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Surround-View Camera

Surround-view cameras are key components in many Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), giving a bird’s-eye view of a vehicle’s surroundings, which improves occupant safety and enables autonomous driving. Examples of advanced driver assistance systems that utilize surround-view cameras include lane departure, parking assist, blind side detection, pedestrian detection and adaptive cruise control.

One of the critical components of an effective surround-view camera system is high-speed connectivity. Microchip offers automotive-grade Ethernet devices and INICnet™ controllers for use in transferring video, data and messages on various forms of media. Solutions for control, diagnostics, power management, timing and security are also provided by Microchip, enabling a complete system design for future generations of surround view camera systems utilized in ADAS.

Surround-View Camera Block Diagram

Digital Signal Controllers

These Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs) are ideal for switched-mode power supplies such as AC/DC, DC/DC, UPS and PFC, providing high-precision digital control of buck, boost, fly-back, half-bridge, full-bridge, LLC and other power circuits to reach the highest possible energy efficiency.

  • dsPIC33EP128MC502 – 16-bit digital signal controller with high-speed PWM, op amps and advanced analog
  • dsPIC33CK64MP205 – 16-bit digital signal controller with high-resolution PWM

INICnet Technology

INICnet technology simplifies automotive infotainment networking with support for Ethernet, audio, video and control over a single cable. INICnet can coexist with automotive Ethernet to seamlessly interface Internet Protocol (IP)-based data communications across vehicle domains, while providing efficient transport of audio and video data. INICnet does not require development and licensing of additional protocols or software stacks, reducing development costs, and keeping development on schedule. INICnet supports a variety of system management methodologies via IP, or a dedicated control message channel. Data rates of 50 Mbps on UTP or 150 Mbps on coax or optical cabling are supported.

  • OS81118 – Single-network port highly integrated Intelligent Network Interface Controller (INIC)
  • OS81119 – Dual-network port highly integrated Intelligent Network Interface Controller (INIC)

Companion and Power Management

To facilitate your design, we offer a variety of power management and companion devices, such as video codecs, that pair well with our INICnet technology allowing you to easily meet your telematics application needs.

  • OS85652 - High-performance MediaLB®-I/O-port expander with DTCP
  • OS85654 - Serial MediaLB I/O port expander with DTCP
  • OS85621 – Video codec and MediaLB I/O port expander with DTCP
  • OS85623 – Video codec and MediaLB I/O port expander with DTCP
  • MPM85000 – ECU power management device

MEMS Oscillators

Microchip’s MEMS oscillators are designed to meet the stringent requirements of the harsh automotive environment. With quality and performance advantages over crystal oscillators such as DPPM levels that are ten times lower, shock tolerance 500 times higher, and vibration tolerance five times higher, these MEMS oscillators are an excellent choice for automotive applications. Our leading-edge MEMS technology, advanced packaging and innovative Phase-Locked Loop (PLL) design enables us to offer the most stable, reliable and robust oscillators in the industry.

  • DSA1105 - Automotive low-jitter MEMS oscillator
  • DSA1125 - Automotive low-Jitter MEMS oscillator
  • DSA2311 - Automotive MEMS clock generator

Ethernet Products

Since delivering the very first AEC-Q100-qualified Ethernet devices to the market back in 2008, Microchip has led the way in providing automotive-grade Ethernet controllers, switches, bridges and transceiver PHYs. With Ethernet solutions that range from 10 Mbps to 1 Gbps, our portfolio enables many high-speed networking applications throughout the vehicle.

  • KSZ9031 – Gigabit Ethernet transceiver with power saving features
  • LAN88730 – 10/100 base-T/TX Ethernet transceiver for automotive applications
  • KSZ8851 – 10/100 base-T/TX Ethernet controller with generic 8/16/32-bit or SPI interface
  • LAN89730 – USB to 10/100 base-T/TX Ethernet bridge for automotive applications
  • KSZ8567 – 7-Port 10/100 AVB Ethernet switch
  • KSZ8895 – 5-Port 10/100 Ethernet switch with fiber support
  • LAN89730 – USB to 10/100 base-T/TX Ethernet bridge for automotive applications
  • LAN7801 – Super Speed USB 3.1 Gen 1 to 10/100/1000 gigabit Ethernet bridge

CAN Transceivers

Microchip’s portfolio of CAN transceivers includes CAN 2.0, CAN with Flexible Data-Rate (CAN-FD) and CAN Partial Networking (PN) transceivers, and support the newest CAN standards, ISO 11898 2/5/6, ISO 11898-2:2016 and SAE J2962-2. Features include various wake-up functionalities and exceptional EMC performance even without a common-mode choke. Microchip also offers the industry’s first AEC-Q100 Grade 0 (150°C) qualified CAN transceiver family.

  • ATA6562 – High-speed CAN FD transceiver with standby and silent mode and WUP
  • MCP2561FD – High-speed CAN FD transceiver with standby mode and SPLIT pin
  • ATA6570 – High-speed CAN FD transceiver with partial networking


Microchip is a leading supplier of high-quality, robust serial EEPROMs, supporting I2C, SPI, microwire, and UNI/O bus types. Our EEPROMs are triple-tested to ensure the highest quality and reliability and feature endurance levels exceeding one million cycles and over 200 years of data retention.

  • AT25128B – 128 Kb SPI Serial EEPROM
  • 24LC128 – 128 Kb I2C compatible 2-wire Serial EEPROM
  • 93LC86C – 16 Kb Microwire (3-wire) Serial EEPROM with hardware selectable word size

Temperature Sensors

Microchip’s lineup of temperature sensors and switches comprise analog and digital outputs, giving you the flexibility you need for your design. Our automotive-grade temperature sensors are factory calibrated with up to +/-0.5°C accuracy over a temperature range of -40°C to 125°C. With very small form factors, they provide an ideal solution for temperature sensing without consuming a significant amount of board space.

  • MCP9700A – Low-power linear active thermistor ICs, analog output
  • MCP9800 – 2-wire high-accuracy temperature sensor, digital output
  • MCP9504 – Temperature switch with selectable hysteresis

Voltage Regulators

Our basic power management solutions include several automotive grade linear and switched voltage regulators. Linear regulators feature low dropout voltages, ultra-low quiescent currents, wide input voltage ranges, load dump and reverse battery protection. Switching regulators support buck, boost, buck-boost and SEPIC designs from 100 mA to 12A output currents.

  • MAQ5280 – High-performance, low dropout regulator, 25 mA, 120V, adjustable Vout from 1.215 to 5V.
  • MCP1790 – 30V, 70 mA, load dump protected linear voltage regulator
  • MCP16311 – 30V, 1A PFM/PWM high-efficiency synchronous buck regulator
  • MCP16331 – 50V 1A non-synchronous buck regulator
Development Tools

Development Tool


Automotive Networking Development Board

The Automotive Networking Development Board is a low-cost modular development system for Microchip’s 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers targeting CAN and LIN network related applications. The board supports devices using the 100 pin Plug-In Module (PIM) connector, has four Mikrobus™ sockets for MikroElectronika Click™ add-on boards and includes a PICtail™ Plus edge connector for backwards compatibility to PICtail Plus boards used with the Explorer 16 Development board.

MAQ5280YME Evaluation Board

The MAQ5280 eval board demonstrates the features of the MAQ5280, a high-performance, linear regulator, offering a very low noise output with a very wide input voltage operating range, from 4.5V to 120V DC input voltage.

Explorer 16/32 Development Kit

The Explorer 16/32 Development Kit is a flexible, convenient and ready to start development, demonstration and testing platform for 16-bit PIC24 MCUs, dsPIC® DSCs and 32-bit PIC32 MCUs. The board accepts Processor Plug-In Modules (PIM) and hardware expansion is possible through the use of PICtail Plus daughter cards and mikroBUS accessory boards.

CryptoAutomotive™ IVN TA/BSD Development Platform.
( DM320112)

The CryptoAutomotive™ In-vehicle Network (IVN) Trust Anchor/Border Security Device (TA/BSD) development kit enables Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and Tier 1 customers to add comprehensive security to networked vehicle systems with minimal impact on current designs while providing the highest level of protection against threats. The only security-specific automotive tool in the industry, the CryptoAutomotive TA/BSD development kit together with a host MCU emulates a node in an automotive network and provides system designers with an intuitive starting point for implementing security.

TimeFlash 2 Field Programming Kit

The TimeFlash 2 programmer allows users to program Microchip’s field programmable oscillators to a custom frequency in second enabling fast prototyping and testing. This tool, now in its second generation, has the ability to measure frequency accuracy and power consumption of standard oscillators, regardless of vendor, making it a valuable lab tool for engineers. Microchip’s oscillators are available in industry standard packages that are drop-in replacements to standard crystal oscillators.