Medical/Healthcare


Freescale leverages our expertise in microcontrollers, sensors, analog and wireless products to offer a wide array of embedded technologies ideal for use in home portable medical applications, diagnostic and therapy devices and medical imaging devices. Freescale is dedicated to helping people live a better life by driving innovation and enabling medical device manufacturers to leverage the latest technology available to use for their products.

Medical/Healthcare  Applications



Medical/Healthcare  Products


  • Analog & Power Management
  • Microcontrollers
    • Kinetis MCUs based on Cortex-M Cores
      • K Series
        • K0x Entry MCUs
          • K02_100: Kinetis K02 - 100 MHz, Streamlined integration, Low Power Microcontrollers (MCUs)
        • K1x Baseline MCUs
          • K10_120: Kinetis K10 - 120 MHz, NAND Flash Controller, High Analog Intergration Microcontrollers (MCUs)
          • K10_50: Kinetis K10 - 50 MHz, Xtrinsic Touch Sensing Interface, Low Power Microcontrollers (MCUs)
          • K11_50: Kinetis K11 - 50 MHz, Security Features, Memory Density Microcontrollers (MCUs)
          • K12_50: Kinetis K12 - 50 MHz, Memory Density, Low Power Microcontrollers (MCUs)
          • K10_72: Kinetis K10 - 72 MHz, Scalability, High-Precision Mixed-Signal Microcontrollers (MCUs)
          • K10_100: Kinetis K10 - 100 MHz, Serial Communication, Memory Density Microcontrollers (MCUs)
        • K2x USB MCUs
          • K20_120: Kinetis K20 USB 120 MHz MCUs
          • K21_120: Kinetis K21 - 120 MHZ, FPU, Security Features Microcontrollers (MCUs)
          • K22_120: Next-Generation Kinetis K22 USB 120 MHz MCUs
          • K24_120: Kinetis K24 - 120 MHz, FPU, High Memory Density Microcontrollers (MCUs)
          • K20_100: Kinetis K20 - 100 MHz, Serial Communication, Scalability Microcontrollers (MCUs)
          • K20_72: Kinetis K20 - 72 MHz, Xtrinsic Touch Sensing Interface, High-Precision Mixed-Signal Microcontrollers (MCUs)
          • K20_50: Kinetis K20 - 50 MHz, Xtrinsic Touch Sensing Interface, Low Power Microcontrollers (MCUs)
          • K21_50: Kinetis K21 - 50 MHz, Tamper Detection, Memory Density Microcontrollers (MCUs)
          • K22_50: Kinetis K22 - 50 MHz, Memory Density, Low Power Microcontrollers (MCUs)
          • K22_100: Kinetis K22 - 100 MHz, Streamlined integration, Low Power Microcontrollers (MCUs)
        • K3x SLCD MCUs
          • K30_72: Kinetis K30 - 72 MHz, Scalability, High-Precision Mixed-Signal Microcontrollers (MCUs)
          • K30_100: Kinetis K30 - 100 MHz, Serial Communication, Xtrinsic Touch Sensing Interface Microcontrollers (MCUs)
        • K4x USB LCD MCUs
          • K40_72: Kinetis K40 - 72 MHz, USB, Scalability, Low Power Microcontrollers (MCUs)
          • K40_100: Kinetis K40 - 100 MHz, USB, Serial Communication, Memory Density Microcontrollers (MCUs)
        • K5x Measurement MCUs
          • K50_72: Kinetis K50 Measurement 72 MHz MCUs
          • K51_72: Kinetis K51 Measurement 72 MHz MCUs
          • K50_100: Kinetis K50 - 100 MHz, Serial Communication, Memory Density Microcontrollers (MCUs)
          • K51_100: Kinetis K51 - 100 MHz, Segment LCD, Serial Communication Microcontrollers (MCUs)
          • K53_100: Kinetis K53 - 100 MHz, Serial Communication, Ethernet Microcontrollers (MCUs)
        • K6x Ethernet MCUs
          • K60_120: Kinetis K60 - 120/150 MHz, High Analog Intergration, NAND Flash Controller Microcontrollers (MCUs)
          • K60_100: Kinetis K60 - 100 MHz, Serial Communication, Scalability Microcontrollers (MCUs)
          • K64_120: Next-Generation Kinetis K64 Ethernet USB 120 MHz MCUs
        • K7x GLCD MCUs
          • K70_120: Kinetis K70 - 120/150 MHz, Ethernet, Security Features Microcontrollers (MCUs) Kinetis KE02 - 20 MHz, Entry Level, High Robustness, ESD/EMC performance Microcontrollers (MCUs) Kinetis KE02 - 40 MHz, Entry Level, High Robustness, ESD/EMC performance M
      • L Series
        • KL0: Kinetis KL0 - 48 MHz, Entry-Level, Small Form Factor, High Integration, Ultra Low Power Microcontrollers (MCUs)
        • KL1x: Kinetis KL1x - 48 MHz, General Purpose, Connectivity, High Integration, Ultra Low Power Microcontrollers (MCUs)
        • KL2x: Kinetis KL2x - 48 MHz, USB, Connectivity, High Integration, Ultra Low Power Microcontrollers (MCUs)
        • KL3x: Kinetis KL3x - 48 MHz, Segment LCD, Connectivity, High Integration, Ultra Low Power Microcontrollers (MCUs)
        • KL4x: Kinetis KL4x - 48 MHz, USB, Segment LCD, Connectivity, High Integration, Ultra Low Power Microcontrollers (MCUs)
        • KL03: Kinetis KL03 - 48 MHz, Small Form Factor, High Integration, Ultra Low Power Microcontrollers (MCUs)
      • W Series
        • KW0x: Kinetis KW0x - 48 MHz, Sub-1 GHz Radio, Ultra Low Power Wireless Microcontrollers (MCUs)
        • KW2x: Kinetis KW2x - 2.4 GHz RF, Analog Mixed Signal, IEEE® 802.15.4, Low Power Microcontrollers (MCUs)
      • Mini MCUs
        • K60_120: Kinetis K60 - 120/150 MHz, High Analog Intergration, NAND Flash Controller Microcontrollers (MCUs)
        • KL2x: Kinetis KL2x - 48 MHz, USB, Connectivity, High Integration, Ultra Low Power Microcontrollers (MCUs)
        • K60_100: Kinetis K60 - 100 MHz, Serial Communication, Scalability Microcontrollers (MCUs)
        • K20_100: Kinetis K20 - 100 MHz, Serial Communication, Scalability Microcontrollers (MCUs)
        • KL03: Kinetis KL03 - 48 MHz, Small Form Factor, High Integration, Ultra Low Power Microcontrollers (MCUs)
    • Qorivva/5xxx MCUs
    • Digital Signal Controllers
    • 16-bit MCUs
    • 8-bit MCUs
      • S08
        • S08 3.6V MCUs
          • S08LL: 8-bit Ultra-Low-Power Segment LCD LL MCUs
          • S08MM: 8-bit Flexis USB Low-Power MM128/64/32 MCUs
          • S08QE: 8-bit Flexis Low-Power QE MCUs
          • S08JE: 8-bit Flexis USB JE MCUs
          • S08QG: 8-bit Small Package QG MCUs
          • S08LH: 8-bit Ultra-Low-Power with LCD Driver LH MCUs
        • S08 5.5V MCUs
          • S08LG: 8-bit Segment LCD S08LG32 and S08LG16 MCUs
          • S08D: 8-bit Cost-Effective with CAN D MCUs
          • S08AC: 8-bit Flexis AC128/96/60/48/32 MCUs
          • S08JM: 8-bit USB Cost-Effective JM MCUs
          • S08JS: 8-bit USB JS MCUs
          • S08SH: 8-bit General Purpose SH MCUs
      • RS08
        • RS08KB: 8-bit  Ultra-Low-Cost KB MCUs
        • RS08KA: 8-bit General Purpose Ultra-Low-End Market KA MCUs
        • RS08LA: 8-bit with LCD Driver LA MCUs
        • RS08LE: 8-bit with LCD Driver LE MCUs
    • ColdFire+/ColdFire MCUs and Processors
  • Processors
  • RF
  • Sensors
  • Healthcare analog Front End (AFE)

    Portable Healthcare Design. Accelerated.

    The Healthcare Analog Front End (AFE) reference platform speeds time to market and lowers development costs by providing an easy to use hardware platform complete with schematics and software for easy prototyping. Specific healthcare applications include portable electrocardiographs, fetal heart rate monitors, pulse oximeters, blood glucose monitors, blood pressure monitors, spirometers and Doppler ultrasound stethoscopes.

    Explore the Healthcare AFE reference platform

  • Pursuing Health in New, Networked Ways

    Transforming the Lives of the Visually Impaired

    High performance and energy efficient i.MX 6Quad processors power OrCam's eyeglass-mounted device for the visually impaired. The i.MX 6Quad processor interprets visual inputs and communicates their meaning in real time to the person wearing the technology.

    Explore the OrCam case study

  • Make it Medical

    Kinetis KL3x and KL4x MCUs for Battery Powered and LCD Applications

    The Kinetis L series 32-bit MCU line, built on the ARM® Cortex™-M0+ processor, has expanded to include the KL3x and KL4x. The families are optimized to achieve extended battery life ideal for portable medical products. The devices include enhanced onboard memory, as well as integrated or optional segment LCD and USB interfaces designed to enhance performance, reduce board space and lower total system costs.

    Explore Kinetis L series MCUs

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