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STMicroelectronics Launches New MCU Family Based On ARM Cortex-M3 Processor

15 June 2007

WHAT:

STMicroelectronics has announced its new STM32 family of 32-bit Flash microcontrollers based on the industry-leading ARM® Cortex™-M3 processor. For further information, please click here.
 

WHEN:

 Friday, June 15, 2007
 

WHY:

ST was a lead Partner in the development of the ARM Cortex-M3 processor and is now introducing a new product family based on the technology.

The new STM32 family benefits from a number of architectural enhancements available in the Cortex-M3 processor, which is specifically designed for embedded applications requiring a combination of high performance, low power and low cost. These enhancements include the Thumb®-2 instruction set, which delivers improved performance with better code density, as well as a tightly-coupled Nested Vectored Interrupt Controller for significantly faster response to interrupts, all combined with industry-leading power efficiency.
 

WHO:ARM designs the technology that lies at the heart of advanced digital products, from wireless, networking and consumer entertainment solutions to imaging, automotive, security and storage devices. ARM’s comprehensive product offering includes 16/32-bit RISC microprocessors, data engines, graphics processors, digital libraries, embedded memories, peripherals, software and development tools, as well as analog functions and high-speed connectivity products.  Combined with the company’s broad Partner community, they provide a total system solution that offers a fast, reliable path to market for leading electronics companies. More information on ARM is available at http://www.arm.com.



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