Energy efficient MCU

Atmel says it is sampling a Cortex-M0+ based microcontroller with power consumption as little as 35µA/MHz in active mode and which consumes 200nA in sleep mode.

  • Atmel claims most energy efficient Cortex-M based MCU

    Atmel says it is sampling a Cortex-M0+ based microcontroller with power consumption as little as 35µA/MHz in active mode and which consumes 200nA in sleep mode.

    The SAM L family, an addition to Atmel's ARM based MCU portfolio, is said to extend ...
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  • Optical switches could be 'packed densely' on a chip, says team

    A team that includes scientists from Rutgers University in the US and the US National Institute of Standards and Technology says it has developed a technology that could allow optical switches to be packed densely on a chip.

    According to the team, ...
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  • Synopsys launches embedded vision processor IP cores

    Synopsys has launched the first products in its DesignWare EV vision processor range. The EV52 and EV54 processors are programmable and configurable IP cores said to combine the flexibility of software solutions with the low cost and low power consumption of ... Read More
  • Intel to buy Altera?

    Rumours suggest that Intel is talking to Altera with the aim of acquiring the FPGA developer for around $10billion.

    The move is being seen as a way of Intel protecting its position in the data centre from growing competition from devices based on ...
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