Freescale's Make It Challenge

By Robert Vamosi | 5/6/11 6:36 AM

At the Freescale Technology Forum, to be held in San Antonio, Texas, in June, attendees will have two chances to win up to $3000 in prizes in the first of its kind Make It Challenge.

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Global Electronics Giant Freescale Goes Public

By JDavis | 3/4/11 5:08 AM

In February, Freescale Semiconductor Holdings announced a $1.15 billion IPO as their corporate stock became available to the public for the very first time. As the world’s leading developer of embedded semiconductors, Freescale has dominated the automotive, consumer, industrial, networking, and wireless markets in more than 30 different countries. Including their most noteworthy role as the in-house chip supplier at Motorola, Freescale has built key components for the Razr, Apple’s notebook computers, and more.

The company’s reorganization is almost complete. Freescale has laid out many innovative plans for the near future, building up performance and credibility as they keep pace with the popular electronics including Kindle and Sony tablet readers.

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VIDEO: Freescale Explores Connected Intelligence

By JDavis | 12/29/10 6:06 AM

In a stunning new video, Freescale Semiconductor offers their vision of the emerging era of connected, smart technology--what they refer to as the "world without PCs."

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Freescale Enhances MQX Security with Mocana's NanoSSL and NanoSSH

By JDavis | 10/13/10 6:28 AM

AUSTIN, Texas – Oct. 13, 2010 – Freescale Semiconductor announced today it is offering expanded security capabilities for its MQX™ real-time operating system (RTOS) by integrating source code versions of Mocana’s NanoSSL™ and NanoSSH™ software. Freescale customers can download and unlock special MQX-optimized versions of Mocana’s code for just $199 (USD) through Freescale and redistribute an unlimited number of binary copies in their own solutions, royalty-free.

Through this offering, embedded developers will have access to fully supported commercial cryptography solutions with instant online access to source-code versions of the NanoSSL and NanoSSH client software products. Integrated into Freescale’s Processor Expert configuration tool, NanoSSL and NanoSSH allow easy implementation and customization through embedded components and do not require crypto expertise on the part of the developer.

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