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2008-10-06 12:00:13

NXP Semiconductors, the independent semiconductor company founded by Philips, today announced the LPC1700 series, the industry's fastest microcontroller family based on the ARM(R) Cortex(TM)-M3 processor. Running at speeds up to 100 MHz, the LPC1700 series of microcontrollers operates from 28 - 64% faster than any competitive Cortex-M3 microcontroller available on the market today. This best-in-class performance allows the LPC1700 series to operate the high-bandwidth communications...

2008-10-02 12:03:48

Today NXP Semiconductors, the independent semiconductor company founded by Philips, announced the availability of the new LPC2900 series of microcontrollers based on the ARM968 core. At 125 MHz, the LPC2900 series are the fastest Flash ARM-based microcontrollers available on the market targeting industrial networking, alarm systems and motor control applications. Building on its existing LPC291x series, NXP offers seven new members with the LPC2900 microcontroller series, adding to the...

2008-08-28 12:00:35

IAR Systems, NXP Semiconductors, and Micrium have announced the launch of a new reference design platform targeted at RTOS-based, ARM-powered embedded systems for industrial applications. The new platform gives software and hardware engineers a fast time to market for systems based on the LPC2468 ARM7(TM) microcontroller from NXP Semiconductors, starting from a proven hardware/software platform with flexible pre-designed modules for a wide range of applications. The LPC2468 Industrial...

2008-08-04 09:00:14

Renesas Technology America, Inc. today introduced ten new microcontrollers (MCUs) in the H8SX family that provide a faster analog-to-digital (A/D) converter and a more precise digital-to-analog (D/A) converter. The new 32-bit, 50MHz devices give embedded systems better analog signal-processing capabilities for interfacing to TFT displays, sensors, scanners, and other types of input/output elements found in PCs, digital consumer products, office automation (OA) and industrial equipment. The...

2008-07-07 09:00:18

Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE:CY), today introduced PSoC Designer(TM) 5.0, the industry's first and only integrated design environment that includes both code-free and high-level language programming modes in one package. Cypress has combined the revolutionary PSoC Express(TM) visual embedded system design tool with the full-featured PSoC Designer software to create a new design paradigm - users can now start projects in a drag-and-drop visual design mode (system-level view) and then move...

2008-07-03 00:00:11

CAT9552 Drives up to 16 LEDs in Parallel, With Programmable "On/ Off" and "Blink" Control Functions Catalyst Semiconductor, Inc. Sherry Hill, 408-542-1080 sherry.hill@catsemi.com Logo: http://www.catsemi.com Catalyst Semiconductor, Inc. (NASDAQ:CATS) a supplier of analog, mixed-signal and non-volatile memory semiconductors, has added a 16- channel I2C/SMBus LED driver/blinker to its line of bus products. The CAT9552 drives up to 16 LEDs in either programmable flashing or "on/off"...

2008-06-19 09:00:11

Cypress Semiconductor (NYSE:CY) today introduced new programming software for the PSoC(R) programmable system-on-chip family. The new PSoC Programmer 3.0 now offers a customizable user interface, allowing designers to select the features they wish to use and hide those that they don't. Cypress has also streamlined the interface to enable an easier, more intuitive user experience. PSoC Programmer can be used as an integrated programmer with Cypress's PSoC Designer(TM) integrated...

2008-06-17 00:00:08

New Family Member Offers Increased Bandwidth, Configurability, Flexibility and Diagnostics Through Proprietary Graphical User Interface IDT Corporate Communications Carolyn Robinson, 408-284-8515 carolyn.robinson@idt.com or KJ Communications, Inc. Eileen Elam, 408-927-7753 eileen@kjcompr.com Logo: http://www.idt.com IDT(R) (Integrated Device Technology, Inc.) (NASDAQ:IDTI), a leading provider of essential mixed signal semiconductor solutions that enrich the digital media...

2004-11-30 12:00:12

TDK Semiconductor Corp., a leader in the design and manufacture of mixed-signal semiconductors for world markets, today unveiled a new member of its power meter system-on-chip (SoC) product line. The new TDK 71M6511 integrates a 21-bit delta-sigma converter with three sensor channels, 32-bit compute engine, MCU, RTC, LCD driver, and precision voltage reference, and is ideal for tamper-resistant residential time-of-use (TOU) and pre-payment metering. "The 71M6511 mirrors many architectural...

2004-11-30 12:00:12

Digital Cameras/Camcorders, DVD, GPS and MP3 Players Are First Products to Benefit from Programmable Power Management Flexibility Summit Microelectronics has announced a new concept in power supply design that gives system design engineers unparalleled flexibility and ease of implementation. Using the new Summit SMB120, designers can now digitally program the entire multiple output power supply and associated power management functions with a few clicks of a mouse compared to the...


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