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Company overview

  • Company name: Ambiq Micro Inc.
  • Foundation: since 2010
  • Headquarter: Austin, Texas in USA
  • Products: Ultra-low power microcontroller (MCU) and real-time clock (RTC)
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Ultra-low power RTC features

The RTCs have full functions including advanced timekeeping and power management and provide minimum power consumption 14nA that is significantly lower than any other industry RTC. These are good solutions for power-sensitive applications.

Ambiq Micro Site:Real-Time Clocks Product Page

Ultra-low power MCU 'Apollo' features

Apollo MCUs are the world's lowest* power devices being based on Ambiq's patented SPOTTM (Subthreshold Power Optimized Technology) platform.
This result is solutions that go well beyond the incremental improvements in power consumption that other semiconductor devices have offered. The devices are an ideal solution for battery-powered applications including Internet of Things (IoT) and wearable devices.

*: EEMBC ULPBenchTM benchmark on March15th 2016

Ambiq Micro Site:Ultra-Low Power Microcontroller Product Page

Competitive Comparison: ARM Cortex-M4F

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Ultra-low power MCU 'Apollo' spec overview

Product Line Flash
APOLLO512-KCR 512 64 WLCSP 41-pin 2.49x2.90 24 8 1 master x2 (selectable with SPI)
slave x1 (selectable with SPI)
masterx2 (selectable with I2C)
slavex1 (selectable with I2C)
10bit,13ch 800KS/s x1
APOLLO512-KBR 512 64 BGA 64-pin 4.5x4.5
APOLLO256-KCR 256 32 WLCSP 41-pin 2.49x2.90
APOLLO256-KBR 256 32 BGA 64-pin 4.5x4.5
APOLLO128-KCR 128 32 WLCSP 41-pin 2.49x2.90
APOLLO128-KBR 128 32 BGA 64-pin 4.5x4.5
APOLLO64-KCR 64 16 WLCSP 41-pin 2.49x2.90
APOLLO64-KBR 64 16 BGA 64-pin 4.5x4.5


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Development Environment

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  • Wearable electronics
  • Internet of Things (IoT) devices
  • Wireless sensors
  • Consumer medical devices
  • Consumer electronics
  • Smart watches
  • Smart meters
  • Battery-powered applications
wearable Connected Home communication module
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