New range of embedded IoT solutions for rapid prototyping

13-03-2020 | Microchip Technology | Design & Manufacture

Microchip Technology has announced its cloud agnostic, turnkey, full-stack embedded development solutions. From the smallest PIC and AVR MCUs for sensors and actuator devices to the most sophisticated 32-bit MCU and MPU gateway solutions for edge computing, the company is now making it feasible for developers to connect to any major core and any major cloud, using Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or narrowband 5G technologies – all while sustaining a strong security foundation through the support of its Trust Platform for the CryptoAuthentication family.

“Microchip is building on its already comprehensive portfolio of tools and solutions to enable quick, easy development of secure IoT applications across the full spectrum of embedded control devices and architectures,” said Greg Robinson, associate vice president of marketing for Microchip’s 8-bit microcontroller business unit. “Our latest partnerships with Sequans, utilising its 5G technology, and Microsoft Azure extend our dedication to developing innovative solutions.”

“We are pleased that Microchip is adding the Azure IoT SAM MCU based IoT development platform to its IoT solutions portfolio,” said Sam George, corporate vice president, Azure IoT, at Microsoft. “With Azure IoT services and Microchip’s MPLAB X development tools ecosystem, customers can seamlessly connect IoT devices to the Microsoft Azure cloud.”

Each solution is created to concentrate on ease of use and rapid development for smart industrial, consumer, medical, agriculture and retail applications, with embedded security in mind. The vast selection of connectivity technologies, combined with the broad range of microcontroller and microprocessor performance and peripheral features, makes these solutions scalable over a broad range of markets.

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