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Toshiba tunes tech for the IoT July 8, 2015Toshiba tunes tech for the IoT Toshiba has disclosed development of two silicon process technologies specifically optimised for microcontrollers and wireless communication ICs. Ultra-low power consumption flash memory embedded in logic process for power-critical applications; and a single-poly non-volatile memory (NVM) embedded process for low-cost applications Read more Ambiq Micro signs global distribution deal with Future Electronics May 6, 2015Ambiq Micro signs global distribution deal with Future Electronics Ambiq Micro, a supplier of ultra-low power integrated circuits for power-sensitive applications, has signed a global distribution agreement with electronics distributor, Future Electronics.

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Ultra-low-power 32-bit MCU platform targets industrial and IoT applications March 25, 2015Ultra-low-power 32-bit MCU platform targets industrial and IoT applications Texas Instruments has unveiled a 32-bit alternative to the company's 16-bit MSP430 family of microcontrollers.  The MSP432 ARM-based MCU family's low power architecture has been designed to provide MSP430 and ARM M0 developers migration paths to more feature packed solutions. Read more Renesas MCUs cut power demand in domestic/industrial sensing January 23, 2015Renesas MCUs cut power demand in domestic/industrial sensing This introduction of microcontrollers claims new levels of integration and a reduction of standby power of 30%. Renesas says its RL78/I1D MCUs offer the lowest-available power consumption when operating at 1 MHz and have a complete set of on-chip analogue peripheral functions. Read more Ultra-low-power FRAM MCU address wearable design capabilities September 1, 2014Ultra-low-power FRAM MCU address wearable design capabilities Texas Instruments has released 46 new ultra-low-power MSP430 FRAM microcontrollers (MCUs) with more memory, features and integration to enable developers to reduce power consumption, bill of materials and product size. Read more
Toshiba targets smart meters with new ARM Cortex-M4F MCU
Lowest power and smallest form factor wireless MCUs targets Internet of Things
Low-power flexible microcontrollers focus on the industrial Internet of Things
IAR Systems updates development tools for TI's ultra-low-power MSP430 core
Low-power LCD MCUs deliver increased functionality, reduced power and system costs
Microcontroller evaluation tool incoporates integrated power measurement function
Robust control algorithm enables microcontroller to simplify digital power management control
Next-generation MSP430 USB LaunchPad enables developers to tap into the Internet of Things
16-bit MCUs reduce system power consumption and size for automotive control systems
Sensorless motor control technology simplifies motor control design, lowers costs
Silicon Labs and Altium release component libraries for EFM32 Gecko MCUs
Future Electronics extends distribution deal with STMicroelectronics to cover most of Europe
Ultra-compact high efficiency power supplies target automotive applications
Expanded ecosystem of ultra-low power MCUs speeds capacitive touch design development
Integrated low-side gate driver incorporates 3.3-V LDO regulator in 5-lead SOT 23 package
Family of ultra low power microcontrollers adds power saving enhancements
32-bit microcontrollers deliver ultra low power and USB connectivity benefits
Renesas RX100 series MCUs sampling in distribution
Larger memory, more GPIOs for TI's MSP430 MCUs
Renesas Electronics Europe appoints PT Electronics to drive sales in Russia
element14 offers new Freescale Freedom development hardware for the Kinetis family
Low-power microcontroller series features up to 1-MB of on-chip flash
Family of wireless microcontrollers connects the smart, energy-efficient home with ZigBee and JenNet-IP
Energy Micro partners Lamprey Networks to demonstrate energy-friendly MCU design with communications protocol stack for remote medical systems
NXP unveils new wireless microcontroller family for the Internet of Things
Texas Instruments begins sampling of MSP430FR59xx low-power microcontrollers based on leading Wolverine technology
New dual-core microcontrollers promise higher performance, increased memory and more I/Os in a smaller package
Ultra-low power microcontrollers with on-chip 40-nm flash memory target automotive body applications
Digital signal controller family offers advanced signal processing capabilities and a wide range of connectivity options
New functional safety design packages accelerate safety-critical design development and certification
Renesas reduces clock power by 30 percent for its new generation of microcontroller chips
Renesas looks to automotive and smart society to drive recovery
Energy Micro opens new design center in Poland
Low-power USB MCUs based on ARM Cortex-M0 now extend memory and package configuration options
Low-power 32-bit MCU series offers scalable lineup for portable consumer and industrial devices
Industry first ultra-low-power code analyzer flags inefficient code and helps to optimize MSP430 microcontroller design efficiency
Energy Micro partners Spectrum Design Solutions to offer energy-efficient wireless designs
Giant starter kits target memory-hungry and energy efficient applications
BGA48 packaged microcontrollers suits wireless sensing applications
IAR Embedded Workbench tool supports ARM Cortex-M0+ and Freescale's new Kinetis L series
Energy Micro releases first energy friendly ARM Cortex-M4 products
Renesas Electronics introduces low power consumption MCU series for automotive body solutions
Energy Micro and Pengutronix to demonstrate the world's most energy friendly Linux for ARM Cortex-M3
MCU solar kits aim to jumpstart renewable energy applications
IAR Systems supports Infineon's XMC4500 microcontrollers for energy-efficient industrial applications
SEGGER Microcontroller embedded software begins supporting Energy Micro's Cortex-M3 Gecko microcontrollers
TI unveils new ultra-low-power MSP430 microcontrollers deliver more performance and higher precision
New low-power MCUs feature RC ADCs for accurate temperature measurement
AEC-Q100 certified ultra-low-power automotive MCUs improve fuel efficiency and battery life
New software tool removes guesswork from battery life predictions
PMIC simplifies power design and system voltage management for TI’s 32-bit microcontrollers
NXP focuses Cortex-M0 32-bit microcontrollers straight into the 8-bit space
World's first low-pin-count 32-bit ARM MCUs in high-volume TSSOP and SO packages target 8/16-bit applications
Energy Micro 100 new low power Cortex-M3 EFM32 microcontrollers
Atmel and Redpine Signals provide ultra-low-power 802.11n Wi-Fi Capability for AVR and ARM-based microcontrollers
Sub-1 GHz 6LoWPAN solutions deliver mesh wireless Internet connectivity to metering networks
New ultra-low-power, 32- to 64-pin Kinetis microcontrollers focus on cost-sensitive applications
World's smallest real-time clock with embedded crystal saves space and optimizes battery life
Energy Micro appoints first Russian distributor
Energy Micro releases starter kit for energy sensitive product development
Neonode plans collaboration with Texas Instruments to develop next-generation touch screen devices
Industry's first ultra-low-power FRAM microcontroller aims to make the world smarter
Precision mixed-signal microcontroller focuses on portable sensing applications
Microcontroller portfolio claims industry's first programmable metrology devices for low-cost AFE solutions
Software console aims to reduce embedded system development times by half
Energy Micro release details of energy friendly radio product family
Renesas adds to 32bit MCU range
Ultra-low-power, low-cost MCUs targets consumer electronics, lighting and touch pads
ON Semiconductor expands presence in Japan with acquisition of SANYO Semiconductor
Renesas Electronics joins the DALI AG working group
16-bit MCU family delivers 41 DMIPS processing power at 70-uA/MHz power consumption
MSC offers 18 new RX63x 32-bit MCUs with low power benefits
Linear Technology and Energy Micro demonstrate smart energy harvesting solution
MCUs based on ARM Cortex-M Series claims industry's lowest 32-bit power consumption
64KB flash MCU protects powerline-based communication from noise and distortion
Renesas claims world's highest performance 32-bit microcontrollers with embedded flash memory
78 new microcontrollers offer reduced power consumption, smaller package size
MCUs still offer best option for low power operation, says ARM
IAR Systems offers power debugging tool in IAR Embedded Workbench for ARM
Low-power 8-bit MCU features LCD driver, 5-V operation and on-chip 12-bit ADC
Industry's broadest line of low-power 8-bit microcontrollers with 5-V operation is unveiled
1-A VLDO offers output down to 0.2-V from 0.9-V input
Atmel unveils world's smallest flash microcontroller package
Microchip to divest portions of SST lines
New MCU platform coupled with developer ecosystem targets wireless networking
NXP set to demo new class of DSC on ARM Cortex-M4
Entry-level microcontrollers focus on for low power, space and cost sensitive applications
Silicon Labs targets smart home/smart meter market with lowest power wireless MCUs

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