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Pictured is a Cypress Traveo MCU for automotive instrument cluster applications. (PRNewsFoto/Cypress Semiconductor Corp.)

MCUs target vehicle hybrid instrument cluster apps

Cypress Semiconductor Corp. today announced a new addition to its Traveo™ automotive microcontroller (MCU) family with more memory for program code and graphics to support hybrid instrument cluster…

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Reference design covers multiport USB Type-C and Power Delivery minidocks

Texas Instruments today introduced a multiport USB Type-C and Power Delivery (PD) minidock reference design that provides audio, USB data, power and video support. This new TI Designs…

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Chip makes secure connections to Amazon Web Services IoT cloud

Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced the industry’s first end-to-end security solution for Internet of Things (IoT) devices that…

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COTS hardware-in-the-loop simulators target auto and aerospace apps

NI, the provider of platform-based systems that enable engineers and scientists to solve the world’s greatest engineering challenges, today announced turnkey HIL Simulators built on an open, modular…

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SSD controller optimized for next-gen slim computing devices

Marvell a world leader in storage, cloud infrastructure, Internet of Things (IoT), connectivity and multimedia semiconductor solutions, today announced the expansion of its solid-state drive (SSD) portfolio to…

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The difference between microprocessors and application processors

Sometimes terminology changes faster than the technology it applies to. That’s arguably the case for the term application processor. Specifically, an application processor is a special kind of…

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Eight, four-channel controllers for SSDs

Microsemi Corporation today announced the availability of its mainstream Flashtec NVM Express (NVMe)2108 eight channel and NVMe2104 four channel controllers, enabling leading enterprises and data centers worldwide to realize cost…

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Converter handles 4K60 HDR video with HDCP2.2 protection

MegaChips Corporation today announced production shipments of the MCDP2900, the industry’s most advanced audio-video converter –from DisplayPort to HDMI2.0b — featuring unprecedented user experience features like HDR and…

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PCIe switch sports super-high density

Microsemi Corporation today announced the availability of its Switchtec PFX PCIe switch, providing the industry’s highest density, lowest power PCIe switch for data center, communications, defense and industrial applications. Using simple hardware configuration and advanced…

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SSD controllers integrate DDR4 DRAM on chip

Microsemi Corporation announced the production release of its Flashtec NVM Express (NVMe)2032 and NVMe2016 controllers, enabling the world’s leading enterprises and data centers to realize the highest performance solid state drives (SSDs) utilizing next-generation…

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High-Speed, PLC Input Isolators handle up to 8 channels

Silicon Labs has introduced the industry’s first high-speed, multi-channel digital isolators designed to meet the demands of programmable logic controller (PLC) applications. The new Si838x PLC field input…

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USBXpress controller simplifies USB connectivity for embedded designs

Silicon Labs has added a smaller, lower-power member to its family of USBXpress™ bridge devices, providing a simpler, faster way to add Universal Serial Bus (USB) connectivity to…

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Top microcontroller threads on EDAboard.com – July

(editor’s note: Intrigued by the problem? Have a question or optional solution? Then click the “Read more” link and follow the conversation on EDAboard.com or log in to…

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USB controllers work with latest Type-C specs

Fairchild announced that its FUSB302 family of USB Type-C controllers are the industry’s first to be compatible with the latest updates to the USB Type-C standard, including Power…

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PIC 16F and register banking explained

by Jon Wilder As some of you have noticed, the internal RAM in the PIC 16F appears to be arranged in “banks”. Each bank holds 128 RAM registers…

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Pictured is a Cypress Traveo MCU for automotive instrument cluster applications. (PRNewsFoto/Cypress Semiconductor Corp.)

MCUs target vehicle hybrid instrument cluster apps

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Cypress Semiconductor Corp. today announced a new addition to its Traveo™ automotive microcontroller (MCU) family with more memory for program code and graphics to support hybrid instrument cluster…

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Top microcontroller threads on EDAboard.com – July

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(editor’s note: Intrigued by the problem? Have a question or optional solution? Then click the “Read more” link and follow the conversation on EDAboard.com or log in to…

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PIC 16F and register banking explained

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

by Jon Wilder As some of you have noticed, the internal RAM in the PIC 16F appears to be arranged in “banks”. Each bank holds 128 RAM registers…

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The Intel Quark microcontroller: Why an x86 is the right stuff for the IoT

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

by Bill Giovino, Mouser Electronics It seems that every semiconductor company has a microcontroller solution for the Internet of Things (IoT) today. We are seeing specs for low…