This is an interesting alternative to an MCU with integrated LCD control. The MCU can focus on system control and the MicroSemi part can do all the detailed LCD functions. Makes it easier to migrate the MCU too since there is no need to stick with a specific vendors LCD controller implementation.
As we unveil EE Times’ 2015 Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. Panelists Dan Armbrust (investment firm Silicon Catalyst), Andrew Kau (venture capital firm Walden International), and Stan Boland (successful serial entrepreneur, former CEO of Neul, Icera) join in the live debate.