Microprocessors News

Small Box PC for automation and signage

  IEC-3300 is a small-box computer based around Intel’s Bay Trail Celeron and Atom processors from Arbor Technology in Milton Keynes. Inside the 109 x 163mm enclosure, soldered-in processor options are: 1.58GHz dual-core N2807 Celeron (standard) 2GHz quad-core J1900 Celeron (option) 1.33GHz…

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Toshiba adds encryption to Cortex-M4F for IoT

Toshiba has announced a new ARM Cortex-M4F based microcontroller for use in secure systems control. Called TMPM46BF10FG and part of the firm’s TX04 range, it incorporates a true random number generator (TRNG: SP800-90C standard) through a random entropy seed generation (ESG) circuit and Hash-DRGB created by…

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Microcontroller fits in a USB Type-C connector

Cypress Semiconductor is sampling a USB Type-C cable controller which includes power delivery (PD) on a small footprint. It is designed for use in 2.4mm thin USB Type-C cable connectors. The programmable EZ-PD CCG2 controller is capable of supporting any USB Type-C downstream facing port…

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ARM works with Silicon Labs to lower mbed power

ARM is working with Silicon Labs to create power management application programming interfaces (API) for Cortex-M-based embedded systems as part of its mbed development platform. The APIs are designed to allow developers to manage processor and peripheral states. For example a feature exposed by the APIs on Silicon…

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Rutronik supplies Vekatech dev board with RZ/A1H micro

Rutronik is selling Vekatech’s development board VK-RZ/A1H with the embedded microprocessor RZ/A1H from Renesas with an ARM Cortex-A9. The embedded microprocessor RZ/A1H with running at up to 400MHz clock speed integrates up to 10MB of on-chip RAM, OpenVG compatible graphics accelerator, dual LCD…

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TI MCU has four 24bit ADCs

Texas Instruments has introduced a 16MHz 16bit RISC microcontroller with four 24bit sigma-delta ADCs, with differential programmable gain amplifiers. ADCs have 2nd order over-sampling modulators and digital decimation filters. “The decimation filters are comb-type filters with selectable oversampling ratios of up to 256. This results in ADCs…

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Renesas designs RL78 MCUs for low power sensors

Renesas Electronics has announced the availability of the RL78/I1D range of microcontrollers incorporating analogue peripheral functions for sensing applications. As a result the RL78/I1D functions are designed for integration into detectors that sense minute variations in the output of sensors used to monitor for smoke, gas, and motion…

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