STMicroelectronics Releases its STM32MP1 Microprocessor Series

By Laura Dolan

Senior Copywriter

Keap

February 20, 2019

STMicroelectronics Releases its STM32MP1 Microprocessor Series

The new STM32MP1 microprocessor series is designed to help users develop a new range of applications by employing STM32 heterogeneous architecture that combines Arm? Cortex?-A and Cortex?-M cores.

Geneva. STMicroelectronics is extending the functionality of its STM32 MCU by applying its Arm® Cortex® expertise. It is designed to simply the production of high-performance solutions for industrial, consumer, smart home, health and wellness applications.  

The new STM32MP1 microprocessor series is designed to help users develop a new range of applications by employing STM32 heterogeneous architecture that combines Arm® Cortex®-A and Cortex®-M cores.

This fosters fast processing and real-time tasks on a single chip within the flexible architecture, garnering the most efficient use of power.  

STM32MP1’s functions include:

  • embedding a 3D Graphics Processor Unit (GPU) to support Human Machine Interface (HMI) displays
  • supporting a wide range of external DDR SDRAM and Flash Memories
  • embedding a large set of peripherals that can be seamlessly allocated either to Cortex-A / Linux or Cortex-M / Real-time activities

“The STM32MP1 brings the strength of the STM32 experience to applications that need MPU compute and graphics support, combined with power efficient real-time control and high feature integration,” said the General Manager of STMicroelectronics’ Microcontroller Division, Ricardo De Sa Earp. “Our commitment to consolidating open-source Linux software and microcontroller development support, combined with the longevity that consumer-oriented alternatives cannot equal, establish solid confidence in STM32MP1 for embedded MPU projects.”  

For more information, visit www.st.com

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