Silicon Labs ranked as fifth most innovative company by CNBC

What does Silicon Labs have in common with tech industry giants like Amazon, AMD and SanDisk? An obsessive commitment to research and development, and a spot in the top ten of CNBC’s R&D All-Stars rankings. You can read more about the methodology, but the gist is that Silicon Labs devotes more than a quarter of…

The Secret to Tackling Three Human Interface Design Challenges

“Our lighting control systems require fast and accurate capacitive touch control and complex system management, all within a very tight power budget, and Silicon Labs’ F97x MCUs provided the most energy-efficient solution without any performance or functional trade-offs.” John Calagaz, Chief Technology Officer of Centralite  A capacitive touch sensing solution is an important tool in…

Simplicity Studio takes another step forward to ease Internet of Things application development

What technologies are required to enable connected device applications for the Internet of Things (IoT)? Energy-friendly microcontrollers (MCUs), low-power wireless connectivity and smart sensors are among the key silicon components. Silicon Labs provides all of these enabling semiconductor technologies as well as something else that developers need to simplify their embedded designs: a comprehensive, easy-to-use…

EFM32 Rocks: Teenage Engineering unveils new Gecko powered portable synthesizer

(Source: createdigitalmusic.com) Interested in a handheld drum machine that you can simply take out of your pocket when you need some decent beats? Well, then you might want to check out Teenage Engineering’s new synthesizer powered by the rocking EFM32 microcontroller. The new Teenage Engineering (TE) synth prototype board was revealed by photographer and electronic musician, Robert…

Silicon Labs CEO named 2013 Inventor of the Year

Darryl Adams, President of the Austin Intellectual Property Law Association, presents Tyson Tuttle with the 2013 Inventor of the Year Award on December 10, 2013. Our CEO, Tyson Tuttle, earned the glory of being named 2013 Inventor of the Year by the Austin Intellectual Property Law Association at the end of last year. This prestigious award…

2013 Christmas donation to Aid-in-Action

Aid-in-Action local employees in Kenya A young Norwegian woman, Anne Louise Hübert, went on a backpacking trip to Kenya in 2008. During the trip, she met many people suffering from drought and hunger, and she felt that she wanted to help them get out of poverty. She followed her heart and established a fundraising project…

We are officially part of Silicon Labs

As announced via press releases, our homepage, and blog – Energy Micro was officially acquired by Silicon Labs on July 1st. And now the Energy Micro team and the Silicon Labs team are working together to make a smooth transition and to turn this into new opportunities. The Energy Micro team will continue to develop…