Extending memory, connectivity, and package options are 29 new members of the Stellaris ARM Cortex-M3-based MCU family. They include unique IP for motion control applications, intelligent analog functionality, and expanded advanced connectivity options to provide a broad range of price/performance solutions for industrial applications. The portfolio also offers extended memory range pin-compatibility along with compact packages. Each device is supported by the company’s StellarisWare software that promises to speed development of applications in the energy, security, and connectivity markets. Prices for the latest Stellaris MCUs start at $2 each/1,000. TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC., Dallas, TX. (800) 477-8924.