MC1503 – Image – MXT288UD-Family-Launch

Smallest Automotive Controllers for Smart Surfaces and Multi-function Displays

To help enhance and ease today’s driving experience, automotive manufacturers are implementing additional touch displays beyond the center infotainment display (CID). Supporting the application of these secondary displays with advanced features, Microchip Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: MCHP) today announced the extension of its market-leading maXTouch portfolio with the new MXT288UD touch controller family, the industry’s smallest automotive grade packaged touch screen controllers.

Details
MC1498 – Image – Switchtec-PAX

Microchip Switchtec™ PAX Advanced Fabric Gen 4 PCIe Switches Released to Production

To support cloud, data center and hyperscale computing that facilitates advancements in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), Microchip Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: MCHP) today released to production its Switchtec™ PAX Advanced Fabric Gen 4 PCIe switch family, enabling complex fabric topologies with greater scalability, lower latency, and higher performance than traditional Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) switches.

Details
MC1483 – Image – VSC8541RT_SAM3XERT

Microchip Announce 1st Space-Qualified Ethernet Transceiver & Microcontroller

Ethernet is becoming more common in spacecraft to enable hardwired communication speed, support higher data rates, and facilitate interoperability between satellites and other spacecraft. As Ethernet in space applications continues to expand, Microchip Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: MCHP) today announced the industry’s first space-qualified Ethernet transceiver – a radiation-tolerant device based on a Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) solution widely deployed in other industries now offering reliable performance for applications ranging from launch vehicles to satellite constellations and space stations…

Details
Screenshot 2019-11-21 at 13.19.42

Smart Storage Adaptors with MegaRAC Firmware

Data center administrators and IT managers want the ability to securely manage and trouble-shoot platforms and devices remotely, which requires that additional software, hardware and firmware be interfaced with storage adapters and other server components. Microchip Technology Inc today announced it has added this capability to its Adaptec Smart Storage adapters, which now seamlessly interoperate with MegaRAC® SP-X remote monitoring and diagnostics firmware from American Megatrends (AMI) and are supported in its MegaRAC solution development framework.

Details
MC1479 – Image – Microchip 90W PoE

Microchip Delivers 90 Watts of Power over Ethernet Wiring

Microchip enables both pre-standard and IEEE-compliant Powered Devices (PDs) to receive up to 90W of power without changing Power over Ethernet (PoE) switches or cabling. This development eases the transition to using IEEE 802.3bt-2018-compliant PoE injectors and midspans for users, and Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE) chipsets for system developers…

Details
MC1477 – Image

Adaptec® Smart Storage with Open Source Toolkit for Data Centre Storage

Public and private cloud infrastructure suppliers are turning to open-source tools to simplify the configuration, deployment and management of their server storage platforms. Until now, companies were faced with the challenge of creating their own tools to manage their storage adapters and embedded solutions for these platforms. Microchip Technology Inc. is the first to address this need by offering production-ready open source tools for managing its Adaptec® Smart Storage HBA, SmartHBA and SmartRAID offerings in OpenStack data centers.

Details
MC1476 – Image – SPG-PR-Trust Platform

IoT Security with Microchip’s 1st Pre-Provisioned Solutions

As the number and types of connected devices proliferates, market fragmentation and security vulnerabilities in the Internet of Things (IoT) have created significant challenges for developers. Hardware-based security is the only way to protect secret keys from physical attacks and remote extraction, but extensive security expertise, development time and costs are required to configure and provision each device.

Details