MCUs Feature Core Independent Peripherals

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Microchip has expanded its PIC18 product line to include a new line of 8-bit microcontrollers that combine a Controller Area Network (CAN) bus with an extensive array of Core Independent Peripherals (CIPs). The CIPs increase system capabilities while making it … Continue reading

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IoT Tool Suite Supports Bluetooth 5

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Rigado has announced its Edge Connectivity Suite with full support for Bluetooth 5. Designed for large-scale commercial IoT deployments, Rigado’s Edge Connectivity solution is comprised of Bluetooth 5 end-device modules and the Vesta IoT Gateway, which includes cloud-based tools for … Continue reading

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New Consortium to Focus on Industry 4.0

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Advantech has announced that it has partnered with Mitsubishi Electric, Omron, NEC, IBM Japan and Oracle Japan to establish the “Edgecross Consortium” to overcome boundaries between companies and industries in order to realize collaboration between factory automation (FA) and IT. … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Newsletter: Embedded Boards

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Coming to your inbox tomorrow: Circuit Cellar’s Embedded Boards newsletter. Tomorrow’s newsletter content focuses on both standard and non-standard embedded computer boards that ease prototyping efforts and let you smoothly scale up to production volumes. Bonus: We’ve added Drawings for … Continue reading

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NXP MCU IoT Card with Wi-Fi Supports Amazon FreeRTOS

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NXP Semiconductors has introduced the LPC54018 MCU-based IoT module with onboard Wi-Fi and support for newly launched Amazon FreeRTOS on Amazon Web Services (AWS), offering developers universal connections to AWS. Amazon FreeRTOS provides tools for users to quickly and easily … Continue reading

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Microchip PIC32MZEF MCUs Support Amazon FreeRTOS

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Microchip Technology has expanded its collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to support cloud-connected embedded systems from the node to the cloud. Supporting Amazon Greengrass, Amazon FreeRTOS and AWS Internet of Things (IoT), Microchip provides all the components, tools, software … Continue reading

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STMicro Adds Amazon FreeRTOS to its IoT MCU Tool Suite

STMicroelectronics has announced its collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) on Amazon FreeRTOS, the latest addition to the AWS Internet of Things (IoT) solution. Amazon FreeRTOS provides everything one needs to easily and securely deploy microcontroller-based connected devices and develop … Continue reading

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TI Integrates SimpleLink MCU Platform with Amazon FreeRTOS

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Texas Instruments (TI) has announced the integration of the new Amazon FreeRTOS into the SimpleLink microcontroller platform. Amazon Web Services (AWS) has worked with TI in the development of an integrated hardware and software solution that enables developers to quickly … Continue reading

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Partner Program to Focus on Security Design

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Microchip Technology has also established a Security Design Partner Program for connecting developers with third-party partners that can enhance and expedite secure designs. Along with the program, the company has also released its ATECC608A CryptoAuthentication device, a secure element that allows … Continue reading

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HyperBus Interface Incorporated into JEDEC xSPI Standard

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Cypress Semiconductor has announced the inclusion of Cypress’ high-bandwidth HyperBus 8-bit serial memory interface into the new eXpanded SPI (xSPI) electrical interface standard from the JEDEC Solid State Technology Association. The xSPI standard defines requirements for the compatibility of high-performance … Continue reading

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Renesas IoT Sandbox Expands with RX65N MCU Support

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Renesas Electronics America has expanded its Renesas IoT Sandbox lineup with the new RX65N Wi-Fi Cloud Connectivity Kit. The RX65N Wi-Fi Cloud Connectivity Kit provides an easy-to-use platform for connecting to the cloud, evaluating IoT solutions and creating IoT applications … Continue reading

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A Year in the Drone Age

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–Jeff Child, Editor-in-Chief When you’re trying to keep tabs on any young, fast-growing technology, it’s tempting to say “this is the big year” for that technology. Problem is that odds are the following year could be just as significant. Such … Continue reading

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Ultra Wide Input Range Power Converters

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Aimtec has announced the release of two new series of regulated AC to DC power converters, the AME10-BJZ and AME20-BJZ. These new series will expedite and simplify industrial and commercial product design in a low cost solution. The new regulated … Continue reading

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MCU Enables 3D Graphics in Car Displays

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Cypress Semiconductor has announced a new series in its Traveo automotive microcontroller family with more memory to support a hybrid instrument cluster with 3D graphics and up to 6 traditional gauges, as well as a head-up display. The highly integrated, … Continue reading

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Intel & Micron Expand Manufacturing Effort

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Intel and Micron have announced the completion of an expansion to Building 60 (B60) at the IM Flash facilities in Lehi, Utah. The expanded fab will produce 3D XPoint memory media, a building block of Intel Optane technology that includes … Continue reading

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