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Freescale MC9S12G Automotive Microcontrollers

Freescale Semiconductor recently launched their S12G microcontroller (MCU) family. The S12G microcontrollers are ideal for automotive body electronics applications requiring controller area network (CAN) or local interconnect network (LIN)/SAE J2602 communication, including body controllers, door modules, occupant detection, HVAC, seating controllers and lighting modules. The Freescale 16-bit S12G MCU family features onboard EEPROM and uses a mature and cost-effective 0.18 micron process.

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STMicroelectronics STM6600 and STM6601 Smart Pushbutton Controllers

STMicroelectronics announced the STM6600 and STM6601 smart pushbutton on/off controller chips for battery-powered embedded systems like e-readers, tablets, media players, smartphones, and digital cameras. The STM6600 and STM6601 on/off controller chips will enable next-generation mobile products to offer easy-to-use ‘power-up’, ‘power-down’ and ‘unfreeze/reset’ functions that will prevent damage to the end-user product. The STM6600 and STM6601 are in volume production now. Several configurations are available, allowing designers to optimize protection for their designs, priced from $0.65 in quantities of 10,000.

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STMicroelectronics STA370BWS SoundTerminal Audio Chip

The STA370BWS SoundTerminal chip, from STMicroelectronics, features ST’s Full Flexible Amplifier (FFX) technology. The STA370BWS offers high-quality stereo audio at 10W and above, in various consumer applications, including the latest ultra-thin LED-backlit Flat TVs. The STA370BWS SoundTerminal chip is the first in a new generation of ST’s SoundTerminal portfolio. The portfolio currently includes the STA333BW, STA335BW, STA339BW, STA339BWS, and STA369BWS. The STA370BWS has a resale price of $2.50 for 10,000-piece orders. It is now sampling to lead customers.

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