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IEEE 802.3bt Outdoor PoE Midspan Legagy Support

Leading PoE Solution for Outdoor IoT Applications

We can help you leverage Power over Ethernet (PoE) advantages for all IoT outdoor applications...

Galit Mendelson  //  Jul 28, 2020
Cricket ONE Board Roundup

Microchip Hardware Roundup

From crowdfunding sites and online marketplaces to hardware communities and social media, you can’t go far without stumbling upon a new design with a Microchip microcontroller at its core. Continuing on with our monthly series, here’s the next batch of boards tha …

Microchip  //  Jul 20, 2020
Functional Safety Standard

Functional Safety for an Expanding Set of Applications – Microchip’s 32-Bit MCUs Support Your Development

32-bit microcontrollers offer functional safety solutions for home, industrial and automotive applications. 

David Arnold  //  Jul 8, 2020
Understanding Integrated vs Standalone Analog to Digital Converter Tradeoffs

Understanding Integrated vs. Standalone Analog-to-Digital Converter Tradeoffs

The importance of Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADCs) is growing – due to the need for systems to acquire distributed data and provide localized monitoring and diagnostics. That leaves designers to evaluate whether they should choose a microcontroller with an integrate …

Iman Chalabi  //  Jul 7, 2020
Adaptec SmartRAID 3100E RAID Adapters

Smart Storage Platform Portfolio: New Cost-Effective Entry Level Adaptec® SmartRAID 3100E RAID Adapters Join the Line-up

Enterprise server solution providers must deliver enterprise class solutions with the required performance, security and reliability in a cost-effective manner. 

Marwa Hamour  //  Jul 1, 2020
Defending Against Rootkit – and Avoiding Malicious Malware

Defending Against Rootkit Attacks and Avoiding Malicious Malware

With the rapid growth of the 5G cellular infrastructure, growing networks and data centers supporting expanding cloud computing, developers need new ways to ensure operating systems remain secure and uncompromised.

Eileen Marando and Jeannette Wilson  //  Jun 30, 2020
Field Programmable Gate Arrays A Deeper Dive

FPGAs — A Deep Dive

FPGAs have surfaced as the platforms of choice for many new-age applications owing to their lower latency, configurability and power efficiency.

Apurva Peri  //  Jun 29, 2020
Compute Express Link Benefits of Serial-Attached Memory

The Benefits of Serial-Attached Memory with Compute Express Link™

Serial-attached memory solutions using Compute Express Link have many benefits compared to parallel interfaces and can be used to replace or augment parallel memory solutions.

Ahmad Danesh  //  Jun 24, 2020
Silicon for Digital Power Adds Flexibility Performance

Silicon for Digital Power Adds Flexibility and Performance

Adapt your analog domain knowledge to the latest digital systems and work with developers to implement competitive product features.

Microchip  //  Jun 23, 2020
Microchip Future Electronics GoodLock Application Development Platform

GoodLock – The Embedded Security Development Platform from Microchip and Future Electronics

Add end-to-end embedded security to your next application using our embedded products.

Sonia Sethi  //  Jun 17, 2020
Logic Design With the Future in Mind

Logic Design With the Future in Mind: Scalable MCU+MPU Cores

Our ecosystem not only provides an array of logic performance options, but also a software toolchain that can enable unprecedented opportunities for code reuse and a learning curve that allows designers and developers to... 

Microchip  //  Jun 15, 2020
Prototyping Embedded Solutions

Prototyping Embedded Systems

We have developed an ecosystem of development hardware and software that not only eases the burdens of early design, but also enables a seamless transition to the production of embedded electronics. 

Microchip  //  Jun 12, 2020
Microchip Embedded Motor Control Device Feature of MCU DSC

Full-Featured Software/Hardware Motor Control Design Ecosystem Accelerates Time-to-Market

With modern MCUs/DSCs, IDEs, and an ecosystem of software libraries, code examples, application notes, reference designs, and development/evaluation boards, even novice motor control designers can rapidly develop and deploy professional solutions without having to...

Microchip  //  Jun 10, 2020

Treelink: Fast, Easy Navigation to Hundreds of Analog and Interface Solutions

This great discovery tool provides an encompassing overview of all of our analog and interface products. Once the presentation is open, a product line can be viewed by clicking on the box of interest and can then be drilled down to learn individual product details.

Romina Toska  //  Jun 8, 2020
Modern Sensing Applications Low-Power MCUs Sensors

Meet the Needs of Modern Sensing Applications With Low-Power and Highly Integrated MCUs and Sensors

We offer MCUs, sensors, and development tools that allow for lower-cost sensor modules in smaller footprints, and eases development costs with richly featured development boards compatible with modular sensor boards.

Microchip  //  Jun 5, 2020
Single Source fpr Embedded Development - Hardware Software Libraries

How a Single-Source for Application-Specific Hardware, Libraries, and Software Tools Streamlines Embedded Development

“One size fits all” is becoming less of a viable electronic product strategy, be it for consumer or industrial applications. Flexibility and customizability of a user’s electronics is the new design paradigm. Every year, common electronic product categories …

Microchip  //  Jun 3, 2020
Accelerating Designs Complete Embedded Design Ecosystem

Accelerating Designs With a Complete Embedded Design Ecosystem

Just like consumers and end users of products, design engineers and developers are also seeking more options, flexibility and support from their hardware and software tool suppliers. We can help.

Microchip Technology Inc.  //  May 27, 2020
Zero Drift Amplifiers

Zero-Drift Amplifiers: Taking the Good With the Bad

The use of zero-drift amplifiers continues to grow due to the superior dc precision that these devices offer. However, there is a downside to this performance – time domain limitations.  

Kevin Tretter  //  May 26, 2020
Easing Graphics Integration in Electronics

Easing Graphics Integration in Electronics With Diverse Hardware Options and Expansive Software and Developer Support

We offer a host of hardware, software, third-party, and training solutions to help developers rapidly make pace with modern embedded graphics and accelerate time-to-market with graphics electronics.

Microchip  //  May 20, 2020
Edge Computing and IoT Products of Tomorrow

Edge Computing and IoT Products of Tomorrow

The demand for analyzing data at the edge is a growing product requirement. Computing at the edge device instead of the cloud means that…. 

Prasanna Obala Bhuvanesh  //  May 18, 2020
Seeed Wio Terminal

May Hardware Roundup

Take one look around online communities, crowdfunding sites and marketplaces, and it won’t be difficult to find countless pieces of hardware powered by Microchip technology. 

Microchip  //  May 15, 2020
MicroSolutoins Real-Time Control

Reduce Design Overhead With the Latest Development Tools for Real-Time and Closed-Loop Control

We offer several unique hardware and software solutions that aid real-time control designers in mitigating challenges and enable the development of competitive industrial electronic products.

Microchip  //  May 13, 2020
TimeProvider 4100

Boundary Clock or Grandmaster? It’s Not “Or” – It’s “And”

A family of products that can be configured for multiple use applications.

Eric Colard  //  May 11, 2020
Microchip Meeting Modern Connectivity Requirements

Meeting Modern Connectivity Requirements With Cloud Authentication and Diverse Communication Capabilities

The new age of universal connectivity has created a need for simple and secure solutions to connect to the cloud within a variety of embedded applications.

Microchip  //  May 8, 2020
Microchip_Trust Platform

Simplifying the Secure Product Release Journey from Concept to Deployment with Microchip’s Trust Platform and AWS’ Multi-Account Registration

Today, many companies, small and large, are realizing the critical importance of adding security from the start of product development, rather than as an afterthought.  

Abhinay Venuturumilli  //  May 6, 2020
Silicon Carbide in Power Electronics

Silicon Carbide in Power Electronics – Innovation at the Forefront

Green initiatives are driving the transformation of power electronic system designs across major industries such as automotive, industrial, aerospace and defense. To reduce CO2 emissions, systems are moving toward electrification of power and motor applications.  

Orlando Esparza  //  May 4, 2020

High-Power PoE Powering a Whole New Generation of Smart, Connected Devices

Microchip is an innovator and thought leader in PoE technology, as well as a major contributor to the IEEE 802.3af, 802.3at and 802.3bt standards. 

Galit Mendelson  //  Apr 27, 2020
Smart Kitchen Appliances

Adding a Touch of Class to Kitchen Appliances

With the right range of screen size options in the appliance touch screen controller family, appliance touch screen designs are more scalable, which ultimately shortens design time, and lowers system and development cost. 

Stephan Thaler and Chad Solomon  //  Apr 13, 2020
Microchip Curiosity Nano Evaluation Kit

Prototype Your 32-Bit Embedded Application at a Fraction of the Cost Using the SAM D21 Curiosity Nano

Jumpstart your next embedded product from proof of concept to production with our Arm® Cortex® M0+ based SAM D21 Curiosity Nano Evaluation Kit.  

Sonia Sethi  //  Apr 6, 2020
Digital Ceiling Switch

Microchip PDS-408G Switch for Cost-effective Smart Lighting Systems

Our digital ceiling switch is unique as it enables IT managers to control and optimize power utilization in the most energy-efficient manner.

Galit Mendelson  //  Mar 30, 2020

Getting Started with Microchip FPGAs is as Easy as Saying ‘Hello’

New Hello FPGA kit makes it easy to implement out of the box designs.

Apurva Peri  //  Mar 25, 2020
Serpente_Microchip Blog

Hardware Roundup

Take one look around online communities, crowdfunding sites and marketplaces, and it won’t be difficult to find countless pieces of hardware powered by Microchip technology. 

Microchip Technology  //  Mar 23, 2020
Data Center Storage

The Composable Platform Part 2 - Enabling Innovation Through Flexible Infrastructure

Learn how our innovations build an agile infrastructure of compute, memory and storage and also how technology advancements that both the industry and vendors like us are enabling to meet the needs of a composable platform.

Andrew Dieckmann  //  Mar 18, 2020
Additional Measures for Protecting the Storage Platform

Protecting the Storage Platform Through Measurement and Attestation: Part 5│Additional Measures for Protecting the Storage Platform

Learn the other measures that should be considered for protecting the storage platform, from creating a system of trust to implementing cryptographic obscurity. 

Jeff Plank  //  Mar 16, 2020
Effective Prototyping De-Risks Product Innovation

Effective Prototyping De-Risks Product Innovation

Adopting the proper design thinking approach, along with a culture that embraces prototyping and rapid iteration, can improve time to market while reducing the capital and human costs of product development.

Ward Andrews, CEO, Drawbackwards  //  Mar 11, 2020
Cloud Computing in IoT

Cloud Computing in IoT

Through cloud computing, microcontrollers can perform very resource-intensive computations by outsourcing the work. 

Johan Lofstad  //  Mar 9, 2020
The Composable Platform

The Composable Platform - Enabling Innovation Through Flexible Infrastructure

New architectures are needed to better utilize and optimize hardware assets spanning compute, memory and storage.

Andrew Dieckmann  //  Mar 5, 2020
Microchip Blog Storage

Protecting the Storage Platform Through Measurement and Attestation: Part 4

Learn what attestation measurements are and how they help prove to the platform what firmware is running.

Jeff Plank  //  Mar 4, 2020
Development Ecosystem

Bring the Power of the MPLAB® Development Ecosystem to Your AVR® and SAM Microcontroller-Based Projects

Our MPLAB® development ecosystem now supports AVR® and SAM devices including SAM MPUs

David Otten and Glen Nilsen  //  Feb 28, 2020
Theta Engineering

Turn Up the Heat

Designing a feature-rich tankless water heater based on a dsPIC® digital signal controller.

Theta Engineering  //  Feb 27, 2020
Benefits and Limitations of Code Coverage

Measuring Code Coverage in an Embedded System

Let’s Explore the Plight of the Software Developer.

David Otten  //  Feb 21, 2020
Veterinary Ultrasound

Veterinary Ultrasound Part II – High-Quality and High-Intensity Image Systems

This article discusses technology critical to the imaging systems used in veterinary care and our success in the veterinary ultrasound industry.

Jesse Nichols  //  Feb 20, 2020
New PIC18-Q43 Product Family

The New PIC18-Q43 Product Family: Combining Our Top MCU Peripherals with Easy to Use Development Tools for Faster Time to Market

Improve your next design’s performance and speed up your time to market.

Stephanie Pinteric  //  Feb 14, 2020
FlexE Layer of Flexibility

Can FlexE Close The Gap Between What Networks Require and The Ethernet Rates That Are Standardized?

FlexE provides a layer of flexibility to close the gap between what networks require and the Ethernet rates that are standardized, while also enabling lower cost solutions.

Kevin So  //  Feb 12, 2020
Protecting the Storage Platform Through Measurement and Attestation

Protecting the Storage Platform Through Measurement and Attestation | Part 3: Understanding How Secure Trusted Firmware Translates into Solution Requirements and Product Guarantees

In the first two parts of this series, we looked at multiple security threats in the server and storage industry. Now let’s look at some specific concerns and possible solutions to those problems. 

Jeff Plank  //  Feb 7, 2020
Microchip and Acacia Communications

Microchip and Acacia Communications Enable First Flexible-Rate Optical Transmission Up to 600G

We are supporting a critical transition with an established ecosystem that leverages the demonstrated interoperability between our PM6010 DIGI-G5 OTN Processor and Acacia's AC1200 Coherent Module.

Microchip  //  Feb 6, 2020
NTP Time Servers

NTP Time Servers: Is it IRIG or iRig? No Matter, Innovations are Happening with Both

FlexPort technology for saving time, money, and ease-of-use in deploying a precise IRIG time synchronization solution like the SyncServer S650 makes a lot of sense.

Paul Skoog  //  Jan 31, 2020
Veterinary Ultrasound Part I – Introduction and Requirements

Veterinary Ultrasound Part I – Introduction and Requirements

As the healthcare industry for animals continues to grow, a good ultrasound system has become inevitable for veterinarians. Read this article and learn about the different veterinary ultrasound requirements for large versus small animals. 

Jesse Nichols  //  Jan 29, 2020
Protect Your Critical Infrastructure from GNSS Spoofing and Jamming

Protect Your Critical Infrastructure from GNSS Spoofing and Jamming

The GNSS signal has become increasingly vulnerable to a wide range of jamming and spoofing threats. Learn how you can provide signal visibility for better protection and security of GNSS reception.

Greg Wolff  //  Jan 15, 2020
AVR IoT Google Cloud Interface

How PIC® and AVR® Technologies Help Drive the Evolution of IoT

The continued evolution of IoT technologies will push the boundaries of a smarter, more connected world.

Pravin Venkatraj  //  Jan 10, 2020
Air Conditioner Units

Seamlessly Integrate Dual-Motor Control and Power Factor Correction in Air Conditioner Designs Using a Single Digital Signal Controller

Do your A/C system design challenges have you feeling the heat? This article will help you solve them. 

Nelson Alexander  //  Jan 7, 2020
Protecting the Storage Platform

Protecting the Storage Platform through Measurement and Attestation │Part 2: Threat Modeling for the New Age of Protection

Attacks targeting your systems are disturbingly widespread – here's what you need to know. 

Jeff Plank  //  Jan 6, 2020
Protecting the Storage Platform

Protecting the Storage Platform Through Measurement and Attestation | Part 1: Understanding the Changes in the Security Landscape

Securing the operational state of components has become an ever-increasing topic among the server and storage industry. While much of the industry has already secured the platforms upon which subcomponents operate, it’s important to understand that subcomponents are no …

Jeff Plank  //  Dec 18, 2019
Smoke Detector

Assisting Customers to Help Meet New Requirements for the Smoke Detector Industry

Smoke detector manufacturers will be required to have their new submissions meet new certification standards effective May 29, 2019 and to only manufacture their certified designs after May 29, 2020. We have developed integrated solutions to help enable our customers to impl …

Art Eck  //  Dec 12, 2019

Do More With Advanced Peripherals of Next-gen PIC18 ‘Q10’ MCUs

The building blocks of our digital era are smart, connected, secure and never tiring end devices. Applications ranging from consumer electronics to home appliances, industrial to automotive need a smart, connected and secure central co …

Ankit Tripathi  //  Dec 11, 2019
dsPIC33 DSC Functional Safety Ready

dsPIC33 Digital Signal Controllers – Functional Safety Ready and Designed for Robust End Products

In today’s automotive applications ISO26262 has become a critical element of passenger safety, as electric and electronic content has rapidly grown within cars. To help customers achieve the desired Automotive Safety Integrity Level (ASIL) certification, Microchip Tech …

Julie Ann Baker  //  Dec 9, 2019

High-side versus Low-side Current Sensing

The need to closely monitor currents in today’s electronics has increased over the years, as energy efficiency and safety have become major concerns. This article will focus specifically on the use of a shunt resistor to monitor current.

Kevin Tretter  //  Dec 5, 2019

Highly Secure, Hands-Free Car Access Systems to Prevent Automotive Theft

Remote car access systems provide today’s drivers with  a variety of convenience and safety benefits. As the top supplier of wireless PEPS ICs to Tier 1 automotive OEMs, Microchip is “key” to hands-free interaction with modern vehicles. We offer turnke …

Microchip Technology Inc.  //  Dec 5, 2019