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Microchip releases major update to BlueSky GNSS Firewall
Critical infrastructure systems including power utilities, financial services, mobile networks and transportation rely on Global Positioning System (GPS)-delivered timing to ensure ongoing operations. Microchip Technology has announced the release of a major software update for its BlueSky GNSS Firewall product, providing a higher level of resiliency against GPS vulnerabilities for systems dependent on GPS signal reception.
Small MXT288UD-AM maXTouch controllers for smart surfaces
To help enhance and ease today’s driving experience, automotive manufacturers are implementing additional touch displays beyond the centre infotainment display (CID). Supporting the application of these secondary displays with advanced features, Microchip Technology has announced the extension of its maXTouch portfolio with the new MXT288UD touch controller family, a small automotive grade packaged touch screen controllers.
Software and neural network IP for smart embedded vision
You don't need to be an FPGA expert to port your trained convolutional neural network into polar phi FPGAs, that's because Microchip's call vector blocks neural network IP and vector blocks accelerator software development kit includes Python and C++ based tool flows for each based inferencing with the Pola fire FPGAs that consume up to 50% lower power over mid-range alternatives.
Microchip expands adaptec SmartRAID product portfolio
To support cloud, enterprise and workstation customers that require the robustness and performance of hardware RAID at an entry-level cost point, Microchip has announced the Adaptec SmartRAID 3100E RAID adapters which are designed to provide reliable hardware RAID protection for customer data in cost-sensitive end applications.
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Microchip launches MDA3KP transient voltage suppressor
Microchip Technology has announced its newly-expanded portfolio of Transient Voltage Suppressor (TVS) vertical arrays – the MDA3KP Transient Voltage Suppressor (TVS), a 3kW diode family of more than 25 products with different screening levels, polarities and qualification standards.
Microchip PAX advanced fabric Gen 4 PCIe switches
To support cloud, data centre and hyperscale computing that facilitates advancements in AI and Machine Learning, Microchip Technology has released to production its Switchtec PAX Advanced Fabric Gen 4 PCIe switch family, enabling complex fabric topologies with greater scalability, lower latency, and higher performance than traditional Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) switches.
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Neural network IP for FPGA smart embedded vision
It has been announced that through its Smart Embedded Vision initiative, Microchip Technology is meeting the growing need for power-efficient inferencing in edge applications by making it easier for software developers to implement their algorithms in PolarFire field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs). One way the company is achieving this is via a Neural network IP for FPGAs.
Phase Noise Analyzer for oscillator characterisation
To help research and manufacturing engineers make precise and accurate measurement of frequency signals, including those generated by atomic clocks and other high-performance frequency reference modules and subsystems, Microchip Technology has announced the availability of the new 53100A Phase Noise Analyzer, a next-generation phase noise test instrument.
Functional safety ready AVR DA MCUs from Microchip
Microchip Technology has announced its next generation AVR DA MCUs – its first Functional Safety Ready AVR MCU family with Peripheral Touch Controller (PTC).
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Precision timing grandmaster for phase protection
To help 5G mobile providers, cable operators and utility providers ensure phase delivery, protection and synchronization even when the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) is offline, jammed or spoofed, Microchip Technology hasreleased software version 2.1 for its TimeProvider 4100 precision timing grandmaster.
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Protect against malware in SPI flash memory systems
Microchip Technology has announced a new cryptography-enabled microcontroller (MCU), the CEC1712 MCU with Soteria-G2 custom firmware – designed to stop malicious malware such as rootkit and bootkit for systems that boot from external Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI) flash memory.
Enabling cloud connectivity to all MCUs and MPUs
Due to the fragmented nature of the Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace, increasing project complexity and costs, today’s developers face more challenges in design decisions than ever before. These challenges lead to extended development times, increased security threats and failed solutions for MCUS and MPUs.
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SiC designs to provide system level improvements
Demand has continued to grow for Silicon Carbide (SiC)-based systems to maximise efficiency and reduce size and weight, allowing engineers to create innovative power solutions. Applications leveraging SiC technology range from electric vehicles and charging stations to smart power grids and industrial and aircraft power systems. Microchip Technology ahs announced its expanded portfolio of smaller, lighter and more efficient SiC power modules.
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The SAM D20 Xplained Pro evaluation kit is a hardware platform to evaluate the ATSAMD20J18A microcontroller. The SAM D20 Xplained Pro evaluation kit is suitable for evaluation and prototyping with the SAM D20 Cortex-M0+ processor-based microcontrollers that are suitable for a wide range of home automation, consumer, metering, and industrial applications.
MCU family moves software tasks to hardware
In microcontroller (MCU) based system design, software is often the bottleneck for both time to market and system performance. By offloading many software tasks to hardware, Microchip Technology’s next generation PIC18-Q43 family helps developers bring higher performing solutions to market faster.