STMicroelectronics and Objenious Collaborate to Speed Connection of IoT Nodes to LoRa® Networks

Geneva, Switzerland, and Sevres, France, October 3, 2017 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and member of the board of the LoRa Alliance™, and Objenious, a founding member of the LoRa Alliance and the first carrier in France to provide a nationwide LoRa® network, are working together to accelerate the connection of Internet-of-Things (IoT) nodes to LoRa networks. ST’s development kits certified on the Objenious network are available now, greatly reducing R&D effort and time to market in the creation of new LoRa devices.

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New Family of maXTouch® Touchscreen Controllers Designed for Large-Screen Automotive HMI Designs

A new family of maXTouch® touchscreen controllers is now available from Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions. The MXT1665T-A family of automotive-qualified touchscreen controllers is designed for large-screen automotive Human Machine Interface (HMI) designs. The technology brings the user experience of multi-touch HMI, such as on a mobile phone, to car drivers and passengers in screen sizes from eight to 15 inches.

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Comprehensive Portfolio of Advanced Gigabit Ethernet Products Offers Ease of Design

A new portfolio of 48 Gigabit Ethernet chips featuring advanced capabilities, certified compliance, comprehensive software support and copy-ready evaluation tools is now available from Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions. The new suite of products, known together as GigEpack, aims to reduce complexity and remove barriers in deploying high-speed networks, opening up new uses and applications. The GigEpack includes the industry’s first single-chip Gigabit Ethernet switches with integrated HSR/DLR redundancy for ultra-high reliability in critical manufacturing applications.

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Microchip Simplifies the Development of Smart, Connected and Secure Solutions with a Hardware Cryptography-Enabled Microcontroller

The CEC1702 hardware cryptography-enabled microcontroller is now available from Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions. The CEC1702 addresses the increasing need for security measures, such as secure boot, driven by the continual growth of Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

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New PIC18 Family Offers a Versatile Array of Core Independent Peripherals to Simplify Complex Designs

The PIC18F “K42” family, which combines an extensive array of Core Independent Peripherals (CIPs), high-resolution analog, on-chip Direct Memory Access (DMA) and vectored interrupts for fast processing, is now available from Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions. The DMA controller enables data transfers between memory space and peripherals without Core Processing Unit (CPU) involvement, improving system performance and lowering power consumption. When interrupts are required, vectored interrupts provide faster response times with fixed latency reducing software overhead. Code development is also simplified with the user-friendly MPLAB® Code Configurator, making the PIC18F “K42” family well suited for an extensive range of applications and markets, including touch sensing, automotive, industrial control, Internet of Things (IoT), medical and white goods.

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Microchip Debuts Advanced Motor Control Tool with Auto Tuning and Self-Commissioning Capability

An advanced motor control software plug-in for Microchip’s MPLAB® X Integrated Development Environment (IDE) with auto tuning and self-commissioning capability is now available from Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions. The plug-in, called motorBench™ Development Suite, is a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based tool with automatic tuning of feedback control gains and offline accurate measurement of critical motor parameters such as resistance, inductances and the back electromagnetic force (EMF) constant.

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Family of Live Updateable Controllers for Digital Power Expanded

The latest high-performance, live updateable dsPIC® digital signal controller (DSC) family is now available from Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions. The new dsPIC33EP128GS808 devices have up to 128 KB of dual-partition Flash memory with live update capability, advanced analog features and enhanced Core Independent Peripherals (CIPs) suitable for high-end digital power applications such as AC/DC power supplies, DC-DC converters, power inverters and advanced lighting applications.

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Latest PIC® MCU Family Brings Ease of Design with More Core Independent Peripherals

The PIC16F15386 family, the most powerful launching point into the 8-bit PIC® microcontroller (MCU) portfolio, is now available from Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions. In addition to our current Core Independent Peripherals (CIPs), this family includes a high-accuracy 32 MHz internal oscillator and memory features like Memory Access Partition (MAP) with bootloader-friendly write-protection to prevent accidental over-write.

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Industry’s First ‘zigbee PRO with Green Power Certified Platform’ Unveiled by Microchip

The industry’s first zigbee alliance certified zigbee® platform with zigbee PRO and Green Power features (formerly known as zigbee 3.0) from a semiconductor company is now available from Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions. With greater interoperability and lower latency than ever before, this software stack and corresponding BitCloud 4.0 software development kit are ideal for the design of home automation, commercial lighting, smart energy and Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

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