EDN Hot 100 products of 2012: MCUs, processors and programmable logic
This section of EDN's Hot 100 Products of 2012 includes microcontrollers and processors, as well as programmable logic devices. Click on any product name to read the original full article on EDN:
- AS3421 and AS3422 single-chip ANC solutions
"...feature an integrated speaker driver optimized for Bluetooth-enabled headset SoCs."
- ATF697FF rad-hard microprocessor
"...brings up-to-date functionality and performance for space applications."
- AUDO MAX Secure Hardware Extension 32-bit microcontrollers
"...boost in-vehicle security and tamper-proof ECUs."
- C2000 Piccolo TMS320F2802x microcontrollers
"...bring 32-bit real-time control to applications typically unable to justify the associated cost..."
- DQ80251 80C51 CPU
"[Achieves] results more than 56 times better than standard 8051 and more than 70% more efficient than the nearest competition."
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- Kinetis K70 microcontrollers
"...target applications that require a sophisticated graphics LCD user interface as well as advanced connectivity and security functionality."
- MGC3130 electrical-field-based 3D gesture controller
"[Can] analyze its acquired x/y/z motion data and deliver a real-time stream of recognized 3D gestures like hand flicks, circular motions, and the like to a host MCU. "
- proAptiv, interAptiv and microAptiv microprocessor cores
"....offering a high level of performance and efficiency for applications across the home entertainment, networking, mobile and embedded segments."
- STM32 F3 series microcontrollers
"...optimized for efficient handling and processing of mixed signals in circuits such as three-phase motor controls, biometrics and industrial sensor outputs or audio filters."
- Arria V GZ FPGAs
"...designed to meet the demand for more bandwidth in communications and broadcast applications."
- H580T heterogeneous 3D FPGA
"...the industry’s highest bandwidth FPGAs, featuring up to sixteen 28 Gbps and seventy-two 13.1 Gbps transceivers..."
- LatticeECP4 FPGAs
"...bring premium features to mainstream customers while maintaining industry-leading low power and low cost."
- SmartFusion2 SoC FPGA
"...brings mil-grade security and reliability to mainstream applications."
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