New microcontroller family for next-generation vehicle electronic systems

09-10-2020 | Infineon | Semiconductors

Infineon Technologies is releasing the Traveo II Body microcontroller family to the open market. This product family addresses a wide assortment of automotive applications, including body control modules, window, door, sunroof, seat control units and in-cabin smartphone terminals and wireless charging units. The launch follows the company's acquisition of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation, which created the product family.

“Integrating both companies results in the most comprehensive automotive microcontroller portfolio in the industry,” said Peter Schaefer, senior vice president and general manager of Automotive Microcontrollers at Infineon. “The addition of Cypress’ Traveo and Automotive PSoC families to our AURIX safety controllers allows us to offer optimised solutions for the entire range of car applications, from body, cluster and infotainment to chassis, powertrain, driver assistance and domain control.”

For body applications, the company already provides an assortment of sensor and power products varying from motor control solutions and intelligent power distribution to LED solutions. The new family of products complement this portfolio with a microcontroller family that provides the scalability, performance, low power consumption and security demanded in emerging automotive platforms. “The Traveo II Body family is a cornerstone in our product-to-system approach, allowing us to offer comprehensive system solutions for body applications,” said Peter Schaefer.

The multicore Traveo II family is based on ARM Cortex-M7 and -M4 cores with up to 8MB of embedded flash that assists the devices to provide the robust performance needed for demanding body electronics applications. Compliance to ISO26262 ASIL-B Level ensures safe operation of the device, even for ambient temperatures up to 125C.