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  • 12/14/15 7:05 am CST

    Next-Generation Gecko MCUs Combine State-of-the-Art Hardware Cryptography with Advanced Energy Management Features

    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Delivering the next generation of Gecko technology for the Internet of Things (IoT), Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) has introduced two new EFM32™ Gecko microcontroller (MCU) families that provide advancements in security and energy management technologies. The new Jade Gecko and Pearl Gecko MCUs combine a state-of-the-art hardware cryptography engine, flexible low-energy modes, an on-chip dc-dc converter and scalable memory options backed bymore...
  • 12/11/15 3:37 pm CST

    IoT Connectivity Leader Awarded Top Honors among Companies Achieving $500 Million to $1 Billion in Annual Sales

    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) today announced that it has won the Global Semiconductor Alliance’s (GSA) Most Respected Public Semiconductor Company award in the category of chip companies achieving $500 million to $1 billion in annual sales. Silicon Labs received this coveted industry award at the 2015 GSA Awards Dinner Celebration held Thursday evening, Dec. 10, in Santa Clara, California. The GSA’s Most Respected Public Semiconductormore...
  • 12/9/15 3:05 pm CST

    Low-Power Fixed-Function Devices Eliminate Firmware Complexity, Enabling Turnkey Solutions for Sleek, Touch-Based User Interface Designs

    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) has introduced the TouchXpress™ family of fixed-function controllers, providing the fastest, easiest way to add low-power capacitive touch interfaces to embedded designs. Silicon Labs’ robust CPT007B and CPT112S TouchXpress controllers eliminate time-consuming firmware development, providing a simple turnkey solution for adding sleek, touch-based user interface designs to a wide range of products including homemore...
  • 12/3/15 7:05 am CST

    Free, Easy-to-Use Software Takes the Guesswork out of PCI Express Development

    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) has introduced a free software tool that enables engineers to quickly and easily measure PCI Express® (PCIe®) clock jitter from an oscilloscope data file in just a few simple clicks, making it easy to verify PCIe specification compliance and reduce system development time. Silicon Labs’ clock jitter tool is the first standardized jitter calculator readily available for the PCIe 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 and 4.0 specifications, atmore...
  • 11/27/15 7:05 am CST
    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leading provider of microcontroller, wireless connectivity, analog and sensor solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that the company will present at the following investor conferences: Credit Suisse’s 19th Annual Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on December 3 at the Phoenician in Scottsdale, AZ. The presentation is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Mountain timemore...
  • 11/23/15 3:05 pm CST

    Acquisition Accelerates Company’s Roadmap for ZigBee® and Thread-Ready Modules and Strengthens Leadership in IoT Mesh Networking

    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) has announced the acquisition of Telegesis, a leading supplier of wireless mesh networking modules based on Silicon Labs’ market-leading ZigBee® technology. A privately held company founded in 1998 and based near London, Telegesis has established itself as a ZigBee expert with strong momentum in the smart energy market, providing ZigBee module solutions to many of the world’s top smart metering manufacturersmore...
  • 11/18/15 3:05 pm CST

    New EFM8LB1 Laser Bee MCU Family Delivers Speed, Accuracy, Cost-Saving Integration and Small Footprint for Optical Modules

    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) has introduced a new microcontroller (MCU) family that delivers the highest analog performance and peripheral integration in the 8-bit market. The latest addition to Silicon Labs’ EFM8 MCU portfolio, the new EFM8LB1 Laser Bee MCUs combine a high-speed analog-to-digital converter (ADC), multiple digital-to-analog converters (DACs), a highly accurate temperature sensor, two comparators and a 72 MHz 8051 core with up tomore...
  • 11/16/15 3:05 pm CST

    Connected Lighting, Dimmable Light Switch, Contact Sensor and Smart Gateway Reference Designs Feature ZigBee “Golden Unit” HA 1.2 Stack

    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leading provider of silicon and software solutions for a smarter, more connected world, today introduced a series of comprehensive reference designs that reduce time to market and simplify the development of ZigBee®-based home automation, connected lighting and smart gateway products. The first in a series of turnkey IoT solutions from Silicon Labs, the new reference designs include the hardware, firmware andmore...
  • 11/11/15 7:05 am CST

    Company Demonstrates Comprehensive Giant Gecko MCU Development Platform Running ARM mbed OS

    SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leading provider of silicon and software solutions for a smarter, more connected world, today announced broad support for ARM® mbed™ OS within the energy-friendly EFM32® Gecko MCU portfolio based on ARM Cortex®-M processors. Silicon Labs’ Giant Gecko, Happy Gecko, Leopard Gecko and Wonder Gecko MCUs running mbed OS along with mbed power management application programming interfaces (APIs) provide bestmore...
  • 11/2/15 3:05 pm CST

    New Si86xxxT Digital Isolator Family Protects Industrial Equipment against Secondary Lightning Strikes

    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leading provider of digital isolation technology for industrial automation and Internet infrastructure, today introduced a new family of multi-channel digital isolators featuring a high-voltage isolation barrier designed to withstand 10 kV surge hits. Based on Silicon Labs’ proprietary capacitive isolation technology, the new Si86xxxT digital isolator family provides robust protection against secondary lightningmore...

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