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Microchip Expands Embedded Wireless Portfolio

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 10:30am
WDD Staff

Microchip Technology Inc. (Chandler, AZ) [NASDAQ:  MCHP] has announced a major expansion of its embedded-wireless portfolio from the DESIGN West/Embedded Systems Conference in San Jose. The addiitions include:

  • Bluetooth additions of the PIC32 Bluetooth Audio Development Kit, featuring modules, stacks, and CODECs; and XBee footprint-compatible socket modules with integrated stacks. 
  • The new Wi-Fi offerings that comprise of IEEE 802.11b/g Wi-Fi modules with Microchip’s feature-rich and free source-code TCP/IP stack running on a PIC microcontroller for greater configurability, as well as XBee footprint-compatible socket modules with integrated stacks for ease of use. 
  • A low-power 2.4 GHz radio that supports both the IEEE 802.15.4 and proprietary data rates (from 125 kbps to 2 Mbps), including the ZigBee, MiWi, and other proprietary protocols.

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