microcontroller

November 28, 2017

Near-threshold clock control aims to improve processor efficiency

Minima Processor is working on the first processor cores that will be customized to use its timing-control technology to push supply voltages into the near-threshold zone.
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September 12, 2017

MCU benchmark homes in on peripheral power

EEMBC has released a benchmark and initial results that analyze peripheral performance on microcontrollers.
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May 25, 2016

ECC crypto code and core aim for home automation

Oberon Microsystems has ported a set of low-overhead cryptographic codes suitable for Apple's HomeKit to the Cortus APS3RP 32bit processor core.
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February 25, 2016

Security focus for Embedded World

Security took center stage at the Embedded World show in Nürnberg this week, with a number of vendors launching software intended to help protect against hacks.
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February 23, 2016

ARM aims at low-end compute with 32bit Cortex-A

ARM has gone back to the 32bit realm for its latest Cortex-A processor core, aiming the device at a new generation of low-cost platforms inspired by the success of the Raspberry Pi as well as wearables.
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June 7, 2015

CAST and SoC Solutions partner for IoT platforms

CAST and SoC Solutions have teamed up to put together pre-integrated platforms, with designs that reach down into the 8bit space.
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May 7, 2015

EEMBC starts work on IoT-node power benchmark

Benchmarking organization EEMBC has kicked off an effort to develop a set of performance tests for edge nodes for the Internet of Things (IoT).
April 22, 2015

Fusion core targets voice-activated devices

Cadence has launched a processor core aimed at ‘always on’ signal-processing applications such as voice detection and recognition for wearables.
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March 24, 2015

TI uses Cortex-M4F to provide low-power 32bit upgrade for MSP430

Texas Instruments has launched a family of ARM-based microcontrollers intended to act as a migration path from its low-energy 16bit MSP430 series, developing its own flash-capable 90nm process to implement them.
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February 26, 2015

EEMBC launches expanded benchmark suite

The Embedded Microprocessor Benchmark Consortium (EEMBC) has released a benchmark suite aimed at applications processors and higher-performance microcontrollers with floating-point units.
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