Microprocessors and DSPs

Safety-critical IP firm has graphics support for Freescale i.MX 6 series

Core Avionics & Industrial Inc. (CoreAVI) has announced the availability of embedded graphics drivers and safety critical certification support for Freescale’s i.MX 6 series single-, dual- and quad-core processor families based on the ARM Cortex-A9.

Freescale’s i.MX 6 series processor is typically used in…

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ARM's v8 gets 50 licences and is going for 100

v8, ARM’s 64-bit processor architecture, is being widely adopted. Seven licences were signed in Q2, making 50 in all. “50 v8 licences signed – 100 to go,” says ARM evp Pete Hutton…

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Interview: TI explains its MCU strategy

 

What is the approach of Texas Instruments to microcontroller design? Jennifer Barry, the supplier’s product marketing engineer for microcontrollers explains how it positions its ARM and MSP430 MCU product families, and the importance of on-chip security.

Q. How does TI position its 16-bit MSP430 and 32…

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Scaleo's Olea MCU races off GloFo automotive process

Scaleo has announced the first microcontroller family made on Global Foundries 55nm automotive-specific chip process.

The microcontroller, called Olea, has “unique technologies related to real-time process and control of highly electrified internal combustion engines and electric motors based on programmable logic, as well as a set of ISO…

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AMD G-Series processors get more security

AMD has announced its latest x86 AMD Embedded G-Series processor and system-on-chip (SoC) devices which are being used in HP thin clients for healthcare, finance, education and retail.

Advantech will also design the SoC processor into industrial boards for rugged environments.

The processors have integrated security with…

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