Texas Instruments – Besides being the reigning DSP champ, TI also produces the MSP430, a low power 16-bit Flash microcontroller. Also the world’s leading supplier of analog integrated circuits, wireless, RF, and telecom products.
Microchip – 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.
Silicon Labs – The C8051Fxxx is a family of fast, Flash mixed signal 8051 microcontrollers. Peripherals include high performance A/D converters, 50MIPS peak performance JTAG based debug in each device. Supports ZigBee & USB. Formerly known as Cygnal Integrated Products.
Renesas Technology Corp. – A joint merger of Hitachi and Mitsubishi product lines, Renesas is one of the world`s leading semiconductor system solutions providers for mobile, automotive and PC/AV (Audio Visual) markets and the world`s No.1 supplier of microcontrollers. The combined microcontroller product portfolio includes the H8, SuperH, R8C, M16C, R32C, and much more. It is also a leading provider of LCD Driver ICs, Smart Card microcontrollers, RF-ICs, High Power Amplifiers, Mixed Signal ICs, System-on-Chip (SoC), System-in-Package (SiP) and more.
Intel Corporation – Popular manufacturer of Pentium PC microprocessors (of course), in addition to motherboards, PC chipsets, server RAID controller, microcontrollers, PCI bridges, ethernet products, Flash memory, and a wide range of connectivity chips.
Analog Devices – Manufacturers of 16-bit and 32-bit DSPs with fair development tool support. Wide variety of precision analog components, as well as the MicroConverter, an 8051 microcontroller with a 12-bit A/D converter.
Atmel Corporation – Worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of microcontrollers, capacitive touch solutions, advanced logic, mixed-signal, nonvolatile memory and radio frequency (RF) components.
Dallas Semiconductor – Manufactures a line of high-performance Flash 8051 microcontrollers, 50 MIPS peak at 50 MHz, as well as “secure” microcontrollers, an 8051 with a watch battery to keep the SRAM alive. Extensive development tools support. Now a division of Maxim Integrated Products.
Fujitsu Semiconductor Europe – It is a major supplier of semiconductor products. The company provides advanced systems solutions to the automotive, digital TV, mobile telephony, networking and industrial markets. Engineers from design centres dedicated to microcontrollers, graphics controllers, mixed-signal, wireless, multimedia ICs, ASIC products and software development, work closely with Fujitsu Semiconductor’s marketing and sales teams throughout Europe, the Middle East, and Africa to help satisfy customers’ systems development requirements. This solutions approach is supported by a broad range of advanced semiconductor devices, IP, building blocks and software.
National Semiconductor – The industry’s premier analog company, creates high-performance analog devices and subsystems. Heavily involved in wireless communications, including Wireless Ethernet (WiFi) and Bluetooth.
STMicroelectronics – 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.
ZiLog – Pioneers of the historic Z80 processor. Flash microcontrollers include: the Z8 low power microcontroller with a very rich peripheral set; the eZ80 Embedded Ethernet microcontroller family with lots of Flash and a free RTOS and free TCP/IP full stack. Now a wholly owned division of IXYS Corporation
Freescale Semiconductor – Popular manufacturer of a wide variety of analog and digital semiconductors, including a number of microcontroller families ranging from 8-bit to 32-bit. A partial list includes the 68HC05, 68HC11, 68HC908, 68HC11, 68HC12, 68000, 68020, 68030, 68040, Coldfire, MCore, PowerPC, DSP56800, and lots more. Formerly known as Motorola.
Infineon Technologies – It designs, develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of semiconductors and complete system solutions targeted at selected industries. C16x, C500, TriCore. Broad Range Supplier. 8-bit microcontrollers based on the 8051. 16-bit ROM & OTP microcontrollers with outstanding development tool support. CAN and USB microcontrollers.
NetSilicon – Offers a range of Ethernet based products based on the ARM core specifically for embedded Internet Networking. Full compliance with TCP/IP RFCs with no gateway.
Rabbit Semiconductor – Rabbit Semiconductor provides low-cost, quick-to-market solutions for a variety of networked embedded systems. Rabbit’s RabbitCore microprocessor core modules and customizable single-bard computer solutions offer fast and powerful development solutions with a variety of form factors, I/O configurations, and memory. These solutions are used in building security, point of sale, parking systems, telecommunications, vehicle and ship systems, container tracking and a broad variety of similar applications. Rabbit bundles hardware and software together, creating an engineer-friendly development environment.
STC 8051 Microcontrollers – STC has a wide range of single-cycle 8051 Flash microcontrollers that sell for as low as $0.25 and as fast as 35MIPS. An impressive range of peripherals are available including accurate ADCs, PWM/PCA/DAC, SPI, WDT, RC OSC, on-chip MAX810 reset monitor, EEPROM and up to 4 UARTs. 0.5-62K FlashROM, 8-48 pins 8051 devices are available. STC cost effective 8051 microcontrollers can be used in existing 80C51-based applications with binary-level code compatibility while substantially increasing performance by a factor of 6 to 12 times, up to 35MIPS.
Stock Point Electronics – A full-service electronic distributor specializing in sourcing obsolete semiconductors and hard-to-find electronic components. Over 20 years in the industry and #1 in the field. A huge inventory of genuine OEM components.
Western Design Center – It is the original source and intellectual property owner of the industry standard W65C02 8-bit and W65C816 16-bit microprocessors.
MicroController Pros Corporation (µCPros) – It is an outsourcing service provider for electronic systems with a focus on embedded systems; management and marketing consulting; corporate and technical writing and translation.
Fairchild Semiconductor – It specializes in high performance ICs that optimize energy efficiency and enable mobile connectivity in a wide range of applications. As a global provider of semiconductor solutions their products include power management ICs, signal path ICs, lighting and display, logic, optoelectronics and automotive products