Microchip Technology Inc

Wireless solutions for SIGFOX

In an increasingly connected world, wireless connectivity is more essential than ever. Consumer demands are escalating as wireless extends from PC peripherals and home entertainment applications to the Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine to Machine (M2M) communication. To support these sophisticated applications, Microchip offers SIGFOX compliant RF solutions. They are based on Microchip’s family of System-on-Chip (SoC) devices with integrated microcontroller. To ease development and speed time to market, Microchip offers free software stack, reference design and development kits. Microchip solutions and tools provide everything you need to meet the unique needs of low-cost, low-power modem and sensor applications for the SIGFOX network.


Target Applications

  • Facility / Building Management
  • Smart Metering & Leak Detection
  • Security Systems
  • Parking Space Management
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Tracking
  • Environmental Sensors
  • Irrigation Systems
  • Assisted Living / Home Care

SIGFOX System-on-Chip (SoC) solutions

Microchip’s SIGFOX SoC offers an out of the box turn-key solution with embedded modulation, SIGFOX protocol stack, secure key and preprogrammed device ID and PAC registration code. The devices support easy system integration and flexibility to adapt a SIGFOX connection to any user application. In particular for battery powered IoT applications the SoC devices provide extreme low current consumption.

ATA8520Single Chip SIGFOX compliant 868 MHz Transmitter for EU (ETSI) uplink operation
ATA8520DSingle Chip SIGFOX compliant 868 MHz Transceiver for EU (ETSI) up- and downlink operation
ATA8520ESingle Chip SIGFOX™ compliant Dual Mode RF Transceiver for EU (ETSI) 868MHz and US (FCC) 902MHz operation, up- and downlink