Microchip Technology introduced the PIC24FJ256GB210 microcontroller family. PIC24FJ256GB210 MCUs feature integrated USB for Embedded Host/Peripheral/On-the-Go and 96 Kbytes of RAM. All four members of the PIC24FJ256GB210 16-bit microcontroller family are available now for general sampling and volume production, starting at $4.10 each in 10,000-unit quantities. The PIC24FJ128GB206 and PIC24FJ256GB206 come in 64-pin TQFP and QFN packages, while the PIC24FJ128GB210 and PIC24FJ256GB210 are available in 100-pin TQFP and 121-pin BGA packages.
The Kontron ETXexpress-AI COM Express Computer-on-Module features 32nm Intel Core i7 / Core i5 processor technology, high energy efficiency, wide graphics support, customizable PCI Express configuration, and ECC dual channel RAM. The Kontron ETXexpress-AI supports Windows 7, Windows XP, Linux (including Red Hat Enterprise, SuSE, Red Flag, and Wind River Linux) and VxWorks. Evaluation samples of the new Kontron ETXexpress-AI Computer-on-Module are now available. Series production will begin during the first half of 2010.