AUSTIN, USA: Freescale Semiconductor announced the addition of Power Architecture microcontrollers (MCUs) to its expansive industrial MCU portfolio. With this offering, Freescale is extending its experience and success with Power Architecture technology in the demanding automotive and networking infrastructure markets to a range of industrial applications.
Throughout the broad, diverse industrial market, the requirements for processing performance, safety and integration are increasing. The Freescale PX series of MCUs, based on Freescale’s e200 Power Architecture cores, is designed to meet the needs of the most complex industrial control applications, including motion control, power generation, clinical medical, aerospace and defense, motor drives, renewable energy, robotics and more.
“This addition to our industrial MCU portfolio is significant because the industrial electronics market can truly benefit from the capabilities of Power Architecture technology,” said Reza Kazerounian, senior vice president and general manager of Freescale’s Microcontroller Solutions Group.
“The PX series of Power Architecture MCUs brings unparalleled performance to a broad range of industrial applications and provides the advanced technology and enablement our customers need for their industrial designs.”