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General Motors Global Compact Car Platform Now Includes Microchip’s MOST50 Automotive Infotainment Networking Solution

From Chevy Cruze to Cadillac Escalade, MOST® Technology Is the De-facto Standard for High-bandwidth Automotive Multimedia Networking Microchip Technology Inc. today announced that General Motors (GM) is using Microchip’s Media Oriented Systems Transport (MOST®) Intelligent Network Interface Controllers (INICs) to manage the infotainment system networking functions in their global compact car platform. This includes the…

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Temperature sensor ICs accurate down to -40°C

Temperature sensor ICs accurate down to -40°C Up to 4-channel low-temperature sensing for I2C™ compatible/SMBus applications With local accuracy up to ± 1°C over a temperature range from -40°C to +65°C, and extended remote accuracy of ± 1°C to +105°C, the MCP990x digital temperature sensor ICs provide low-cost, flexible solutions for outdoor or industrial environments. In…

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MC1331 – MPLAB Harmony Configurator

Microchip announces free Graphical User Interface Composer Tool for MPLAB® Harmony

Key Facts: MPLAB Harmony Graphics Composer allows engineers to easily develop and design professional-looking graphical user interfaces Manages all configuration and generation of GUI source-code Integrates with MPLAB X and the MPLAB Harmony graphics libraries Allows the integration of custom assets and branded content without complex coding Microchip announces the MPLAB® Harmony Graphics Composer (MHGC),…

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Microchip Debuts Industry’s First LoRa® Technology Evaluation Kits

Microchip debuts industry’s first LoRa® technology evaluation kits for Low-Power Wide-Area Networks (LPWAN) Key Facts: Turnkey kits include LoRaWAN gateway, two sensors and a local server application Supports network development in the 915 MHz band in the US and 868 MHz band in Europe Simplifies FCC Certification or compliance to the European R&TTE Directive Enables range…

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IOT Hardware Enabled Cryptography

Microchip introduces hardware cryptography-enabled 32-Bit microcontroller for Internet of Things (IoT) applications Key Facts: CEC1302 offers significant performance improvement over firmware-based security solutions Pre-boot authentication of system firmware protects against security attacks Can be used as a standalone security coprocessor or to replace an existing microcontroller Single-package solution uses an ARM® Cortex®-M4-based MCU with added…

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Microchip’s MOST150 Technology with Proven, Automotive-Ready, In-Car Ethernet Physical Layer Implemented in Volvo V90

Microchip’s MOST150 Technology with Proven, Automotive-Ready, In-Car Ethernet Physical Layer Implemented in Volvo V90 MOST150 Technology Implemented in Third Volvo Model Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), today announced that MOST150 technology has been implemented in the new Volvo V90. Volvo Cars has been utilizing Microchip’s technology for many years and recently began utilizing MOST150, the…

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Microchip Announces Two New Digitally Enhanced Power Controllers

Microchip announces two new digitally enhanced power analogue controllers designed for next-generation LED lighting applications Key Facts: MCP19116 and MCP19117 enable intelligent, configurable, and accurate LED lighting Integrates an intelligent PWM controller with a PIC® MCU core Combines cost savings combined with reliability, efficiency, and light quality Digital interface supports communication and configuration and remote…

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Introducing Feature-rich Family of I/O Controllers from Microchip

Microchip introduces feature-rich and flexible family of I/O controllers customised for industrial and embedded computing designers Key Facts: New SCH322X family combines input/output functionality with hardware monitoring Choice of feature sets enables more cost-effective industrial and embedded applications Includes world-class temperature and voltage monitoring Additional features include keyboard controller; serial, parallel and PS/2 ports Choice…

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Microchip Launches Free, Cloud-based Development Platform

  Microchip launches free, cloud-based development platform; provides easiest way to get started with PIC® MCUs     Key Facts: MPLAB® Xpress IDE is the industry’s most comprehensive online development environment Only cloud-based IDE with integrated Code Configurator Hardware development with any USB-enabled PC, laptop or tablet via Microchip’s MPLAB Xpress Evaluation Board Designers can create an…

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