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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

Turn Up the Heat

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

Theta Engineering  //  Feb 27, 2020

Measuring Code Coverage in an Embedded System

Let’s Explore the Plight of the Software Developer.

David Otten  //  Feb 21, 2020

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

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

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 | 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 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: 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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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 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