• Spansion Energy Harvesting PMIC Recognized at CTIA 2014 Emerging Technology Awards

    Michele Landry

    This week at CTIA’s Super Mobility Week, Spansion was awarded second place at the E-Tech Award in the M2M, IoT, Sensors, RFID & NFC category for its MB39C811, part of the Energy Harvesting PMIC family. The E-Tech Award winners represent the most innovative emerging mobile services, solutions and technology from areas such as the cloud,

  • A Closer Look at MPUs

    Clay Merritt

    Introduction Part two of this blog series is around microprocessors or MPUs. MPUs rely on external memory and sophisticated power supplies to provide higher processing power with much greater flash and RAM sizes. Let’s get started. MPU Key Characteristics Commonly used names for MPUs are application processors and media processors. MPU vendors include, but are

  • A Closer Look at MCUs

    Clay Merritt

    Introduction Part one of this blog series will take a closer look at microcontrollers (MCUs) – commonly referred to as a self-contained, system-on-a-chip (SoC). MCUs have internal flash memory and are intended to operate with a minimum amount of external support ICs.  This blog covers many of the features and functions of MCUs. Let’s dive

  • A Letter to Our Customers

    Tom Sparkman

    Dear Spansion Customer, First and foremost, let me apologize for you being drawn into the dispute between Macronix and Spansion.  It was never our intention to disrupt our relationship as we assert our intellectual property rights. Macronix has been quite active in issuing their own press releases, creating quite a distorted picture of this case

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