Freescale Semiconductor : An Industrial Pioneer


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Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. is a publically traded company headquartered in Austin, Texas. Previously a division of Motorola Inc., Freescale Semiconductor’s roots can be traced as far back as 1948. Under its previous Motorola incarnation, the company provided the transponders and other communication devices for the Apollo 11 mission to the moon.Established as an independent corporation in 2004, the corporation was one of the first and is now one of the largest semiconductor companies in the world.
With 2013’s revenue at just over $4 billion, Freescale Semiconductor ranks the 8th largest semiconductor company in the United States and 16th worldwide.Holding an employee base of 17,000, Freescale Semiconductor is involved in design, research and development, manufacturing, and sales operations in more than 75 locations across 19 countries. With an incredibly diverse product portfolio, Freescale is a leader in embedded processing solutions for everything from cars to wearable electronics. Their products include microcontrollers (MCUs), microprocessors (MPUs), digital signal processors, digital signal controllers, sensors, RF power integrated circuits (ICs) and power management ICs.Some of Freescale Semiconductor’s noteworthy achievements include:
  • Creating the world’s smallest ARM-powered chip, the Kinetis, which measures 1.9 by 2 millimeters and is a full microcontroller unit with a processor, RAM, ROM, clock and input/output control.
  • Owning a 60% share of the radio frequency (RF) semiconductor device market.
  • Providing the microprocessor used in the telematics systems of General Motors’ OnStar navigation systems.
  • Providing the microprocessor for the first tubing free wireless insulin pump.
  • Being the world’s top provider of eReader processors.
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