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What is a microcontroller?
A microcontroller or MCU is a computer-on-a-chip. It is a type of microprocessor dedicated to execute one task (as opposed to general purpose microprocessor), embedded in another device to control the features of that device thus, the name 'embedded controller'.
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2015-06-24 A look inside the TomTom GPS Watch
At the Taipei International Computer Show, ARM and iFixit presented a live teardown of the TomTom GPS Watch to see its components and understand some of its features.
2006-03-24 @Lab's optoelectronic mouse SoC sensor features MCU module
@Lab Inc., one of the ten companies from Korea's IT-SoC Association that participated in this year's IIC-China, showcased an optoelectronic mouse SoC sensor, which is embedded with an MCU module.
2007-11-16 8bit MCUs combine CAN interface, EEPROM, debug tools
Freescale has unveiled the S08D family of 8bit MCUs, touted to be first to integrate a CAN interface, EEPROM and on-chip emulation/debug tools.
2009-04-01 5V NOR flash tailored for automotive, embedded apps
Numonyx B.V. has expanded its line of NOR flash memory to include the 5V Axcell M29F flash memory devices suited for both automotive and embedded customers.
2015-12-28 5 stimulating stories you might have missed in 2015
Apart from the mergers and acquisitions that graced our banner headlines for almost once a week this year, there are other stories that are equally important. Here are five of them.
2005-07-21 40MHz network analyzer from OMICRON uses USB-equipped PC
The Bode 100 instrument from OMICRON electronics promises to operate even with a modest 500MHz Pentium box.
2008-08-27 4-wire and 8-wire resistive touch-screen controller using the MSP430
This TI application note describes how to use an MSP430 MCU to drive and read a resistive touch screen.
2005-04-01 32bit processors take on real-time apps
Processor architectures have evolved to meet the constraints of real-time control applications.
2011-05-26 32bit MCU supports driving motor control
Fujitsu Semiconductor Asia unveils three products from their MB91580 series that contain driving motor control function for cars.
2011-06-08 32bit MCU powers high-res display
Renesas Electronics will release a 32bit MCU that offers improved graphics and network functionality for automotive, industrial and consumer apps.
2011-07-01 32bit digital signal controllers tout energy efficiency
Freescale' new family of digital signal controllers offer high-speed analog functionality and energy savings.
2006-02-15 2MP CameraChip integrates AF control
OmniVision unveiled the OV2645, which it touts as the world's first 1/4-inch, 2 Megapixel CameraChip with fully integrated autofocus (AF) control on a single chip.
2010-06-10 2A battery charger is solar-input compatible
Linear Technology Corp. is offering LT3652HV, a higher voltage version of the innovative LT3652 monolithic buck battery charger for modern battery chemistries.
2013-04-04 16bit PIC MCU tweaked for cost-sensitive apps
The low cost PIC24F "KM" family of microcontrollers offer up to 16KB Flash, 2KB RAM and 512B EEPROM, along with advanced analogue integration, in low pin-count options.
2011-07-06 16bit MCU enables analog intergration
Freescale has released a single-chip MCU that combines the different devices required for relay-driven electric motor control.
2015-04-15 16bit magnetic sensor enables complex 3D sensor systems
The 30mm MLX90393 programmable magnetic sensor provides a platform for testing human machine interfaces and enables complex 3D sensing systems in joysticks or rotary knobs.
2005-05-04 16-bit digital signal controller targets cost-sensitive apps
Freescale says the price/performance and peripheral capability of its new 56F8000 series of digital signal controllers (DSC) address motor control for appliances, as well as digital power conversion.
2010-05-13 12bit encoder generates absolute position
CUI Inc. has added a new absolute encoder to its high-resolution, low-cost AMT modular encoder line.
2009-09-23 10G transceiver packs diagnostic reporting
Phyworks has begun sampling a single-chip transceiver in CMOS that integrates a temperature sensor and diagnostic reporting.
2010-02-02 'Smallest' triaxial accelerometer handles 2g-16g
Bosch has released the BMA220 triaxial digital accelerometer, claimed to be the smallest at 2mm x 2mm x 0.98mm, a 55 percent reduction in surface area over current 3mm x 3mm LGA housings.
2010-10-14 'Smallest' linear Hall sensor IC boasts I²C interface
austriamicrosystems' AS5510 dubbed the smallest linear Hall sensor IC
2009-03-25 'First' functional Cortex-M0 to be revealed
NXP Semiconductors will demo what it claims is the first functional ARM Cortex-M0 silicon. The company plans to introduce in 2010 the Cortex-M0 processor-based LPC1100 series, which will target battery applications, e-metering, consumer peripherals, remote sensors and virtually all 16bit applications.
2006-06-06 'First' 8051-based MCU with nonvolatile FRAM
Ramtron has launched the VRS51L3074, touted to be the market's first 8051-based MCU with nonvolatile ferroelectric RAM.
2004-07-16 'Duality' as key cornerstone for automotive apps
Dialog Semiconductor sees an increase in manufacturing 'duality' for mobile phones and automobile electronics.
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