Teridian Semiconductor introduced the 78M6618 (6618) energy measurement system-on-chip (SoC). The 6618 is a highly integrated, single phase, eight-outlet, PDU power measurement, and monitoring SoC. The 78M6618 SoC can monitor and control eight channels at once and can extended to 32 or more channels by connecting multiple chips together. The 6618 chip is ideal for data center power distribution units (PDUs) and applications in the smart home, including intelligent power strips and circuit breaker panels. The 78M6618 is available now and priced at $5.90 in quantities of 1,000.
AVIX-RT introduced version 3.5 of the AVIX RTOS. The latest version of the AVIX real-time operating system helps engineers take advantage of the energy saving capabilities of the applied microcontroller. AVIX RTOS v3.5 is available for all 16 and 32 bit Microchip Microcontrollers and can be downloaded in a free demo distribution. AVIX is accompanied by a comprehensive user manual and a utility to monitor the status of the AVIX based application from within the Microchip MPLAB development environment.