industrial systems.

Core Chip Features Transmit and Receive Modes of Operations

September 21, 2010 5:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

M/A-COM Tech Asia introduced today an 8.5 to 11 GHz gallium arsenide (GaAs) monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) core chip, which consists of integrated transmit/receive switches, an LNA, a 6-bit phase shifter, a 5-bit attenuator and a driver amplifier

Microcontrollers intended for Smart-Metering Applications

September 20, 2010 7:57 am | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc. today announced the 8-bit PIC18F87J72 microcontroller (MCU) family for single-phase, multi-function smart-metering and energy-monitoring applications. Featuring a dual-channel, high-performance 16-/24-bit Analog Front End (AFE)...


Half-Bridge Control ICs Simplify SMPS Design

September 16, 2010 10:17 am | International Rectifier | Product Releases | Comments

International Rectifier today introduced the industry’s first 8-pin resonant half-bridge control ICs for energy efficient Switch Mode Power Supplies (SMPS) used in LCD televisions and monitors, home theater systems, desktop computers, printers and game console applications.

CAN Controller Features Integrated Transceiver

September 15, 2010 6:24 am | Holt Integrated Circuits | Product Releases | Comments

Holt Integrated Circuits today announced a Controller Area Network (CAN) solution for the industrial market. The device is the world' first CAN controller with integrated transceiver and meets the requirements of both ISO 11898-1:2003(E) (CAN protocol) and ISO 11898-5 (CAN transceiver).

MCU Inherently Operates at 0.9V, Enables Multiple Apps to Run from a Single Cell Battery

September 14, 2010 1:45 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Texas Instruments announced what is said to be the industry’s first true 0.9-V microcontroller (MCU). The MSP430L092 MCU inherently operates at 0.9-V, including the entire analog and digital logic.

Cortex-A15 processor runs at up to 2.5GHz

September 9, 2010 6:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

ARM today introduced the Cortex-A15 MPCore processor that delivers a 5x performance improvement over today’s advanced smartphone processors, within a comparable energy footprint. In advanced infrastructure applications the Cortex-A15 processor running at up to 2.5GHz...

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