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December 2006 Embedded News Digest

Atmel Announces Latest ARM9-based Microcontroller
Atmel Announces Four New picoPower AVR Microcontrollers
NEC Extends 16- and 32-Bit All Flash Microcontroller Lineup
STMicroelectronics' 8-bit ST7FMC Family Now Qualified for Automotive Applications
TI's New TMS320C6454 DSP Supplies Improvements in Memory and I/O at Lower Cost
Crossware Adds Support for 21 More NXP ARM Microcontrollers


November 2006 Embedded News Digest

Analog Devices' Latest Blackfin Family Increases Performance and Security
ARM Releases Free OpenMAX DL Sample Software Library
Atmel Extends 8051 Flash Microcontroller Family with 128KB Device
Atmel's AT90SC256144RCFT Secure MCU Targets e-Government Applications
Atmel Announces Three Low-Power tinyAVR MCUs with High-Speed Timers
Freescale Opens Licensing of ColdFire Architecture to Embedded Customers
Microchip Introduces PIC MCUs for Cost-Sensitive Motor-Control Applications

Microchip Introduces Small, Cost-Effective PIC MCUs for Intelligent Motor Control
Microchip Announces PIC Microcontrollers with Internal Shunt Regulator

Microchip Unveils Latest Evolution of General-Purpose, Small PIC MCUs
Renesas SH7652 Supports IP Broadcasting and DTCP-IP Copyright Protection

TI Introduces TMS470PLFx1 MCUs for Complex Automotive Body Applications
TI Releases Lowest-cost 32-bit Digital Signal Controllers
TI Enhances Automotive Safety with IEC 61508-compliant Processor
ZiLOG Delivers First 8-bit MCU With Vector Control Capability

October 2006 Embedded News Digest

Correction to September 2006 Article on STR750 Launch
Atmel Offers ARM7 MCUs Supporting 1GB+ SDRAM, NAND Flash and CF
Crossware Adds C++ Language Support to ARM and ColdFire Suites
Freescale Introduces 32-Bit Dual-Core Automotive MCUs
Freescale Introduces Cost-Effective S12XS 16-bit MCU Family
Freescale Delivers Instrumentation MCU with TFT Display Drive
Fujitsu Introduces New 32-bit Microcontrollers with CAN Support

IBM Introduces New PowerPC Processors Targeting Embedded Applications
Silicon Laboratories Announces Automotive MCU Family

TI Presents 5th Annual MSP430 Advanced Technical Conference
Toshiba Introduces 32-bit SuperFlash MCU with USB Host

Toshiba Expands Embedded Flash MCU Line with New 16- and 32-bit Devices
ZiLOG Extends Crimzon Infrared Remote Microcontroller Family

September 2006 Embedded News Digest

Atmel Introduces Three New picoPower AVR MCUs
Crossware Adds CAN Controller Simulation to ARM Development Suite
Freescale Introduces S08 MCUs with ADC and 5V Operation
Freescale Introduces Four New Digital Signal Controllers
Fujitsu Introduces New 8-bit Microcontrollers
Intel Extends Lifecycle Support for Core 2 Duo Embedded Processors
Microchip Announces 8-bit MCUs With Integrated Ethernet Peripheral
Microchip Introduces Four New 8-bit MCUs with Advanced Peripherals
Microchip Announces PIC18 MCU With High-Speed 12-bit ADC
NXP Semiconductors Releases ARM7 MCUs with Dual High-speed Buses
STMicroelectronics Introduces New 8-Bit Automotive MCUs
STMicroelectronics Introduces 16-bit MCU with Integrated ZigBee Transceiver
STMicroelectronics Launches New ARM7 MCUs with Full-spec Operation at 3.3V and 5V
Toshiba Develops New 8-bit Microcontroller Core
Toshiba Introduces New 16-bit and 32-bit MCUs
ZiLOG Unveils Its First 16-Bit Microcontroller


August 2006 Embedded News Digest

Fujitsu Announces New Material for 256Mbit FeRAM using 65nm Technology
Microchip Opens Worldwide Network of 32 Regional Training Centers
Microchip Miniaturizes the Smallest PIC Microcontrollers
Microchip Introduces PIC18F4685 Family of CAN-enabled MCUs
NEC Announces New Line of CAN/LIN MCUs with Up to 1MB Flash
NEC Electronics Expands 8-Bit 78K0S/Kx1+ Flash MCU Family
NEC Unveils Innovative System-in-Package Technology

ZiLOG Offers Developer Studio II Software via Free Download

July 2006 Embedded News Digest

Atmel Produces First 150C qualified 8-bit Flash MCUs
Atmel Introduces Four New Single-Cycle Core 8051 MCUs
Freescale Introduces New Chip Packaging Technology
Freescale Introduces 32-bit Microcontrollers with 8-bit Compatibility
Microchip Offers Advanced IP Security Features on 16-bit PICs
Microchip Introduces Two New 20-pin PICs
Ramtron Launches Design Contest for First FRAM-Enhanced 8051 MCU
STMicroelectronics Announces Four New ST10 MCUs

June 2006 Embedded News Digest

Atmel Launches First Flash-based ARM9 CPUs
Microchip Announces New 16-bit dsPIC Digital Signal Controllers
Renesas Releases SuperH Microcontrollers with On-Chip USB2.0 Host
TI Introduces Four Low-Cost 32-bit Digital Signal Controllers

May 2006 Embedded News Digest

ARM Launches Next-Generation Cortex-R4 Processor
Atmel Introduces AVR 8-bit Flash MCUs for Automotive Applications
Crossware Adds Philips LPC210x Support to ARM Development Suite
Freescale Announces ZigBee Software Stack and Development Kit
Freescale Releases IEEE 802.15.4 Protocol Software for ColdFire MCUs
Freescale Introduces First RS08-Based 8-Bit Microcontroller
Freescale Introduces 32-Bit Flash-Based Microcontroller with FlexRay
Freescale Introduces Quad-Core MSC8144 StarCore DSP
Freescale Doubles Memory Size of S12XE 16-bit MCU Family
Fujitsu Enriches Lineup of 8-bit High-Performance Microcontrollers
Microchip Brings New 16-bit dsPIC to Production
NEC Expands All-Flash MCU Offering with 32-Bit V850 Series
Ramtron Launches Fast and Flexible Versa 8051 MCU
Ramtron Introduces the First FRAM-Enhanced 8051 MCU
Renesas Releases 32-bit SH7397 Microprocessor
Sensory Releases FluentChip 2.0
Semtech Debuts Sensor Data Acquisition SoC with "Zooming" Resolution
ST Brings Ethernet, Large Memory, and ARM9E Core to Low-Cost Embedded Flash MCUs
ZiLOG Adds 12KB Flash to Z8 Encore! XP Family

April 2006 Embedded News Digest

Atmel Introduces AP7000 Family AVR32-based SoCs
Fujitsu Introduces 32-bit MB91470 Microcontroller Series
Infineon Begins Volume Production of 130nm Embedded Flash MCUs
Microchip Launches ROM PICs with Flash Socket Compatibility
Philips Introduces Advanced Hi-Speed USB Microcontrollers
TI Announces Sampling of MSP430FG461x Family; Production of TMS470R1B1M
Toshiba Announces Availability of TMP92CZ26AXBG 32-bit CISC MCU
Toshiba Introduces New 8-bit and 16-bit MCUs
Toshiba Announces 32-bit RISC MCU with 2MB NANO FLASH

ZeroPlus Logic Analyzer Real-Time Data Compression: Up to 225x Increase in Available Sample Memory

March 2006 Embedded News Digest

Atmel Introduces picoPower AVR Microcontrollers

Atmel Announces First AVR32 Core Based Micro
Freescale Announces Ultra-low-end RS08 Core
Fujitsu Introduces New 8-Bit MCUs for Digital AV, Household Appliances
Luminary Micro First to Market with ARM Cortex-M3 Processors
Microchip Adds New Full-Speed USB 2.0 PIC MCUs
Silicon Labs Introduces Small Form Factor C8051F41x Family

February 2006 Embedded News Digest

Atmel Unveils 32-bit AVR MCU/DSP Core
Atmel Adds USB and OTG to its Range of AVR Flash MCUs
Fujitsu Announces 32-bit MB91460 Series Microcontrollers
Infineon Introduces New 8-, 16- and 32-bit MCUs
NEC Announces 16-bit 78K0R Series Microcontrollers
NEC Announces New 8- and 32-bit Motor Control Devices

Renesas Develops Massively Parallel Processor Based on Matrix Architecture
Sharp and Actimagine Collaborate to Boost SoC Video Capabilities
Sharp Improves Temperature Range for BlueStreak ARM9-based SoCs

Silicon Laboratories Introduces C8051F34x USB Microcontrollers
Silicon Laboratories Introduces Smallest Single-Chip Ethernet Controller
STMicroelectronics Announces 8-pin ST7FLITEUS Family
TI Announces Four New 32-bit TMS320C2000 Digital Signal Controllers

January 2006 Embedded News Digest

25% Discount on Xeltek SuperPro3kU Universal Chip Programmer

ARM Introduces 750 MHz ARM11 Processor
Freescale Releases v5.0 of CodeWarrior for HC(S)08 MCUs
Freescale Introduces First 5-Volt HCS08 Microcontroller
Microchip Introduces PIC18F45J10 Microcontroller Family
Microchip Releases G.168 Line Echo Cancellation Library for dsPIC
NEC Announces V850ES/Sx3 32-bit Microcontrollers with Flash Memory
NEC Announces V850E/Dx3 32-bit Microcontrollers with Flash Memory
Philips Introduces First LPC3000-series 90nm ARM9 Microcontroller
Ramtron Releases UniVersaKit Development System for Versa and 8051 MCUs

Renesas Announces 600 MHz SuperH SH7785 Microcontroller
Sensory Announces New Interactive Audio Technologies for RSC-4x MCUs
STMicroelectronics Announces ST7FLit1xB Microcontroller Family

STMicroelectronics Announces New Members of 8051-based uPSD3400 Family

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