2017-06-12 - EDN Asia

Step-down controller removes need for suppressors

The LTC7801 is designed to operate from a high input voltage source or from n input that has high voltage surges, according to Analog Devices.

2017-05-16 - EDN Asia

Low-power MCUs offer up to 160Kb SRAM

The STM32L4 devices feature active-mode current of 36µA/MHz to enable longer runtime on small batteries, according to STMicroelectronics.

2017-04-25 - EDN Asia

Wide input controller operates up to 175°C

The LTC1871X features a 2.5V to 36V input voltage range that is ideal for high temperature applications.

2017-03-22 - EDN Asia

Multiphase automotive controller transfers 500W

The AEC-Q100 qualified LM5170-Q1 features integrated 5A peak half-bridge gate drivers for high power capability, according to TI.

2017-03-15 - Max Maxfield

PSoC 6 supports dual processors targeting IoT apps

Cypress' 40nm SONOS process allows the PSoC 6 MCU architecture to feature 22µA/MHz and 15µA/MHz of active power on the Cortex-M4 and Cortex-M0+ cores.

2017-03-03 - MediaTek

Mediatek Helio X30: 10 CPU cores on 10nm

The MediaTek Helio X30 features CorePilot 4.0, Tri-Cluster architecture and ISPs to support high-end smartphones’ photo-video requirements.

2017-02-13 - Graham Prophet

Motor control circuitry targets automotive MCUs

Renesas' Intelligent Motor Timer System performs field-oriented-control operations in 0.8µsec, which it claims as the fastest available.

- Graham Prophet

Motor control in MCU corrects errors in real time

Renesas' technology uses MCU with two CPUs in a lockstep dual-core configuration that regularly monitors the internal operation of the IMTS circuit.

2017-01-20 - Samsung

Samsung’s Exynos powers Audi’s infotainment system

With multiple OS and multi-display support, Exynos processors can operate up to four different domains and displays stationed in the vehicle at once.

2017-01-06 - Renesas Electronics

32-bit radar MCU targets ADAS, self-driving cars

The RH850/V1R-M MCU includes optimised, programmable digital signal processing, a dual core at 320MHz with 2MB flash and a 2MB internal RAM.