Press Releases: Product News

  • 3/6/17 3:24 pm CST

    -- Supports All Major Platforms and Processor Architectures --

    Austin, Texas – March 6, 2017 – Micrium OS, the latest evolution of the proven embedded µC/OS™ real-time operating system (RTOS), is now available. Micrium OS comes with an optimized RTOS kernel, communication stacks, file system and graphical user interface. The new Platform Builder tool simplifies development by automatically resolving dependencies and configuring startup order once developers select the components they need. Using Micrium OS and Platform Builder offers developers a powerfulmore...
  • 2/22/17 7:21 am CST

    -- Award-Winning Element Bulb Uses 80 Percent Less Energy than Incandescents -- 

    AUSTIN, Texas – Feb. 22, 2017 – Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) is providing best-in-class zigbee® technology for the award-winning Element connected light bulb from Sengled. Silicon Labs’ wireless SoCs and zigbee stack enable Element bulbs to connect easily to multi-node mesh networks deployed in smart homes. Sengled creates intelligent lighting products that integrate consumer electronics with energy-saving LED bulbs. Using iOS and Android apps or popular smart home ecosystems, consumers canmore...
  • 12/13/16 9:59 am CST

    Pre-Certified Occupancy Sensor and Smart Outlet Solutions Leverage Silicon Labs’ Multiprotocol Wireless Gecko Technology and ZigBee® Mesh Stack

    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) has launched two new wireless occupancy sensor and smart outlet reference designs for the home automation market, providing IoT connected device solutions that help make our homes safer, more convenient and energy efficient. The FCC and UL pre-certified reference designs include all of the hardware, firmware and software tools required to create feature-rich, future-proofed connected home products based onmore...
  • 11/30/16 3:05 pm CST

    Combination of Advanced Software and Tuner ICs Provides Complete Audio Post-Processing Solution for Car Radio Systems

    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) has introduced new audio software products that give automotive radio developers greater flexibility to incorporate advanced audio post-processing algorithms in Silicon Labs’ Global Eagle Si47911/12 radio ICs with audio system devices. The new software products make it easy and cost-effective for developers to implement audio post-processing functions such as tone control, cabin equalization and chimemore...
  • 11/28/16 3:05 pm CST

    Bluetooth® Solution for Apple HomeKit Helps Developers Reduce Project Risk and Speed Time to Market

    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) has introduced a Bluetooth® software solution that enables developers to efficiently create Apple HomeKit-enabled accessories. Silicon Labs’ Bluetooth solution with HomeKit support is pre-tested by Apple. This gives developers time-to-market benefits, eases engineering effort and helps end-product vendors minimize risks when getting their HomeKit-enabled accessories to market. Available as a library with cleanmore...
  • 11/9/16 4:05 am CST

    Leader in Mesh Networking Silicon and Software Successfully Passes Conformance Testing for New Thread Protocol Stack Release

    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) has announced the release of a conforming Thread mesh networking stack that has successfully passed testing based on the Thread 1.1 technical specification. Developers using the new Thread 1.1-conforming stack running on Silicon Labs’ wireless SoCs and wireless modules can submit their Thread-enabled products for conformance testing using Thread test resources to ensure conformance based on the 1.1 standardmore...
  • 11/8/16 1:05 am CST

    6.5 mm x 6.5 mm BGM12x Module with Built-in Antenna Shrinks Board Area, Miniaturizes Bluetooth®-Enabled Designs without Sacrificing Performance

    MUNICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) has introduced the industry’s smallest Bluetooth® low energy system-in-package (SiP) module with a built-in chip antenna, offering a complete, cost-effective connectivity solution with no compromises in performance. Available in a tiny 6.5 mm x 6.5 mm package, the BGM12x Blue Gecko SiP module enables developers to miniaturize IoT designs by minimizing the PCB footprint including the antenna clearance area to 51more...
  • 10/31/16 7:05 am CDT

    New Kit Simplifies Development of Cloud-Connected Devices with Multiple Sensing and Connectivity Options and with No RF Expertise Required

    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) has introduced a complete sensor-to-cloud development kit that provides all the hardware and software developers need to create battery-powered wireless sensor nodes for the Internet of Things (IoT). Silicon Labs’ new feature-packed Thunderboard™ Sense “inspiration kit” includes six onboard sensors, a Wireless Gecko SoC for multiprotocol cloud connectivity, 8 MB of external flash for over-the-air updates and amore...
  • 10/25/16 8:05 pm CDT

    Samsung and Silicon Labs Team up on SAMSUNG ARTIK™ Modules to Help IoT Developers Overcome Design Hurdles and Speed time to Market

    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) today announced its collaboration with Samsung Electronics to deliver new wireless modules targeting battery-powered edge nodes for the Internet of Things (IoT). The new SAMSUNG ARTIK™ 0 module family is based on Silicon Labs’ low-power, multiprotocol Wireless Gecko system-on-chip (SoC) platform featuring an ARM® Cortex®-M4 processor. The SAMSUNG ARTIK™ 020 module includes Silicon Labs’ Bluetooth® low energymore...
  • 10/18/16 7:05 am CDT

    MicroEJ OS uses Micrium’s µC/OS RTOS kernel and associated libraries to provide software portability, scalability and security to embedded and IoT devices

    NANTES, France & AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MicroEJ® and Micrium Software, part of the Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) portfolio, today announced the integration of the MicroEJ OS application platform and µC/OS real-time operating system (RTOS), designed to offer the best mixed C and Java language programming environment to software developers for embedded microcontrollers and microprocessors. The combined solution of Micrium’s µC/OS RTOS runtime components and MicroEJ OSmore...

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