Texas Instruments (TI) introduced the TMS320F2806x Piccolo floating-point microcontrollers (MCUs). The Piccolo F2806x features an enhanced math engine for simplifying programming and optimizing performance in real-time control applications that may require integrated communications. The TI TMS320F2806x is ideal for energy-efficient motor control and renewable energy applications. The F2806x Piccolo family of microcontrollers start at $4.95 (1K volumes). Samples are available now.