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2014-10-01 08:39:01

- SAMA5D4 Series is Cost Optimized for Video Playback, Taking Out Unnecessary Overhead and Complexity of Traditional Application Processors SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at ARM(®) TechCon 2014, Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a global leader in microcontroller (MCU) and touch solutions, announced the company has expanded its Atmel(®) | SMART portfolio with the SAMA5D4, a new series of high-performance microprocessors (MPUs) based on the...

2014-09-22 08:34:06

Unveils LinkIt (TM) platform; simplifies the development of hardware and software for developers, designers and makers HSINCHU, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MediaTek today launched MediaTek Labs (http://labs.mediatek.com), a global initiative that allows developers of any background or skill level to create wearable and Internet of Things (IoT) devices. The new program provides developers, makers and service providers with software development kits (SDKs), hardware development kits (HDKs),...

2014-09-22 08:32:56

- Extending Atmel's Broad Wireless Portfolio, New Wi-Fi SoC and Module Solutions Enable Designers More Connectivity Options for IoT, Consumer and Industrial Applications SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a global leader in microcontroller (MCU) and touch solutions, today announced the company has expanded its leading SmartConnect wireless portfolio with two new turn-key system-on-chips (SoCs) and four new modules featuring these...

2014-09-22 08:32:32

LinkIt ONE is the Ultimate Wireless Developer Board for makers and developers to prototype the next wearable and IoT product stars based on MediaTek chipsets SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To make Wearables and Internet of Things (IoT) hardware technology accessible and device development a breeze, Seeed Studio has released LinkIt(TM) ONE, the first development board for the MediaTek LinkIt Development Platform which makes the prototyping of wearable and IoT devices easy and...

2014-09-19 08:28:10

Cost-effective, Easy-to-Use, High-performance Shield Enables Design Engineers, Makers and Educators To Create Innovative Solutions Not Yet Imagined SOMERVILLE, Mass. and SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arduino LLC, the leading open-source hardware platform in the maker and education community, and Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a global leader in microcontroller and touch technology solutions, today announced the Arduino Wi-Fi Shield 101, a shield that enables...

2014-09-17 23:12:35

LinkSprite announces a $39 pcDuino3 nano. It is a power single board computer with 1GB DRAM, 4GB Flash and Gbps Ethernet. Longmont, CO (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 LinkSprite announced today the company launched a $39 single board computer, pcDuino3 nano, a new addition to its pcDuino family. As a leader in the open source hardware community, LinkSprite's goal is to help students, hobbyists and professionals make new things, especially projects and products involving both software and...

2014-09-09 08:39:09

New ADCs push size, power and performance boundaries for industrial monitoring and control applications DALLAS, Sep. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) is enabling system designers to reduce the size of their industrial monitoring and control applications with its newest successive approximation register (SAR) analog-to-digital converters (ADCs). The ADS7042 is the industry's smallest and lowest-power 12-bit SAR ADC, and the ADS8354 family includes the industry's...

2014-09-08 16:27:44

TI's innovative products offer low-power sensing solutions for temperature, ambient light, humidity, proximity, fluid levels and more DALLAS, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today expanded its broad portfolio of industry-leading sensing integrated circuits (ICs) with four new devices that allow engineers to accurately sense key parameters in tight spaces with very low power. These new products provide solutions for temperature, humidity, ambient light and...

2014-09-08 12:32:36

Industry's smallest, lowest power battery charger and first fully integrated 360 nA Iq MicroSiP(TM) power module help extend battery run-time DALLAS, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delivering power management innovation for ultra-low power designs, Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced the industry's smallest, lowest power linear battery charger and a tiny, fully integrated DC/DC power module, which consumes only 360 nA of quiescent current, to help extend battery run-time in...

2014-08-29 23:08:54

NXP NTAG I²C solution enables feature-rich options on home appliances and wearable devices – as well as ability to power itself Eindhoven, Netherlands and San Jose, California (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced a complete passive solution for near field communication (NFC) interaction for a wide variety of applications such as home appliances, consumer electronics, wearable technology and home automation. By combining a contactless NFC...


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