Altera Corporation is the pioneer of programmable logic solutions, enabling system and semiconductor companies to rapidly and cost effectively innovate, differentiate, and win in their markets. Altera offers FPGAs , CPLDs , and ASICs in combination with software tools, intellectual property, and customer support to provide high-value programmable solutions to over 12,000 customers worldwide. Altera was founded in 1983 and has annual revenues in 2009 of US$1.20 billion. Altera is headquartered in San Jose, California, and employs approximately 2,600 people in 19 countries.
Forging the next evolution in electronic design, Altera® reprogrammable solutions deliver fast time to market and an advantage over costly, high-risk ASIC development and inflexible ASSPs and digital signal processors. Altera offers value to a much broader market than was previously addressed by programmable logic products.
Acknowledged industry-wide as the world leader in data conversion and signal conditioning technology, Analog Devices serves over 60,000 customers, representing virtually all types of electronic equipment. Celebrating over 40 years as a leading global manufacturer of high-performance integrated circuits used in analog and digital signal processing applications, Analog Devices is headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts, with design and manufacturing facilities throughout the world.
For the Processor Module of the Arrow EPC, the Blackfin ADSP-BF527 perfectly matches the demand for a system solution approach, designed for a bandwidth of data intensive applications, such as multimedia and surveillance, and also process control, industrial, medical applications, and many others. The Analog Devices DC/DC board I is a power supply for the baseboard of the EPC.
Atmel is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of microcontrollers, advanced logic, mixed-signal, nonvolatile memory and radio frequency (RF) components. Leveraging one of the industry's broadest intellectual property (IP) technology portfolios, Atmel is able to provide the electronics industry with complete system solutions focused on consumer, industrial, security, communications, computing and automotive markets.
Atmel is pleased to take part on the Arrow EPC by providing solutions for today's challenges with regard to ARM based and proprietary solutions, which is the major goal of Atmel. Atmel's ARM9 platform based on the AT91SAM9263 and AT91SAM9M10/M11 products will be the first module available for the Arrow EPC.
Bourns, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and supplier of automotive sensors, circuit protection solutions, magnetic products, microelectronic modules, precision potentiometers, panel controls and encoders and resistive products. Headquartered in Riverside, CA, Bourns serves a broad range of markets, including telecommunications, computer, industrial, instrumentation, automotive, consumer, non-critical life support medical, audio and various other market segments.
Bourns products are manufactured according to ISO-9000 standards under Six Sigma quality programs.
Bourns inductors are widely used for all kinds of DCDC applications in the Arrow EPC.
EPCOS AG is a leading manufacturer of electronic components, modules and systems headquartered in Munich. With its broad portfolio EPCOS offers a comprehensive range of products from a single source and focuses on fast-growing and technologically demanding markets, in particular in the areas of information and communication technology, automotive electronics, industrial electronics and consumer electronics. The EPCOS Group has design and manufacturing locations and sales offices in Europe, Asia, and in North and South America.
Electronic components are found in every electrical and electronic product and are indispensable for their flawless operation. Products from EPCOS store electrical energy, filter frequencies, and protect against overvoltage and overcurrent.
Fairchild Semiconductor is a global leader of energy-efficient power analog and power discrete solutions. Fairchild is The Power Franchise®, providing leading-edge silicon and packaging technologies, manufacturing strength and system expertise for consumer, communications, industrial, portable, computing and automotive systems. As an application- driven, solution-based semiconductor supplier, Fairchild provides online design tools and regional design centers around the world as part of its comprehensive Global Power ResourceSM.
To power the Arrow EPC program, Fairchild Semiconductor provides various offline power boards with various output wattages based on primary side regulation, quasi-resonant and resonant technologies. The latter includes a PFC stage. In addition, DC/DC-management, motion control for BLDC motors up to 150W and a 6-channel constant current source for LED lighting applications will be part of the Embedded Platform Concept.
Freescale Semiconductor is a global leader in the design and manufacture of embedded semiconductors for the automotive, consumer, industrial, networking and wireless markets. They have a strong commitment to innovation - their intellectual property portfolio includes over 5,900 patent families and more than $1 billion USD is annually invested in research and development.
The recently released MCF52259 ColdFire V2 32-bit MPU is already a part of the Arrow EPC. This highly integrated processor with on-chip USB, CAN and Ethernet functions enhances the flexibility of the platform, and, thanks to the embedded encryption unit, makes communication safe and easy.
Infineon Technologies focuses on the three central challenges facing modern society: Energy Efficiency, Communications and Security and offers semiconductors and system solutions for automotive and industrial electronics, chip card and security applications as well as applications in communications.
Infineon’s products stand out for their reliability, their quality excellence and their innovative and leading-edge technology in analog and mixed signal, RF and power as well as embedded control.
Intel Corporation engages in making, marketing, and selling integrated circuits for computing and communications industries worldwide. It offers microprocessor products, including multi-core processors, quad-core microprocessors, 32-bit architecture microprocessors, and 64-bit architecture microprocessors used in mobile and desktop computers, enterprise computer servers, and workstations, as well as in embedded designs, such as industrial equipment, point-of-sale systems, panel PCs, automotive information/entertainment systems, and medical equipment.
Intel is participating with the Intel Atom Processor Z500P and Intel System Controller Hub US15WP on the Arrow EPC.
International Rectifier is a pioneer and world leader in advanced power management technology, from digital, analog and mixed-signal ICs to advanced circuit devices, power systems and components. The world's leading manufacturers of computers, appliances, automobiles, consumer electronics and defense systems rely on IR technology to drive the performance and efficiency of their products.
IR's Plug`n Drive Motor Control Module has been used to build a universal 4-phase motor control application based on the Arrow EPC.
Linear Technology Corporation designs, manufactures and markets a broad line of standard high performance integrated circuits. Applications for the Company's products include telecommunications, cellular telephones, networking products, notebook and desktop computers, video/multimedia, industrial instrumentation, automotive electronics, factory automation, process control, and military and space systems.
The Company's principal product categories include amplifiers, battery management, data converters, high frequency, interface, voltage regulators and voltage references.
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.
Microsoft is an essential partner for the Embedded Platform Concept, since most processor modules used are based on 32-bit high performance processors, requiring Operating System support. When feasible, Arrow and Microsoft partner to provide Microsoft's Embedded Windows CE or even Windows XP solutions. Production licences of the different software options are available through Arrow sales.
Numonyx provides a full complement of integrated NOR, NAND, MCP RAM and Phase Change non-volatile memory technologies and products, with a wide range of low power memory technologies and packaging solutions, to meet the needs of customers in the cellular and embedded markets, Numonyx combines the technology and manufacturing expertise of the flash memory divisions of Intel Corporation and STMicroelectronics.
Numonyx provides various NAND and NOR memories on the processor boards. In future developments, Numonyx will enable additional boards with eMMC (embedded Multi Media Card) and PCM (Phase Change Memory) solutions.
NXP Semiconductors provides High Performance Mixed Signal and Standard Product solutions that leverage its leading RF, Analog, Power Management, Interface, Security and Digital Processing expertise. These innovations are used in a wide range of automotive, identification, wireless infrastructure, lighting, industrial, mobile, consumer and computing applications. Headquartered in Europe, the company has approximately 28,000 employees working in more than 25 countries and posted sales of USD 3.8 billion in 2009.
NXP contributes to the EPC with its vast portfolio of 32-bit microcontrollers and corresponding OS support. Processor Modules are available with the LPC3250 (ARM9) and LPC1700 (Cortex-M3) products.
ON Semiconductor is a leading global supplier of high performance, energy efficient silicon solutions.
ON Semiconductor contributes to the Arrow EPC with a DC/DC module for Power over Ethernet applications as well as an offline power supply module. Furthermore, a 3-channel stepper motor control extension module has been developed.
Panasonic is one of the industry's leading suppliers of standard and customized electronic components. With a wide product portfolio coupled with global manufacturing and sales capabilities, as well as the commitment to customer service Panasonic meets today's market needs in terms of design support, single sourcing and global presence.
A wide range of electrolytic and special polymer capacitors with very low ESR values as well as inductors are perfect products for the Arrow EPC.
Phoenix Contact is a leading developer and manufacturer of industrial electrical and electronic technology. Founded more than 80 years ago in Germany, our diverse product range includes components and system solutions for industrial and device connection, automation, electronic interface and surge protection.
Phoenix Contact is a global company with more than 10,200 employees worldwide. There are more than 40 subsidiaries and sales representatives in another 30 nations. Around the world, our focus on innovation and trusting partnerships with customers creates solutions that benefit all involved.
Renesas Technology Corp. is the world's No.1 supplier of microcontrollers and one of the world's leading semiconductor system solutions providers for mobile, automotive and PC/AV (Audio Visual) markets. It is also a leading provider of Power MOSFETs, Smart Card microcontrollers, RF-ICs, High Power Amplifiers, Mixed Signal ICs, System-on-Chip (SoC), System-in-Package (SiP) and more.
Established in 2003 as a joint venture between Hitachi, Ltd.and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Renesas Technology achieved consolidated revenue of 702.7 billion JPY in FY2008 (end of March 2009).
Samtec, Inc. is a worldwide manufacturer of a broad line of electronic interconnects with a worldwide sales of 409 Million US-Dollar in 2009. Samtec has been ranked #1 for the 6th year by Bishop & Associates "Customer Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry". Samtec holds #1 in categories such as leadtimes, meeting promised ship dates, providing product samples, easy use of the catalog as well as usefulness of the website.
Samtec offers with its broad product variety of High Speed, Micro,IP69 Sealed, Cable Assemblies as well as RF Components and Cable a perfect synergy with its Sudden Service Principals as one of the leading Connector Manufacturer worldwide.
Sharp Microelectronics Europe, Hamburg, Germany, is a divisional company of Sharp Electronics (Europe) GmbH, which is a subsidiary of Sharp Corporation, Osaka, Japan. Sharp is a worldwide developer of core digital technologies shaping the next generation of electronic applications and products. With a portfolio of more than 2,000 components in the ranges of TFT LCDs in screen sizes up to 108 inches, high brightness white and colour LEDs, optoelectronics, CCD and CMOS camera sensors, photovoltaic components, RF-, IC- und LSI-components as well as advanced packaging and integration skills Sharp Microelectronics Europe offers groundbreaking solutions in particular for applications in automotive electronics, mobile / communications technology, industrial automation, TV- and consumer electronics, e-signage and LED based lighting technology.
Sharp is dedicated to the improvement of people's lives and environmental protection through the use of advanced technologies. Technology and product development at Sharp is strongly determined by innovation, quality, usability and saving of resources.
STMicroelectronics is a global leader in developing and delivering semiconductor solutions across the spectrum of microelectronics applications. An unrivalled combination of silicon and system expertise, manufacturing strength, Intellectual Property (IP) portfolio and strategic partners positions the Company at the forefront of System-on-Chip (SoC) technology and its products play a key role in enabling today's convergence markets.
STMicroelecronics delivers the industrial I/O board featuring a CLT3-4 input termination device and VNI4140 output high side driver. This board supports all requirements defined by IEC61131-2 standards.
TE Connectivity is a leading global provider of engineered electronic components, network solutions, undersea telecommunication systems and wireless systems. TE Connectivity designs, manufactures and markets products for customers in industries from automotive, appliance and aerospace and defense to telecommunications, computers and consumer electronics. With nearly 8,000 engineers and worldwide manufacturing, sales and customer service capabilities, TE Connectivity commitment is our customers' advantage.
With its comprehensive portfolio, TE Connectivity is a significant partner for the Arrow EPC. TE Connectivity provides all connectors used for power supply to high-density processor module connection and Ethernet with integrated magnetics. The connectors are featured on the Base Board connecting all EPC modules.
Texas Instruments (TI) helps customers solve problems and develop new electronics that make the world smarter, healthier, safer, greener and more fun. As a global semiconductor company, TI innovates through manufacturing, design and sales operations in more than 25 countries.
With its high power DC/DC Board, Texas Instruments delivers a state of the art power supply solution for supplying the Arrow EPC baseboard. Featuring the TPS40140 and the TPS 40200, the board offers multiple outputs with high efficiency using optimized power density.
Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) is the European Headquarters for the electronic components business of Toshiba Corporation, which is the world's fourth largest semiconductor vendor according to estimates by Dataquest. providing design, manufacturing, marketing and sales.
Toshiba Electronics Europe offers one of the industry's broadest IC and discrete product lines including high-end memory, microcontrollers, ASICs, ASSPs and display products for automotive, multimedia, consumer, telecoms and networking applications. The company also has a wide range of power semiconductor solutions.
Toshiba Corporation is a leader in information and communications systems, electronic components, consumer products and power systems. For more company information visit Toshiba's web site. Toshiba contributes to the Arrow EPC with Motor Control Board based on Cortex-M3 Vector Control Microcontroller .