Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Freescale Semiconductor Inc. recent rolled out new automotive microcontrollers with integrated high-voltage capabilities for smarter motor-powered capabilities inside the cabin of automobiles. By extending its line of low-cost S12 16-bit microcontrollers, Freescale aims to woo automobile makers who want to make their vehicles smarter without adding to their cost. The S12 MagniV microcontrollers have integrated three functions—processor, analog front-ends for sensing and high-voltage actuation—into a single chip.
Posted by R. Colin Johnson at 11:29 AM