NCI 1.1-compliant 88NF100 NFC controller extends antenna range

Marvell (NASDAQ:MRVL), a world leader in storage, cloud infrastructure, Internet of Things (IoT), connectivity and multimedia semiconductor solutions, today announced its full-featured, Near Field Communication (NFC) 88NF100 Controller…

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Wi-Fi chips are Google Weave-enabled MCUs

Marvell (NASDAQ:MRVL),has announced that the Marvell EZ-Connect™ MW300 and MW302 Wi-Fi microcontroller system-on-chips (SoCs) will support Google Weave, a communications platform for IoT devices that enables device setup,…

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SSD controller supports the NVMe 1.2 host memory buffer

Marvell (NASDAQ:MRVL) has announced expansion of its Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) solid-state drive (SSD) controller technology to support Host Memory Buffer (HMB), an NVMe revision 1.2 feature enabling…

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Debgging tools identify and eliminate power spikes during development

Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML) today announced a high-accuracy debugging tool that enables customers to visualize the power usage of their product during the development cycle. With ultra-low power…

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Two-port USB-C power delivery controller for PCs

Cypress Semiconductor Corp. has announced the world’s first two-port USB-C controller with Power Delivery (PD). The new EZ-PD CCG4 controller offers a highly reliable and integrated solution for…

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Multi-touch and 3D-gesture modules for displays

Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions has announced its partnership with Silicon Integrated Systems Corp. (SiS) to provide customers…

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Ultra-low-power connected platform for IoT and Wearables

Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller (MCU) and touch technology solutions, today launched a complete, ultra-low-power connected platform for cost-optimized applications for the Internet of Things…

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NAND flash memory targets automotive applications

This week at the 2016 International CES, Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., has introduced its 15nm e-MMCTM [1] NAND Flash memory for automotive applications. Toshiba’s Automotive e-MMC features…

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Router processor based on 64-bit quad-core ARM chip

Broadcom Corporation announced today the industry’s first 64bit quad-core processor for high-end routers. The BCM4908 enables OEMs and service providers to deliver the extra CPU power needed for…

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Top microcontroller threads on EDAboard.com – December

Serial communication interrupt flag in PIC18f4520 and mikroC Pro for PIC – I wrote a code to send and receive data serially in an application  that  will update a 16-segment…

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What do embedded developers need to know about IoT security?

by Alan Grau Cyber-attacks against IoT devices continue to make headlines, with the Fiat Chrysler Jeep hack just the most recent. By now, most embedded developers understand the…

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LoRaWAN network chips get LoRa Alliance Certification

Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced that its RN2483 LoRa module is the world’s first to pass the LoRa…

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Linux now packaged with PicoZed, MicroZed and Zynq Mini-ITX Platforms

Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that its MicroZed and PicoZed SoMs and Zynq Mini-ITX embedded motherboards will now ship with a custom…

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2D graphics processor billed as world’s smallest

Think Silicon announced today the release and immediate availability of NEMA|p(PICO) the world smallest (0.07mm2 die-area, two times smaller than the competition) and most power efficient (0.05 mW…

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ARM Cortex-M debugging tool helps gauge power usage

Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML) today announced a high-accuracy debugging tool that enables customers to visualize the power usage of their product during the development cycle. With ultra-low power…

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32-bit firmware development framework for PIC32 MCUs

Microchip Technology Inc., a provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, announced its MPLAB® Harmony Ecosystem Program for the developers of embedded middleware and operating systems who…

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Ethernet PHY Transceiver Chip Allows Use of Unshielded Twisted-pair Cables

Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP) has announced the KSZ8061 single-chip 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX automotive- and industrial-grade Ethernet physical-layer transceiver, which is designed for data communication over low-cost Unshielded Twisted Pair…

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Wireless MCU Module with Dual-band Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth Classic, Bluetooth Low Energy, and ZigBee Support

Redpine Signals has announced the launch of the world’s first wireless microcontroller module with built-in support for multiple wireless protocols including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Classic, Bluetooth Low Energy, and…

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SoC, RoC ICs boost privary, connection security for Bluetooth Smart devices

Cypress Semiconductor Corp. announced its easy-to-use, single-mode PSoC® 4 BLE Programmable System-on-Chip and PRoC™ BLE Programmable Radio-on-Chip solutions are the world’s first to achieve full-featured Bluetooth 4.2 qualification, which…

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DACs Retain their Settings Without Power

Microchip Technology Inc., a provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, announced the expansion of its Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) product line with the MCP48FXBXX families of devices….

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Debugging Serial Interfaces

I often work with embedded, mixed signal systems and while in the past that might have included parallel data with numerous data and address lines, nowadays you are…

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SoM carries 528-MHz ARM Cortex-A7 processor

Variscite once again sets a new market standard, introducing the DART-6UL, measuring only 25mm x 50mm. This highly flexible System-on-Module (SoM) is based on Freescale’s i.MX 6UltraLite family and carries a 528MHz…

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Low-power RS-485 transceiver includes low-voltage interface

Exar Corporation, a supplier of analog mixed-signal products serving the industrial, high-end consumer and infrastructure markets, announces the XR33202, a half-duplex, 20Mbps RS-485 (TIA/EIA-485) transceiver optimized to operate…

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A beginner’s guide to microcontrollers

by Jon Wilder Time after time I see beginners try to get started in embedded electronics, only to be overwhelmed and not know where to start. Some even…

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Low-power wireless CC1310 MCUs now in stock

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking CC1310 SimpleLink™ ultra-low power wireless microcontrollers from Texas Instruments (TI). These new devices add a sub-1 GHz solution to the SimpleLink wireless…

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