ZigBee SuppliersThe ZigBee Stack specification (802.15.4) is an inexpensive and practical wireless networking protocol. A ZigBee chip can do what Bluetooth only promised to do. ZigBee advantages are long battery life, high reliability, and low cost (really!).
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The Microchip PIC24F16KM Family: Performance, Power, Pricing - Anything is Possible! Optimized PIC24 16-bit core running at a cool 16MIPS. 512Bytes EEPROM, HW Multiply, HW Divide, 25nA Sleep Current
8-bit Microcontrollers, Interface Chips
Over 1.8 Billion Flash MCUs Shipped!
PICmicro microcontrollers (MCUs). A wide variety of 8-bit microcontroller families - PIC12, PIC16, PIC18. Popular PIC24 16-bit microcontrollers, also PIC32 32-bit microcontrollers. Analog/interface products; Serial EEPROMs; microID RFID tags; KEELOQ security devices; and the dsPIC family of Digital Signal Controllers. Excellent Development Tools. Microchip had shipped their One Billionth Flash Microcontroller by June 2005.
Flash Microcontrollers; Broad-range supplier
Orginally a joint merger of Hitachi and Mitsubishi product lines, later NEC meged in. Renesas boasts an impressive array of semiconductor products. A very broad-range manufacturer of semiconductors including microcontrollers, discretes, Flash, SRAM. Multiple 8-bit thru 32-bit cores. Good development tool support. The combined microcontroller product portfolio includes the H8, SuperH, R8C, M16C, R32C, and many many more.
- Hitachi and Mitsubishi form Renesas
- Renesas and NEC Merge
Renesas Microcontroller Architectures:
Fast Flash 8051 Microcontrollers Advanced Mixed-Signal Cortex-M3 Microcontrollers, Precision Analog
The C8051Fxxx (formerly Cygnal Integrated Products) is a family of fast, Flash mixed signal 8-bit 8051 microcontrollers. 100MIPS peak performance, 350nA sleep w/watchdog running, 25nA deep sleep. Peripherals include high performance A/D converters, RF transceivers, capacitive touch sensors, LCD controllers, USB, CAN2.0B, LIN 2.1 and more. Onboard oscillator accurate to ±0.5%. JTAG based debug in each device.
The 80MHz Precision32 mixed signal 32-bit microcontrollers (ARM Cortex-M3) have high precision high quality analog components. 12-bit ADCs, up to 256KBytes of Flash, capacitive touch inputs, AES encryption, CRC, and lots more. I/Os can drive up to 0.3A. Deep sleep draws only 85nA and run current is 275uA/MHz.
Some microcontrollers can connect directly to powerline.
Other products include high precision analog components including clocks, oscillators, sensors, isolation and power devices.
|An Introduction to ZigBee
An easy-to-understand tutorial on the 802.15.4 ZigBee protocol by Rabbit Semiconductor
8051, AT91, AVR, AVR32 Microcontrollers
Atmel manufactures the popular 8051, the AT91 ARM7, Atmel AVR 8-bit RISC, and the AT57 dual CPU DSP. Flash varieties of most Atmel microcontrolelrs are available. Wide development tools support is available for the 8051 & AT91. Atmel's 8-bit AVR has many devotees. The Atmel AVR32 is an MCU/DSP hybrid that has a 7-stage pipeline with parallel out-of-order execution.
Broad range supplier of digital & analog components
STMicroelectronics provides one of the broadest selections of 32-bit ARM-based microcontrollers, as well as their 8-bit ST6 and STM8 microcontrollers, and the uPSD3200 8051-compatible microcontroller. Training courses and on-line support available. Also manufactures a very wide variety of analog, telecom, automotive, and communications semiconductors.
Formerly known as SGS-Thomson Microelectronics.
|MaxStream ZigBee Module Solutions
A leading manufacturer of high reliability ZigBee Module solutions for OEMs and system integrators. Popular with many Fortune 500 manufacturers, each MaxStream ZigBee Module is designed to work under extremely harsh urban & industrial conditions. In business and residential environments, modules can have a range of up to 1/4 mile. Excellent technical support.
|ZigBee Wireless Networks for Industrial Systems - White Paper
This white paper explains how ZigBee is the best solution for reliable wireless networking.
Author: Andy Wheeler, CTO Ember Corporation
ZigBee (802.15.4) wireless networking chip manufacturer. Very leading-edge. Also provides real-time network traffic software to enable live data monitoring from the multiple nodes.
|Embedded Systems Conference - Boston 2004
Once again, loyal readers, it's time for me to sally on, sally forth, and walk the narrow corridors of the Embedded Systems Conference. So come, read more, see, feel, and taste the experience that is the Embedded Systems Conference of Boston.