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The MMC2113 and MMC2114 are drop-in replacements for the current MMC2107 and
"improved" FLASH erase/write endurance of 1000 cycles (compare this to the
The MMC2113 offers 128 KB Flash and 8 KB of SRAM. The MMC2114 offers 256 KB of Flash
and 32 KB of SRAM. Both of these microcontrollers include 5-volt tolerant I/O.
33 MHz over a temperature range of -40 C to 85 C.
The fifth generation Dragonball MX1 processor designed in Singapore is only delivered to
manufacturers of mobile devices and is priced at $19 in 10k quantities. Clock speed has
been increased to 200MHz (from 66MHz on previous Dragonballs). Supposedly available
in the second half of this year.
releases new 28pin FLASH uC with A/D converter
new 28-lead Quad Flat No Leads (QFN) Chip Scale Package (CSP).
The PIC16F72 microcontroller features 3.6K bytes of Flash program memory, 128
Brownout detection/reset (BOR); a watchdog timer (WDT); In-Circuit Serial
Infineon, Motorola and Agere Systems form Join-Venture to develop and license
Infineon acquires Ericsson Microelectronics and announces new single chip
Infineon unveiled its new Bluetooth(TM) Single-Chip, the BlueMoon(TM)
Universal, a single chip
BlueMoon Universal is offered at a price below 3.75 US$ in high volume
STMicroelectronics Announces MP3 Bluetooth Demonstrator
The headset receives a streaming MP3 audio from a remote Bluetooth-enabled
The Bluetooth devices in the headset are the radio front-end Rainbow STw5288
M30245 Features: 62.5 ns execution time (f(XIN) = 16 MHz); 128 Kbytes Flash;
10 Kbytes RAM;
Green Hills Software support for NEC 32- and 64-bit controllers
MULTI 2000 is a complete IDE for embedded applications using C, C++ and Ada
ThreadX is a royalty-free real-time operating system optimized for
NEC's VR Series-
Devices announces 32-bit Digital Audio Processor
formats efficiently and accurately, the Melody 32 audio processor implements Dolby Digital, Dolby
Digital EX, Dolby Pro Logic II, DTS- ES Extended Surround, DTS Neo:6, SRS Circle Surround II, THX and
THX Surround EX, AAC (two-channel, low complexity), MP3 (MPEG1 Audio Layer 3), PCM, Bass and
Delay Management-all in 32-bit precision in up to eight channels. The Melody 32 audio processor
automatically detects the incoming bit stream and applies the appropriate code downloaded
from the boot flash.
Analog Devices' Melody 32 audio processor can be ordered under part number ADSST-Melody-32.
An evaluation board with an evaluation copy of the software and schematics is priced at $1,250
in single quantities and is currently shipping to qualified customers
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