TITLE

NXP buys Sharp's BlueStreak MCU line

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Colleen
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Electronic News;7/16/2007, Vol. 53 Issue 29, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that NXP Semiconductors has acquired the BlueStreak microcontroller product portfolio from Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas as it drives to become the largest vendor of ARM MCU products. The move comes about 10 months after NXP was officially spun off from Philips in September 2006. Following that, Sharp halted development on its BlueStreak line in October 2006, citing strategic reasons.
ACCESSION #
25900890

 

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