Arm Cortex-M

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.
January 19, 2015

Ambiq uses subthreshold techniques to cut power on ARM MCUs

Research by the University of Michigan into subthreshold circuit design has led to spinoff company Ambiq Micro creating a family of microcontrollers that it claims provide an ARM Cortex-M4F with power consumption at levels normally associated with an M0+.
September 24, 2014

ARM unveils superscalar addition to Cortex-M microcontrollers

ARM's latest core, the dual-issue M7 borrows features from the Cortex-R family for safety-critical applications as well as adding the option of cache memory.
September 10, 2014

Foxconn’s wishlist for wearables and the Internet of Things

Manufacturing giant says we need a new category of WPUs - wearables processing units - to create a mass market and that ARM needs to go smaller than the MO.
May 22, 2014

Imagination in push for Java and open source

Imagination Technologies has set up an open-source effort that mirrors ARM's Linaro group and cut a deal with Oracle for Java optimization.
November 4, 2013

Oracle lays out its future for IoT

Oracle aims to reduce the incompatibilities between the two main embeddable versions of Java as the company tries to make the language the natural choice for IoT.
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November 1, 2013

GUI engine comes to Cortex-M class micros

Express Logic has launched a graphical user interface (GUI) software stack for resource-light 32bit microcontrollers running the company's ThreadX RTOS.
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May 1, 2013

NXP captures tools for ARM micros with Code Red buy

NXP Semiconductors has decided to buy tools supplier Code Red Technologies to help build up software support for its ARM-based microcontrollers.
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