Fujitsu Microelectronics America (FMA) announced the MB95300 series of low-pin-count 8-bit microcontrollers (MCUs). The MB95300 MCUs feature LCD control, brushless DC motor control, and I2C capabilities. The Fujitsu microcontrollers are ideal for consumer appliances, home healthcare devices, and industrial equipment. Samples for the microcontrollers will be available in May 2010 and production quantities in July 2010. Prices are $4.30 each in sample quantities for the MB95310L, $3.20 for the MB95330H, $2.70 for the MB95350L, and $3.20 for the MB95370L.
Fujitsu Microelectronics America (FMA) announced the MB86R02 “Jade D” SoC. The MB86R02 features the Fujitsu MB86296 “Coral” graphics processor unit (GPU) with the 32-bit ARM926EJ-S CPU core. The MB86R02 SoC is optimized for modular automotive display applications requiring high CPU performance and sophisticated 2D/3D graphics. It is ideal for graphical dashboard systems, head-up display units, on-board navigation systems, rear-seat entertainment, point-of-sale terminals and industrial control panels. The MB86R02 is available now in 484-pin TEBGA (Thermal Enhanced BGA) packages, with sample prices starting at $38.00 each.