Items tagged with Cortex-M0

While we would expect a barrage of new CPU announcements from someone like Intel or AMD, it's been ARM of late pushing out the new silicon. Just days after showcasing its first 32 nanometer chip, the company responsible for the Cortex line has announced the smallest, lowest power and most energy-efficient ARM processor available. The Cortex-M0 is capable of consuming as little as 85 microwatts/MHz (0.085 milliwatts) in an area of under 12K gates when using the ARM 180ULL cell library, and if ARM is to be believed, the "exceptional low power, small gate count and code footprint of the processor enables MCU developers to achieve 32-bit performance at an 8-bit price point." Additionally, the ultra... Read more...