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15 Jan 2007 - Freescale design challenge looks for the next 8-bit 'killer app'

Tue, 2007-01-16 20:51
AUSTIN, Texas - Jan. 15, 2007 - Freescale Semiconductor is offering embedded engineers and engineering students in the United States, Canada and Mexico the opportunity to free their imaginations and turn great design ideas into 8-bit innovations.
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12 Jan 2007 - Freescale honored by General Motors at North American International Auto Show

Tue, 2007-01-16 20:49
AUSTIN, Texas - Jan. 12, 2007 - Freescale Semiconductor, a global leader in the design and manufacture of embedded semiconductors, was honored by General Motors for overall excellence in supporting GM's product efforts. GM announced the honor during ceremonies on Thursday, Jan. 11, at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, Mich.
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11 Jan 2007 - Freescale lands two of EDN's 'Hot 100 Products of 2006'

Thu, 2007-01-11 16:57
AUSTIN, Texas - Jan. 11, 2007 - Two innovative products from Freescale Semiconductor have won recognition in EDN magazine's list of Hot 100 Products of 2006. Freescale's MC34703 QUICCsupply 3 power management device made the list in the power products category, and EDN chose the MSC8144 digital signal processor (DSP) based on StarCore(TM) technology in the processor category.
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09 Jan 2007 - Freescale and Axentra collaborate to offer comprehensive digital media platform for smart storage appliances

Tue, 2007-01-09 16:01
LAS VEGAS (Consumer Electronics Show) - Jan. 9, 2007 - Freescale Semiconductor and Axentra have collaboratively developed an integrated digital media solution engineered to speed and simplify the creation of digital media appliances. This joint solution allows consumers to save, show, sync and share their digital media anytime, anywhere, on any device.
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09 Jan 2007 - Freescale broadens general-purpose RF amplifier portfolio with four new devices

Tue, 2007-01-09 15:59
AUSTIN, Texas - Jan. 9, 2007 - Freescale Semiconductor today unveiled four general-purpose broadband RF amplifiers that deliver high gain and linearity over bandwidths from DC up to 6 GHz. The amplifiers are well suited for applications ranging from WiMAX base stations to meter readers, set-top boxes, RFID readers and any application requiring a cost-effective, small-signal gain source.
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08 Jan 2007 - WiMAX infrastructure development platform now available from Freescale

Mon, 2007-01-08 15:58
AUSTIN, Texas - Jan. 8, 2007 - The industry's most comprehensive development platform utilizing Power Architecture(TM) technology for the creation of WiMAX base band applications is available now from Freescale Semiconductor.
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08 Jan 2007 - Freescale lowers power requirements for RF television modulators

Mon, 2007-01-08 15:56
AUSTIN, Texas - Jan. 8, 2007 - Responding to market demand for low power digital home entertainment systems, Freescale Semiconductor introduces its first 3.3V UHF television radio frequency (RF) modulators based on CMOS technology.
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08 Jan 2007 - Freescale accelerometers deliver advanced motion sensing in smaller package

Mon, 2007-01-08 15:55
LAS VEGAS (Consumer Electronics Show 2007) - Jan. 8, 2007 - Freescale Semiconductor, a leading designer and manufacturer of micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) based sensor devices, is addressing the increasing demands for motion sensing in today's smart mobile devices with the introduction of three highly sensitive XYZ-axis accelerometers.
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04 Jan 2007 - Freescale's 4 Mbit MRAM device named Product of the Year by Electronic Products magazine

Mon, 2007-01-08 15:54
AUSTIN, Texas - Jan. 4, 2007 - Freescale Semiconductor, a global leader in the design and manufacture of embedded semiconductors, today announced it was honored with an Electronic Products' Product of the Year award for its 4 Mbit MR2A16A magnetoresistive random access memory (MRAM) device. Freescale's successful commercialization of this memory technology could hasten new classes of electronic products offering dramatic advances in size, cost, power consumption and system performance.
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03 Jan 2007 - Freescale debuts multi-core audio DSP to support high definition audio standards

Mon, 2007-01-08 15:51
AUSTIN, Texas - Jan. 3, 2007 - Responding to the demand for increased memory and performance in advanced audio applications, Freescale Semiconductor has unveiled two digital signal processing (DSP) chips designed to support multiple high definition (HD) audio standards. The Symphony DSP56720 and DSP56721 dual-core DSPs represent the first offerings in a family of multi-core 24-bit audio processors from Freescale, further broadening the company's expansive audio portfolio.
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20 Dec 2006 - Wind River to be global platinum sponsor of 2007 Freescale Technology Forum

Mon, 2007-01-08 15:49
AUSTIN, Texas - Dec. 20, 2006 - Freescale Semiconductor and Wind River, an industry leader in device software optimization (DSO), will showcase their products and services at Freescale Technology Forum (FTF) venues worldwide, with Wind River becoming a global platinum sponsor of the 2007 FTF program.
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18 Dec 2006 - Freescale now shipping first PowerQUICC(TM) II Pro embedded processor in volume

Mon, 2007-01-08 15:48
AUSTIN, Texas - Dec. 18 2006 - Manufacturers of residential and office gateway devices and other networking equipment can now leverage the high integration, exceptional price/performance ratios and leading-edge connectivity options of the MPC8349E PowerQUICC(TM) II Pro device from Freescale Semiconductor.
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13 Dec 2006 - Freescale ships one million MPC5500 family microcontrollers to the automotive industry

Wed, 2006-12-13 19:45
AUSTIN, Texas - Dec. 13, 2006 - Freescale Semiconductor, the leading supplier of semiconductors to the automotive industry, has shipped more than one million MPC5500 family microcontrollers (MCUs) with zero-defect quality. Based on Power Architecture(TM) technology and system-on-chip (SoC) design, the 32-bit MCU family offers advanced features that help make cars safer and more fuel efficient while reducing harmful emissions. The MPC5500 MCUs target a broad range of automotive applications, including powertrain control, advanced safety, driver assistance, chassis and body electronics.
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12 Dec 2006 - Freescale Semiconductor highlights year of innovation

Tue, 2006-12-12 16:49
AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 12, 2006 -- Within the past two years, Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. has gone from being the freshman of the semiconductor industry to a thriving company acquired in the largest private equity technology buyout in history.
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12 Dec 2006 - Freescale octal serial switch family brings versatile power distribution to automotive electronics

Tue, 2006-12-12 16:48
AUSTIN, Texas - Dec. 12, 2006 - Freescale Semiconductor is bringing enhanced load control capability to designers of automotive driver instrumentation, body control modules and other in-vehicle electronics applications. The company's family of advanced MC338xx and MC3399x octal serial switch integrated circuits (ICs) is designed to manage control of multiple high-side loads, reduce board space and enhance automotive electronics system reliability.
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12 Dec 2006 - Freescale surpasses 16-million units shipped of DSPs based on StarCore(TM) technology

Tue, 2006-12-12 16:47
AUSTIN, Texas - Dec. 12, 2006 - Less than seven years after introducing its first product based on the StarCore architecture, Freescale Semiconductor has shipped more than 16 million digital signal processors (DSPs) based on the technology.
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08 Dec 2006 - Freescale presents leading-edge semiconductor research at IEDM 2006

Sun, 2006-12-10 01:25
AUSTIN, Texas - Dec. 8, 2006 - Freescale Semiconductor is presenting six technology papers at this year's IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) to be held in San Francisco, Calif., Dec. 10-13. These papers are among approximately 465 technology papers Freescale has presented during 2006 at events including IEDM, Convergence Automotive conference and NSTI Nanotechnology conference.
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05 Dec 2006 - Freescale Semiconductor's BeeStack(TM) wireless communication software achieves golden unit status

Tue, 2006-12-05 22:25
TEMPE, Ariz Dec. 5, 2006 - Manufacturers now are able to leverage an all-in-one ZigBee(TM) solution from Freescale Semiconductor. According to TUV Rheinland of North America and NTS, designated independent testing and assessment service providers of the ZigBee Alliance, BeeStack(TM) wireless communication software is one of the first to conform to the latest ZigBee Alliance specification and to achieve golden unit status. BeeStack software has set the standard of excellence for future platforms requiring certification testing.
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01 Dec 2006 - Consortium of Private Equity Firms Completes Acquisition of Freescale Semiconductor

Fri, 2006-12-01 21:21
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 1, 2006--Freescale Semiconductor announced today the completion of the merger of the company with an entity controlled by a consortium of private equity funds led by The Blackstone Group and including The Carlyle Group, funds advised by Permira Advisers LLC and Texas Pacific Group.
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30 Nov 2006 - Freescale Expands Portfolio of 16-Bit Automotive Microcontrollers with FlexRay(TM) Technology

Thu, 2006-11-30 17:40
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 30, 2006--With the market debut of FlexRay(TM) technology in 2007 model vehicles, high-speed communications networks are redefining automotive safety and performance. To help drive next-generation vehicle network architectures forward, Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE:FSL) (NYSE:FSL.B) has expanded its family of 16-bit automotive microcontrollers (MCUs) with FlexRay technology and flash memory scaling to 512K.
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