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Toshiba to Start Mass Production of ApP Lite™ Processor Family IC for Wearable Applications

July 6, 2017

Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation

TZ1201XBG

TOKYO - Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation announced today that mass production has commenced for TZ1201XBG, the latest addition to its line-up of ApP LiteTM application processors for IoT devices, including wearables.
 

The compact TZ1201XBG graphics processor is based on a high-performance 32-bit ARM® Cortex®-M4F processor capable of operating at 96MHz (up to 120MHz with overdriving). Combining the ARM core with on-chip power management gives the TZ1201XBG a low power consumption of 70μA/MHz in active mode. With a 350mAh battery and an always-on display this enables around one month between charges in second watch applications - and two months for minute watches.
 

With 2.2MB of embedded high-speed SRAM, an advanced LCD controller and 2D graphics accelerators, the TZ1201XBG provides a powerful platform for alpha-blending, drawing, rotating, texturing and resizing images, and for on-the-fly color conversion.  The fully-featured processor offers integrated support for either an HVGA (480x320) display at 30fps or a QVGA display (320x240) at up to 60fps.

The high-precision analogue front-end (AFE) combines a 24-bit delta-sigma ADC, 12-bit ADC, 12-bit DAC and an LED DAC thereby supporting direct sensing. These, in combination with software filtering, secure significant space and power savings.

120 free GPIOs and integrated USB, UART, SPI, and I2C interfaces support the use of external sensors and peripherals to monitor activity and movement, expanding the landscape of customer applications.

The integrated audio interfaces for voice command and voice trigger processing, and the 2D graphics accelerators, will allow Toshiba’s customers to deliver a higher level user experience.

Key Features

Low power design
  • Active current consumption of 70 μA/MHz
High performance 2D graphics accelerator enabling smooth functioning of the graphical user interface (GUI).
High-precision AFE
  • Up to 4-channel voltage/current/impedance multi-sensing
  • 3 configurable amplifier mode with little additional external components, instrumentation amplifier/trans impedance amplifier/programmable gain amplifier (PGA)
  • Up to 22-bit effective number of bits (ENoB) dedicated about 10 µV
Support various I/Os such as I2C, UART, SPI to use external sensors and peripheral devices to monitor the duration and level of physical activity to promote exercise and healthy lifestyles.

Applications

IoT devices, including wearables

Main Specifications

Part number TZ1201XBG
CPU ARM Cortex-M4F
Maximum Frequency up to 120MHz
Embedded SRAM 2.2MB
e-MMC 2ch
External bus 1ch
Graphics accelerator 2D
LCD Controller MIPI® DBI Type B, Type C, DSI
Supported resolution HVGA(480x320)@30fps
QVGA(320x240)@60fps 
 GPIO 120 bits
 I2C  (Master/Slave) 2ch
 UART 4ch
DMA 16ch
AES 128/192/256-bits key length
True random generator 1 unit
Compression & decompression 1 unit
SPI 4ch
Quad SPI for Flash memory Supported
PWM 8ch
32-bit Timer 2ch
Watchdog Timer 1ch
Instrumentation amplifier-Gain x1 to x4
PGA-Gain x1 to x32
12-bit ADC 16ch
24-bit ADC 4ch
DAC 1
LED driver 4
USB USB 2.0 Device 12 Mbps, 1 port 4
bidirectional endpoints
package dimensions
(W x L x H, mm)
8.0 x 8.0 x 0.6

* ARM and Cortex are registered trademarks of ARM Limited (or its subsidiaries) in the EU and/or elsewhere.

* MIPI is a registered trademark of MIPI Alliance, Inc.

* All other company names, product names and service names may be trademarks of their respective companies.

For further information about this product’s 2D/3D animation capabilities, please visit:

https://youtu.be/IyBF8wdgLNI

For further information about this product, please visit:

https://toshiba.semicon-storage.com/ap-en/product/assp/applite/tz1200.html

Customer Inquiries:

Logic LSI Sales & Marketing Group
Tel: +81-44-548-2110
https://toshiba.semicon-storage.com/ap-en/contact.html

Information in this document, including product prices and specifications, content of services and contact information, is correct on the date of the announcement but is subject to change without prior notice.

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