Monthly Archives: February 2012

Embedded World: FTDI introduces X-Chip, its low power USB Interface ICs

USB solutions specialist Future Technology Devices International Limited (FTDI) has supplemented its portfolio of USB to serial interface products with the release of its new X-Chip series. Made up of devices in 13 different package options, X-Chip complements the company’s … Continue reading

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Embedded World: Atmel simplifies MCU design with double announcement

Atmel announced at Embedded World today two innovations promising to make MCU design easier. The company launched Atmel Studio 6, the latest version of its popular integrated development environment (IDE) that now supports both Atmel 32-bit ARM Cortex-M series processor-based … Continue reading

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Embedded World: 8-bit PIC MCUs feature next-generation digital and analogue peripherals

Microchip has launched a new family of 8-bit microcontrollers featuring next-generation analogue and digital peripherals, making them ideal for general-purpose applications, as well as battery charging, LED lighting, ballast-control, power-conversion and system-control applications.

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Embedded World: ST and element 14 unveil Cortex-M3 eval kit

Element14 and STMicroelectronics unveiled the STM32F2-based DEVKIT1207 evaluation kit at Embedded World.  The kit is a complete development environment for STM32F207IGT6 devices which enables engineers to easily and rapidly evaluate, prototype and test designs built around the STM32F207xx series microcontrollers.  … Continue reading

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Embedded World: First ARM Cortex-M4 products for Energy Micro

Energy Micro announced at Embedded World that it will extend its EFM32 Gecko range of microcontrollers with the addition of products based on the ARM Cortex-M4F core. The addition of 60 new EFM32 Wonder Gecko devices brings the total number … Continue reading

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Embedded World: Toshiba unveils starter kit for high-connectivity ARM MCU

At Embedded World today, Toshiba Electronics Europe unveiled the BMSKTOPASM369 – a new Starter Kit for the first family of ARM-Cortex microcontrollers to combine Ethernet, CAN and USB Host and Device connectivity in a single IC. The BMSKTOPASM369 Starter Kit … Continue reading

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Mobile World Congress: TI collaborates with Aricent on small cell protocol stack

TI and Aricent announced at Mobile World Congress that they have collaborated on a small cell protocol stack optimised for TI’s KeyStone-based multicore SoCs. According to the companies, integrating TI’s KeyStone architecture element for Layers 2, 3 and transport processing … Continue reading

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