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2014-04-15 23:08:57

Parallax STEM Education Robots Will Star in Interactive Booth Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Parallax Inc., a noted robotics and electronics manufacturer, heads to the Washington D.C. USA Science and Engineering Festival. For over 25 years the company has been creating educational robots and tools to teach kids about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Parallax travels around the country teaching educators and attending STEM-related events. The company recently...

2014-04-07 12:36:44

Leverage WLCSP package sizes on TI's FRAM-based MSP430(TM) MCUs to optimize board space, reduce product size and save power DALLAS, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enabling developers to save valuable board space, Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced it has expanded the availability of tiny package sizes to several new families of ultra-low power MSP430(TM) microcontrollers (MCUs). Developers can now design smaller products with TI's ultra-low power FRAM-based MSP430FR5738 and...

2014-04-04 23:39:31

LinkSprite announces pcDuino3 launch. With a more powerful A20 dual core ARM cortex A7, Arduino style headers with Ubuntu software support, IR receiver, LVDS LCD interface, high speed camera interface, SATA and a lot more new features, this new pcDuino3 will no doubt make a great choice for both professionals and hobbyists. Longmont, CO (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 LinkSprite announced today the company launched pcDuino3, a new addition to its pcDuino family. As a leader in the open source...

2014-04-02 23:24:51

LPCXpresso developers can now leverage software, support, and resource from both LPCOpen and the mbed.org developer communities. Eindhoven, Netherlands (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced that the latest (version 2) release of its popular LPCXpresso development boards now fully support the ARM® mbed™ platform, giving embedded engineers more choice and flexibility when developing advanced applications for LPC and mbed microcontroller...

2014-04-01 23:26:57

New LPC11E6x Gives Engineers Wider Choice for Extreme Industrial Environments Eindhoven, Netherlands (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced the expansion of its portfolio of LPC microcontrollers rated for temperatures up to 105°C. Giving engineers wider choice when selecting entry-level microcontrollers, the new LPC11E6x family is designed for harsh operating conditions common in many industrial, lighting, and industrial automation...

2014-03-26 12:32:37

New math libraries provide developers with drastic performance improvements, while maintaining ultra-low power consumption DALLAS, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leveraging intelligent peripherals and optimized software to ease the burden of complex math instructions, Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced an expanded ecosystem of free and easy-to-use math libraries for its ultra-low power MSP430(TM) microcontrollers (MCUs). Both MSPMATHLIB and IQmathLib software libraries are...

2014-02-26 08:35:17

- Integrates Percepio Trace(TM) Technology to Provide Precise Visualization of Debug Accelerating Design Cycles in a Seamless, Easy-to-Use Environment SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a global leader in microcontroller (MCU) and touch solutions, today announced Studio 6.2, the latest version of its popular integrated development environment (IDE) that supports Atmel ARM(®) Cortex(®)-M processor-based and Atmel 8-/32-bit...

2014-02-26 08:34:11

SAN JOSE, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thingsquare, a start-up that is one of the pioneers in the Internet of Things, today announced the company will be showcasing Internet of Things (IoT) demonstrations using Atmel's new SmartConnect SAM R21 ultra-low power single-chip solutions [http://www.atmel.com/products/wireless/802154-microcontrollers/default.aspx ]. The demonstration runs on the new Atmel(R) SAM R21 Xplained PRO evaluation board, and highlights Thingsquare's...

2014-02-25 08:39:24

Company Investing in Innovative, Easy-to-Use 8-bit AVR Technologies for the Professional Engineer, Maker and Student Communities; Fosters Compelling Ideas From AVR Loyalists to Bring Imagination to Reality SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller (MCU) and touch solutions, today announced the company will be launching six new 4k to 16k Flash devices in the AVR(®) Mega MCU family in the second quarter 2014. This...

2014-02-24 08:36:25

Adds SAM D21, D10 and D11 Families with More Connectivity and Communication Functionality to Enable Design Scalability for IoT Applications Targeting Consumer, Industrial and Medical Markets SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a global leader in microcontroller (MCU) and touch solutions, today announced the company has expanded its low-power ARM(®) Cortex(®) M0+-based MCU portfolio with three new families. These entry-level, low-power MCUs are...